Exhibitors - this is due by March 13



Advertise in the 2020 Convention Directory



  • The newly redesigned 2020 NAMTA Art Materials World Show Directory is a sleek, new, user-friendly, 6” X 11” Slim-Jim size, with exhibitors organized by booth number and alphabetically.
  • The Directory will also include a gatefold map of the show floor, must-see products, and a comprehensive show schedule.
  • Your ad reservation will include a free product feature and will also be featured in the digital version of the Show Directory.

Contact:  Ashley Cavanagh

Fahy Williams Publishing, Inc.

[email protected]  •  (315) 789-0473  • (800) 344-0559




Both Attendees and Exhibitors use this form to register badge names and purchase event tickets.

Contact Karen with questions - [email protected] or 704-892-6244.




 


Exhibitors have required and optional forms to fill out.  Don't hesitate to contact Karen with questions about these forms - or call Karen at 704-892-6244.

Both Attendees and Exhibitors use this form to register badge names and purchase event tickets.


NEW Demo Alley  FORM
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Namta's NEW Demo Alley is a designated area on the show floor where exhibitors will be demonstrating how to use their products.

Art Materials World attendees can visit the NEW Demo Alley. As an added attraction to the show floor, Exhibitors will be showing off their products and demonstrating how to use them in a dedicated area on the show floor.

Get up close with the experts, ask questions, receive hands-on experience, and discover how to best utilize these products in your store and for your customers.

TIME:  The NEW Demo Alley will be open from 10 am - 1 pm, and from 2 - 5 pm
DAYS:  Sunday, April 26  and Monday, April 27
WHERE:  The NEW Demo Alley will be conveniently located adjacent to the NAMTA Booth

  • Space will be reserved on a first come first served basis.
  • There can be up to twenty-four exhibitor companies demonstrating at one time, within the 3-hour time periods.
  • Based on availability, exhibitors are able to sign up for more than one session.
  • Storage will be provided for those exhibitors conducting more than one demonstration.
  • Final layout will be determined based on the number of participants.

Plus:

  • As an Exhibitor Benefit, there is no cost to the exhibitor to participate in the Demo Alley.
  • All Alley Demos and In-Booth Activities will be promoted on the Mobile App.
  • Alley Demos and In-Booth Activities will be promoted in the printed Convention Directory if the form is turned in before March 11.

 


Exhibitor Demo Session  FORM
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Reach retailers who have an interest in your products with an in-depth sales and marketing presentation demonstrating your products.
  • Demonstrations will be open at no extra charge to all Namta attendees.
  • The demonstrations will have no restrictions on what may be presented.
  • Each session is available for purchase by an exhibitor for $650 on a first come first serve basis.
Your investment will provide:
  • Meeting room
  • Head table
  • Podium and microphone
  • Display tables

  • Form must be submitted before March 11, 2020 to be in the printed Convention Directory.
  • After March 11, 2020, New Product Showcase items will be listed on the Mobile App and Convention Directory Addendum only.
Namta will promote your session and handle the preregistration . . . but don't delay your decision. Only ten sessions are available.

To reserve your demonstration session you must:
  • be a confirmed exhibitor at Art Materials World
  • be current on all financial obligations to Namta
  • complete the presentation application in its entirety
Space is on a first come, first served basis and one time slot will be assigned per company.

Namta will be responsible for the scheduling of the sessions and reserves the right to edit all material.

The exhibitor is responsible for the cost of any audio-visual equipment and is responsible for any damage to the meeting room or facilities equipment.

SPECIAL OFFER FOR APP SPONSORSHIP
Purchase an Exhibition Demonstration for $650 and you will receive a 25% discount off the Art Materials World mobile app sponsorship price (your cost is $750). This is a great opportunity to significantly increase your company's exposure before, during and after the event.



New Product Showcase FORM 
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Don’t miss this chance to show off your newest products! Enter your products for the New Product and New Kids’ Product Showcases and a complete product description will appear in the Conference Directory, the Mobile App and other Namta publications. Your products will be  prominently displayed at Art Materials World, and judged for Recognition Award.

Cost:
  • There is a $100 per product charge to enter your product into the showcases.
  • For an additional $150 per product your product will be displayed on the New Product Page of the Namta website for a minimum of three months.
Important:
  • Form must be submitted before March 11, 2020 to be in the printed Convention Directory.
  • After March 11, 2020, New Product Showcase items will be listed on the Mobile App and Convention Directory Addendum only.
  • You can submit New Product Showcase forms before the show online, or at the Registration Desk.
  • Bring all New Products for display to the Namta Registration Desk.
  • Products not picked up from the Showcase by 2:30 PM on Tuesday (show closing) will be donated to a charitable organization.
 


Exclusive Show Specials  FORM
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Take advantage of this - it's an Exhibitor Benefit!

Let your buyers know what incentives you are offering for placing orders with you at the show!

  • Form must be submitted before March 11, 2020 to be in the printed Convention Directory.
  • After March 11, 2020, New Product Showcase items will be listed on the Mobile App and Convention Directory Addendum only.

Examples of Show Specials:

  • 90-day back dating
  • Free shipping/freight
  • 10 - 50% off in addition to regular reduced dealer rates

Special must be offered at the SHOW ONLY and cannot be offered prior to or after the show

Namta will promote your activities:

  • Show Specials forms submitted before March 11, 2020 will be included in the printed Convention Directory.
  • All Show Specials forms submitted before the show will be included on the Mobile App.

