2011 ASIS&T Annual Meeting
Bridging the Gulf:
Communication and Information in Society, Technology, and Work

October 9-13, 2011
New Orleans, Louisiana

Table Top Exhibits

ASIS&T Contract for Table Top Display Space

ASIS&T Table-Top display space is sold on a first-come first-served basis. There is limited space available to preserve the informality of the conference and to maximize vendors productive, substantive exposure. All displays will be located in a public, high-traffic area where attendees gather. Maximize your exposure to this targeted audience while minimizing your expense and time!


$800.00 (before September 1)
$900.00 (after September 1)
Materials Return Fee: $25 per table, plus shipping charges
Install/Dismantle Fee *unstaffed tables only): $50 per table

Display Hours

Sunday, Oct. 9, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 8:30am-12:00noon

Set-up begins at 8:00am on Sunday, Oct. 9

Reserve your table top display today!


SHIPPING:  All materials should be shipped to the following address to arrive no earlier than Oct. 5 and no later than Oct 12, 2011

ASIS&T 2011 Annual Conference
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Tel: +1 504 581 1000

If table is unstaffed, send to the attention of VANESSA FOSS.

RETURN SHIPPING NOTE: ASIS&T cannot make arrangements for return shipping for any vendor without payment of the return shipping fee (see contract).

INSTALLATION OF DISPLAYS: All displays are to be installed on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, starting at 8:00am and be fully installed by 1:00pm. Materials and products should be stored each evening. Storage is the responsibility of the vendor.

DISMANTLING OF DISPLAYS: All displays are to be dismantled by 12:00noon on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011.

REGISTRATION: The Vendorís representative should go to the ASIS&T registration area and get a name badge & conference information.

AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT, ELECTRICAL SERVICE or ADDITIONAL FURNITURE: please contact Vanessa Foss (301) 495-0900 or vfoss@asis.org


1. Table Assignments - Table assignments will be made on-sight in the order that contracts were received. The rental fee must accompany applications for space. Phone reservations will be accepted but firm table assignments will not be made until payment is received. 

2. Table Tops - A standard 6 foot table and identification sign is provided by ASIS&T without cost to the vendor. Any customization must first be approved by ASIS&T. Audiovisual aids or equipment may not by played at a level to interfere with adjacent displays.

3. Staffing - Vendors may elect not to staff their table top. However, there will be a $50 charge for ASIS&T to arrange for the installation and dismantling of each table top display. In addition, for unstaffed tables there will be a $25 charge (plus actual shipping charges) for ASIS&T to arrange for the return of display materials. The vendor's representative will be allowed admission to conference technical sessions.

4. Payment and Cancellation - The full booth rental fee must accompany contract. Vendors may cancel this agreement by written notice to the organizers. Cancellations made prior to September 1, 2011 will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations after September 1, 2011.

5. Use of Space - No vendor shall permit any other corporation/ firm or its representatives to use the space allotted to him, nor shall he display articles not manufactured or sold normally by him. Requests for co-participation in the space assigned to the original applicant must be made in writing to ASIS&T. If permission is granted by ASIS&T, there will be an additional charge of $150.00 per day for each additional participant. Vendors shall not sublet booths or assign this lease without the prior consent of ASIS&T.

6. Limitation of Liability - The vendor shall indemnify the organizers against all claims, demands, actions, expenses, damages penalties or proceedings arising out of or in any way connected with the exhibitor's occupancy and use of the exhibition premises or any part thereof. Vendors will be required to meet the cost of making good any damage to floors, walls, structures and accessories.

7. Security and Insurance - The Table Top area will not be secured. During Table Top Exhibit hours (see front of form) the organizers will take reasonable care to ensure security in the exhibition area. Outside of the exhibit hours materials and equipment should be removed and secured. ASIS&T will not be liable for damage or loss to exhibitor's property, nor shall ASIS&T be liable for any injury that may occur in the exhibition area. Vendors should make their own insurance and material storage arrangements. 

8. Protection of Display Area - Nothing shall be posted on or tacked, nailed, screwed or otherwise attached to columns, walls floors, or other parts of the hotel, conference or exhibit area without permission from the proper building authority and ASIS&T. 

9. Installation and Dismantling - All displays must be in place and set up by the time of the official opening to the show. Space not occupied or set up by that time may be reassigned for other purposes. 

10. Default Occupancy - Any vendor failing to occupy space which has been contracted is not relieved of the obligation of paying for such space at the full rental price, and the Exhibition Management shall have the right use such space as it sees fit.

11. Distribution of Printed Matter, Etc. - Vendors shall not distribute to conference attendees printed matter, samples, souvenirs and the like, except from within rented spaces. Special distribution of such matter elsewhere must be approved by ASIS&T. 

12. Agreement to Conditions - Each vendor for himself/herself and his/her employees agrees to abide by these conditions, it being understood and agreed that the sole control of the exhibits rests with ASIS&T. 

13. Amendments - The organizers shall have sole authority to interpret and enforce all rules and regulations contained herein, and to make any amendments thereto and to make such further rules and regulations as shall be necessary for the orderly conduct of the Table Top Displays.