WELCOME TO THE SOURCE FOR TASBO EXPO 2022!

Thank you for your interest in exhibiting at the TASBO Engage 2022 Annual Conference.  TASBO Engage Annual Conference brings together over 3,000 Texas school business and educational professionals for one of the largest and most comprehensive networking events in the state.  TASBO Engage provides networking, professional development and leadership opportunities for school finance and operations professionals.  Key decision makers who are directly responsible for the purchase of millions of dollars' worth of goods and services for public schools in Texas will be in attendance.  Meet with CFOs, business managers, technology directors, facilities and operations managers, food service directors, transportation, human resources, accounting and other business officials.  This year's expo will have over 330 exihbitor booths.

LOCATION:                                                                                                                                                                       
Grapevine, TX at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, Halls B-F                                                                              

EXPO DATES:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
March 1  - 2, 2022

EXPO HOURS**:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Tuesday, March 1st, 3:45 PM - 6:30 PM - Expo Opening Reception. This is all attendees' first view of the expo hall.  It will by far be the busiest time on the floor!         
Wednesday, March 2nd, 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM - Lunch will be served for exhibitors and attendees in the expo.  There'll also be a closing reception Wednesday afternoon.**

**Approximate hours.  Scheduled hours may slightly change.

 

BOOTH PRICING:

Booth Pricing - TASBO Member and Non-Member Rates***:

10X10 Corner Member $1,450
10X10 Corner Non-Member $1,700
10X10 Premium Corner Member $1,650
10X10 Premium Corner Non-Member $1,900
10X10 Inline Member $1,250
10X10 Inline Non-Member $1,500
10X10 Premium Inline $1,500
10X10 Premium Inline Non-Member $1,750
Bus Member (15 x 50 space) $1,950
Bus Non-Member (15 x 50 space) $2,175
20X20 Island Member  $4,900
20X20 Island Non-Member  $5,300
20X30 Island Member  $7,050
20X30 Island Non-Member

$8,550

*** The above are "early-bird" rates. After December 8, 2021, exhibitor booths will increase in price by $100, and bus spaces will increase by $75.
 

INCLUDED IN AN EXHIBITOR BOOTH SPACE:                                                                                                                                                                                             
Each 10X10 exhibitor space includes one (1) 6-foot skirted table, 2 chairs, a waste basket and four (4) exhibitor badges. A 10x20 or 20x20 space includes eight (8) exhibitor badges. (Badge registration will open in December 2021.  If an exhibitor would like to register more than the allotted amount of exhibitor badges per booth, there is a $200 charge for each additional badge.) 

  • Additional benefits:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
    • Appetizers during Tuesday's sneak preview.
    • Lunch in the expo hall on Wednesday.                                                                                                                               
    • Afternoon snacks served during Wednesday's closing reception.                                                                                                                           

LOAD-IN**:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Monday, February 28th, 3 PM - 5 PM
or                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Tuesday, March 1st, 8 AM - 1 PM 

LOAD-OUT**:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Wednesday, March 2nd,  5 PM - 9 PM

**Exhibitors with large buses or larger displays will be contacted directly for set-up and move-in times.  No booth may be dismantled prior to the designated time without permission from TASBO.  TASBO reserves the right to disqualify any vendor from any TASBO event for non-compliance with this requirement.

INCLUDED IN AN EXHIBITOR BOOTH SPACE:                                                                                                                                                                                             
Each 10X10 exhibitor space includes one (1) 6-foot skirted table, 2 chairs, a waste basket and four (4) exhibitor badges. A 10x20 or 20x20 space includes eight (8) exhibitor badges. (Badge registration will open in December 2021.  If an exhibitor would like to register more than the allotted amount of exhibitor badges per booth, there is a $200 charge for each additional badge.) 

  • Additional benefits:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
    • Appetizers during Tuesday's sneak preview.
    • Lunch in the expo hall on Wednesday.                                                                                                                               
    • Afternoon snacks served during Wednesday's closing reception.                                                                                                                           

ADDITIONAL BOOTH FURNISHINGS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE:                                                                                                                                                       
Power, carpet and other booth furnishings may be ordered via the Exhibitor Kit, managed by Freeman. 

PRIZE DRAWINGS:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Exhibitors may award prizes at their booths during expo hours.  TASBO will assist with the process of notifying prize winners during the expo hours; however, TASBO is not responsible for individual exhibitor prizes.  Due to new purchasing rules and regulations, prizes should not exceed $50 in value.  If you are doing a drawing from business cards at your space, TASBO will provide you with a prize voucher form to fill out with the winner’s name. TASBO will set up an area in the TASBO Lounge inside the exhibit hall to place all completed prize voucher forms.  Attendees will check in the TASBO Lounge to see if they won a prize drawing.  Prize winners will claim the voucher with their name and go to the exhibitor booth listed on the voucher to redeem the prize.

STANDARDS, SAFETY, NOISE, FOOD, PERMITS AND CANCELLATION POLICY:                                                                                                                                                   
Exhibitors must adhere to all TASBO Standards of Exhibition.  

Questions about 2022 TASBO Engage Conference & exhibiting? Contact Kathy Swanson, Director of Partner Relationships, kswanson@tasbo.org or 512-617-0073.

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