2020 NYSCSS Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration

  • 11 Mar 2020
  • 3:00 PM
  • 13 Mar 2020
  • 4:00 PM
  • Albany Capital Center 55 Eagle Street Albany New York 12207


  • Do you have foodie tendencies? This sponsorship is for you. Contact Tim Potts treasurer@nyscss.org
  • Please contact Tim Potts for payment information related to the purpose of this sponsorship.
  • Do you have foodie tendencies? This sponsorship is for you. Contact Tim Potts treasurer@nyscss.org
  • This registration is for college/universities that are promoting & selling a specific product. This field is not for the promotion of degree programs with literature. Please email if you have questions.
  • This is for Colleges/Universities that want to distribute primarily their graduate studies information. It is not to sell a product. All distribution is for free materials & swag.
  • This rate is for commercial for profit exhibitors exhibiting products for the general social studies market.
  • Contact Treasurer Tim Potts
    treasurer@nyscss.org for sponsorship information & how to sponsor your company.
  • Contact Tim Potts for details
  • Contact Tim Potts for more details.
  • Contact Tim Potts
  • This category is for Albany area local museums to showcase their school based programs and museum facilities. Must be located in a 30 mile radius of the Albany Capital Center.
  • Contact Treasurer Tim Potts
    treasurer@nyscss.org for sponsorship information & how to sponsor your company's name on Convention 2020's wifi!
  • Non-Profit Exhibitor to display and sell product. 6+ full-time employees
  • Smaller Non-Profit Exhibitor (5 or fewer full-time employees)
  • Convention program advertising 2020 rates
  • 2020 Convention Program Advertising-$350
  • 2020 Convention Program Advertising-200.00
  • 2020 Convention Program Advertising


Join Us as an Exhibitor at the
NYSCSS 82nd  Annual Convention-"Think Global. Act Local"

Thursday, March 12 - Friday, March 13, 2020

Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle Street, Albany, New York 12207

Albany Capital Center


Wednesday, March 11, 2020

  • Set Up: 3:00 PM-10:00 PM (Subject to change)
Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Exhibits Open: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 
Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Exhibits Open: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Break Down: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (late fees may be assessed for post 5:00 PM break down)


The state-of-the-art Albany Capital Center provides a great area to exhibit your products and materials. The dedicated exhibit area is located near all speaking areas making for great vendor traffic flow as seen in 2019.

Pipe and draped booths are approximately 10’ x 10’/10' x 8' and include: 8’ high back wall pipe and drape; 3’ high side rail pipe drape; one line booth identification sign; 6’ skirted table; side chair(s); 1 wastebasket (additional items-fee based through Total Events).

The commercial booth fee for 2020 is $800 (no price increase since 2017) and will come with pipe and drape. Electric and booth equipment add-ons are available on a fee based schedule. Once payment is made, a PDF exhibitor package for additional booth needs will be sent from our decorator Total Events. 

Fee based electricity will be available through the Albany Capital Center. Please use this electrical form for your respective needs:

NYSCSSACCServices Order Form_Electrical - NEW.pdf

Non-profits with 6 or more full-time employees are $375 per booth. Non-profits with 5 or less full-time employees are $275 per booth.

College/University Literature/Undergraduate & Graduate Programs-$200 (this is for colleges/universities to promote their respective degree programs). 

College/University Commercial-$450 (this is for colleges/universities to promote & sell a product).

Albany area local Museum Showcase Participants - $200 (Two day participation is required).This category is for local area museums to promote their programs and facilities for schools. Museums must be in a 25 mile radius. If you are museum outside the radius non-profit rates apply (see above).


 Exhibiting firms will be allowed two (2) complimentary conference registrations per display. Additional registrations may be obtained at a cost of:

  • $100 per commercial representative
  • $65 per large non-profit representative
  • $35 per small non-profit representative

If you desire more than one booth, please fill out a separate registration for each booth, remembering that each booth ordered entitles you to two complimentary registrations.

Exhibit registration documentation will completed online only. Payment may be by credit card or business check. If you are paying by check please select that option and proceed with mailing. A separate vendor contract will be sent under separate cover.

Our hotel courtesy room block information can be found under our 2020 conference tab. There is no host hotel.        


Our decorator will be Total Events. A separate PDF of services is available for additional booth items. Breakfast & lunch are provided each day while exhibiting. 


When filling in the registration form you will see options for purchasing advertising space to be placed in the official convention program at the following costs:

Inside or Rear Cover 7 x 10"- $550
Interior Full Page 7
 x 10" -$350
Interior Half Page Horizontal - 7" x 5"- $175/Interior Half Page Vertical - 7" x 5"- $200

Advertising payment is due no later than, Friday-February 21, 2020. 

There  will be section of the exhibitor portal for your organization to make payment via credit card or business check. Please make your selection.

Camera-ready copy must be sent as a PDF email attachment to Tim Potts at treasurer@nyscss,org by Friday, February 14, 2020.

FOR IRS W-9 FORM (Request for Taxpayer ID):


If paying by check, please send to:

New York State Council for the Social Studies
c/o Tim Potts, Treasurer
P.O. Box 921
Monticello, NY 12701

Questions? Please contact Tim Potts, Treasurer & Exhibits Chair:

  • Email: treasurer@nyscss.org
  • Phone: 845-796-3058, extension 20618 (direct voice mail)
  • Please note at least 24 hour turn around time in returned phone calls & sometimes email. We do not have full-time staff. 
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