Calendar/Schedule/ExpoInfo

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*
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
   
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
EXHIBITOR MOVE-OUT Friday, April 6
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

Tuesday, APRIL 3

TIME
Exhibitors RT Golf Outing*
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Welcome
8:00am -2:00pm
5:30-7:30pm
Wednesday, APRIL 4 TIME

General Session I - keynote: Rick Steves
Opening Author Session Lunch* - Jonathan Evison, Dorothea Frank, & Wade Rouse
President's Round-Up & All Conference Party
Hetherington Fun Run/Walk* 

8:15-9:45am
12:15-1:30pm
6:15-8:15pm
6:00-7:00pm
Thursday, APRIL 5 TIME

Texas Bluebonnet Award Lunch* - Max Brallier
General Session II – keynote: Junot Diaz
Storytelling Showcase & Swap

Noon-1:45pm
4:00-5:00 pm
7:00-9:00 pm

Friday, APRIL 6 TIME

ERT Business Meeting
Closing Author Session & Lunch* – Kwame Alexander
Closing Spotlight – keynote: R. David Lankes

8:00-9:00am
11:45-1:15pm
1:30-2:30pm

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

 

 

 


 















ExpoInfo is the monthly blast which contains important updates, deadlines, news, opportunities and information for TLA Exhibitors.
The current issue and past issues of ExpoInfo are available below:

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

November 2017

September 2017

Summer 2017 

ShowPrep (available Jan.-Apr.) - The ShowPrep is the exhibitor online guide to assist you with preparing for the TLA Conference. Refer to Show Prep Index for specific topics.

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Created on Feb 12, 2014 | Last updated March 20, 2018