Welcome Science Education Partners 

2022 TSTA FALL CONFERENCE

The Science Force:

Always Above The Standards

Thursday Opening Session Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Ted Willard - Discovery Education

Friday Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dewanne Poree’ Army Research Laboratory (ARL)

November 3-5, 2022

See Exhibitor Levels (Basic, Silver or Gold) below.

Increase your support by Sponsoring a Special Event (break or speaker)!

Contact Cindi Smith-Walters with questions. 


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU IN 2022!


2022 Exhibitor Options - Conference

           INCLUDES: Exhibitor only Thursday evening reception prior to Exhibit Hall opening reception and Exhibit Hall hours on Friday. 

There are no exhibitor hours on Saturday 

BASIC

Exhibitor

$400

SILVER

Exhibitor

$700



GOLD

Exhibitor

$1000


SPECIAL EVENT

SPONSORSHIP


Benefits

  • Single booth: 10 ft x 10 ft draped table/s, waste basket, 1 chair
  • Booth signage
  • Organization/company listed in conference program app
  • Vendor only reception prior to attendees on Thursday 
  • Exhibit Hall is open on Thursday evening & all-day Friday
  • 501c3 Non-Profits are at this level & w/prior authorization are eligible for a discount 

Benefits 

  • Double size booth w/2 draped tables & 2 chairs, waste basket 
  • Booth signage
  • Company/organization listed on signage in both exhibit hall & conference hallway
  • Priority location: conference presentation room
  • Up to 3 presentations @ this level
  • Have your linked logo on both the TSTA website & in social media outreach (1 month prior to & 1 month following conference)
  • Vendor only reception prior to attendees on Thursday 
  • Exhibit Hall is open on Thursday evening & all-day Friday

Benefits 

  • Double size booth w/ 3 draped tables & 3 chairs
  • Booth signage
  • Top billing on exhibit hall & conference hallway signage 
  • Priority location: presentation room adjacent to exhibit hall to showcase offerings via workshops &/or presentations
  • Up to 4 presentations @ this level
  • Have your linked logo on both the TSTA website & in social media outreach (1 month prior & 3 months following conference)
  • Priority location for logo & listing on TSTA website w/link 
  • Vendor only reception prior to attendees on Thursday
  • Exhibit Hall is open on Thursday evening & all-day Friday

Benefits

INCREASE your impact by SPONSORING a SPECIAL EVENT

Choose from:

  • Opening reception $4000
  • Snack & beverage break/s $2000
  • Keynote Speaker $500

Your company/organization will

  • be branded via special banner signage, advertisements, a luncheon ticket, & recognition during when participants are gathered during the conference 
  • have your linked logo on both TSTA website & in social media  outreach (1 month prior & 1 month following the conference)
  • receive an invitation for 2 to the Vendor Only Reception in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday evening

Click Here For Package Options

Questions? contact Cindi.Smith-Walters@mtsu.edu


SET-UP

The Exhibit Hall opens at 1 PM on Thursday November 3 for set-up. Your exhibit hall badge and map will await you at your booth. An Exhibits Monitor is available at the Exhibit Hall door to answer questions. Booth extras will be based on your level of registration and/or sponsorship. 

TO ORDER INTERNENT IN EXHIBIT HALL:                 Hotel AV & Shipping order form

BENEFITS TO ALL LEVELS

  • Vendors-only reception on Thursday evening (prior to the opening of the Exhibit Hall will  facilitate your interaction with attendees).
  • Two scheduled Exhibit Hall sessions on Friday allow scheduled time to visit booths while content presentations are paused
  • Inclusion in the Program App
  • AGAIN this year, participants will receive TSTA PASSPORTS.  Attendees visit booths, get passports stamped by you & when completed turn the form in at the TSTA booth to be eligible for prizes.  This is A VERY POPULAR part of our Friday Exhibit Hall events.

DOORPRIZES

DONATE door prizes (products, gift cards, money) to be given throughout the conference or at the exhibit hall closing ceremony via TSTA PASSPORTS.    Teachers LOVE this! Promote your products in this way!  Indicate this option when you register.

BENEFITS @

SILVER & GOLD  LEVELS

  • Signage in both exhibit hall and conference hallway recognize you!
  • Priority location for conference presentation rooms to better display wares via workshops and/or presentations 
  • Company logos & links on both TSTA website & in social media outreach (duration dependent upon level)

SPECIAL EVENT SPONSORSHIPS

INCREASE support with a special event

   $500 = Conference speaker

   $2000 = beverage & food break

   $3000 = Exhibit Hall open reception
Benefits include especial banner signage, an award luncheon ticket, advertisements, & public recognition during the conference. In addition, TSTA Ad-Time, and a invitation for two to the Exhibitor Only Reception in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday evening. Contact Dr. Cindi Smith-Walters for more.

BOOTH HOURS

Booth set up Thursday, 1 - 5:30 PM

Vendor Only Reception on Thursday, 5:30-6 

Exhibit Hall Reception, Thursday, 6-8

Exhibit Hall Hours on Friday: 8 am - 11:30; 1pm- 5

Tear down, Friday at 5 PM  




Register Here

GRAND OPENING OF

EXHIBIT HALL

To celebrate the conference opening, TSTA schedules a beverage & snack heavy meet & greet on Thursday evening. Beginning at 5:30 for vendors & opens from 6-8 PM for attendees.  This allows an informal interface with participants, encourages networking, and builds rapport.

TSTA AD-TIME FOR GOLD & SILVER LEVELS & Special Event Sponsors

As a perk of sponsorship placement of sustained advertising via our TSTA website and social media ensures your company is remembered by Tennessee's Science Teachers. We place YOUR linked logo within the webpages and social media postings. See sponsor levels for ad duration. 

ADVERTISING?

Send your company/organization logo to Alyx Johnson Ajohnson1@ccschools.k12tn.net as a web ready image in png or jpeg format, no later than 15 days before the conference start date. 

QUESTIONS?

Contact Dr. Cindi Smith-Walters with any questions. 




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TSTA Board President: dr.barry.farris@gmaiL

TSTA Treasurer: popovicha@rcschools.net


Tennessee Science Teachers Association is a 501(c)(3) organization and is recognized by the state of Tennessee as a being eligible to receive charitable tax-deductible contributions.


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