The exhibit hall is currently sold out. Please email conference@ngsgenealogy.org to be placed on the wait-list.

The NGS 2017 Family History Conference Exhibit Hall will be located in the Raleigh Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A. The Exhibit Hall will be open for the duration of the conference as well as open, without charge, to the general public. Games, talks, giveaways, special events, book signings, an exhibitor lounge featuring free Wi-Fi, press events, and much more, make for a vibrant and fun environment to showcase your goods or services.

The benefits of exhibiting at NGS conferences are endless!

  • Dedicated exhibit hall hours when attendees are not in session
    • » Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • » Wednesday through Saturday, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Connect with as many as 2,000 conference attendees with a specific interest in genealogy
  • Free promotional opportunities in the conference program, conference website, mobile app, and conference blog
  • Free Wi-Fi for exhibitor and attendee use within the exhibit hall (hard wire connections are recommended for mission critical tasks)
  • One free conference registration with booth purchase
  • More than 30 hours of exhibit time in four days
  • Traffic builders in the exhibit hall, including concession and Wi-Fi areas
  • Exhibitor lounge featuring free Wi-Fi

Exhibit Hall Hours

TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
Set-up for exhibitors only: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2017
Setup for exhibitors only: 7:30–9:30 a.m.
Show hours (open to the public): 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2017
Show hours: 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, 12 MAY 2017
Show hours: 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, 13 MAY 2017
Show hours: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Exhibitor tear down: 3:00–8:00 p.m.

Fees

BUSINESSES AND NON-PROFITS
$310 per exhibit booth

SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

$250 per exhibit booth

Companies may purchase any number of booths. Additional costs may be associated with exhibiting if you require an Internet connection, carpeting, electricity, etc.

Booths are 10’x10’ and booth rental includes the following:

  • 8′ high backwall drape
  • 3′ high sidewall drape
  • one 8’x30” skirted table
  • two chairs
  • one wastebasket
  • one identification sign

Decorating Company

Fern Expositions and Events is the decorating company that NGS has employed for the conference. For questions about ordering items for your exhibit booth, please contact Fern at 704-398-7440 or by e-mail to Charlotte@FernExpo.com.

Cancellation Policy

Refund, less a $75 service fee per exhibit booth, upon written request to Erin Shifflett by 1 March 2017. No refund on and after 2 March 2017.