Leadership Conferences Exhibitor Contract and Registration
2020 ACSI Leadership Conferences Exhibit Space Contract
Exhibit Space Contract Exhibitor Terms and Conditions:
Not every Early Education Conference location will have exhibitors. Only those locations offering exhibitor spaces are noted on the registration form.
Exhibitors must submit a completed online registration form indicating their event site(s) of choice and payment option. Completion and submission of the online registration form will indicate and confirm that the exhibitor has read and has agreed to all of the terms and conditions outlined in this document. If there are any questions or concerns regarding any of the information contained in this document, please contact email@example.com or 888.892.4259.
ACSI assigns exhibit spaces on a first-come, first-served basis after receipt of exhibitor application and accompanying payment and acceptance of the application by ACSI. ACSI reserves the right to refuse any exhibitor application for any reason. Consideration will be taken to try to prevent competitor exhibitors from being placed directly next to one another. (Be sure to indicate any competitors of concern on the registration form.) Exhibitors who have not paid in full for their booth will not be allowed to exhibit.
Exhibitor Booth Description:
Exhibitor booth space will include one 6'x3' or 8'x3' table (size determined by event site), with at least one chair.
Electrical Access for Booth Location:
While most event sites are able to provide electrical access to many or most booth locations, and ACSI will do its best to accommodate those requesting electrical access when assigning booths, ACSI cannot guarantee electrical service to all those requesting it at a particular event site.
Payment for all requested booth space is due net 30 days of date of invoice OR before the first scheduled event date (whichever comes first). Exhibitor may not be allowed to exhibit if payment in full has not been made prior to date of exhibit. Payment options are as follows:
- Mail payment to 731 Chapel Hills Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80920
- Call and make payment via CC or Bank Account to Sheila Alderson, ACSI A/R Accountant, at 719.867.0140 or ACSI Member Care at 800.367.0798.
- Account# 9217450197
- Routing/ABA# 102000076
- Email remittance advice to firstname.lastname@example.org
Exhibitor Non-Compete/Sales of Products Guidelines:
- Companies/businesses that market products or services that directly compete with products and services of the Association will not be permitted to exhibit at ACSI-sponsored events/activities. This includes but is not limited to textbook publishers who produce instructional materials that directly compete with instructional materials produced by ACSI/Purposeful Design Publications.
- Fund raising organizations that employ a philosophical approach to fund development that uses students as sales agents to sell products or services will not be permitted. In addition, the specific sale of products or services as an end in themselves and not specifically connected to the educational mission of a Christian school will not be given an audience at ACSI events.
If you have any questions as to whether or not your product is in alignment with this policy, please contact email@example.com or 888.892.4259.
Multiple Venue Discounts:
- Reserve 3-4 locations with initial registration, receive 10% discount off of total amount due.
- Reserve 5 locations with initial registration, receive 25% discount off of total amount due.
To qualify for the discount, the vendor must pay ALL fees for registered events in full prior to the start of the first event. Payments on discounted fees are non-refundable.
Cancellation and Refund Policy:
- 60 or more days before booth setup Less $25.00
- 8–59 days before booth setup Less 50%
- 7 or fewer days before booth setup
No Refunds will be given unless cancellation is submitted in writing to either the ACSI Exhibit Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Payments on discounted registration fees are non-refundable.
Additional Terms of Contract:
Visual access to surrounding exhibitor spaces must not be unreasonably blocked by an exhibitor. Exhibitors much check with the ACSI regional director responsible for a particular site for permission to exceed assigned exhibit space.
ACSI has reserved the right to require exhibitors to remove from their displays any item or sign that does not conform to the moral standard, tone, or general standards of ACSI or the evangelical Christian school movement as solely determined by ACSI.
The exhibitor agrees that the exhibit shall be set up and maintained through the duration of the event in full compliance with the terms of this contract. ACSI reserves the right to reject, eject, or prohibit any exhibit in whole or part, or any exhibitor or exhibitor representatives, with our without giving cause. In such a case, ACSI's liability shall not exceed the return of the exhibit fee to the exhibitor in the amount that is unused at the time of ejection.
