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2018 Annual Conference Sponsor & Exhibitor Program

Thursday, November 8 – Friday, November 9, 2018
Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan
"Blazing a Trail to Learning 2”

Annual Conference Sponsor

  • 2018 Annual Conference Sponsorship Program - This year’s Annual Conference Sponsorship program has been enhanced and offers the opportunity to have company information displayed in Annual Conference printed and on-site materials distributed to over 2,000 participants. A variety of sponsorship levels to choose from provides your company with opportunities to underwrite a speaker or host a reception, have your logo scrolling during the luncheons, appear on the ISACS Annual Conference App, etc. A member of the ISACS staff is happy to talk with you regarding the sponsorship program that will be most meaningful for your company. For information, view the 2018-19 Sponsorships & Exhibitor Opportunities PDF or call ISACS at (312) 750-1190.

Annual Conference Exhibitor – $850

Call the ISACS office for more information or to be placed on next year's notifictaion list at (312) 750-1190!

  • Exposure up to 2,000 Midwest faculty, administrators, heads of school & trustees from independent PK-12 schools
  • Recognition in printed program sent to 5,000 faculty, administrators, and heads of school
  • Recognition in onsite conference materials
  • Listed on as an exhibitor and in the exhibitor section on the annual conference app
  • $950 after Monday, July 9, 2018

For companies that want the most exposure with maximum value,
become a 2018-19 Association Sponsor and enjoy a
$350 discount on your 2018 Annual Conference Exhibitor Fee!
Click Here to Register Today

Exhibitor Information

  • Click here for the 2018 Exhibitor Map
  • ​Click here for a linked listing of the 35 current 2018 ISACS Annual Conference Exhibitors.
  • Exhibit rental fee includes two days – Thursday, November 8 and Friday, November 9, 2018.
  • Exhibitor space will be open 8:30 am–Noon and 1:00–5:00 pm on Thursday, November 8 and 8:30 am–Noon and 1:00–3:00 pm on Friday, November 9. (This area is not secure, please do not leave any valuables overnight.)
  • Exhibitor set-up is Thursday, November 8 after 6:30 am. (There will be no set up on Wednesday evening.)
  • The fee includes:
    • 8’ x 30” draped table top
    • Two Chairs
    • 2 ft. of space in between each table
    • Ample space in front of and behind each table
    • 3 ft. off the wall when a table is against one
  • Cobo Center includes complimentary access to Wi-Fi (light usage for visiting websites, etc.) You can connect to the “CoboFree” network without a password.
  • Space selection is based on your company’s registration date. Chancellor and President Level Sponsors receive selection priority if received by Monday, July 9, 2018. Selection process will begin summer 2018.
  • Assignments and additional details will be confirmed prior to conference date.
  • Adhesive backed signs of any kind are not permitted.
  • Helium balloons are not permitted.
  • Payment in full must be received by Friday, September 14, 2018.

Exhibitor Responsibility (shipping, electrical, etc.)

  • Requesting and paying for electrical, audio-visual, additional Wi-Fi if needed beyond the complimentary Wi-Fi offered, and shipping to/from venue. ISACS will provide electrical, Wi-Fi, and shipping forms via email to registered exhibitors in August 2018.
  • Exhibitors shall not assign or sublet any space allowed to them and shall not advertise products or services other than those manufactured or sold by them without written permission from ISACS.
  • Daily parking at Cobo Center is $15/car.

Annual Conference Hotel Accommodations for Sponsors and Exhibitors

Westin Book Cadillac
1114 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI

  • Reservations - ISACS has secured discounted rooms at the Westin Book Cadillac at $165/night plus tax for single or double occupancy. To make a reservation, please call (888) 627-7150 and use the group code “Independent Schools Association of the Central States” to receive the discounted rate. To make your hotel reservation online, click here. The rate is available until 5:00 pm, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 or until the block reaches capacity. Individual reservations must be cancelled 48 hours before date of arrival. The ISACS rate includes complimentary Wi-Fi in sleeping rooms and complimentary access to fitness center and indoor pool. We recommend making your hotel reservations early.
  • From the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel to Cobo Center - The hotel is five blocks from Cobo Center. ISACS will provide limited bus transportation between the Westin Book Cadillac and Cobo Center at specific morning and afternoon times. The walk is approximately 10 minutes and the People Mover is also an easy and efficient option. ISACS will provide additional bus details as the conference approaches and will be included in registration confirmation emails prior to your arrival.

Heads Conference Sponsor

  • 2019 Heads of School Conference Sponsorship Program - If your company is interested in being a sponsor at the 2019 Heads Conference, January 31-February1, 2019, please contact ISACS at (312) 750-1190 or email Karen Zeitlin at There are no sponsorship opportunities at this time but if you are intersted, please contact Karen and you can be placed on the notification list should a Heads Conference sponsorship open up.

Association Sponsor

  • Highlight of this program includes a year-long listing on the ISACS website of your company’s contact information accessed by administrators, faculty, parents, and trustees. Click here to for more information.
  • $350 discount on Annual Conference exhibitor space (combination fee: $1,000)
  • ISACS member school mailing address list in Excel for 2018-19 (to be sent 9/1/18) – NEW THIS YEAR!

Cancellation Policy

  • There are no refunds for 2018 Annual Conference Sponsors or 2018-19 Association Sponsors. Exhibitor cancellations must be received via email to by Friday, September 14, 2018 and are eligible for a 50% refund. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after September 14, 2018.

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