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Workshop 2024 will take place Monday, Oct. 21 through Thursday, Oct. 24, 2024. The conference will be at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Conveniently located off the Atlantic City Expressway, the Atlantic City Convention Center offers a wide variety of event and meeting options, including a staggering 120,000 contiguous square feet of exhibit floor space for Workshop 2024. The building also includes security, a loading dock, elevators and attached covered parking with direct access to the center. 

More than 8,000 school leaders, including board members, superintendents, business administrators, charter school trustees, technology professionals, facilities managers, curriculum directors and more!

Exhibit personnel may enter the exhibit hall each day at 8 a.m.; setup is Monday, Oct. 21, 2024, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Badges are not required for setup on Monday only). Freight doors will be open from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21 ONLY to receive displays and materials. Only hand-carried freight will be allowed on Tuesday, Oct. 22 through the lobby entrance. 

All exhibits must be set up during Monday Oct. 21, 2024, from 8 am to 5 p.m. Any exhibit not set up by 9 a.m. Tuesday may be resold or reassigned by management without obligation of the Association for any refund. 

Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Badges must be worn at all times on Tuesday and Wednesday to be admitted to the exhibit floor. Management reserves the right to make modifications to the exhibition hours as may be necessary to meet program needs. 

One 10’ x 10’ booth

  • 8’ backdrop drape.
  • Two 3’ side drapes.
  • 7” x 44″ booth identification sign.
  • Listing in the official on-site Exhibitor Directory.
  • Official Workshop 2024 website and mobile app exhibitor listing.
  • All-access pass to Workshop 2024, includes exhibit floor and training sessions (5 per 10×10 booth purchased).

Booth Pricing DOES NOT Include: Booth furnishings (tables and chairs), carpet/floor covering, drayage, electricity, internet, labor, food services and parking. Order forms will be included in the Exhibitor Manual & Decorator Kit, available in early summer. Please be aware that carpet/floor covering is mandatory for all exhibitors.

Booth equipment rentals, service forms, and other pertinent information will be available in the online Exhibitor Resource Center by July 1, 2024.

If written cancellation is received at the NJSBA office on or before July 31, 2024, 100% of the exhibition fee paid will be refunded. If written cancellation is received at the NJSBA office between Aug. 1 and Aug. 31, 2024, 50% of the exhibition fee paid will be refunded. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after Aug. 31, 2024. 

A $2,200 deposit fee in full for exhibit space is required at the time the online contract is signed. Exhibit space will not be guaranteed until payment in full is received by the NJSBA. Full balance due by Aug. 31, 2024, via credit card, ACH, or check. 

Checks should be made payable to NJSBA. Attention: Director, Finance and mailed to 413 West State St., Trenton NJ, 08618. 

The exhibitor agrees not to extend invitations, call meetings, host hospitality events, or otherwise encourage the absence of industry professionals from the exhibit hall and training rooms during the hours of all education and conference activities and official evening events. Confirmed exhibitors are welcome to host hospitality suites and receptions for Workshop participants outside of conference hours. All receptions must be cleared through the exhibits manager and open to all district attendees of Workshop

Exhibitors may use sound equipment in their booths so long as the noise level does not disrupt the activities of neighboring exhibitors. Speakers and other sound devices should be positioned to direct sound into the booth rather than into the aisle. Rule of thumb: Sound and noise should not exceed 85 decibels when measured from the aisle immediately in front of a booth. 

Noise-creating devices, games, or amplifying systems shall be operated at a level that does not interfere with other exhibitors. Prior approval of possible disruptive noise games is required by management. 

Noisy exhibits or those not in keeping with the standards of the exhibition, at the sole discretion of management, will not be permitted. Management reserves the right to request the removal of any disruptive displays. 

Music: Exhibitors are prohibited from using any form of music in conjunction with their exhibit. The Association will NOT be held responsible for any lawsuit resulting from a copyright infringement claim arising out of such use. The exhibitor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Associations from any cost resulting from any legal action. 

Over-the-counter sales and/or soliciting cash payments or donations on the exhibit floor are prohibited.

Exhibitors shall not assign, sell its rights, sublet, share, or apportion the whole or any part of the space allotted, or have representatives, products, equipment, signs, or printed materials from other companies in the assigned exhibit space without the written consent of show management. Exhibitors shall be entitled to invite vendors to participate in Workshop by staffing the exhibitor’s booth where those vendors have a contractual relationship with the exhibitor and the exhibitor can demonstrate that said vendor has substantial contact with the exhibitor’s client base; NJSBA shall have final approval over the participation of any vendor in all cases.

All aisle space and common areas are under the general control of management and shall not be used for exhibit or demonstration purposes. Management reserves the right to remove, relocate or eliminate any objectionable exhibits, persons, advertisements, or any other feature or action that does not conform to the high standards of the exhibition.

Distribution of samples and printed matter of any kind, and any promotional material, is restricted to the exhibit space.

Any permitted food and beverage must be procured through the exhibition’s vendor. Information will be available in the Exhibitor Manual & Decorator Kit.

All company personnel must be registered through the online Exhibitor Resource Center no later than Oct. 18, 2024. Each 10 x 10 booth is allotted five All-Access Passes. Additional badges may be purchased for $450 each. 

Exhibitors can check-in and print their badges at the registration area located outside of Hall D on Monday, Oct. 21 beginning at 11 a.m. 

Yes, all contests and giveaways must be eligible to all attendees and should not exceed a value of $50 per the School Ethics Act.