2014 Annual Convention Exhibiting

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Join us at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Phoenix for the AACS Annual Convention & Expo, where the majority of attendees are comprised of cosmetology school owners, directors, compliance and admissions staff.

Set-up/Tear Down

  • Coming soon

 

Exhibitor Schedule

  • Coming soon

 

Reserve Your Booth & Pricing

  • Members: 10×10 is $1,750; 2nd booth is $1,400; additional booth is $1,300 (corner premium $150)
  • Non-Members: 10×10 is $2,100; 2nd booth is $1,700; additional booth is $1,600(corner premium $200).
  • Reservations set to open for members in the near future.
  • Click here for a booth reservation form
  • Questions can be emailed to Kaitlyn@KatherineFrank.com

 

Floor Map

 

Deadlines

  • Paying for your booth: You have one week from the time you select your booth to pay for it or you will lose your reserved space on the Expo Hall floor.
  • Program Ad Form: 10/13/2014
  • GES Order Discount Deadline: 10/30/2014
  • Badge Request Form: 10/28/2014
  • Pre-ship to GES: October 13 – November 10

 

Hotel Accomodations

  • Hyatt Regency Phoenix, 122 North 2nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 ~ Hotel rate $195 single/double per night ~  Click here or call 602-252-1234 for reservations mention AACS to get the group rate.

 

Airport/Hotel Transportation

  • The Hyatt Regency Phoenix is located just 3 miles from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.Cabs – They are not well regulated in Phoenix. Talk with your driver regarding rates before you depart. Cost is approximately $16 one way to the Hyatt Regency Phoenix.Super Shuttle – Phone number: 602-244-9000 – Rates to/from Airport $13.00 each way per passenger. Guests may proceed directly to the hotel pickup area outside the baggage claim. The Super Shuttle is available 24 hours a day, runs constantly, on demand.Valley Metro Light Rail – The cost is $1.75 one way. Proceed to Ground Transportation – Board the PHX Airport Shuttle to Metro Light Rail Line. Board the Metro Light Rail toward Montebello. Get off at the Central/Washington Station. The Hyatt Regency Phoenix is one block to the east. Metro Light Rail runs from 4am to 11pm daily.

 

Journal/Program Ad Form (Deadline: 10/13/2014)

  • Click here to view the Journal ad form. – coming soon

 

Badge Request Form  (Deadline: 10/28/2014)

 

Door Prizes (optional)

  • Upon check-in, you’ll receive a piece of cardstock paper with “Door Prize Winner” on it. During Sunday’s Expo Hall time, write the name of your winner and display it at your booth. Attendees will know to walk around to see door prize winners displayed at your booth. You can choose winners any way you wish (i.e. collecting business cards or have attendees touch your Poken tag and choose a winner by viewing your list with an onsite Poken represenative).

 

Gift Bags

  • After surveying AACS associate members and past exhibitors, most have decided they’d prefer not to offer a gift bag insert. It was determined by the majority would prerfer attendees to come by their booth to receive free samples, etc. This year, attendees will be given an empty gift bag to fill as they walk around the Expo Hall. If you’d like to get a message out to attendees prior to entering the hall, either pre-mail a card to attendees from the list provided by AACS or purchase an ad in the program journal.

 

Convention Schedule of Events

  • Coming soon

 

Convention Sponsorship

  • Click here for details on sponsorship opportunities still available.


Session Information

  • The best way to learn how to sell to schools is to understand what issues they’re dealing with. Take advantage of sessions being offered and attend some! It’s no extra cost to you and they never conflict with Expo Hall time.

 

GES Kit

  • Coming soon

 

AV/Internet/Electric Forms

  • Order additional AV for your booth – coming soon
  • Order wireless internet for your booth – coming soon
  • Order form for Telecommunications/Internet – coming soon
  • Order electric for your booth – coming soon
  • Order equipment for your booth – coming soon