How large is the Trade Show Floor at AEC?
The AEC Trade Show Floor will be housed in ACC North at the Anaheim Convention Center, which is approximately 100,000 square feet and will hold over 200 booths.
What are the Trade Show hours?
The Trade Show will be open on Thursday, December 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, December 4 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Mandatory set-up is Wednesday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m.— 6:00 p.m.
What will attract attendees to the Trade Show Floor?
CSBA has blocked out dedicated Trade Show times from all other conference programming to give attendees the chance to maximize their conference experience and visit the Trade Show Floor. The CSBA Pavilion on the Trade Show Floor will house interactive displays of services and products, featuring key CSBA staff who can answer member questions. There is a dynamic EduLab stage on the Trade Show Floor where sponsors will have scheduled timeslots. Additionally, there is a sponsor-hosted snack break that will attract attendees to the floor. Lastly, CSBA hosts general sessions which draw crowds of attendees that are then funneled to the Trade Show Floor for book signings and more.
Where do I go to register my booth staff?
Visit the exhibitor registration website to order badges from June 9, 2020 through November 24, 2020. After November 24, 2020, badges may be purchased on site at the Anaheim Convention Center, at the Exhibitor Registration Desk. Please note: CSBA accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover with expiration dates after December 31, 2020.
How many exhibitor badges am I allowed?
Each exhibiting company is allotted three (3) complimentary exhibitor badges per 10′ x 10′ booth space and may purchase up to seven (7) more for $125 each.* Visit the exhibitor registration website to order badges.
*Exhibitor badge fees are subject to change.
How many repeat exhibitors will be at the Trade Show?
Nearly 75 percent of our Trade Show exhibitors re-book exhibit space with us from year to year. For exhibitors, the AEC Trade Show is a highly successful vehicle for reaching their targeted market. For attendees, this means they will always find something new and exciting on the Trade Show Floor.
Is the Trade Show Floor handicap accessible?
Yes, our Trade Show Floor is handicap accessible.
What exhibiting, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities are available?
I have ordered my booth/sponsorship. What do I do now?
Please refer to the exhibitor website for additional information, including the Exhibitor/Trade Show Timeline. Your booth is unfurnished, however furnishings and equipment are made available to you through Global Experience Specialists (GES), our show decorator, at discounted prices. The 2020 GES decorator kit will be available in August.
Can I order internet for my booth? Is furniture rental available?
Booth furnishings, equipment, and internet are made available through Global Experience Specialists (GES), our show decorator, at discounted prices. The 2020 GES decorator kit will be available in August. Wi-Fi pricing will be provided closer to the conference dates.
Do you offer lead retrieval services in the exhibit hall?
Do you provide an attendee list?
Yes—we will email the pre-conference attendee list to all exhibitors on October 30, 2020. A post-conference list will be emailed to exhibitors one week after AEC. The emails will be sent to the primary contact on file for your company.
Registration and Cancellation-related Matters
General Notice: Please review the following notice carefully if you will be attending the 2020 CSBA Annual Education Conference (AEC) in Anaheim California.
Due to prevailing circumstances around the COVID-19 outbreak, CSBA is offering in-person attendance and virtual attendance registration options for its 2020 AEC.
In-person attendees shall be required to follow procedures and protocols established at the conference venue and hotels to ensure the health and safety of all attendees. In-person attendees also shall be required to execute a release of liability form, which shall provide that the attendee voluntarily assumes all risks related exposure to COVID-19 or other contagious or infectious disease, and shall release CSBA from liability.
CSBA reserves the right to cancel in-person attendance at any time for the health and/or safety of attendees or its employees. If CSBA cancels in-person attendance, CSBA will automatically transfer all in-person attendees to virtual registration and refund the difference in registration fees.
Registrant’s Change of Registration
A registrant may change their registration from in-person to virtual attendance at any time and CSBA will refund the difference in the registration fees. A registrant may change their registration from virtual to in-person attendance at any time upon payment of the difference in the registration fees. Any refund or payment due to and from a registrant for changing registration shall be calculated on the basis of registration fee applicable at the time of the registrant’s request.
Cancellation of In-person Registration by Registrant
1. Full refund of registration fee is available to cancellations made by November 13, 2020
Cancellation of Virtual Attendance by Registrant
1. Full refund of registration fee for virtual attendance is available to cancellations made by November 13, 2020
Release from Liability to CSBA
Each participant will agree to following conditions when registering for CSBA’s 2020 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show.
- I understand that my attendance and participation in the above event could pose a risk of exposure to COVID-19 or other contagious or infectious disease to me.
- I freely assume any risk of harm or injury to me that my attendance or participation in the event may cause, and I release CSBA from all liabilities, costs, and damages that I may incur thereby.