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What is the OAH Annual Meeting?

Each spring, the OAH brings almost two thousand history practitioners with publishers, and research and teaching resource providers for its Annual Meeting -- the largest meeting of American Historians in the nation. The OAH Annual Meeting provides more than 170 informative sessions and presentes nationally renowned speakers on the most recent scholarship and pedadgogy.

Eight out of ten organizations return every year to exhibit at the OAH Annual Meeting

Why invest in the OAH?

Who are the meeting attendees?

  • Instruct, recruit, and obtain immediate feedback from the leading group of American History scholars
  • Introduce end-users and decision makers to your brand, products, and services
  • Enhance your visibility and image in the field
  • Over nine hours of scheduled breaks to maximize booth interaction
  • Extensive networking opportunities with partnering organizations and peers
  • Increased visibility through various sponsorship opportunities

The OAH Annual Meeting attracts a diverse blend of history professionals at various stages in their careers.

These include:

  • Professional Scholars
  • Departmental and University Administrators
  • Educators
  • Public and Independent Historians
  • Graduate Students

Booth Space

20' x 20' Island Booth | $3,800
10' x 10' Corner Booth | $1,400
10' x 10' Aisle Booth | $1,300

The fee for the booth includes:

  • Four complimentary conference passes (additional passes available for a discounted fee) ($660 value)
  • 6ft draped table, two chairs, and wastebasket
  • Draped 8' backwall and 3' sidewalls
  • Booth identification sign
  • Listing in Annual Meeting Program, Onsite Program, and web listing
  • Wireless Internet

NEW: Exhibit Lite (Tabletop display)* | $900

A budget friendly option. Save hundreds on shipping and staffing. Pack your entire booth in a suitcase!
Display samples of your latest offerings and take orders on the spot. Attendees will appreciate the ability to purchase without the hassle of oversized luggage and baggage fees.

The fee for the booth includes:

  • Two complimentary conference passes (additional passes available for a discounted fee) ($330 value)
  • 8ft draped table, two chairs, and wastebasket
  • Tabletop identification sign
  • Listing in Annual Meeting Program, Onsite Program, and web listing
  • Wireless Internet

*Exhibit Lite Displays are limited to the 8ft table, no booth space is available for additional furniture.

Exhibit Enhancements*

  • Tote Bag Inserts | $500
  • Mailing List |$250
    The mailing list is available to exhibitors and sponsors only. It is limited to a one time use and must be used in conjunction with participation in the Annual Meeting.
  • Upgraded Web Listing | $100
    Listing moved to the top of the list (under sponsors) and includes an addition of a 100 x 75px logo and 25 word description

*Bundled Discount - Sign up for the above three enhancements and save 10%!

Available booths indicated in white:

As of 2.13.2018

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

For full details and payment terms, please view the Sponsorship and Advertising Prospectus here!



Premium Sponsorships

  • Tote Bag | $10,000
  • Hotel In-Room Channel | $9,500
  • Hotel Key Cards | $5,000 
  • Mobile App | $5000
  • Lanyards | $3,000 

Networking Sponsorships

  • Opening Night reception | $12,000
  • OAH President's Reception | $10,000 
  • Distingusihed Members Reception | $7,000

Targeted Sponsorships

  • Wireless Internet | $9,000
  • Escalator Cling | $6,000
  • Charging Station | $4,000
  • Coffee Break | $4,000
  • Lobby Door Cling | $3,500
  • Water Refill Stations | $2,500
  • Sponsor the Plenary Hall | $2,000

Sponsorship Levels

As a sponsor, you will be recognized as a true partner. You qualify for one of these levels based on your total purchase of ads, booth space, and sponsorships

All three levels receive:

  • Pre and post event mailing list (one time use only)
  • One tote bag insert
  • Logo in all publications
  • Signage at conferene

Each level receives additional perks detailed in the Sponsorship and Advertising Prospectus.

  • Clio | $15,000+
  • Steamboat | $10,000+
  • Raintree | $5,000

The OAH Annual Meeting Program

The program mails to all OAH members in January 2017.  Reserve your space by October 17, 2017, and reach 9,000 professional schoalrs, educators, and graduate students in advance of the conference.

  • Full page | $1,350
  • Half page | $850
  • Inside front and back cover | $1,900
  • Back cover | $2,100

Orders due no later than 10/15/2017
Artwork due 11/1/2017

OAH Onsite Program

Contains all the information the attendees need to get the most of their participation--location and hors, updated sessions, room location,  and the like.

  • Full page | $950
  • Half page | $600
  • Quarter page | $350
  • Inside front and back cover | $1,500
  • Back cover | $1,900

Order due no later than 2/1/2018
Artwork due 2/15/2018


Submit a banner ad during the months leading up to the OAH Annual Meeting. More than 27,000 visitors will access the Annual Meeting website between January and April 2017.

  • 300px(w) by 100 (h) px | $600