Welcome Exhibitors

Join us in Bellevue, Washington as an exhibitor in the Marketplace. Becoming an exhibitor is the best way for your business to reach those most committed to future opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This year’s Marketplace is situated in a central walkway to and from session/presentation rooms so attendees will have multiple exposures to your business.

Exhibitor registration is now closed
For more information please contact Laura Schroeder at schroeder@thearc.org

2013 Exhibitor Information

  Early Bird Rate
(January 28 - March 31)
Standard Rate
(April 1 - July 31)
Standard Booth:    $550 $615
Premium Booth:    $1200 $1265
Self-Advocate Entrepeneur:   $100 $110
  Marketing Materials Only Merchandise Sales
The Market $35 $50

Marketplace Booth Detail

Standard Marketplace Booth
EARLY BIRD: $550
After April 1: $615

Includes:

  • One 6” draped table with two chairs and a wastebasket
  • Identification sign with company name and booth number
  • Two Marketplace-only registrations• Logo on our website
  • 50-word description in convention program (distributed to all attendees)
  • Participate in The Marketplace Game
  • Add a business-card sized ad in the program book for only $100 ($110 after April 1)

Premium Marketplace Booth
EARLY BIRD RATE: $1200
After April 1: $1265

Includes:

  • All benefits of Standard Marketplace Booth
  • Business card-sized ad in Program Book
  • Upgrade to premium location (space permitting)
  • The opportunity to be part of an email sent by The Arc pre-event promoting all premium level exhibitors with a link to your companies website

Entrepreneur Alley Booth
EARLY BIRD RATE: $100
After April 1: $110

Entrepreneur Alley is a unique part of The Marketplace devoted to self-advocate entrepreneurs with microbusiness initiatives. The Arc offers highly reduced rates to encourage individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to showcase their special talents alongside other businesses in The Marketplace.

Includes:

  • One 6” draped table with two chairs and a wastebasket
  • Identification sign with company name
  • Participation in Marketplace game
  • Two Marketplace-only registrations
  • Logo on our website
  • 25-word description in convention program (distributed to all attendees)

Exhibitor registration is now closed
For more information please contact Laura Schroeder at schroeder@thearc.org

For those self-advocate entrepreneurs who can’t attend the National Convention in person, The Arc offers The Market as an affordable, convenient option to sell merchandise orotherwise promote a microbusiness. The Market is a space set up inside The Marketplaceand staffed by The Arc to allow self-advocates to ship in merchandise or promotional materialsfor sale or as take-aways. As part of The Market, you will be responsible for packaging,pricing and shipping your goods and The Arc will take a small portion of your sales for administrative purposes. Find out more about how to participate in The Market.

For information about exhibiting in Bellevue please contact Laura Schroeder at schroeder@thearc.org or 202-534-3713.

Exhibit Marketplace

Marketplace Schedule

Exhibitor Registration & Move-In
August 3, 2013 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Marketplace Hours
August 4, 2013 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
August 4, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
August 5, 2013 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Exhibitor and Sponsor
Frequently Asked Questions

Marketplace
Floorplan

This Year's
List of Exhibitors