||1pm - 5pm
|Welcoming Reception & Exhibits Open
|Mon., 18 March
||8am – 6pm
|Tue., 19 March
||8am – 6pm
||8am – 1pm
Exhibit space is available on a first come-first served basis. The 48th Annual Meeting and 125th Anniversary Celebration are an excellent opportunity to make contact with geoscience and technical professions, secondary and college-level educators, and their students in atmosphere of relaxed exchange, recreation, and planning.
1 March 2013
|GSA Exhibits Management
c/o Quality Business Services
Attention: Cindy Thompson
$400 per 8'x10' commercial booths
$275 per 8'x10' nonprofit booths
$125 per display table
Exhibits will be in the Grand Ballroom on the Great Hall Level
Display tables will be in the Lafayette Room South on the Lower Level
Omni Mount Washington Resort, Bretton Woods, NH
Exhibit Booth Package includes 8' high back drape, 3' high side rails, ID sign; one 6'L x 30"H 3-sided skirted table, two chairs, one wastebasket, 1 exhibit only badge, additional badges at $30 each, 1 reduced rate full meeting registration at $75 with commercial rate booths ($400 booth rate).
Deadline for exhibit booth reservations: 1 March 2013
For sponsorship information, contact Brian Fowler, or Cindy Thompson,
Click here for more on sponsorship levels
General Attendee Demographics
Based on previous Section meetings, the demographics of ours will likely to break down as follows:
~ 40% professionals (estimate for NEGSA, 2013 = ± 360)
~ 60% students(estimate for NEGSA, 2013 = ± 550)
This student demographic is generally 18 to 24 years of age, intellectually-skilled, energetic and in generally good physical condition. It is remarkable for its general enthusiasm for outdoor activities. Since the science of geology involves substantial such activity, those pursuing it are usually quite positively inclined to outdoor activity.
Such pursuits include (but are not limited to) hiking, skiing, snowboarding, technical and sport climbing (rock and ice), camping, kayaking/canoeing, backpacking, and bicycling (road and trail).
Most belong to institutional outing clubs or more informal departmental groups that plan and encourage events centered on these or related activities. The morale of these groups is remarkable, and attendance at their events and outings is often substantial. They have many needs for equipment, instruction, activity opportunities, supporting services, etc.
The professional demographic generally ranges from early 30’s through the 70’s and has similar interests. However, it is generally older and not as energetically inclined. This, however, is not true of the entire cohort, and numerous of its members continue their similar interests (they have “to keep up” with their students…). Many hike, ski, etc. through their 70’s and into their 80’s.
To help exhibitors/sponsors access this meeting’s attendees, we have allocated space so that heavy foot traffic will pass through the Exhibit area throughout the meeting as it accesses the popular poster sessions that occur daily and change each morning and afternoon.