2020 Exhibitor Information: 


2020 Exhibitor Prospectus coming Summer 2019!
2020 Exhibitor Registration Form
2020 Exhibit Hall Floor Plan
Questions? Email meetings@astastrings.org

Exhibit Hall Hours:

Thursday, March 5

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm      Grand Opening & Reception: all attendees

Friday, March 6
10:00 am - 6:30 pm    Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 am - 11:00 am  Coffee Break with Exhibitors
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Concession Lunch & Break with Exhibitors
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm      Coffee Break with Exhibitors
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm      Reception in Exhibit Hall

Saturday, March 7
10:00 am - 1:30 pm     Exhibit Hall Open
10:45 am - 11:15 am   Coffee Break with Exhibitors
12:15 pm -  1:30 pm    Concession Lunch & Break with Exhibitors

Exhibit Space
Exhibit spaces are 10 x 10 each. Consult the exhibit floor plan to select booth preferences, but please note that space is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, therefore your preference may not be available and alternate space will be assigned. For member pricing you must be a current String Industry Council or Institutional member.

2020 Exhibitor Prospectus coming Summer 2019. 
Questions? Email meetings@astastrings.org.

Promotional Opportunities

Conference Program Listing
Each exhibiting company will receive a complimentary company listing in the official conference program. In addition, the company may choose to send a JPG or GIF of their company logo for placement in the program. Companies not meeting the published deadline for submission will not be included. Confirmed exhibitors will also be listed on the ASTA website with a direct link to their website.

Music Industry Showcases/Product Demonstration $699
A showcase session is one hour in length and gives you the opportunity to share your expertise with attendees and potential customers, highlight your products and services, and increase visibility for your business. To reserve a showcase, you must be a current ASTA String Industry Council member and an exhibitor at the 2019 National Conference. A limited number of exhibitor showcases are available; they are first come, first served and must be paid in full at the time of reservation. A company may request a maximum of one showcase. Please note that showcase sessions may be scheduled anytime Thursday, Friday, or Saturday in accordance with the full educational offerings of the conference.

Conference Bag Insert $499 (limited availability)
Place a promotional piece in the conference tote bags distributed to every attendee. Inserts are reserved on a first come, first served basis and must be paid in full at the time of the reservation. Only one insert is allowed per company. You will be required to provide the quantity of inserts for inclusion in the bags.

Conference Program Ads  
Increase your visibility, highlight your products and services, and encourage attendees to stop by your booth with an ad in the conference program. BONUS: The program is available online to the entire ASTA community for visibility beyond the conference. For ad prices, download the advertising form (prices shown are member pricing; non-members add 30%). Ad artwork is due to ASTA by January 18, 2020. Send artwork to meetings@astastrings.org

Sponsorships
2020 Sponsorship Opportunities here 




Join ASTA Now and Save Membership Advantages:
 
Build Your Community! If you are already a member, you are already receiving great benefits like those listed below. Take a moment to renew your upcoming dues or join the association.
Members Recieve :
• Member rates on exhibit space and conference program advertising
• Directory listings on the ASTA website and in the AST journal
• Exclusive member-only benefits to connect with ASTA members
• Discounts on AST journal advertising, publications, and mailing list rentals
• Subscription to the AST journal, e-news and other newsletters
• And so much more!
Dues Are Based on Sales of Your Company. Please visit our Membership for pricing and information.
To renew your dues or join the association, please include the appropriate amount of dues in the payment section on your contract.

ASTA continuously strives to provide all members with vital access to a variety of activities and programs. We are also pleased to offer additional marketing avenues to members by providing several high visibility opportunities to showcase your company through sponsorship of receptions, conference breaks, concerts and performances and other conference materials. Plus, if you are a sponsor of Platinum, Gold or Silver level you may select premium sponsors only exhibit spaces! See the floor plan for these designated booth selection. Promotion of the individual company sponsoring each event includes not only recognition at the time of the sponsored event, but on the ASTA website, in issues of the American String Teacher journal, news releases and the official conference program. Promotion of your sponsorship begins as soon as the sponsorship is confirmed. All sponsors will also be recognized in one of the following categories based on total sponsorship dollars. Once confirmed, sponsorship cannot be cancelled. 
Visit the ASTA Exhibitor Rules & Regulations for additional exhibitor details. 

EXHIBITORS PLEASE NOTE:
ASTA has partnered with the Hyatt Regency Orlando to provide hotel rooms for the conference and room reservations should be made directly through the hotel's website or by phone.  
ASTA does not use a third-party housing service.  If you are contacted by any company offering hotel reservations for the ASTA National Conference please note they are NOT affiliated with ASTA nor acting on behalf of ASTA.
ASTA cannot guarantee the authenticity of any reservations made with third party companies and we advise you to contact the Hyatt directly for hotel reservations and information.  ASTA cannot be held liable for any charges or reservations made with any third party companies. Please be aware if you are approached by other companies advertising discount hotel and travel. ASTA advises you to make room reservations via the link and phone number above only.