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The Texas Society of Architects is the voice for Texas architecture. We seek tomaintain the profession and foster growth, progress, and recognition for architecturestatewide. By aligning with Texas Architects, you send a clear message that you supporta safe, sustainable, and beautiful built environment.Why should you exhibit?The Texas Architects Design EXPO is the premiere architectural products show—theLARGEST of its kind in the region.When you exhibit, your reach extends beyond the EXPOYour company will be advertised to the entire membership of Texas Architects. That’sa total of over 6,300 architects!

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    Exhibitor Prospectus73rd Annual Conventionand Design Expo18-19 October 2012Austin Convention Center

  • texasarchitects.org 512 478 7386 1

    The Texas Society of Architects is the voice for Texas architecture. We seek to maintain the profession and foster growth, progress, and recognition for architecture statewide. By aligning with Texas Architects, you send a clear message that you sup-port a safe, sustainable, and beautiful built environment.

    Why should you exhibit?

    The Texas Architects Design EXPO is the premiere architectural products show the LARGEST of its kind in the region.

    When you exhibit, your reach extends beyond the EXPOYour company will be advertised to the entire membership of Texas Architects. Thats a total of over 6,300 architects!

    Exposure to 6,300 Architects Your company name recognized in:

    Registration Guide (if booth is purchased on or before May 28)

    Texas Architect magazine

    CheckSetthe Texas Architects e-newsletter

    Texas Architects Broadcast email

    Texas Architects website until February 2013

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    Architects spoke and we listened!

    Architects know the value of attending the 2012 Texas Architects Design EXPO. Weve developed a whole nEW look and feel for the EXPO to grow attendance and exceed our members expectations!

    Heres what Attendees will experience:

    The Town Square A meeting place for activities ranging from live music, and an Austin-style airstream food trailer to a golf-swing analyzer and virtual bowling; all for a quick meet-and-greet

    The Product Showcase An exciting place for Exhibitors to feature new products and services. It also serves as a place to market your already existing products or services

    The Convention Welcome Party It has a new name! We want ALL Attendees to ex-perience the value and fun of opening night at the Convention with an atmosphere conducive for Exhibitor business

    From an architects perspective

    Learn about resources needed to be prosperous in the industry

    nurture professional relationships with Exhibitors

    See, touch, and feel products and services

    Enjoy show specials offered by participating Exhibitors

    Take advantage of introducing clients to Exhibitors for detailed information on the products and services used on major projects

    network with peers during EXPO features like the Convention Welcome Party, Product Showcase, Lunch with Exhibitors, TAC Lounge, and the Town Square

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    2011 Dallas Convention Statistics:

    How else can we help you promote your company?

    What more can you do to promote better booth traffic and get your companys name ahead of the competition? Check out the options, and see what best suits your com-panys marketing goals:

    Texas Architect Magazine If you already advertise, switch it up and add your booth number. If youre not advertising, reserve your ad space soon!

    Member Labels Only .25 each. We can sort members by various zip codes to meet your marketing budget for a targeted mailer!

    On-site Program Guide Ad Take out a very affordable ad in the publication thats an important guide to navigate the Convention. Its guaranteed to stay in Attendees hands!

    Sponsor an Event or Item By participating in one of the many sponsorship op-portunities, your booth will stand out by being recognized as a supporter and listed throughout multiple signs at the Convention.

    Website Upgrade Take advantage of the Website Upgrade thats listed on our Application for Exhibit Space. For only $50, Attendees can learn more about your company with just one click!

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    Architects value of projects:

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    Architects >1200

    Expo Only/Students approx. 120Spouses/Guests approx. 150

    Exhibitors approx. 750

    Related Professionals >350

    Breakdown of Attendees:

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    3 Quick and Easy Steps to Reserve Exhibit Space*1 Select your booth space. View the interactive floor plan at texasarchitects.org/

    expofloorplan.

    2 Complete the enclosed Application for Exhibit Space.

    3 Send payment. Mail: Fax: E-mail: 500 Chicon Street 512 742 0528 [email protected] Austin Texas 78702*You will be contacted by email when your space is confirmed and payment has been processed.

    Exhibit fee includes

    Standard 8-high backdrop and 3-high siderail draping in show colors

    Standard (7x 44) company identification sign

    Company listing in Registration Guide if received by May 28

    Up to four complimentary exhibitor registrations per space occupied allowing access to continuing education sessions and General Sessions

    Recognition in the On-site Expo Guide including booth location, company name, address, phone number, and website

    Product listing in the On-site Expo Guide

    Company listing in the September/October issue of Texas Architect magazine with bonus distributions if received by July 24: national Trust for historic Pres-ervation Conference, and TASA/TASB show

    Exclusive access to advance registration mailing labels

    10% advertising discount on ads placed in the September/October issue (show-casing Texas Architects Design Awards projects) of Texas Architect magazine

    Complimentary post-show adhesive mailing labels (upon request by novem-ber 15)

    Inclusion in the exhibitor list on the Texas Architects website providing expo-sure through February 2013

    24-hour security service in the exhibit area

    Early selection of booth space for the 2013 show in Fort Worth

    Advance notice of sponsorship opportunities

    Access to a customized lead-retrieval system

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    Show Location

    Austin Convention Centerhall A & B500 East Cesar Chavez StreetAustin Texas 78701512 404 4111

    www.austinconventioncenter.com

    General Service Contractor and Service Kit

    The General Service Contractor can provide all the amenities needed to fully fur-nish your exhibit space.

    Exhibitor Service kits will be sent to company representatives via e-mail in July. The online kit will contain forms, prices, and deadlines for ordering a variety of services such as furnishings, carpet, drayage, electricity, communications, and floral/plant services. The Exhibitor Service kit will also contain other instructions, maps, and hotel information.

    Show Schedule

    Tuesday 16 October

    Delivery of warehouse freight to site, pipe and drape installation

    Wednesday 17 October

    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Exhibitor move-in

    Thursday 18 October

    8:00 am - 2:30 pm Exhibitor move-in

    3:30 pm - 7:30 pm Exhibits open

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Convention Welcome Party in Expo hall

    Friday 19 October

    11:00 am - 5:30 pm Exhibits open

    11:30 am - 1:30 pm Lunch with Exhibitors

    5:45 pm - 10:00 pm Exhibitor move-out

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    Design Expo18-19 October 2012Austin Convention Center (hall A & B)

    to CE Area

    to Entrance A

    to Entrance Bnot an entrance

    Town Square Prize Drawings Entertainment

    TAC Lounge

    Bar

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    Lunch with Exhibitors

    For any questions, please contact Suzette Lipford Manager, Exhibits and Development 500 Chicon Street Austin Texas 78702 [email protected] tel 512 478 7386 fax 512 478 0528 texasarchitects.org

    To see current availability and booth assignments, please view the interactive floor plan at texasarchitects.org/expo-floorplan.

    Booth quantity is 225 for 10 x 10Island quantity is 6 for 20 x 20

    P = PremiumC = Corner