 


In Booth Activities  FORM
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Take advantage of this - it's an Exhibitor Benefit!

Add to the excitement of the activities that will be happening in the Art Materials World Exhibit Hall by letting your buyers know what's going on in you booth.

Examples of In Booth Activities:
  • informative hands-on demonstrations
  • promotions
  • give-a-ways that you will conduct in your booth

Namta will promote your activities:

  •    In Booth Activity forms submitted before March 11, 2020 will be included in the printed Convention Directory.
  •    In Booth Activity forms submitted before the show will be included on the Mobile App

 






Stand Out


2020 Art Materials World Exhibitors can take advantage of these opportunities.
Questions - call Rick Munisteri at 704.892.6244 or email [email protected].


SPONSOR CONTRACT - click here

Mobile App 

The Event Mobile App is a show favorite of attendees who use the popular app constantly – both before and during the conference and trade show – to create their personalized “My Show” lists, view detailed conference information, see who is exhibiting and enjoy the best that Chicago has to offer. All App sponsors will be featured on rotating banner ads, have a landing page, direct link back to their website, be given a daily alert sent to all attendees, an enhanced exhibitor listing and have their logo on show signage. Co-sponsorships are just $1,000.



Tote Bags
The ever popular tote bag will return to Namta's Art Materials World 2020. Put your company name on the item every buyer at the show will be carrying – both on the show floor and off. An opportunity with longevity, buyers use these totes long after the Trade Show.

 

Thank you Bob Ross Incorporated for sponsoring the 2020 Tote Bags.







Charging Station
Your customers will be thanking you for this sponsorship which will be centrally located at the Chicago show with the Namta Booth. Whether it's their iPhone, Droid or iPad everyone will get a charge out of this sponsorship which is available for $3,500. Sponsors will be permitted to place promotional items at the station. Sponsors are responsible for providing their own promotional items.



Lanyards for Badge Holders
Want your company’s logo to really stand out? Take advantage of this opportunity to put your company’s name around the neck of every Namta buyer for $3,000. The Namta Badge Holder Lanyard sponsorship is an imprint opportunity with shelf life. You’ll not only see it at future NAMTA shows, but at other trade shows as well. Only one sponsor logo will be permitted on Badge Holder. Imprinted Badge Holder Lanyards will be distributed to all Namta buyers.





Thank you GoEasel for sponsoring  the 2020 Badge Lanyards!





Aisle Signs
No one will ever ask where your booth is located on the show floor! Imagine your logo on Aisle Signs, guiding buyers right to you. Each aisle at Namta's Art Materials World will be marked by one banner. Your logo can be added for $550. This opportunity is limited to 14 aisles so act now to ensure your aisle is available. Sponsorships will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis - opportunities still available.



The Cornhole Tournament
The Cornhole Tournament is a huge success and the 2020 Tournament is going to be bigger and better with more teams competing! The Namta Cornhole Tournament provides a great opportunity to elevate your company’s profile and generate more traffic at your booth - and it is fun!!! Opportunities still available.

With a $750 co-sponsorship you’ll receive:

• Recognition in all the Namta Cornhole Tournament promotion material
• Recognition on the Art Materials World App.
• A high-flying banner over the Cornhole Tournament site
• Your company’s name on the tournament court signs
• Your company’s name on the Cornhole promotional sign at the registration desk



Thank you Golden Artist Colors
for being a Tournament Sponsor!




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Welcome Reception
Enjoy complimentary beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres as you say hello to friends old and new as we open up Art Materials World. There will be a short presentation of the Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Awards. The reception will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.


Thank you
Liquitex for sponsoring this event!





President’s Reception
Be a sponsor at the best attended social event of the convention, the Namta President’s Welcome Reception! The reception will be held at the Art Institute of Chicago, located just a short walk from the Hyatt Regency and is the social event of the year in the art materials industry.

Co-sponsorships are available at a minimum of $1,500 each. Sponsors may distribute promotional items and literature at the reception and are responsible for providing their own promotional items.

For exclusive sponsorship of this event, contact Rick Munisteri, or call 704.892.6244.

 
Sponsors may distribute promotional items and literature at the reception and are responsible for providing their own promotional items.



Thank you Golden Artist Colors
for being a President's Reception Sponsor!





Next Generation Happy Hour
Support the next generation of the industry by sponsoring this networking reception for those 45 and under. This networking reception for those under 45 continues to grow each year.

Co-sponsorships are available at a minimum of $1,500 each. Sponsors may distribute promotional items and literature at the reception and are responsible for providing their own promotional items.

For exclusive sponsorship of this event, contact Rick Munisteri, or call 704.892.6244.
 
Sponsors may distribute promotional items and literature at the reception and are responsible for providing their own promotional items.



Exhibit at Namta

Booth Application

For questions and/or help with your application, contact Rick Munisteri or call 704.892.6244.



Online Registration




Both Attendees and Exhibitors use this form to register badge names and purchase event tickets.

Contact Karen with questions - [email protected] or 704-892-6244.




 

Exhibitor Service Kits 




  • Brede booth packages, electrical forms, ship to show info, etc. will be on the Brede Website.
  • Brede assigns each exhibitor a unique log in for the site (this is not the same log in you use for Namta.org)
  • For questions about Brede Kits, email Kathleen Smith from Brede, or Karen from Namta, or call Karen at 704-892-6244.