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ATTENTION #NABJNAHJ20 EXHIBITORS: Please do not place any exhibitor kit orders until May 15, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact vdodson@nabj.org.
The #NABJNAHJ20 Career Fair and Careers & Coffee Exhibit Hall are the largest career expos for minority journalists and media professionals in the country. The #NABJNAHJ20 Career Fairs will take place from July 8-10 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. The Career Fair showcases the tremendous range of news organizations operating today, from journalism schools to digital startups looking for journalists and media-related professionals for their newsrooms.


The companies that attend the Career Fair and Exhibit Hall are seeking to fill full-time positions, internships and freelance assignments. Employers seek candidates to cover a range of subject areas including health and science, business and economics, investigative journalism, sports, weather, media, technology, politics and government, general assignment, race and justice, metro and community news, arts, culture and entertainment, food, travel and fashion, international news and more.

 



The #NABJNAHJ20 Career Fair and Careers & Coffee Exhibit Hall are SOLD OUT!


Prepare to secure your space early! Booth selection is based on a first-come, first-served basis.
Important Note: No booth reservations will be permitted or accepted prior to the opening of online sales. We do not offer vendor and/or sales company booths.

 

EXHIBIT RATES AND DEADLINES

CAREER FAIR EXHIBIT
BOOTH
Location: Main Exhibit Hall
Early-Bird
By March 1, 2020
Pre-Registration
By  May 1, 2020
 
Exhibitor $5,500 $6,500  
Journalism School/Talent Agency
(Third-Party Recruitment)
$3,000 $3,500  
ADDITIONAL FEES      
Island Booths
(Contact NABJ)
$4,500 $5,500  
CAREERS & COFFEE EXHIBIT HALL
BOOTH
Location: Thurgood Marshall
Ballroom North and West
Early-Bird
By March 1, 2020
Pre-Registration
By  May 1, 2020
 
Exhibitor $3,000 $3,500  
Journalism School/Talent Agency
(Third-Party Recruitment)
$2,000 $2,500  
EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION Early Bird
By March 1, 2020
Pre-Registration
By May 1, 2020
Onsite
After May 1, 2020
Complimentary Exhibit Booth Personnel
(Limit 2 per 10' x 10' booth)
$0 $0 $0
Exhibitor Booth Personnel $445 $545 $575
CONVENTION SPECIAL EVENTS      
Hall of Fame Induction & Luncheon
Friday, July 10, 2020
$65 $75 $100
Salute to Excellence Awards
Saturday, July 11, 2020
$65 $75 $100
Gospel Brunch
Sunday, July 12, 2020
$50 $60 $75


EXHIBIT BOOTH BENEFITS

• 10’ x 10’ booth includes one table, two chairs, booth sign, one waste basket, and pipe & drape
• Two (2) complimentary convention registrations for each 10’ x 10’ booth
Main Career Fair Exhibit Hall - 3 full days of recruiting and exhibiting
Careers & Coffee Exhibit Hall - 2 full days of recruiting and exhibiting
• Listing in #NABJNAHJ20 convention souvenir program book
• Listing on #NABJNAHJ20 Mobile App with logo, booth number, and website link
• Listing in #NABJNAHJ20 convention highlight email (audience 25,000+)
• Logo (linked) and 50-word description on digital exhibitor page on #NABJNAHJ20 website
• Perimeter security guard service
• Recruiter/Exhibitor registration includes convention bag, convention program book, and access to convention workshops

Important Notice: Standard booth dimensions are 10' x 10'/ceiling height is 11'
Pillar Notice: The main exhibit hall contains several pillars throughout the floor plan. The pillar's dimensions are 27" x 25". The pillar's baseboard dimensions are 30" x 28.5". To review the pillars, click here: Pillar Picture #1Pillar Picture #2Pillar Picture #3, and Pillar Picture #4.

MAIN EXHIBIT HALL - "NEW" EXHIBIT SCHEDULE

Tuesday, July 7 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Registration ONLY
**UPDATE**
Tuesday, July 7
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Booth Set-up
Wednesday, July 8 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibits Open
Thursday, July 9 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibits Open
Friday, July 10 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibits Open
**UPDATE**
Friday, July 10
5:01 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Exhibitor Dismantling/Removal

 

CAREERS & COFFEE EXHIBIT HALL SCHEDULE

Tuesday, July 7 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Registration ONLY
**UPDATE**
Tuesday, July 7
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Booth Set-up
Wednesday, July 8 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibits Open
Thursday, July 9 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibits Open
**UPDATE**
Thursday, July 9
5:01 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Exhibitor Dismantling/Removal


Click HERE to download the #NABJNAHJ20 Exhibitor Contract
Click HERE to download the #NABJNAHJ20 Main Exhibit Hall Rules and Regulations
Click HERE to download the #NABJNAHJ20 Careers & Coffee Exhibit Hall Rules and Regulations

CONTACTS
Exhibit Sales: Veronique Dodson at 301.405.0554 or vdodson@nabj.org
Exhibit Booth Services: Alliance Exposition Services

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