Sponsor & Exhibitor Information

Online Registration- Limited Space Available!!!-Register Online or
Contact Becky Smith for availability
Sponsor/Exhibitor Contract
2012 Expo Floor PlanExhibitor Packet (shipping, electricty, etc.)

Please note the following application procedure. To simplify the application process we are:

  • Requesting that registration be completed online.
  • Requesting that payment be complete by January 13, 2012
  • Requesting that this contract be read in its entirety by your company. During the online registration you will be asked if the contract has been read.
  • Booth Spaces will not be assigned until payment is received in FULL.

February 6, 2012, The Classic Center, Athens, Georgia

Booth Assignments
Booth Assignments will be sent by email on January 20, 2012 to the contact name given on the registration.

Space Cost

  • Booth $500 GAEL Corporate Member
  • Booth $650 Non - Corporate Member
  • Corporate Friend Exhibitor package-$1,000 (includes your company name and logo prominently displayed during the conference, recognition by GAEL leaders during a General Session, one complimentary 8’ x 10’ booth in the EXPO Hall and a complimentary corporate membership in GAEL ($200 value), if not already a member)

Sponsorships Available

  • Diamond Level-$5,000
  • Platinum Level- $4,000
  • Gold Level- $2,500
  • Silver Level-$2,000
  • Bronze Level-$1,500

Application Deadline

January 13, 2012

Booth Information

  • Booth dimensions are 8’ x 10’.
  • If you have a larger set up, you will need to purchase two or more spaces
  • Booth package includes: 8’ x 10’ pipe and drape, dressed table, 2 chairs and waste basket.  Electricity is NOT included.
  • Signs are limited to booth space only

Exhibit Exposure
GAEL makes every effort to give exhibitors ample visitation by attendees.  All refreshment breaks, the continental breakfast, and Monday Lunch are held in the Exhibit Hall.

Tentative 2011 Exhibit Schedule

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Exhibit Hall Set-up                          
2:00pm – 5:00pm

Monday, February 6, 2012

Exhibit Hall Open7:30am – 5:00pm
Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall7:30am – 8:15am
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall10:00am – 10:30am
Lunch in Exhibit Hall12:00am– 1:00pm
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall3:30pm – 4:00pm
Exhibit Hall Close5:00pm
Exhibit Tear-down5:00pm - 7:00pm


The Classic City Hilton Garden Inn-
390 East Washington Street, Athens, GA 30601
Phone 706-353-6800 Fax 706-353-6807

Holiday Inn Athens-
197 E. Broad Street, Athens, GA 30601
706-549-4433 Fax 706-354-6438

Holiday Inn Express Athens-
513 W. Broad Street, Athens, GA 30601
Phone 706-546-8122 Fax 706-546-9122

The Foundry Park Inn-
295 E. Dougherty Street, Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 706-549-7020 Toll Free: (866) 9ATHENS

Hotel Indigo-
500 College Avenue, Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 877-270-1392

For more information regarding Sponsorships and Exhibits, please contact:
Becky Smith at bsmith@gael.org or 770.967.2050 x21.