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Ad and Exhibit Rates

WESTERN LITERATURE ASSOCIATION
53rd Annual Meeting

St. Louis, Missouri — October 24 – 27, 2018

Theme: Indigenous Hubs, Gateway Cities, Border States

Conference Hotel: Chase Park Plaza Hotel. 

Exhibitors will receive one 6′ draped table and 2 chairs for each table reserved. They will also receive one complimentary conference registration per table reserved.

Exhibit Hours

Thursday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Exhibit Set-Up

Wednesday, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

or Thursday, prior to 8:00 am

Exhibit Dismantle

Saturday, after 12:00 pm

BOOK EXHIBIT: US$250.00 for the first table, $150 for each additional table.

SHIPPING BOOKS:

Exhibit materials cannot be sent to the hotel more than two days (Monday, October 22) before the event. Send to:

Chase Park Plaza Hotel Royal Sonesta Hotel 
ATTN:  Kathy Best
212 N. Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO  63108

LABEL AS FOLLOWS:

HOLD FOR:  JOHN SMITH, ABC COMPANY
WESTERN LIT EXHIBITOR – KHOR WEST

Please note:

The hotel DOES NOT have a lift gate. Therefore, materials that are shipped to the hotel must arrive in a truck that has a lift gate if needed. For return items after the show, all boxes must be packed, taped and addressed with the proper label.  

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Publishers who wish to advertise in our conference program, please send a pdf file of each ad to nwitschi@westernlit.org and Sabine Barcatta at wlaoperations@gmail.com. Deadline: August 15, 2018.

All ads will be reproduced in black and white.

Program Ads:
Full-Page (7” x 9.5”) $300
Half-Page (3.5” x 9.5” [vertical] or 7.” x 4.5” [horizontal])
$175
Quarter-Page (3.5”w x 4.25”h)$100

For further information or to reserve space, please contact:

Nicolas S. Witschi, Executive Secretary
Western Literature Association
Department of English
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008
269.387.2571
nwitschi@westernlit.org

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