Illinois Science and Math
Engagement + Inspiration = Empowerment
Sponsored by the Illinois Science Teachers Association
and the Illinois Association of Teachers of Mathematics
October 19-20, 2018
Tinley Park Conference Center
The two largest associations representing science and math educators across Illinois are again combing resources to organize a dynamic conference to promote quality instruction within and across our disciplines.
We invite science, math and general education vendors and supporters to work with us to share innovative professional development, instructional materials and supplies and related opportunities aimed at excellence in teaching designed to Engage and Inspire Students as they become Empowered Learners.
Exhibit setup is scheduled for 2:00 to 9:00 pm, Thursday, October 18th and 6 am - 10:30 am on Friday.
Exhibits will be open on Friday from 10:30 am until 5:30 pm and & Saturday from 8 am until noon.
All Commercial and Non-Commercial Exhibit fees include: 2 representative registrations including Friday lunch & 2 continental breakfasts and ISTA non-voting membership.
For each 10’ booth we include:
1-6’ table, 2 chairs, carpet, waste basket, signage.
The first representative's registration is included within exhibitor registration. Please register up to one (1) additional guest (guest 1) for FREE for commercial and non-commercial exhibitors. Two (2) additional guests may register for FREE for those choosing either the SPONSOR, PATRON, or FRIEND of SCIENCE EDUCATION sponsorships within the same exhibitor registration.
Any additional guests over the allowed amount will be removed.
Additional representatives or attendees over the allowed amount may register through the participant/attendee registration at $150 each or $195 each after Oct. 1, 2018.
All exhibitors and supporters are asked to provide raffle items. When requested, donors who provide materials or services with a retail value of $200 or more will be provided a 30 second announcement or commercial during the Friday and/or Saturday afternoon raffles.
Raffle donors are recognized in the conference packet.
Deadline Oct. 14, 2018.
Supplemental Furnishings & Services
TPCC exhibits are on the carpeted ground floor and there are free parking and WIFI. TPCC is the show decorator providing a full range of conference services such as electrical service, freight handling, and extra tables. You will receive their services kit featuring substantial pre-show discounts after we receive your online registration and payment.
Additional ISTA services
Following receipt of your online registration and payment, ISTA will provide an exhibit preferences request, hotel information, exhibit setup information, etc. We request names of your representatives using the online registration for name tags, which must be worn to enter the conference. ISTA communication will be through your company contact person from the exhibitor registration process unless you provide other information.
All registrations must be paid by the last week in September or your space will be assigned to another vendor. Cancellations after October 1st may result in a cancellation fee of one-half the registration fee.
The conference hotel is Tinley Park Holiday Inn. This hotel offers direct access to the Conference Center and free parking for all guests. To reserve your room at the special conference rate of $135 call the hotel's direct line at 708-444-1100. Mention you are attending the ICTM-ISTA Conference. Conference rate available until September 27, 2018.
ISTA is a non-profit, educational 501C-3 organization, FEIN# 51-0204015.
Address Conference Exhibit Questions and Questions related to Workshop Proposals to:
Ken Weter <Westerken@hotmail.com>
Address Questions related to the Registration Process or Fiscal Arrangements to:
Bob Wolffe <email@example.com>