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2016 Annual Meeting Vendor & Sponsor
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2016 Annual Meeting Vendor & Sponsor

6/13/2016 to 6/15/2016
When: June 13-15, 2016
Where: Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
833 5th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin or Paula Murphy-Puck
515-243-3179


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The Iowa State Bar Association’s
Annual Meeting

Held in conjunction with the Iowa Judges Association’s and Iowa Court Reporters Association’s Annual Meetings

Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
June 13-15, 2016

Exhibitor Prospectus


REACH HUNDREDS OF DECISION MAKERS IN ONE PLACE



WHY EXHIBIT AT THE 2016 ISBA ANNUAL MEETING?
• Iowa’s largest legal convention
• Showcase your company’s products and services to an anticipated crowd of more than 1,000 lawyers, judges, paralegals and legal administrators
• Exclusive exhibit time with special attractions to maximize traffic flow
• Enhance your brand’s visibility, educate customers, and increase sales
• Forge new relationships and partnerships
• Sponsorship opportunities available for increased exposure
• Your competition will be there!

EXHIBIT BOOTH PACKAGES

EXHIBIT BOOTH
$695 ($595 if paid by May 2nd)
• 10’ x 10’ booth space
• One 2’ x 8’ covered and skirted table with two chairs
• Company Identification Signage
• Company description listing in on-site program
• Post-conference attendee roster (mailing addresses only)
• Sponsorship acknowledgment in the Iowa Lawyer Magazine following the event
• Access to all non-ticketed events (Joint President’s Reception and YLD Social Event)

DIAMOND GAVEL SPONSOR
$5,000 | (choose one)
1. President’s Reception & Awards Dinner or 2. YLD Social Event or 3. Supreme Court Luncheon
Tent cards and signage displaying your company name and logo provided at sponsored event.
PACKAGE INCLUDES:
• Double exhibit booth space ($1,380 value)
• Company name/logo on the convention web page ($300 value)
• Company name/logo in all pre-conference marketing ($300 value)
• Complimentary full-page ad in the onsite program ($500 value)
• Event sponsor signage where applicable ($100 value)
• Annual expanded listing in ISBA online vendor mall ($300 value)
• Two (2) advertisements in the Iowa Lawyer Weekly ($600 value)
• Complete listing (mailing addresses only) of all ISBA members for one time use ($750 value)
• Two (2) tickets to the following special events: Supreme Court Luncheon, President’s Reception & Awards
Banquet, 50-Year Member Luncheon

PLATINUM GAVEL SPONSOR
$2,500 | (choose one)
1. Tuesday Continental Breakfast or 2. Wednesday Continental Breakfast or 3. 50-Year Member Luncheon
Tent cards and signage displaying your company name and logo provided at sponsored event.
PACKAGE INCLUDES:
• 10’ x 10’ prime exhibit booth space ($695 value)
• Company name/logo on the convention web page ($300 value)
• Company name/logo in all pre-conference marketing ($300 value)
• Complimentary ½ page ad in the onsite program ($300 value)
• Event sponsor signage where applicable ($100 value)
• Annual expanded listing in ISBA online vendor mall ($300 value)
• One (1) advertisements in the Weekly Iowa Lawyer ($300 value)
• Two (2) tickets to the following special events: Supreme Court Luncheon, President’s Reception & Awards
Banquet, 50-Year Member Luncheon

GOLD GAVEL SPONS
OR
$1,500 | (choose one)
1. Tuesday networking and sponsorship breaks or 2. Wednesday networking and sponsorship breaks
Tent cards and signage displaying your company name and logo provided at sponsored event.
PACKAGE INCLUDES:
• 10’ x 10’ prime exhibit booth space ($695 value)
• Company name and logo on the convention web page ($300 value)
• Company name and logo in all pre-conference marketing ($300 value)
• Event sponsor signage where applicable ($100 value)
• Annual listing in ISBA online vendor mall ($180 value)

CUSTOM SPONSOR PACKAGES
Customized sponsorship packages can be made available. Please contact Harry Shipley at (515) 697-7868 or
hshipley@iowabar.org if you would like to discuss additional options.

