About Exhibiting

Annual Conference & ExpoNAFSA 2018 Call for Proposals

The NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference & Expo promises to be one of the largest global events ever within international education. More than 9,000 international educators are expected to attend from over 100 countries. The Expo will provide you with opportunities to develop sustaining partnerships for your organization.

At the NAFSA annual conference, you will do more than exhibit. You will discover emerging trends in student mobility, establish new partnerships, participate in networking opportunities, and identify upcoming marketplace needs.

Join us in Philadelphia and showcase your services to the key leaders and decision makers in U.S. higher education, and international education economy.

Steps to Becoming an Exhibitor

1. Learn About the Opportunities

2. Plan your Exhibiting Experience

3. Book your Booth!

  • Prospective exhibitors will be able to use NAFSA's online booking system to reserve their booth, submit payment, and complete exhibitor tasks, all in one place. For further questions about booking your booth, please e-mail exhibits@nafsa.org

2018 Exhibit Booth Prices

Booth Category Early-Bird Rate: Apr. 14 – Aug. 31, 2017 Standard Rate: After Sep. 1, 2017  
10’ x 10’ Premium $8,695 $8,975
10’ x 10’ Corner $7,195 $7,475
10’ x 10’ Aisle $5,795 $5,975

Dates to Remember

Global Partner Level Sales Opening Date Booking Process
Advisers April 14, 2017  
Advocates April 23, 2017  
Associates May 30, 2017  
General Attendees July 17, 2017 First come, first served

Booth Management

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Contact information

Joanne Kuriyan
Exhibits Director
T: 1.202.737.3699 x2541
F: 1.202.737.3657

2017 Exhibitors

NAFSA thanks the 2017 conference exhibitors

2018 Sponsors

NAFSA thanks the 2018 conference sponsors


Resources for exhibitors

Attendee Demographics

Nearly 60% of participants are based in the United States.*

Non-U.S. Participants
Europe 40%
Asia/Pacific 34%
Latin America 9%
North America 16%
Africa 1%

Nearly half of the participants are experienced international education professionals averaging 10 or more years in the field.*

Professional or Frontline Adviser 31%
Department/Division Manager 22%
Chief International Officer 14%
Student Services/Administrative Dean/Academic Dean/Faculty 14%
Consultant & Service Providers/Other 7%
Support to professional(s)/ department(s)/or division(s) 7%
Chief Academic Officer/CEO