Use this form to reserve your EXHIBIT HALL BOOTH SPACES for the 2024 AFHE CONVENTION.
Please note: the Young Entrepreneur booth application will be a separate form released in February. There are also separate applications for sponsorships, non-exhibitor welcome bag inserts, and non-exhibitor advertising.
Curriculum publishers and homeschool-related businesses may apply here for the opportunity to participate in the 2024 AFHE Convention as an exhibitor.
2024 Exhibitor Application
Please read through the Exhibitor Information Packet at afhe.org/exhibitor-portal for details prior to completing the exhibitor application. You and your onsite representatives will be responsible for the information in the packet, which has been provided in order for you to have a smooth and successful experience at the AFHE Convention.
Are you new to the AFHE Convention? Please select New Applicant. If you have been with us before, please select Returning Exhibitor.
New Applicant Deposit is applied to the balance owed for approved applications. If your application is denied, your deposit will be refunded.
DESCRIBE YOUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES
Provide a brief description of your products or services to be displayed/sold/promoted at the AFHE Convention.
Please complete this section to let us know what type of booth space you wish to order. Refer to the draft layout map at afhe.org/exhibitor-portal. The total estimated amount owed can be found at the bottom of this form. Once your application has been reviewed and approved, you will receive a confirmation by email with an invoice and payment instructions.
Please indicate your desired Booth Type (you will make specific selections in the following sections).
Late registration (April 2, 2024 and later) will incur a $100 late fee ($200 for large booth blocks).
BOOTH NOTES & SET-UP INFORMATION
Vehicle Size or Shipping Arrangements
This information is needed to help us regulate vehicle access during load-in on Thursday, July 11.
Amount of Time Needed for Booth Set-Up
Please provide an estimate of how long it takes to set up your booth.
Music / Sound at Your Booth
Please review the guidelines about music or sound from your booth on page 21 of the Exhibitor Information Packet. Sound must be kept low enough so as not to disrupt neighboring exhibitors.
Food Sample Distribution
Do you plan to distribute food or food samples from your booth? Please review guidelines pertaining to food distribution on page 22 of the Exhibitor Information Packet.
WELCOME BAG ADVERTISING
Registered exhibitors have the opportunity to advertise in the welcome bags distributed to attendees at check-in. Prices below show the discount rates for registered exhibitors; prices are unchanged from 2023. DEADLINE to order/pay is May 24, 2024.
CONVENTION PROGRAM ADVERTISING
Ad copy must be received by April 26, 2024.
Advertise in our retail-quality full-color program magazine at a discounted rate.
Registered exhibitors have the opportunity to pay for an exhibitor workshop in one of the four curtained pavilions in the exhibit hall. Connect with interested attendees in a more in-depth, 60-minute presentation format. One workshop per exhibitor, subject to approval, but you may request to be placed on a waiting list if there is availability for a second workshop time.
Select desired workshop option
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Workshop Day/Time Preference
Please indicate the day and time you prefer. We will do our best to schedule your workshop as close as possible to the time requested.
Exhibitor Workshop Recording Permission – Select ONE of the options below.
Would you like to be on the waiting list for a second exhibitor workshop?
Please specify the workshop title and provide a description for your Waiting List workshop request. If approved and scheduled you will receive a separate invoice for the second workshop.
SPANISH or ASL at your booth?
Will your booth have any representatives who speak Spanish or know ASL?
Will your booth offer materials for students or parent educators that are written or presented in Spanish? (intended to serve Spanish speakers)
PRIZE DONATION OPPORTUNITY
As a means to encourage convention attendees to shop at exhibitor booths on-site during the weekend, AFHE hosts the Buy It Here! promotion. There is no expense or extra work for exhibitors. Learn more in the Exhibitor Information Packet on page 12. AFHE will give away a number of items donated by our exhibitors.
Would you like to donate a prize?
Is there anything else we should know that will help us in reviewing your application to determine whether your company/organization/product/service is a good fit for our event?
TERMS OF AGREEMENT
In order to complete your application, please acknowledge agreement with the terms below. ALL BOXES BELOW MUST BE CHECKED BEFORE CLICKING “SUBMIT.”
Exhibitor Information Packet
Guidelines for Participation
Applying to be an exhibitor for the AFHE Convention is a two-step process. First, submit this application. Second, AFHE will review your application; if approved, we will send you an invoice and payment instructions. NO PAYMENT IS COLLECTED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE $100 DEPOSIT FOR NEW EXHIBITORS.
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION. Please read and then check the boxes.
Credit Card Payment – New Exhibitors must complete this information to proceed with your application.