GFOA-PA 2019 Annual Statewide Conference

April 28 – May 1 at the Penn Stater Hotel, State College, PA

Exhibit Area Available: Sunday, April 28 – Tuesday, May 1

GFOA member fee: $850 for each single 8’ x 8’ booth
Non-member fee: $925 for each single 8’ x 8’ booth

The Exhibit Package Includes
A single 8’ x 8’ exhibit pipe and draping booth with a skirted 6’ table, two chairs, wastebasket, and tent card sign
Two complimentary EXHIBITOR REGISTRATIONS with

  • A listing, with logo and description, on the conference app
  • An attendee list and all other conference materials
  • Access for all food functions in the exhibit area (see schedule below)
  • The opportunity to attend all educational sessions on Monday and Tuesday.

Contract and payment – no space will be assigned until payment in full is received.

Booth locations are not assigned until GFOA-PA has received a contract and payment in full. Assignment for all exhibitors is then made on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment is due by Friday, March 15.

Tentative Exhibitor Schedule (Exact times and events are subject to change)

Sunday, April 28: Exhibitor Set-up – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Exhibit Area Open during Welcome Reception – 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Following the reception is an opportunity for exhibitors to entertain clients, contacts, and guests.
Monday, April 29: Exhibit Area Open – 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Breakfast – 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Morning Break – 10:55 am to 11:15 am
Lunch – 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Afternoon Break – 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Reception – 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Tuesday, April 30: Exhibit Area Open – 7:30 am to 11:00 am
Breakfast – 7:45 am to 8:45 am
Morning Break – 10:25 am to 10:55 am

Set-up and tear-down: exhibits must be operational by 5:00 pm on Sunday to be ready for the opening of the exhibit area. Exhibitors may begin to tear down at 11:00 am on Tuesday. All exhibits must be completely torn down by 12:00 pm.

Booth details: each exhibit booth is 8’ x 8’. We cannot accommodate displays that are wider than 8’. Each pipe and draping booth will be provided with one printed tent card, a 6’ skirted table, two chairs and wastebasket. The entire exhibit area is carpeted. If you require electric service for your exhibit the fee is $45.00, which will be included with your payment.

Exhibitor cancellation policy: Cancellations must be received by Friday, April 5. If space cancelled before April 5 is resold, a refund will be made of any amount paid, less a $50 handling charge. After April 5, there will be no refunds for cancellations.

For questions regarding conference sponsorship or exhibiting, contact the business office at registration@gfoapa.org or 814-357-9198.

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