2013 APSCU Convention & Expo.- Exhibitor Prospectus

Exhibitor Prospectus APSCU Annual Convention & Exposition Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando, Florida June 57, 2013 www.apscuconvention.org Follow us! @apscunow Official Convention hashtag: #APSCU2013 Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/apscu APSCU 2013 Opportunity Opportunity forall all


Exhibitor Prospectus for the 2013 APSCU Convention & Exposition

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Exhibitor Prospectus


Rosen Shingle CreekOrlando, FloridaJune 547, 2013www.apscuconvention.org

Follow us! @apscunowOfficial Convention hashtag: #APSCU2013Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/apscu

APSCU 2013OpportunityOpportunityforallall

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The Associa1on of PrivateSector Colleges andUniversi1es (formerly

the Career CollegeAssocia1on) is a voluntarymembership organiza1on ofaccredited, privatepostsecondary schools,ins1tutes, colleges and

universi1es that providecareer-specific educa1onalprograms. APSCU has morethan 1,800 members thateducate and support over onemillion students each year foremployment in over 200occupa1onal fields. APSCUmember ins1tu1ons provide

the full range of highereduca1on programs: mastersand doctoral degreeprograms, two- and four-yearassociate and baccalaureatedegree programs, and short-term cer1ficate and diplomaprograms.


For up-to-date associa(on informa(on, visit APSCU at www.apscu.org or follow us onTwi)er: @apscunow.

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A2endees are primarily presidents,owners, directors and administrators ofprivate sector colleges and universi1es

from across the United States and Puerto Rico.The majority of the ins1tu1ons are membersof the Associa1on of Private Sector Collegesand Universi1es (APSCU currently has nearly1,500 member ins1tu1ons). These conven1ona2endees are the decision-makers and themost influen1al purchasers of your productsand services and typically number about 1500annually. The APSCU Conven1on & Exposi1onis the only one of its kind!

This year’s exhibit hall floorwill be a showcase of allthe products and services

available to college owners andadministrators. APSCU is planningspecial ac1vi1es and a2rac1onsas a means of increasing traffic inthe exhibit hall. Meals orrefreshments will be offered toexhibitors and a2endees duringthe official exhibit hall floorhours.

By exhibi1ng at the 2013 AnnualConven1on in Orlando, yourcompany will also be included onAPSCU’s conven1on website. This“free” adver1sing will includeyour company’s descrip1on,along with the booth loca1on, sothat your clients may view thisinforma1on before they arriveonsite.

The Show

The Attendees

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Exhibitors Can Access.....An Online Interac(ve FloorplanWith this system, a2endees can access yourcompany informa1on and download your boothloca1on and contact informa1on to their ownmobile devices.

Compa(bility with Twi)er, Facebook andLinkedInThis technology will help you to capture and en-gage prospec1ve clients through the different socialcommuni1es and networks, con1nuous informa-1on exchange, and viral marke1ng.

Your company’s public profile in your ownhandsYou will have the ability to manage your companyprofile informa1on at any 1me through this system.Any modifica1on to your company informa1on willbe updated in real 1me to APSCU’S conven1onwebsite.

All booth reserva1ons must be done online. Here’s how toreserve your booth space:1) Go to the Floorplan posted on the official Conven1on

website (Exhibitor Sec1on) atwww.apscuconven�on.org to review boothavailability.

2) Select your booth choice.3) Follow the steps within the online registra1on

system.4) Before finalizing your booth registra1on, print the

contract for booth space, review it, sign it, and fax itto 1-(866) 775-1613 by close of that business day.

5) A"er reviewing your online booth applica1on andreceiving your contract for booth space, exhibitsmanagement will confirm your booth registra1on.

6) Invoice/Receipt of payment will be emailed to youra2en1on.

7) You can pay by credit card online or you may submita check with full payment within fi"een (15) businessdays of reserving your space. If paying by check,exhibits management will email you an invoice a"er

the online reserva1on process is completed.8) Once the reserva1on process is completed, you will

receive an email confirma1on with furtherinstruc1ons on how to access your exhibitor profile.Our system will provide log-in informa1on for you tomanage your company’s informa1on and registeryour booth staff. You can add your company’sdescrip1on any1me a"er you receive this no1ce, butkeep in mind that only changes or addi�ons made byApril 22, 2013 will be included in the final program.A"er April 22nd, modifica1ons to your company’sprofile will be reflected on the website, but not inany onsite printed pieces.

