Deadlines & Important Dates
6/30 50% deposit due on TLA booth space.  Login to sign contract and pay.
7/9 Exhibit at Annual Assembly
9/15 Fall TLJ ad contracts artwork & payment
11/20 Winter TLJ/Conference Program ad contracts artwork, & payment due
11/30 Final payment due on TLA booth space. Login to sign contract and pay.
1/15 Service Kit goes live.
2/1 Spring TLJ/Exhibits Directory ad contract and payment due.
2/9 Exhibitor Badge & Ticket registration opens.
2/15 Spring TLJ/Exhibits Directory artwork due; payment must be received
2/22 Aisle by Aisle contract and payment due.
3/1 Aisle by Aisle artwork deadline.
5/20 Apply to Exhibit at Annual Assembly
5/20 Complete Exhibitior Survey
5/19 Summer TLJ ad contract artwork & payment due 
EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN Monday, April 2 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday, April 3
8 am - 4 pm*
Tuesday, April 3 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm**
Wednesday, April 4
10:15 am - 5 pm
Thursday, April 5
9 am - 4 pm
Friday, April 6
9 am - Noon
Noon - 4 pm
*Note: All exhibitors must have aisles free of freight for carpet to be laid by 12 noon. At 4pm, all exhibitors must have all trash and empties cleared from booths.
**Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Welcome Celebration from 5:30 -7:30 pm (uncontested time).

2018 Conference Schedule - AVAILABLE in SEPTEMBER

This is a tentative schedule based on 2017.

Tuesday, APRIL 3

Exhibitors RT Golf Outing*
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Welcome
Storytelling Showcase & Swap 
10:00am -2:00pm
5:30-7:30 pm
7:00-9:30 pm 
Wednesday, APRIL 4 TIME

General Session I - keynote: TBD
Opening Author Session Lunch* - TBD
President's Round-Up & All Conference Party
Hetherington Fun Run/Walk* 

8:30-10:00 am
Noon-1:50 pm
6:00-8:00 pm
6:15-7:15 pm 
Thursday, APRIL 5 TIME

Texas Bluebonnet Award Lunch*
Lariat Lunch*
General Session II – keynotes: TBD

Noon-1:50 pm
Noon-1:50 pm
4:00-5:30 pm

Friday, APRIL 6 TIME

 ERT Business Meeting
CRT Youth Breakfast* -keynote: TBD
Closing Author Session & Lunch* – TBD
General Session III – keynote: TBD

8:00-8:50 am
8:00-9:50 am
Noon-1:50 pm
1:30-2:10 pm 

*Note: These events require ticket purchase. Login & choose Badge Registration/Ticket Purchase.





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Created on Feb 12, 2014 | Last updated August 14, 2017