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The Making Schools Work Conference annually attracts thousands of K-12 teachers, counselors, principals, technology center directors and state and district education agency personnel.

Our exhibit hall is a dynamic gathering place where educators and business leaders network and explore products and services.

Enjoy the benefits of maximum foot traffic as conference attendees visit the exhibit hall to attend receptions and networking events hosted there.

Download our Exhibitor and Sponsorship Guide for complete details.

Exhibit Booth Pricing

  • Single Booth – $1,000 ($750 nonprofit)
  • Double Booth – $1,800 ($1,350 nonprofit)

Exhibit Hours

Exhibit hours offer maximum interaction between you and your business and our conference attendees.

Date Hours
Tuesday, July 7 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, July 7 4 – 5 p.m. – Awards Reception and Prize Giveaway
Wednesday, July 8 8 a.m. –  4 p.m.
Thursday, July 9 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Exhibit Kit

Around April 2020, each exhibitor will receive an exhibitor kit from Shepard event services containing forms for carpeting, booth furniture, audiovisual equipment, electrical utilities, internet, drayage and shipping information. For questions about the exhibitor kit, contact Shepard at (866) 366-7428 or (404) 720-8600 or visit shepardes.com/olk/intro.asp.

Each Exhibit Booth Includes:

  • A 10’ x 10’ or 20’ x 10’ professionally draped exhibit booth
  • A 7” by 44” exhibit identification sign
  • One 6’ draped table, two chairs and one wastebasket (two tables and four chairs for double booths) in the exhibit hall at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • Two or four conference registrations
  • Breakfast and lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for booth staff
  • Exhibit hall security service
  • Company information on conference and registration websites, the conference app and program, and venue information screens
  • Participation in the exhibit hall treasure hunt‡

Sponsorship Opportunities

As a Making Schools Work Conference sponsor, you and your company will be top of mind with K-12 educators from schools and districts nationwide. SREB offers sponsorship options designed to put your products and services in front of thousands of educators before, during and after the conference.

Choose from high-visibility Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorships or keynote address sponsorships or feature your company’s name and logo on our conference lanyards, selfie stations, conference app or program!

  • Platinum Sponsor: Celebratory Reception and Float Den Walk-Through at Mardi Gras World on Thursday, July 9
  • Gold Sponsor: Opening day Pacesetter Awards Reception and Prize Giveaway on Tuesday, July 7
  • Silver Sponsor: Preconference State Networking Lunch on Tuesday, July 7

Download our Exhibitor and Sponsorship Guide to learn more.

Join Us!

To learn more and reserve your space, visit our online exhibitor system or contact Jenn Carter at (404) 879-5542.

† Exhibitors are responsible for additional costs not covered by the exhibit agreement, including carpeting, additional booth furniture, audiovisual equipment, electrical utilities, internet, drayage and shipping. Note that carpeting is not required by SREB or the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

‡ Exhibitors must sign up to participate in the treasure hunt by May 15, 2020. All attendees who complete the hunt will receive a prize item (bag, mug, notebook, shirt, etc.) and be entered to win a grand prize, such as free registrations, hotel room nights or restaurant meals at the 2021 Making Schools Work Conference at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.
Exhibitors may sponsor grand prizes – contact Jenn Carter at (404) 879-5542 or jenn.carter@sreb.org for details.