Exhibitor Table and Shipping Information



    Each exhibitor will have access to two internet connections at their exhibit space.



    Set-up will begin on Wednesday, December 5 at 8:00 am. The exhibit hall will be open to attendees on both Thursday, December 6, and Friday, December 7, from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. The exhibit hall will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on both days. The room will be secured on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, December 5 and 6, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 am. Exhibitors are asked to completely take down their exhibits by Friday evening.


    Shipping Information

    Meeting and exhibitor materials are to be shipped to the hotel no earlier than Friday, November 30. Please label packages as follows:


    Omni Shoreham Hotel
    C/O The UPS Store
    Recipient's phone number
    2500 Calvert Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202) 756-5358
    CGS Annual Meeting
    December 5-8, 2018


    Please note, the Omni Shoreham uses an “in house” UPS office for box handling. CGS will help coordinate delivery of boxes to the exhibit space, the Ambassador Ballroom. For package handling and storage fees, click here.



    CGS will provide a 6 foot skirted table and access to electricity and internet as noted above.


    CGS is the leading source of information, data analysis, and trends in graduate education. Our benchmarking data help member institutions to assess performance in key areas, make informed decisions, and develop plans that are suited to their goals.
    CGS Best Practice initiatives address common challenges in graduate education by supporting institutional innovations and sharing effective practices with the graduate community. Our programs have provided millions of dollars of support for improvement and innovation projects at member institutions.
    As the national advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. CGS members receive regular updates of legislative and regulatory proposals impacting graduate education and are provided resources to use in advocacy efforts on their campuses and with policymakers and other constituents. 
    CGS is an authority on global trends in graduate education and a leader in the international graduate community. Our resources and meetings on global issues help members internationalize their campuses, develop sustainable collaborations, and prepare their students for a global future.