Exhibitor Information


For the


Hilton City Center, Milwaukee

Exhibit Hall: April 5-7, 2018

Are you looking to get your name, your book, your services, or your product in front of almost 1,000 teachers, researchers, or other communication professionals? Listed below are a variety of opportunities we have arranged for you.

Of course, we are always open to other great sponsorship ideas! If you are interested in something not listed here, please reach out to Exhibits Hall Manager Kathy Denker (kjdenker@bsu.edu) and Executive Director Jimmie Manning (jman@niu.edu).

Remember, opportunities are first come, first serve – and space is limited!

2018 Exhibitor Shipping Information Can Be Found at the Bottom of This Page!

CLICK HERE to submit your requests.


Display Booth/Table at the Convention Exhibit Hall

  • One Table - $300         
  • Two Tables - $500
  • Three Tables - $600 (each additional table beyond three is $100/table)

Each table includes two chairs. One free power pack is included for each vendor with the purchase of at least one table.

  • Display of individual titles with Order Form - $100/title (one to three sample books for each title should be sent to exhibits manager – details will be included with purchase)

The Exhibit Hall will be open during the following days and times:

Thursday, April 5          9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Friday, April 6                9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Saturday, April 7           9:00 AM-2:00 PM  

2018 President’s Undergraduate Honors Research Conference

  • Graduate Program Exhibit table, for CSCA Department Members: $50
  • Graduate Program Exhibit table, for Non-CSCA Department Members: $175
    • With the $175.00 fee a complimentary departmental membership will be offered

NOTE: Usually over 300 students attend the graduate fair. Although the fair will be held on Saturday afternoon at the convention, the specific time has yet to be determined. Please watch this space for additional information – but, to ensure availability, reserve your table now.

ADDITIONAL NOTE: Departments interested in having table space through the entire convention must pay the Display Booth rates. Any department purchasing a Display Booth will be allowed a complimentary table at the graduate fair. 

Reception Recognition and Sponsorship

The events below draw significant audiences and will help you to gain recognition with CSCA members. Additionally, sponsoring these sessions is a great way to show your support to CSCA and the discipline.

We will make sure any reception supporters are well-recognized at the convention with a program advertisement, prominent poster or banner placement at the event, and announcements at the sponsored event and the annual business/awards luncheon. Please make all arrangements for sponsorships with the Exhibits Hall Manager and the Executive Director.

All sponsors will also be listed on the CSCA website with a university or company logo, if provided.

  • Welcome Reception (Thursday): $5,000
    • CSCA is known for its amazing opening receptions. You will be loved and appreciated for sponsoring this event!
  • Annual Awards Luncheon (Friday): $7,500 sole sponsor (features bonus promotion and free full-page program ad), $2,000 co-sponsor
  • President’s Reception (Saturday): $6,500  SOLD - Thank you Western Kentucky University!
  • Coffee Breaks: $1,000 each (includes bonus mini-ad in program and additional promotion)
  • Conference Bag (includes advertiser or university logo or product) : $2,500 SOLD - Thank you West Virginia University!
  • Badges: $500
  • Ribbons: $250 each ribbon (includes sign recognition at registration table)
    • Publishers: Recognize your authors! Contact us about custom ribbon options that will let people know a convention attendee has authored or edited a book with your company. Prices start as low as $100!
  • Lanyards with logo display: $2,000
  • Sponsorship of a Pre-Conference or Spotlight Panel: Please contact us.
    • Usually sponsorship of one of these events involves providing refreshments, materials, or small gifts.

ALERT: Requests for Print Advertising have CLOSED for the 2018 program.

Printed Program Advertising

Our program is a beautiful, high-quality 8x11" professionally designed book.
There is no better way to ensure that your school, company, or product will be seen!

  • Half page ad: 5 1/2" x 4 3/4"  $325
  • Full page ad: 7" x 9 1/2"  $475
  • Inside back cover: 7" x 9"  $750 SOLD
  • Inside front cover: 7" x 9"  $750 SOLD
  • Back cover: 7" x 9 1/2"   $850  SOLD - Thank you Ohio University!
  • Banner ad: A special opportunity for deans, department chairs, or colleagues! Provide a small shout-out embedded right into the conference program for any top paper award winner. In addition to highlighting a top paper recipient, an icon representing their university will be featured. Only $25!

** Please note that all printed program advertisements are black and white. Please submit ad copy in a high resolution PDF file with all fonts embedded absolutely no later than 3/01/2018. All files should be 300 dpi at the size of the advertisement. CSCA does not design program ads. The person reserving the advertisement is solely responsible for all copy submitted. The only exception is banner ads -- for these ads, CSCA will handle all design. 

Please contact Kathy Denker, Exibits Hall Manager (kjdenker@bsu.edu) with any questions about these opportunities. To reserve your tables or ad space, please email the request to Kathie Cesa at csca@kocmemberservices.com.

CLICK HERE to submit your requests.

Shipping and Deliveries:


Packages for functions may be delivered to the hotel up to one week prior to the event/convention. Arrangements must be made through your Catering/Event Manager for storage. Please note that the hotel storage facilities are extremely limited.

Please do not ship valuables. We cannot be responsible for contents.

When shipping materials to the hotel, please include the following information on
all packages to insure proper delivery and storage.

Conference Name
Event Dates
Client/Guest Name
Hold for Arrival (arrival date)
Attention: (Your Catering/Event Contact)
Hotel Name / Address / City State ZIP
Number of packages in that shipment

We also recommend that you have a packing slip both inside and outside of each package. Guests will be responsible for the packing and return of all packages.

Receiving, handling and shipping charges may apply. No COD packages will be accepted. The Hotel policies on safe package handling are based on advice from the United States Postal Service (USPS) and the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).