Exhibitor Information

The Virginia Association for Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences (VATFACS) invites you to exhibit at the 2020 VATFACS Professional Development Institute to be held at the McLean Hilton Tyson’s Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, Mclean, VA 22102-3308, July 27 – July 30, 2020. We anticipate approximately 300 Family and Consumer Science educators and school administrators in attendance. The VATFACS institute is a great opportunity to meet these educators and share information about your products.

Registration deadline is July 10, 2020.

Set-Up & Display

Main exhibits are planned for Wednesday, July 29 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Set up may begin two hours prior to exhibit hours. Exhibits will be located at the McLean Hilton Tyson’s Corner Atrium.

Exhibitor Fees

$225. The exhibit fee includes one six-foot draped table, chair, 110 electrical access and wireless internet access and one lunch. Additional lunches may be purchased for $20.00 each.

Exhibitor Registration is available through July 10, 2020.

Promotional Items for Donation

You are invited to donate promotional items for our participants, please contact Julia Henderson, VATFACS President, by e-mail at julia.kuda@gmail.com

Character of Exhibits

VATFACS reserves the right to decline or prohibit any exhibit that is not suitable to, or in not in keeping with, the character of the institute. No exhibitor may assign or sublet any portion of the space contracted without approval of the institute planning committee.

Advance Shipping and AV Rental

If it is necessary to ship materials to the hotel, each item must be properly packed and marked with the organization's name (e.g. VATFACS Professional Development Institute) and contact name, date of function, and addressed to McLean Hilton Tyson’s Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, Mclean, VA 22102-3308. Packages should arrive no earlier than July 24, 2020.

Lodging

Lodging for exhibitors is available at the McLean Hilton Tyson’s Corner at the conference rate. Please see Location & Lodging for additional information.

 

For more information, please contact Emily O’Connor, Exhibit Coordinator at emilyjoconnor1@verizon.net or 703-898-5058.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

Please note that once we receive your registration, we cannot issue a refund of your fee. If you find you are unable to attend, we invite you to transfer your registration to a colleague.

For weather or disaster-related program cancellation or postponement information, please call (703)898-5058.

If you are a person with a disability and require any auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations for this program, please discuss your accommodation needs with Julia Henderson, Julia.Kuda@gmail.com  at least two weeks prior to the institute.

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