American Sociological Association


The 2016 Annual Meeting is a great opportunity to expand your sales and brand. Take advantage of this year's greatest sales opportunity, exhibit with ASA in Seattle! Last year's Annual Meeting in Chicago attracted 5,712 attendees.  Submit your 2016 Exhibit, Advertisement and Sponsorship Contract to today to showcase your organization to over 6,000 leading specialists in sociology in the U.S., Canada, and other countries.

Who Attends ASA Annual Meetings?

  • Heads of Research Institutes
  • Academic Deans
  • Department Chairs
  • University and College Faculty
  • Private Consultants
  • Students (The Future of the Industry) 

Meet sociologists who are the front runners in research, higher education and public policy initiatives.  The American Sociological Association consists of professional sociologists with backgrounds in academic institutions, applied research and policy settings, government and non-profit agencies as well as many graduate and undergraduates at universities and colleges all over the world.

Traffic Generating Features

Exhibitors will be able to take advantage of greater networking opportunities at the Exhibit Hall.  ASA Registration will be located in South Lobby on level four of the Washington State Convention Center.  ASA's Exhibit Hall will be located in the adjoining meeting space, 4A-B. The exhibit hall will feature:

  • ASA Bookstore
  • Cafe & Food Concession
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Member Display Tables
  • Networking Nooks
  • Seattle & Regional Marketplace Vendors
  • Graduate Program Poster Session
  • Data Resources & Funding Opportunities (Digital) Poster Session
  • Visual Media (Digital) Poster Session

Exhibit Hall Hours

The ASA exhibit hall will be open for four days. Exhibits must be staffed at all times during exhibit Hours.     

Date Time
 Saturday, August 20        2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Sunday, August 21  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 Monday, August 22  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
 Tuesday, August 23  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM   


Exhibitor Documents 

Booth rental (10'x 10') at the 2016 ASA Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Registration

  • 1 booth (10' x 10') – $2,300
  • 2 booths (10' x 20') – $3,300
  • 3 booths (10' x 30') – $4,000
  • Island booth (20' x 20') - $5,000
  • (Additional booths, $1,300)

Your exhibit fee includes an identifying sign and three (3) exhibitor registrations per booth. Island booths receive twelve (12) exhibitor registrations. A directory of exhibitors with booth locations will be listed on the ASA website, the Annual Meeting App and in the printed Final Program.  To ensure the promotion of your company in the printed Final Program, be sure to submit your exhibitor contract with payment by June 6, 2016.  The Expo Group has been designated as the official drayage and storage company. 

Booth Assignments

A  booth is assigned by the date of receiving the booth contract.  To receive a prime location we recommend that you return the exhibit contract with payment as soon as possible.  Full payment of the exhibit fee must accompany the exhibit booth contract; booth assignment will not be made until both the exhibit contract and full payment are received by ASA.  Be sure to include your booth preference on the contract.  Booth assignments will be sent to exhibitors by May 2, 2016. 

Booth Set-up and Dismantling

Booth Set-up:
August 19 - 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
August 20 - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Booth Dismantling:   
August 23 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Exhibitors may begin booth set-up at the Washington State Convention Center on August 19th from 1:30 pm to 5:00pm. Set-up will continue on August 20th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Absolutely no teardown or dismantling activity will be allowed prior to 1:00 pm on Tuesday, August 23rd. For safety purposes, children under 16 years of age will not be permitted in the exhibit hall during the hours of installation and dismantling. Detailed information will be provided in the Exhibitor Service Kit.


Exhibitors who cancel their exhibit reservation prior to May 2, 2016 will be refunded 50% of the total booth fee. No refunds are available after May 2, 2016.

Please contact: ASA Exhibits ( or (202) 383-9005 ext. 308.o


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