9) To register your booth staff: May 24, 2013 is the cut-off to register your exhibit staff online. Sincea2endee and exhibit staff registra1ons are conductedseparately, please wait un1l your exhibit boothnumber is confirmed with APSCU before registeringany staff. Detailed registra1on instruc1ons will beprovided in your confirma1on le2er.

Sign-Up for Space

Connect & Network with Attendees Before the Show!

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ExhibitTimeThis year’s exhibit 1me includes:• two evening recep1ons;• one con1nental breakfast;• one buffet luncheon;• and a full a"ernoon of exhibit 1me.

Exhibit PackageYour exhibit fee includes (if requested):• one fully-carpeted booth (10’x10’) with pipe and

drape;• one 6' skirted table;• two side chairs;• one trash can; and• 7" x 44" booth iden1fica1on sign.

Also Includes• Each purchased booth will include 2 exhibit full

personnel registra1ons (per 10’x10’ booth space),who are employees of the exhibi1ng company, toa2end all professional program mee1ngs andexhibit hall func1ons*. If addi1onal exhibit boothpersonnel are needed, $500 per person will becharged to a2end the events**.However, no more than five (5) people per 10’x10’booth space will be permi2ed to register asexhibitors. If your company goes over this limit, theaddi1onal staff should register as a2endees (at theMember/Non–Member a2endee rate) atwww.apscuconven�on.org.

• Your company’s lis1ng in the conven1on FinalProgram and on the conven1on website includescompany name; address; telephone; websiteaddress; email address; and product/servicedescrip1on.

• And finally, the Imagine America Founda1on andAPSCU are co-hos1ng a special evening concertevent on Thursday, June 6th for all conven1ona2endees and exhibitor staff who wish to a2end.A2endance to this event is included in your exhibitbooth registra1on fees. It should be a fun, casualatmosphere to con1nue networking with yourcolleagues and conven1on a2endees. And the bestpart is a2endance is free for all registered exhibitorpersonnel!

* Full exhibitor registra1on includes access to BreakoutSessions, General Sessions, Exhibit Hall events andThursday evening’s Concert event.

** Please Note: In the event of a wri2en cancella1on, 30%of the registra1on fee will be retained to coveradministra1ve costs. A"er May 24, 2013, NO refunds willbe given. Subs1tu1ons can be done also by emailing arequest to [email protected] by May 17th. A"er May17th, all subs1tu1ons must be done onsite at theexhibitor onsite registra1on counter.

To ensure that your company is included on theconven1on website and in the Onsite Final Program,please remember to complete the Exhibitor Profile onthe APSCU site by April 22, 2013.

Exhibit hall events will feature complimentary food,beverages and special ac1vi1es designed to a2racta2endees to the exhibits.

COST PER 10 ' x 10 ' BOOTHAllied Members+ Regular Corner SpaceIf received by $2,300 $2,600March 15, 2013If received a"er $2,500 $2,800March 15, 2013

Non-Members Regular Corner SpaceIf received by $3,000 $3,300March 15, 2013If received a"er $3,200 $3,500March 15, 2013

+ Allied Plus members receive one regular booth spacewith their member benefits. However, Allied Plusmembers must s1ll contract for the space and for anyaddi1onal spaces or upgrades they wish to reserve.

Special Discount: For purchases of 5 or more booths,a 10% discount will apply. The complimentary regularbooth space included in Allied plus membership won’tcount towards the 5.

What’s Included:

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Tuesday, June 4,201312:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Advanced Exhibitor Registra1on/Installa1on (not mandatory)

Wednesday, June 5,20137:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. IAF Golf Tournament8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Installa1on – EXHIBIT HALL8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibitor Registra1on – EXHIBIT HALL9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. A2endee Registra1on1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Opening General Session & Business Mee1ng5:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Opening Recep1on – EXHIBIT HALL

Thursday, June 6,20138:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Roundtable Discussions9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. General Session11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Buffet Luncheon – EXHIBIT HALL(12:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open to all A2endees)2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions3:45 p.m – 5:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Recep1on – EXHIBIT HALL8:45 p.m. IAF/APSCU Concert Event

Friday, June 7,20137:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Allied Member/Exhibitor Mee1ng (not mandatory)8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Con1nental Breakfast – EXHIBIT HALL10:00 a.m. Exhibitor Teardown – EXHIBIT HALL10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon

Subject to change - As of January 10, 2013

Schedule of Events


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Shipping,Equipment & ServicesThe official decora1ng service contractor, FreemanDecora1ng Company, will email you the Exhibitor ServicesKit a few weeks before the show. This packet will containorder forms for drayage, electrical services, labor,audiovisual equipment, addi1onal furniture, plants andother services. You may also view their services online atwww.freemanco.com.

