The 106th Annual Conference of the College Art
Association (CAA) will take place from Wednesday, February 21, through
Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The
- Over 200 sessions
- 120 exhibits by publishers, artist
material manufacturers, digital resource providers, programs of advance and
foreign study, and services to the profession
- The nation’s largest job
placement service for visual arts professionals
As a registered exhibitor, you are welcome to
propose a 90-minute session or workshop for the 2018 Conference via this
portal between Wednesday, March 8, 2017
and Friday, September 1, 2017.
Sessions and workshops are a powerful way to
connect more deeply with conference attendees and contribute directly to the
conference program. Utilize your professional expertise and present a session
or practical workshop on innovative materials, new techniques, research
possibilities, groundbreaking scholarship, or unique publishing opportunities for which you as an exhibitor are known, in a more in-depth format. The CAA
Conference Committee and Programs Department welcome a wide variety of subject
areas and session formats.
The Exhibitor Sessions are intended to offer practical
information, professional expertise, or
historical/scholarly content only. The sessions
are not for direct marketing, sales or promotion of products,
publications, or services or programs.
If approved by the committee, the exhibitor will be
guaranteed one (1) session or workshop. Submissions received before the
deadline will be included in CAA publications such as the printed and online conference program, Abstracts 2018, and the conference
- You must be a registered
exhibitor for the 2018 conference. Registration forms to exhibit in the annual
conference book and trade fair will be available in August 2017. If you are a
recent exhibitor the exhibitor prospectus will be mailed to you in August. If you
submit a proposal for a session, you will need to subsequently register to
participate in the conference as an exhibitor once the exhibitor registration
is open in August.
- You must have at least one (1) Session
Chair or Workshop Leader identified in your submission.
- You must submit a session or
workshop abstract/description of up to 250 words.
GENERAL EXHIBITOR SUBMISSION INFORMATION
- Submissions may be started and worked on
during multiple visits to the Submittable website by clicking on the
"Save Draft" button at the bottom of this page. Only click the
blue "Submit" button once your submission is complete and ready
for review by the Annual Conference Committee. After clicking
"Submit" you will no longer have access to this submission.
- The accuracy of information in this
form (e.g., spelling of names, titles, grammar) is important as it
will be pulled directly from this database for conference
publications and the conference website.
- All sessions are 90 minutes in length; please
- All participants, speakers, and session leaders must register for at least their session at the conference via a conference
badge or single-session ticket. Exhibitors who purchase standard booths
receive 2 complimentary full-conference registrations. If the session/workshop leader(s) is(are) not covered by these 2 complimentary registrations, it
is the session/workshop leader's responsibility to register for the conference
(full-conference registration is available online through late December
while single-time-slot or single-day tickets will be
available on-site only).
- The default set-up of Exhibitor Session rooms is THEATER-STYLE. (seating in rows with a dais, podium, table, and microphones
for speakers with a laptop/audio patch). Please contact Katie Apsey,
Manager of Programs (firstname.lastname@example.org), if an alternative
room set-up or additional AV is needed by November 6, 2017. Alternative room
set-ups and additional AV needs are subject to additional venue costs and
are the responsibility of the exhibitor.
- The submissions portal will close Friday,
September 1, 2017.
- Questions regarding the submissions form or
process? Contact Katie Apsey: email@example.com or 212.392.4405.
- Questions regarding your exhibitor booth or
table? Contact Paul Skiff: firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.392.4413.