DOOR PRIZES
The ISBA will be giving away door prizes at each of the Networking Breaks on Tuesday and Wednesday for those
attendees that visit with a select number of vendors. You can create additional excitement by holding a door prize
drawing of your own. If you do plan to have a door prize please let ISBA staff know so that we may coordinate the
time that will provide maximum exposure.

Questions about booth packages?
Contact Harry Shipley at (515) 697-7868 or hshipley@iowabar.org

APPLICATION FOR EXHIBIT SPACE

Application for space must be made on the ISBA Exhibit Application and Agreement Form located on the following page. Please return the completed application by June 1, 2016 to the ISBA offices. Upon acceptance, a copy of the agreement will be returned to each exhibitor as a receipt for assigned space. The ISBA reserves the right to determine the eligibility of exhibit space.

EXHIBITS
The ISBA shall not be responsible to exhibitors for damages, losses and/or claims from any cause whatsoever that may arise from exhibitor’s participation in the 2016 ISBA Annual Meeting. Exhibitors assume the entire responsibility and liability for losses, damages and claims arriving out of injury or damage to exhibitor’s displays, equipment and other property brought upon the premises of the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center and shall indemnify and hold harmless ISBA employees from any and all such losses, damages and claims. The ISBA reserves the right to make such changes, amendments and additions to this agreement as considered advisable for the proper conduct of the exhibit hall with provision that all exhibitors will be advised of any such changes.

All exhibit materials must conform to the fire regulations and electrical codes of the exhibit area. All packing materials and containers must be removed from the floor and aisles. No exhibit may protrude into the aisle or block the view of neighboring exhibits. Exhibitors are prohibited from attaching anything on the surface of the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center’s property. Exhibitor’s printed materials may be distributed within the assigned booth area only. Any materials ISBA considers objectionable will not be allowed to be distributed.

STAFFING BOOTH
You must staff the booth for all posted exhibit hall hours. All exhibit staff must be properly badged. No exhibitor will be permitted to dismantle prior to the official close of show.

ELECTRICAL SERVICE
The Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center will provide electrical service. The ISBA shall not be liable for any electrical service failure, but shall use good faith efforts to seek resolution of any electrical problems that might occur during the period of the exhibit show. If needing electrical services, please indicate so on the registration form located on the following page.

AUDIOVISUAL EFFECTS
Audio and visual equipment being used in one exhibit area shall not unreasonably interfere with activities of any other exhibitor.

EXHIBITOR BADGES AND REGISTRATION
ISBA will issue a badge with proper identification of each exhibitor. Please use the attached application form to identify the names of your organization’s representatives who will be in your booth. We will have their badges ready when they arrive.

PROMOTIONS

Raffles and drawings will be permitted. Vendors will be contacted by the ISBA asking if they plan to provide prizes during the 2016 Annual Meeting.

CANCELLATIONS/LIABILITY
Cancellations by an exhibitor must be made in writing and must be received by the ISBA on or before June 1, 2016. Written cancellations received by the ISBA on or before June 1, 2015, entitles the exhibitor to a refund, less a $100 administrative fee, of all monies paid by the exhibitor to the ISBA before that date. Cancellations received after that date entitle the ISBA to keep all monies received from the exhibitor. However, if canceled exhibit space is resold with the entire exhibit hall space sold out, the ISBA will refund the canceled exhibitor’s payment less a $100 administrative fee. Subletting of exhibit space is prohibited.

SECURITY
The ISBA cannot guarantee against loss, fire and damage. ISBA’s insurance policies do not provide coverage for exhibitor’s protection. Exhibitors are responsible for their own property through insurance or self-insurance.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT

Exhibitors shall be responsible for making their exhibit accessible to persons with disabilities as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act and shall hold the ISBA harmless from any consequences of failing to do so. If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to exhibit at this program, please call 515-697-7874 or email cle@iowabar.org.

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS & INFORMATION
Monday, June 13 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 14 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 15 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Setup: Monday, June 13 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Tear Down: Wednesday, June 15 5:00 p.m.
No exhibitor will be permitted to dismantle prior to the official close of show.


 


The Iowa State Bar Association • 625 East Court Avenue • Des Moines, IA 50309
Ph. (515) 243-3179 • Fax (515) 243-2511
Email: isba@iowabar.org