Hotel AccommodationsRosen Shingle CreekRosen Shingle Creek is nestled on a 230-acre site alongShingle Creek just 10 minutes away from the OrlandoInterna1onal Airport. The ideal loca1on is just a shortdistance to a variety of Orlando’s best a2rac1ons,restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues.Capitalizing on Rosen Shingle Creek’s eleva1on, everysingle room offers a stunning view of the golf course andthe area’s incomparable se3ng —from the perfectlymanicured fairways and greens to the picturesque creek,magnificent cypress trees, and lush natural vegeta1on.

For room reserva�ons:9939 Universal BoulevardOrlando, FL 32819Reserva1on hotline: 1-(866) 996-6338Reserve Online:h�ps://booking.ihotelier.com/istay/istay.jsp?groupID=893645&hotelID=6840

In order to receive the group rate of $199 a night withsingle or double occupancy, callers must make theirreserva1on by Friday, May 10, 2013, and iden1fy theiraffilia1on with the APSCU 2013 Annual Conven1on. Thereis a LIMITED NUMBER OF ROOMS, so be sure to makeplans early. A charge of $20.00 will be added for eachguest over double occupancy with a maximum of fourguests per room (there will be no addi1onal charge forchildren seventeen years of age and under when usingexis1ng bedding). Any adjustments to departure datesshould be made at check-in. Therea"er, any changes willresult in a one-1me $50.00 administra1ve fee.

Hilton OrlandoHilton Orlando recently ranked #1 on TripAdvisor'srankings of Orlando hotels, has received a AAA FourDiamond ra1ng for its luxurious ameni1es and top-notchservice, was named the second best in Central Florida towork by the Orlando Business Journal, and has receivedmul1ple awards from Hilton Worldwide for its overall

performance and outstanding customer service. TheHilton Orlando is just 2 miles from the Rosen ShingleCreek Resort.

For room reserva�ons:6001 Des1na1on ParkwayOrlando, Florida 32819Hotel Main Number: (407)313-4300

In order to receive the group rate of $189 a night withsingle or double occupancy, callers must make theirreserva1on by Wednesday, May 15, 2013, and iden1fytheir affilia1on with the APSCU 2013 Annual Conven1on.There is a LIMITED NUMBER OF ROOMS, so be sure tomake plans early. Addi1onal fees will be added for eachguest over double occupancy.A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to holdeach individual’s reserva1on. The deposit will be refundedif no1ce is received at least three (3) working days prior toarrival and a cancella1on number is received. Anyadjustments to departure dates should be made at check-in. Therea"er, any changes will result in addi1onal fees.

Sponsorship OpportunitiesIf your company is looking for addi1onal exposure andbenefits at the conven1on, you may want to consider aconven1on sponsorship. Please refer to the sponsorshipopportuni1es listed on www.apscuconven�on.org forideas and packages. If you have addi1onal ques1onsregarding sponsor opportuni1es, please contact us [email protected] or (202) 336-6700.

More InformationStay current, connect with your peers and startnetworking before the Conven1on begins by following uson Twi2er (www.twi�er.com/apscunow) and liking us onFacebook (www.facebook.com/apscu). APSCU willregularly be upda1ng these sites with up to the minuteexclusive coverage not available anywhere else. We alsoencourage you to talk back! Send APSCU any Tweets (use#APSCU2013 for any conven1on related content), links,videos, mul1media content or ques1ons related to theconven1on by accessing these social media tools.You may also contact APSCU at (202) 336-6700 or 1101Connec1cut Avenue, NW, Suite 900, Washington D.C.20036, or check APSCU’s website atwww.apscuconven�on.org for updates.

General Information

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1101 Connecticut Avenue,NWSuite 900Washington D.C.20036(202) 336-6700www.apscuconvention.org@apscunow#APSCU2013