Approximately 1,000 Special Education Directors, Process Coordinators, Superintendents, Principals, Psych Examiners and Agency Personnel from around the state attend the annual conference of the Missouri Council of Administrators of Special Education. If you would like to exhibit, please return the application form with payment before Friday, August 26, 2016. In order to provide the exhibitors with maximum exposure, the association has made the following arrangements:
- The exhibit area will be in Windgate Hall on Sunday and Monday.
** Based on previous survey responses, we have changed the exhibit hall days and times to better accommodate the majority of vendors. Please see below for new hours! **
- The majority of scheduled breakfasts, lunches, and snacks will be served in the exhibit area.
- Conference attendees will receive Exhibitor Cards. You will be asked to stamp your spot on each card an attendee brings you. These will in turn be used for door prizes.
RATE: Exhibit booths are $550 for profit organizations and $330 for Non-Profit Organizations. Application and a check payable to MO-CASE must be received online or postmarked on or before August 26, 2016. Each 8’ x 10’ booth contains one 6’ x 30” table, two chairs, one wastebasket and one 9” x 44” identification sign. Electrical outlets, AV, additional tables and chairs are available from Tan-Tar-A. Click here for a copy of the order form.
Free Wireless Internet is available during the conference in the Exhibit Hall.
HOURS: The exhibit hall will be open during the hours listed. Please note the days and times that the exhibit hall is open has changed this year!
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Exhibit Setup: 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. *
Exhibits Open: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Exhibits Open: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. *
Exhibit Tear Down – 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
*NOTE: The conference’s registration desk for attendees will be located at the back of the exhibit hall this year. Make sure to have your booth set up by 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. Registration opens at 12:00 p.m.!
A cash bar will be available for our attendees in the exhibit hall prior to their Awards Banquet. The cash bar will be open from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. on Sunday!
We also will provide snacks for our attendees on Monday from 2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
EXHIBIT HALL & BOOTH LAYOUT MAP: Click here for a map of the exhibit hall!
Exhibit Booth space is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, as complete applications and payments are received. A confirmation e-mail with information regarding how to register booth personnel, shipping information, electricity, and internet; and reserve hotel rooms will be sent after Exhibit Space Application & Contract is received and processed.
Exhibitors are encouraged to participate in the door prize drawing. Please indicate to MO-CASE staff when you register if you are donating a door prize. The drawing will take place Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m.
SHIPPING: Tan-Tar-A will assess handling and storage fees for any freight shipped directly to the hotel. Tan-Tar-A recommends that exhibitors who need to ship freight to or from the resort contact the firm of Page and Brown. Click here for a copy of the shipping form.
SPACE ASSIGNMENT: Sponsors receive preferential space assignment. Other assignments will be on a first-come, first-served basis, based on the date applications are received in the MO-CASE office. For information about becoming a MO-CASE Sponsor, please see enclosed information or call Sara Clime, Conference Planner at (573) 644-7804. Every effort will be made to not place competing companies next to each other.
BOOTH PERSONNEL: Exhibitor personnel should staff the booth during the time that the Exhibit Hall is open to attendees. Each exhibitor will be provided with (2) Conference Badges that will admit personnel to all conference activities and sessions. Additional badges may be obtained at a cost of $100 per person.
ACCOMODATIONS: Room rates are $107 plus tax per night. If you wish, you may check in to Tan-Tar-A at the same special MO-CASE conference rate. Tan-Tar-A will release the MO-CASE room block on August 18, 2016.
SPONSORSHIP: MO-CASE offers many ways for your sponsorship of this conference. Opportunities are listed below. Don’t miss a great way to reach out to all conference attendees!
SPONSOR SHOWCASE & RECEPTION: MO-CASE sponsors (see sponsor levels listed below) have the opportunity to “showcase” their products and services to our attendees on Monday afternoon. Participating sponsors will provide informal 15 minute presentations, allowing attendees an opportunity to rotate through the Showcase and talk with several of the Sponsors. Refreshments and appetizers will be provided. Prizes will be drawn from the names of those in attendance. Last year’s prizes included $100 bills!
Click here for the available sponsorship levels!