Sponsor Resources

We are delighted that you will be joining us as an exhibitor for the 2016 AIR Forum in New Orleans. The annual conference provides valuable learning experiences for more than 2,000 higher education professionals working in institutional research, assessment, planning and related postsecondary education fields.

Important Dates

MARCH 7 - MARCH 25, 2016

  • Sponsored Session Submissions


  • Sponsorship Balance Due

FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016

  • All items due for the program book (includes Logo, Descriptions, and Advertisements)

SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016

  • GES Discount Deadline

FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016

  • Certificate of Liability Insurance Deadline

TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016

  • 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM - Move-In

WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2016

  • 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM - Finishing touches
  • 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM - Show Hours

THURSDAY, June 2, 2016

  • 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM - Show Hours
  • 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM - Move-Out


Showsite Tips:

Put together a trade show survival kit to include in your freight or carry with you, including:

  • Small Tool Kit
  • Stapler, Scissors, Tape
  • Pens & Markers for labels
  • First Aid Kit

Remember to keep the conversations about your product in your exhibit space. Suitcasing, the act of soliciting business in the aisles during the exhibition or in other public spaces, including another company’s booth or a hotel lobby, is prohibited.

Safety Reminder:

During move in and move out individuals under the age of 18 are prohibited from being on or around the show floor. Show sites during these times are similar to a construction zone and considered to be hazardous. OSHA regulations prohibit minors from being present in a hazardous work environment. Only sponsors with an exhibit hall access card may enter the hall during these times.