Sponsor Resources

We are delighted that you will be joining us as an exhibitor for the 2017 AIR Forum in Washington, DC. 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

FEBRUARY 13 – MARCH 10, 2017

  • Sponsored Session Submissions

FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017

  • Sponsorship Balance Due

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017

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

FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017

  • Certificate of Liability Insurance Deadline

TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2017

  • 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM - Move-In


  • 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM - Show Hours


  • 7:45 AM – 3:00 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 like 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.