The NGS 2018 Family History Conference Exhibit Hall will be located in the DeVos Place Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C. 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, a charging hub, 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.
    • » Friday, 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (A ticketed barbeque lunch will be held in the Exhibit Hall and no other sponsored luncheons will be held on Friday)
  • 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 (dedicated connections are recommended for mission critical tasks and required for streaming or broadcasting media)

Exhibitor Important Documents

Exhibitor FAQ

Exhibit Floor Plan and Listing of Exhibitors

Official Exhibiting Regulations Agreement

Exhibitor Kit – Coming Soon

 

  • One free conference registration with booth purchase
  • More than 30 hours of exhibit time in four days
  • Traffic builders in the exhibit hall including concessions, Wi-Fi areas, and a charging hub

Exhibit Hall Hours

TUESDAY, 1 MAY 2018
Set-up for exhibitors only: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 2 MAY 2018
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, 3 MAY 2018
Show hours: 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018
Show hours: 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, 5 MAY 2018
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 a dedicated 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

Valley Expo & Displays is the decorating company that NGS has employed for the conference. For questions about ordering items for your exhibit booth, please contact Valley Expo at 877-332-4292 or contact them by e-mail at events@valleyexpodisplays.com.

Cancellation Policy

Refund, less a $75 service fee per exhibit booth, upon written request to Erin Shifflett by 15 February 2018. No refund on and after 15 February 2018.