Exhibitor Information | TFLA 2019 Fall Conference Deadline extended until Friday, September 13
The Texas Foreign Language Association invites you to attend the Annual Fall Conference, October 17-19, 2019, in Houston. The conference will be held at the Marriott Westchase, 2900 Briarpark Drive, Houston, TX 77042. Our theme this year is “Can-Doable: Practical Proficiency Everyday.”
TFLA welcomes new exhibitors as well as those who have so generously supported the organization in the past. Please find attached all information and forms pertaining to purchase of booth space in the Exhibit Hall during the conference. In addition to the purchase of booth space, there are several other ways to support the mission and activities of the organization, which include program printing costs, coffee breaks, receptions, and refreshments for the conference itself, scholarships for students and teachers to further their studies of language, as well as professional development opportunities for language educators throughout the year. Opportunities to sponsor or co-sponsor any of these causes include: Gold Tier Sponsor $3500 Silver Tier Sponsor $2000 Bronze Tier Sponsor $1000 Conference Coffee Break $750 Conference Continental Breakfast $1250
Conference Program Advertisement Full Page $200 Half Page $100 These sponsorships are in addition to the purchase of booth space. All contributors will be recognized in the conference program. You will find forms for these sponsorship opportunities attached to this letter. Important Details: Please return all completed forms along with payment on or before Friday, August 30, 2019, to TFLA 1315 Cherokee Dr. Richardson, TX 75080 Payment for sponsorships and booth purchase is by check only.
Please make your hotel reservations at the Marriott, using the reservations link: Book your group rate for Texas Foreign Language Association. This link is the recommended reservations method, but you may call in reservations at (800)452-5110; if reserving by phone, you must specify that you are reserving rooms at the Marriott Westchase in Houston, within the Texas Foreign Language Association block. The rate per night is $149; the deadline for this rate is October 4, 2019. Exhibitor schedule: Thurs., Oct. 17 Exhibitor Move-in: 1:00 p.m.
Booths are to remain open until 12:00 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 19. Please plan travel accordingly.
Electrical hook-ups are provided by PSAV at an additional cost. Information from PSAV will be included in your final packet. If you are planning to invite conference participants to a special event or dinner that you are sponsoring, we request that you schedule such functions after the conclusion of the day’s sessions and workshops during the conference. A final packet of instructions and information regarding the conference will be sent to Exhibitors shortly before the conference.
TFLA gratefully acknowledges the support you give to the organization by exhibiting at the Fall Conference and by sponsoring our scholarships and other activities. You are invaluable partners in providing quality programs for language educators across the state; we could not offer such high-caliber workshops and presentations without your generosity. Thank you.
We look forward to greeting you all in Houston!
Kim Malcolm, Executive Director Texas Foreign Language Association