The Technology Showcase will be held in The DuBignon Room, which you will find conveniently located near the
Technology Showcase Hours
Monday - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday - 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday & Tuesday
- 9:45 am & 1:45 pm
The Distance Learning Administration conference gives you the unique opportunity to present your company’s distance-learning related products or services to a specific audience made up of distance learning administrators, directors, university deans, vice-presidents, and related purchasers. This is a very cost effective way to communicate your message and make an impact at the conference.
There are also special sponsorship opportunities available for exhibitors who want to maximize their visibility and create a unique impact at the conference (see Sponsorship information below). It is because of our sponsors that our conference is consistently successful and often cited as the "favorite conference" of many distance education leaders.
There were approximately 230 attendees at DLA2013, representing higher education, P-12 schools, business organizations. Attendees were from 30 states and three countries. More than half are in administrative,
Dean, Director, President, VP: 62%
Professor, Teacher, Trainer: 16%
Manager, Coordinator: 41%
Instructional Designer/ Media: 14%
A maximum of 10 Exhibitors will be accepted at DLA2014. The exhibits will be in the DuBignon Room of the Jekyll Island Club Hotel. Refreshment breaks during the day will be served in this area.
- All spaces are 8’x10’.
- Draped 6’ table and two chairs
- Electrical outlets
- Wireless internet access
- Conference registration (including meals) for one person
- Conference registration and meals for an additional person at the discounted rate of $100
- Listing on conference website and in program
All exhibitors who reserve and pay for their space by February 28, 2014 will also be entitled to present a 45-minute session during the scheduled conference concurrent sessions. These will be scheduled throughout the day on Monday and Tuesday.
$500 includes exhibit space and one conference registration. One additional person may attend for $100.
Tentative Exhibit Hours & Details
Monday, June 9: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, June 10: 9:30 am- 4:00 pm
The DuBignon Room is conveniently located outside the entrances of the meeting rooms. Refreshment breaks for conference attendees will be held in these rooms between meetings.
Space is first-come, first-served, and the final deadline is February 28, 2014. All payments must be received by this time.
Installation and Dismantling of Exhibits
Exhibitors may begin installation Sunday, June 8 at 6 pm, or at 7 am on Monday, June 9. Move in must be complete and all shipping materials removed by 9:15 am on June 9. Dismantling may begin at 4 pm on Tuesday, June 10, and must be complete by 6 pm.
Shipping and Service Contractor
Exhibitor agrees to ship at their own risk and expense all articles to be exhibited. The Jekyll Island Club Hotel must be notified in advance of shipping arrangements to ensure proper acceptance of these items. Any items shipped should be sent to the attention of the Catering Department and should include the name of the organization (DLA2014), the meeting planner (Dawn Senfeld), and the date of arrival. All shipments should be shipped to the Hotel no sooner than 10 days prior to the exhibit installation.
Displays should be confined to the limits of the exhibitor’s assigned space. Signs or banners may not be affixed, nailed, or otherwise attached to walls, doors, or the building. Audio-visual devices used are subject to the approval of the conference manager, but are allowed so long as they are operated in such a way as to avoid disturbance or interference with others.
Sales of products and services by exhibitors is permitted.
Additional Sponsorship Opportunities (tax-deductible)
We have several exclusive opportunities for exhibitors who want to maximize their visibility and create a unique impact at DLA2014. In addition to the benefits described below, each special sponsor will also be able to select the specific site for their conference booth (first come, first served).
Premiere/Opening Dinner Sponsorship: $5000
- Three months prominent logo placement in Onlne Journal of Distance Learning Administration (exclusive first time ever offered), and on main page of conference website.
- Opening dinner logo placement on opening slide of every slide presentation of conference director and verbal recognition
- Post dinner introductions and cocktails with key decision makers (approximately 5-10)
Conference Bags: $2100
- Logo on all conference bags
Private Executive Board Breakfast: $1500
- Personal introductions to key attendees and decision makers (approximately 15)
- Inclusion of logo promotional materials in all conference bags
Proceedings Sponsorship: $1000
- Logo on back of printed conference proceedings
Cracker Barrel: $1000
- Signage and verbal thank-you at very popular conference event
- Personal introductions to key participants at this event
Coffee Break Sponsor, Monday, 9:45 am to 1:45 pm: $500
- Name displayed on poster at coffee breaks
Coffee Break Sponsor, Tuesday, 9:45 am to 1:45 pm: $500
- Name displayed on poster at coffee breaks
DLA Wagner Award Sponsor: $500
There are three categories of Wagner Awards:
1)Innovation in Distance Learning Administration Award
2)Outstanding Instructional Support Award
3)Distance Education Leadership Award
-Each sponsorship includes: Company name listed as sponsor on the DLA website and in the conference program; Company name listed on the award as a sponsor.
Please also consider contributing door prizes to be awarded at our Scavenger Hunt and Closing Lunch.
For more information or for an exhibitor contract, please email Karen Lingrell or call 678-839-5278.