Exhibits

The Exhibit Hall will be open only on Thursday, July 13, 2017, from 8:00AM to 4:00PM.  For more information on exhibiting, please download the Exhibitor Packet and/or see the information below the logos.  If you have questions about registering as an exhibitor, please contact stem@harpethhall.org, and see the information below.

We are particularly excited to celebrate our Silver Sponsors for 2017!

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The Center for STEM Education for Girls is excited to announce our growing list of Exhibitors for 2017!

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Register Now for 2017

 

 

 

Who: The Center for STEM Education for Girls is hosting its annual STEM Think Tank and Conference. We are expecting approximately 300 participants from the following groups:

  • Teachers of girls at public, private, parochial, and charter schools
  • K-12 administrators
  • University STEM Outreach program coordinators
  • University researchers in gender research
  • University STEM professors and graduate students
  • Leaders of successful university STEM programs
  • Non-profits and Informal educators
  • Members of industry

    

What: The organizing team – the STEM Consortium – has selected this year's conference them: "Disrupting Silos and Creating STEM Habits of Mind."

Areas of focus for the 2017 Think Tank and Conference are the following:

  • Partnerships for Change– Partnerships between and among K12, industry, informal, university, counselors, parents, private, public, etc.  What are these effective partnerships and how can they be replicated?
  • STEM+ Connections with STEM and all disciplines, including art, foreign language, English/Language Arts, history, computer science etc. in both formal and informal learning
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Public Purpose - How is STEM being used to address issues of social justice, social need, service learning for the good of public purpose?
  • Computer Science - What are the specific ways in which girls are succeeding in computer science?  What encourages them to participate?

 

When:  Exhibits will be open Thursday, July 13, 2017, from 8:00AM-4:00PM.

Where:  The Harpeth Hall School, Nashville, TN

Why:  The Think Tank and Conference will produce new connections and conversations among K12 teachers, university faculty and administration, informal education, and members of industry.  Each group has lessons learned about creating successful programs for females.  It’s time that we communicate across these groups effectively – both to teach and to learn.


 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR EXHIBITORS

We are eager to fill our exhibit hall with vendors of interest to our participants. Our space will accommodate 25-30 vendors.

Exhibit Fees: $600 by March 31 or $750 after per for-profit company or organization.  $250 per person (max $500) for non-profit organization.

Benefits:

  • Two people in exhibit hall
  • A 6’ x 30” table top
  • Two chairs
  • Wireless Internet connection
  • A tablecloth may be requested; it is available on a first-come, first served-basis
  • Electricity may be requested; it is available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Recognition in our printed program
  • Recognition on our website
  • A guaranteed presentation or workshop (60 min) or a post-conference (180 min) workshop
  • Participate in conference on Wednesday, July 12, or Friday, July 14, if desired

 

Additional tables or electricity will entail an additional fee. If you have other equipment requests, please contact the director of the Center for STEM Education for Girls, Stacy Klein-Gardner at stem@harpethhall.org.

EXHIBITOR SCHEDULE

 

Start Time

End Time

 

Wed., July 12, 2017

10:00 AM

4:00 PM

Exhibitor Move-in

Thurs., July 13, 2017

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

Exhibitor Move-in

 

8:00 AM

4:00 PM

Exhibits Open

 

1:45 PM

2:30 PM

Break and Focus on Exhibits

 

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

Tear Down Exhibits

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Exhibitors may set up on Thursday between 7:00AM and 8:00AM when the exhibit area opens or on the previous day.  Tear down begins immediately following the close of the exhibits on Thursday at 4:00PM. Because the exhibit hall is open only one day, please do not make plans to leave before the event is over!
  • Each exhibitor will receive TWO (ONLY) admissions, which includes the lunch on Thursday and breaks.  Exhibitors may choose to attend the conference on Wednesday and/or Friday for no fee, including the reception though a reservation must be made at the time of registration.  Additional personnel in the exhibit hall (more than two) need to register and pay a $75 fee per person.
  • Exhibitors will be assigned space by the Center for STEM Education for Girls.
  • You may ship materials ahead; please contact us for information.  All materials must be shipped to the attention of Stacy Klein-Gardner and marked “Exhibit Hall” on the outside.  Materials must arrive no later than Monday, July 10, 2017.
  • There is no height limitation. If you wish to bring a display that takes up floor space in addition to your table and chairs, you must send dimensions ahead of time to the conference organizers for approval.
  • Display items permitted are product samples, literature and giveaways.
  • Hotel information is provided on the Conference website.

 

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