As a contractual condition of exhibiting at an ACSI event, an exhibitor shall be fully responsible to pay for any and all damages to the exhibit site or for injuries to any person at the site that result from any act or omission of the exhibitor. An exhibitor agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless ACSI and its employees and the event site owners, managers, agents, employees, subsidiaries, and affiliates from any damages or charges resulting from exhibitor use on the property. An exhibitor's liability shall include all losses, costs, damages, or expenses arising from, out of, or by reason of any accident or bodily injury or other occurrences to any person or persons, including the exhibitor, its agents, employees, and business invitees that arise from or out of the exhibitor's occupancy and use of the exhibition premises or site location.
As a contractual condition of exhibiting at an ACSI event, the Exhibitor shall hold ACSI and its employees harmless for the possible loss of exhibitor equipment, merchandise, or other materials from an exhibitor's display. Exhibitors are strongly discouraged from bringing minor children onto the event site property.
Exhibitors disregarding this request shall be totally responsible for the supervision of such children. Exhibitors are also responsible for any damages caused by the children and for any medical costs for injuries incurred by the children at the event site.
Exhibitors using sound equipment must make sure that the sound does not disturb neighboring displays. Sound projection should be confined to the limits of the booth.
Please fill out the form below. For questions, please email email@example.com or call 888.892.4259.
ACSI Announces Leadership Divisional, Professional Development Staff Transitions
Included in the strategic plan is the association’s new three division model for serving schools and educators, which is a change from its previous eight region model. The move builds school services around school size as well as geographic location and will allow a more efficient means of assistance.
Dr. Cecil Swetland is promoted to Senior Director, Western Division. Swetland spent the past five years as Regional Director for California and Hawaii. Prior to that he spent the previous 18 years as Head of School at Desert Christian Schools in Lancaster, CA.
As Senior Director, Swetland will continue serving member schools by challenging them and encouraging school leaders to achieve higher levels of spiritual and academic excellence. “I have the opportunity to work with remarkable Christian leaders and educators—it is a joy to collaborate with all of them—and ACSI team members,” he explained. “The staff at ACSI works as a united team that equips Christian educators and facilitates school improvement through accreditation, developing early education programs, providing professional development, and enhancing a child’s Christian school experience through student activities.”
Next, Dr. Jeff Mattner will take on the new Senior Director, Central Division role after serving the past nine years as Mid-America Regional Director. The Central Division is comprised of more than 700 schools from 18 states. Mattner has been in the ministry of Christian school education for the past 38 years. He was a Christian school administrator for 26 of those years in the states of New Jersey, Indiana, and Illinois.
Dr. Mattner said that he considers it “a privilege to partner with ACSI schools and school leaders, assisting my brothers and sisters working together in this Kingdom work called Christian school education.”
Finally, Dr. Edward Bunn is moving into the newly created Leadership Program Director position. Bunn most recently served as South Central Regional Director. He has served for over 25 years in the field of Education and holds a Masters in Christian School Administration and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. He is also a former adjunct professor, schoolteacher, head of school, and pastor.
Bunn explained that in his new role, he will be working alongside ACSI Director of Professional Development, Cindy Dodds, supporting the association’s new Flourishing Schools Institute, Leadership University and additional Leadership Development Initiatives. “This will allow me to support school leaders across the US and Internationally by developing initiatives that flow out of a strong biblical worldview and quality research to enhance leadership capacity,” he said.
According to Dodds, Bunn brings a wealth of experience to ACSI Professional Development Department and she anticipates ACSI members will greatly benefit from the move.
“Dr. Bunn’s expertise and experience will enrich and enhance ACSI’s leadership development offerings, as we seek to serve and support our schools in their journey to flourishing,” she said.
Dr. David Balik, ACSI Vice President of USA, has worked closely with Swetland, Mattner and Bunn for several years and offers high praise for all three. “Being on a team with godly and gifted men like Cecil, Jeff and Edward has been a tremendous blessing to me personally. I’m eagerly anticipating seeing the fruit of their expertise and leadership as they move into their new roles, and I know our members will reap the benefits.”
To learn more about the ACSI, please visit the website at www.ACSI.org or Connect with the ACSI Care Team by calling 800-367-5391 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., ACSI exists to strengthen Christian schools and equip Christian educators worldwide as they prepare students academically and inspire them to become devoted followers of Jesus Christ. ACSI advances excellence in Christian schools by enhancing the professional and personal development of Christian educators and providing vital support functions for Christian schools by offering multiple services including teacher and administrator certification, school accreditation, legal/legislative assistance, and curriculum publishing. Serving more than 25,000 schools in 108 countries, ACSI helps more than 5.5 million students worldwide connect to Christian education.
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