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Note to exhibitors:

This page is currently being updated for the 2020 OAH Annual Meeting. Please feel free to contact us in the meantime at meetings@oah.org

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 200 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

All options are available inside the Exhibit Hall for the duration of the event.

- 10’ x 10’ Aisle Booth | $1,375*
- 10’ x 10’ Corner Booth | $1,475
- FOUR booths for the price of THREE
—20’ x 20’ Island Booth | $4,125
Booths 213, 313, and 319 are available for a
discounted rate of $1,100 due to columns
within the space.

The fee for each 10x10 booth includes:
  • Four complimentary conference passes (additional passes available for a discounted fee)
  • 6ft draped table, two chairs, and wastebasket
  • Draped 8' backwall and 3' sidewalls
  • Booth identification sign
  • Listing in Annual Meeting Program, Onsite Program, Mobile App, and web listing

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)
  • 8ft draped table, two chairs, and wastebasket
  • Tabletop identification sign
  • Listing in Annual Meeting Program, Onsite Program, and web listing

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

Panel Display | $250

We created this affordable option with the smaller, membership-based non-profit in mind. Panel displays are limited to non-profits such as historical associations, societies, and small museums, and include two complimentary registrations, a 4ft draped table, chair, and easel.

New! Cooperative Book Exhibit

Publishers, participate in the OAH meeting even if you can’t attend in person! For only $125 per title, your latest and bestselling U.S. history titles can be displayed, face out, for OAH attendees to browse during the three-day convention. Learn More >>

Exhibit Enhancements*

  • Tote Bag Inserts | $550
  • Email Blast | $250
  • Upgraded Web Listing | $125

Bundled Discount
Sign up for the above three enhancements and save 15%.

Available booths indicated in white:

Floorplan of the 2019 OAH Annual Meeting exhibit hall
As of 02.19.2019

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

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



Premium Sponsorships

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

Networking Sponsorships

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

Targeted Sponsorships

  • Wireless Internet | $9,000
  • Charging Station | $4,000
  • Coffee Break | $4,000
  • 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:

  • Acknowledgement and logo in
    Annual Meeting Program,
    On-site Program
    , Mobile App, and web listing
    • Signage at the conference

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

  • Clio | $10,000+
  • Steamboat | $5,000+
  • Raintree | $3,000

The OAH Annual Meeting Program

The program mails to all OAH members in January 2019. Reserve your space by October 17, 2018, and reach 9,000 professional scholars, educators, and graduate students in advance of the conference.

  • Full page | $1,375
  • Half page | $900
  • Inside front and back cover | $1,950
  • Back cover | $2,150

Deadline extended to 10/26/2018
Artwork due 11/1/2018

OAH Onsite Program

Contains all the information the attendees need to get the most of their participation--location and hours, 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

Deadline to order 2/1/2019
Artwork due 2/15/2019


Submit a banner ad during the months leading up to the OAH Annual Meeting. More than 64,000 visitors will access the Annual Meeting website between January and April 2019.

  • 300px(w) by 100 (h) px | $650