Exhibit at the Literacy for All Conference

Exhibitor Hours

Sunday, October 22, 2017: 4:00–6:00 pm
Monday, October 23, 2017: 10:00 am–6:00 pm (Exhibit fair from 5:00–6:00 pm)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 7:30 am–3:30 pm

Exhibitor Set-Up

Rhode Island Convention Center, 5th Floor Pre-Function Space
Set-Up Hours:
Sunday, October 22, 2017, 12:00–4:00 pm
Monday, October 23, 2017, 8:00–10:00 am
Please note that booth set-up is only during these hours. We are unable to accommodate extended hours for booth set-up.

Exhibitor Take Down

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 3:30–7:00 pm

  • Exhibit Booth Specifications and Pricing

    Price includes a 10' x 10' booth with an 8' x 30" table, chairs, wastebasket, draping, and ID sign

    • Early bird pricing by August 1, 2017: $600
    • Regular pricing after August 1, 2017: $900
    • Extra 8' x 30" tables: $150
  • Reserve Your Exhibit Booths Online
    • Register Now
    • Select the number of booths you want, order extra tables, and receive immediate confirmation
    • Have your Rhode Island Tax Identification number ready (if you have one) when you register
    • You may pay by credit card or check
    • Payment is due within ten days of registering
    • Cancellation deadline: September 1, 2017 for a refund, minus a $50 fee
    • If you have exhibited in the past, when you type your email into RegOnline you will receive an email back immediately. If you click the link emailed to you, all your contact information from last year will populate in the fields for this year. The system will not allow you to edit all the fields. If you wish to edit the fields, when you go to register online, click "Start a New Registration" and do not click the link in your email.
  • Exhibit Booth Assignments

    Booth numbers will be assigned by September 15, 2017. Preference given to:

    • Exhibitors participating in sponsorships or advertising
    • Exhibitors with long-standing relationship with Lesley University
    • Date reservation is received
  • Rhode Island Tax Information

    If you sell merchandise from your booth, you must have a Rhode Island Tax Identification number or apply for a temporary Rhode Island Tax ID number at the conference.

    • Exhibitors cannot sell merchandise without a permit
    • The cost of a temporary tax permit is $10, issued to your company at the conference by Lesley University
    • Rhode Island law requires we collect of all tax money from exhibitors at the conclusion of the conference. We will immediately submit the taxes to the Rhode Island Division of Taxation
    • If selling products from your booth, come with a check made out to the State of Rhode Island to cover the taxes
    • If receiving a temporary tax permit, bring with two checks: one for the permit and one for the taxes for items sold
  • Hotel Accommodations

    When making reservations, identify yourself as being with Lesley University/Literacy for All Conference to get the discounted room rate. Rates do not include tax or parking. Learn more about hotel accommodations.

  • Decorating Services

    Capital Convention Contractors in the drayage company for the 2017 conference. Exhibitors will receive a complete exhibitor services manual from Capital Convention Contractors.

Sponsor the Literacy for All Conference

Interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2017 Literacy for All Conference? Take a look at our sponsorship options. Please contact us at 617.349.8402 or literacy@lesley.edu, to learn more about sponsorship options.

Name of Sponsorship Cost Number Available What You Get Deadline
Gold Sponsor $5,000 1
  • Recognition in the conference brochure 
    (6,000 printed brochures, and 10,000 digital brochures distributed via social media/email marketing)
  • Company logo on conference website
  • Recognition on 1,500+ registration envelopes (1 per attendee)
  • Recognition in PowerPoint presentation in general sessions
  • 3 complimentary 1-day conference 
    registrations, good for any 1 of the 3 days
  • If exhibiting, choice of booth location
May 2, 2017
Notepad and Pen Sponsor $3,500 1
  • Company logo with Literacy for All logo on 1,500+ 5"x7" 70-sheet notepads–1 notepad and pen included in each attendee's conference bag
  • Recognition on conference website
  • Recognition in PowerPoint presentation in general sessions
June 1, 2017
Lanyard Sponsor $3,000 1
  • First-come, first-served
  • Company name on durable cloth lanyard attached to the required name tags handed out in registration package to each of 1,500+ conference attendees
  • Company logo displayed on conference website
  • Recognition in PowerPoint presentation in general sessions
June 1, 2017
Bag Insert Sponsor $500 2
  • First-come, first-served
  • 1, 8.5"x11" company flyer or coupon inserted
    into 1,500+ bags, one for each participant
  • Sponsor is responsible for the cost of printing and shipping materials
September 1, 2017
Flyer Sponsor $100 3
  • 1, 8.5"x11" flyer or coupon at registration booths for 1 day of the conference
  • Company can choose which day it would like the flyer displayed
  • Sponsor is responsible for the cost of printing and shipping materials
September 1, 2017
Raffle Prizes for Exhibit Fair varies unlimited
  • If shipping materials to Lesley University, the deadline is September 22, 2017
  • If your company has a booth at the conference, 
    the deadline is October 23, 2017 at 1:00pm.
September 22, 2017
or October 23, 2017
Custom Sponsor TBD TBD
  • In addition to these opportunities, we would be excited to work with you to customize a sponsorship that will meet your needs. Contact us at literacy@lesley.edu about designing your own sponsorship!

Advertise to the Literacy for All Conference

Interested in advertising in the Literacy for All Conference? Choose between our brochures or envelopes.


Our conference brochure is a full-color 30+ page catalog. We send a hard copy to over 6,000 members in our Literacy for All network. We also digitally uploaded and shared via email and social media to over 10,000 recipients. The brochure is our major conference marketing piece that lists all workshops and schedules. It reaches Reading Recovery educators, PreK-8 classroom teachers, reading specialist, Title I directors, school leaders, and literacy coaches at their homes or schools. To learn more on these advertising options, please contact us at 617.349.8402 or literacy@lesley.edu.

Page Size Dimensions Rate
1/4 page 4"W x 5"H $300
1/2 page 8"W x 5"H $600
Full page (no bleed) 8"W x 10.5"H $1,250
Full page (with bleed) 9"W x 11.5"H $1,250

Reservations and materials deadline: May 2, 2017  

All ads in the conference brochure are printed in full color.


Registration envelopes are 9"W x 11.5"H handed out to each of 1,500+ conference attendees. Your company's message or logo will be printed on the front of the envelope for all participants to see.

Dimensions Rate
4"W x 3.25"H (no bleed) $100
4"W x 6.5"H (no bleed) $200
8.25"W x 3.25"H (no bleed) $200
8.25"W x 6.5"H (no bleed) $400

Reservations and materials deadline: July 5, 2017  

Ads on the conference registration envelopes are printed in black and white.

Advertising Policies

  • We kindly ask that advertisements do not appear to exploit any specific portion of the professional content of the conference program, nor imply Reading Recovery endorsement.
  • We reserve the right to decline advertisements.
  • All reservations will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. It is possible ad space is sold before the reservation deadlines.
  • Please call to confirm the availability of space before you prepare copy.
If you have any questions, please contact the Literacy for All Conference team