Why should you choose the WHA in 2020?
We hope you consider advertising and exhibiting for the 2020 Western History Association Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico! After reviewing your options, navigate below and click on "2020 WHA Ads and Exhibits" to make your reservations.
In the past five years the WHA conference has rapidly grown in attendance and program content. Our attendees are diverse in their professions, specialties, and career stages, representing graduate and undergraduate students, independent and professional historians, public historians, writers, editors, higher education administrators, K-12 Educators, and other professions. By sharing your message through our ads and exhibits options, you can connect with WHA conference attendees and membership!
The WHA offers some of the lowest rates for advertising and exhibiting at professional meetings and is free of hidden costs. We offer complimentary coffee breaks in the exhibits ballroom on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday mornings, which is a perfect way to network with exhibitors and hold meetings with potential authors. We also pride ourselves in offering the profession with one of the most friendly, inclusive, and diverse gatherings for the study of history in the country!
Direct your questions about Ads and Exhibits to Leah Cargin in the WHA Office at firstname.lastname@example.org and we ask that you review the WHA's "Best Practices for Ads and Exhibits" (see below). New this year!! --> View or download the WHA's Marketing and Sponsor's Guide for information on exhibiting, advertising, and sponsoring at our annual conference (for a PDF file of the guide click here). Please don't forget to link the WHA in your 2020 Twitter feeds! #WHA2020 @WHAHistory
Check out the Digital (Online) Advertisements addition to our Marketing and Sponsor Guide. We have added several new ways for you to promote your organization on our website and digital conference platform. Read more about your advertising opportunities here and reserve your online ad space below.
As you may have heard, the WHA Council voted unanimously to move this year's conference to an online format. We still plan to meet in October, but for the safety of our members, vendors, affiliates, and staff we will gather in an online platform. What does this mean for advertisers and exhibitors?
We know that the idea of a "virtual exhibit hall" (a web page with links) may not sound enticing. But the WHA is offering several additional perks that come with this this reservation. Read below for more information!
1. Virtual Swag Bags!
2. Free Conference Registration!
3. 24-hour Exhibit Hall!
4. "Booth Hours: Now Open!"
5. Extra Social Media!
6. No Extra Fees!