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2017 AACS Annual Convention Exhibitor Information

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Join us at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas for the 2017 AACS Annual Convention & Expo: “Reimagine What’s Possible.” As an exhibitor at this event, your audience will be the owners, directors, and financial aid representatives, the final decision makers at their schools. At the 2017 Annual Convention and Expo, industry leaders will come together to explore new perspectives and innovative ideas that can be immediately implemented in your school. Be there as we embark on our most transformational discussion yet.

Set-up/Tear Down

SET-UP: Friday, October 20th: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
TEAR-DOWN: Sunday, October 22st: 3:00pm – 10:00pm

Exhibitor Schedule

Friday, October 20th:
Move In: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Exhibitor Meeting: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Welcome Reception: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Saturday, October 21th:
Expo Grand Opening: 9:45am – 11:15am
Lunch in Expo Hall: 12:45pm – 2:30pm
Reception in Expo Hall: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Sunday, October 22th:
Breakfast in Expo Hall: 7:30am – 9:00am
Lunch in Expo Hall: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Tear Down: 3:00pm – 10:00pm

Booth Reservations

Sales Open: August 16, 2017
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-aacs-annual-convention-expo-exhibitor-reservations-tickets-36562985875

Booth Cost

10 x 10:
Member: $2,425
Non-Member: $2,755

10 x 20:
Member: $4,430
Non-Member: $5,145

10 x 30:
Member: $6,340
Non-Member: $7,390

Corner Premium
Member: $165

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship3

To help you gain some additional exposure at the upcoming event, we wanted to let you know about all the sponsorship opportunities available:

  • WiFi Lounge
  • Charging Station
  • Reception and/or Drink Tickets
  • Room Drop: Provide items to be delivered to guests hotel rooms
  • Monitor ad: Have your ad in rotation on the digital event monitors
  • Logo: Include your logo on the exhibitor website directory
  • ConventionLink Feature: A company rep is interviewed for the “meet the exhibitors” section
  • Refreshments at your booth
  • App promoted post notification: Have your post show up at the top of the app news feed at a time of your choosing
  • App push notification: Have a message sent to app user phones at a time of your choosing

 

For questions on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Linda Williams at linda@beautyschools.org or 800-831-1086 x103

Exhibit Hall Floorplan

Meal Passes

Each 10 x 10 booth includes 2 meal passes. Additional meal passes can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-aacs-annual-convention-expo-exhibitor-reservations-tickets-36562985875.  Please note that all meals are served in the expo hall buffet style. Only those with meal passes can eat breakfast and lunch in the expo hall.

Hotel

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Book Hotel Online or call 866-317-1829
$179 per night (plus resort fee)
Reservation Deadline September 20, 2017
Reservations must be cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival in order to avoid a penalty of one night’s room and tax. No shows will also be charged one night’s room and tax.

Transportation to Hotel

  • 3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • 866-317-1829
  • McCarran International Airport is the best option for flights in for Annual.

Door Prizes

(optional)

Upon check-in, you’ll receive a yellow piece of cardstock with “Door Prize Winner” on it. During Sunday’s Expo 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)

Session Information

Session

The best way to learn how to sell to schools and educators 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. The full schedule will be posted here.

Exhibitor Kit

Shipping

Advance Shipping from Monday, September 25 – Monday, October 16

(Your Company Name & Booth Number)
2017 AACS Annual Convention & Expo
c/o Teamwork Event Specialists
451 Mirror Court Suite 106
Henderson, NV 89011

Direct Shipping starting Friday, October 20

(Your Company Name & Booth Number)
2017 AACS Annual Convention & Expo
c/o Teamwork Event Specialists
Planet Hollywood Las Vegas – Celebrity 4-8
3667 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Internet & AV Orders

For internet and AV orders, please click here.

Exhibiting Tips

We found this great 5-minute video that will give you five clear tips to make your show experience better. Check it out: http://youtu.be/vT8Q4EMsbrU