2016 California Science Education Conference Exhibit Hall




Targeted and Engaged Audience

Approximately 1,500 science educators and preservice science teachers, from all grade levels and science disciplines, K-University. They teach life science, earth science, physical science, environmental science, marine science, integrated science, and interdisciplinary studies. Many of the attendees are leaders at their schools and in their districts. Many make purchasing decisions or have influence in the purchasing process. If you have a new product or service for science teachers, this is an excellent time to get feedback, in person, from your target audience.

Teachers attending the conference are always excited to visit the exhibit hall. They recognize the exhibit hall as the once-a-year opportunity that it is for them to meet with representatives from the companies they buy products from to ask questions and get answers. They enjoy learning about new products for their classrooms, buying supplies and books, shopping for fun and quirky science-themed gifts, clothing, and jewelry.

Exhibit Hall Hours Designed to Give Attendees Time to Visit

  • Two hours of exclusive exhibit hall hours on Friday, October 21, 11:10 am - 12:30 pm and 5:50 pm - 6:30 pm.
  • One and a half hours of exclusive hall hours on Saturday, October 22, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm (approximately six Short Courses of limited attendance sessions conflict with this time, est. 100 people)

Coordinated Door Prize Drawings

CSTA conducts a coordinated, must be present to win, door prize drawing on Saturday, October 22, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm. Exhibitors provide the prizes and the names of the winners selected from visitors to their booth. CSTA then collects the names of the winners and announces them on the exhibit hall paging system. Prize winners then go to the exhibitor's booth to claim their prize. This way exhibitors are sure that their prize will go to someone that actually visited their booth during the show and prize winners have the opportunity to thank the exhibitor in person.

Opportunity to Present a Commercial Workshop

Commercial Workshop proposals will be available for acceptance in April of 2016.

Discounts on Advertising in Registration Brochure and Program Book

Exhibitors who also place ads in the registration brochure and/or the program book receive discounted advertising rates. Visit the Marketing Opportunities page for more details.

Registration List

After the conference, CSTA will email you a list (Excel sheet) of attendees with mailing addresses for the majority of participants. Some participants opt-out of having their information shared, in that case, CSTA will provide you only with their name. CSTA never shares or sells email addresses. If you would like to conduct pre-show marketing, exhibitors may purchase a pre-registration mailing list after the registration cut-off date of October 2, 2016.

Program Book Listing

All exhibitors who purchase a booth before August 11 are listed in the conference program book. The listing includes booth number, company name, address, phone number, email address, representative contact name, web address, and a 30 word description of your company.

*Advertise Online* For just $25, you can add your listing to the conference's on-line program book and scheduler. Visit the Marketing Opportunities page for details.

Sample Listing in Program Book:

Sample Online Listing: