Exhibitor Information


    Regular Registration Deadline is October 11, 2019

    Late Registration Deadline is November 8, 2019


    To register, complete the exhibitor registration form and submit to CGS.


    • If paying by credit card, complete the on-line registration OR,
    • If paying by check, print and complete the exhibitor registration form and mail (or email meetings@cgs.nche.edu) to the Council of Graduate Schools, Meetings Dept., One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 230, Washington, DC 20036.


    Checks should be made payable to the Council of Graduate Schools. Payment by credit card must include the card number, expiration date, cvv number, name and signature of the cardholder.


    Meeting Fees

    Registration fee includes: A six foot skirted display table, access to an electrical outlet, and two internet connections. Also included are the meeting materials, opening reception, two lunches, morning and afternoon refreshment breaks, and Thursday reception for up to two representatives of your organization.



    Registration will be accepted through November 8.


    CGS Member Exhibitor Fee

    • $3,000


    Regular Exhibitor Fee

    (postmarked on or before October 11, 2019)

    • $5,000


    Regular Exhibitor Fee - Late

     (postmarked after October 11, 2019)

    • $6,000


    Program and Meeting App Inclusions and Deadlines


    Each exhibitor receives a quarter page ad in the printed meeting program. Ads must be submitted in camera ready format as 300dpi hires pdfs or jpeg files and with the following specifications:

    Ad Size: 3.466" x 4.925"
    Crop marks are not required; black and white image; all ads are non-bleed


    Exhibitors also receive the added benefit of their company information and logo included within the meeting app.

    Company descriptions should be a maximum of 150 words and the logo sent as either a jpg or png file. Tip: for the best in-app resolution, images should be about 300 by 300 pixels. For rectangular images, we recommend portrait view over landscape.


    Submission deadline is October 14. Please send this information via email to hshank@cgs.nche.edu.


    Cancellation/Refund Policy


    CGS will fully refund registration fees if cancellation notification is received, in writing, on or before October 20. After October 20, all refunds will be subject to a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be honored after November 12.


    Mailing Labels


    Exhibitors will receive mailing labels of current 2019 CGS Annual Meeting attendees as of November 9. These labels will be sent in “pdf” format via email and will not include exhibitors as labels are intended for the promotion of your organization at the Annual Meeting. A full participant list will be included in the meeting app which will be active a week prior to the meeting.


    Exhibitor Table Information


    Exhibitor Online Registration



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