PD Forum Exhibitor Contract and Registration

Thank you to all who participated in exhibiting at the 2017 PD Forums!

Coming soon—exhibitor registration for 2018 PD Forums

Please note that all information below was for the 2017 PD Forum season. New information, including opportunities and costs will be updated soon. Please check back.

2017 ACSI PD Forums Exhibit Booth Contract:

Exhibitor Terms and Conditions: 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 exhibitors@acsi.org or 888.892.4259.  

Booth Assignment: 

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. 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 Due: 

Payment for all requested booth space is due payable in full prior to the event date. Exhibitor may not be allowed to exhibit if payment in full has not been made prior to the date of exhibit. Payment must be made by credit card only following approval of registration and booth assignment. Instructions for submitting payment will be provided following receipt of completed registration form. For additional information or questions, please contact Gayle Williamson at 719.867.0251 or exhibitors@acsi.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.
  • Fundraising 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 exhibitors@acsi.org or 888.892.4259.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: 

  • 60 or more days before booth setup...... Less $25
  • 8–59 days before booth setup.................... Less 50%
  • 7 or fewer days before booth setup....... No Refunds

No refunds will be given unless cancellation is submitted in writing to either the ACSI exhibit administrator (exhibitors@acsi.org) or the ACSI regional director in charge of the event.  

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 for paying 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.     

Exhibit Locations and Dates:

Anchorage, AK—September 28–29, 2017
Grace Christian School
12407 Pintail Street
Anchorage AK 99516
Est. Attendance: 100
Exhibit Fee: $400

Roseville, CA—September 28–29, 2017
Adventure Christian School
6401-B Stanford Ranch Rd
Roseville, CA 95678
Est. Attendance: 875
Exhibit Fee: $800

Chicago/Aurora, IL—October 12–13, 2017
Aurora Christian School
2255 Sullivan Rd
Aurora IL 60506
Est. Attendance: 650
Exhibit Fee: $600

O'Fallon, MO—October 12–13, 2017
First Baptist Christian Academy
8750 Veterans Memorial Parkway
O'Fallon, MO 63366
Est. Attendance: 150
Exhibit Fee: $400

Salem, OR—October  12–13, 2017
Salem Academy
42 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97301
Est. Attendance: 350
Exhibit Fee: $400

Winston-Salem, NC—October 12–13, 2017
Calvary Church and Day School
5000 Country Club Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Est. Attendance: 700
Exhibit Fee: $800

Ft Lauderdale, FL—October  19–20, 2017
Calvary Christian Academy
2401 West Cypress Creek Road
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309
Est. Attendance: 350
Exhibit Fee: $400

Grove City PA—October  19–20, 2017
Grove City College
100 Campus Drive
Grove City, PA 16127
Est. Attendance: 400
Exhibit Fee: $600

Lancaster PA—October  19–20, 2017
Lancaster Bible College
901 Eden Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
Est. Attendance: 825
Exhibit Fee: $800

Brooklyn Park (Minneapolis), MN—October 19–20  THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Denver, CO—October  20, 2017 (one day only)
Faith Christian Elementary School
6210 Ward Rd.
Arvada, CO 80004
Est. Attendance: 300
Exhibit Fee: $200

Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX—October  23, 2017  THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

San Antonio, TX—October  23–24, 2017
The Christian School at Castle Hills
2216 NW Military Hwy
Castle Hills, TX 78213
Est. Attendance: 250
Exhibit Fee: $400

Atlanta, GA—October  26–27, 2017
Eagle's Landing Christian Academy
2400 Hwy 42 A
McDonough, GA
Est. Attendance: 400
Exhibit Fee: $600

Federal Way, WA—October  26–27, 2017
Christian Faith School
33645 20th Avenue S
Federal Way, WA 98003
Est. Attendance: 400
Exhibit Fee: $600

Columbus, OH—November 2–3, 2017
Grove City Christian School
4750 Hoover Road
Grove City, OH 43123
Est. Attendance: 1000
Exhibit Fee: $800

Phoenix, AZ—November 2–3, 2017
Grace Christian Academy
1200 E. Southern Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85282
Est. Attendance: 350
Exhibit Fee: $400

Lexington, MA—November 3, 2017 (one day only)
Lexington Christian Academy
48 Bartlett Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420
Est. Attendance: 350
Exhibit Fee: $200

Daytona Beach, FL—November  20–21, 2017
Warner Christian Academy
1730 South Ridgewood Ave South
Daytona, FL 32119
Est. Attendance: 400
Exhibit Fee: $600

Lynchburg, VA—November 20–21, 2017
Liberty Christian Academy
100 Mountain View Road
Lynchburg, VA
Est. Attendance: 400
Exhibit Fee: $600

Orange County, CA—November  20–21, 2017
Hilton Anaheim
777 Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
Est. Attendance: 1100
Exhibit Fee: $800

Please fill out the form below. For questions please email exhibitors@acsi.org or contact Gayle Williamson at 719.867.0251.