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What is the OAH Annual Meeting?

Each spring, the OAH brings almost 2,000 history practitioners together with publishers and research and teaching resource providers for its Annual Meeting—the largest conference for American Historians in the nation. The OAH Annual Meeting provides more than 200 informative sessions and presents nationally renowned speakers on the most recent scholarship and pedagogy.



Why invest in the OAH?
  • 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

Who are the meeting attendees?

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

The OAH Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall displays a unique blend of publishers and resources for the American history professional, and it is a vital and active feature of the conference! We offer several options and price points, so that affordability should never interfere with your ability to meet and connect with our attendees. We hope you'll join us!

Map of Exhibit Hall

Standard Booth Options

  • 10' x 10' Aisle Booth | $1,375
  • 10' x 10' Corner Booth | $1,475
  • 10' x 40' Booth | $4,125

(FOUR booths for the price of THREE)

Each 10x10 booth includes:

  • Four complimentary conference passes (Additional passes available at a deeply discounted rate.)
  • 6ft draped table, two chairs, and wastebasket
  • Draped 8' backwall and 3' side-walls
  • Booth identification sign
  • Listing in the OAH Annual Meeting Program, the OAH Onsite Program, Mobile App, and web listing

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 Lite booth includes:

  • Two complimentary conference passes (Additional passes available at a deeply discounted rate.)
  • 8ft draped table, two chairs, and wastebasket
  • Tabletop identification sign
  • Listing in the OAH Annual Meeting Program, the OAH Onsite Program, Mobile App, and web listing

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

Other Exhibit Options

Panel Display | $275

This affordable option is available for smaller, membership-based non-profit organizations. 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.

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.

Maximize your reach by purchasing Exhibit Enhancements on the Advertising tab! 

Connect with OAH members and attendees by sharing your messaging via one or all of the print or digital formats available below.

OAH Annual Meeting Program

The program mails to all OAH members in January 2020. Reserve your ad space by October 15, 2019, and reach approximately 8,000 professional scholars, educators, and graduate students in advance of the conference.

  • Full Page | $1,375
  • Half Page | $900
  • Inside Front of Back Covers | $1,950
  • Back Cover | $2,150

Deadline 10/15/2019
Artwork due 11/1/2019

OAH Onsite Program

Contains all the information attendees need to get the most of their participation—location and hours, updated sessions, room location, etc.

  • Full Page | $950
  • Half Page | $600
  • Quarter Page | $350
  • Inside Front or Back Covers | $1,550
  • Back Cover | $1,950

Deadline to order 2/1/2020
Artwork due 2/15/2020

Online Advertising

Web Banners

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 2020.

  • 300 px (w) by 100 px (h) | $650

Email Tower Ad

Appears in an OAH Annual Meeting email sent to all OAH members.

  • 120 px (w) by 300 px (h) | $325

Exhibitor Enhancements

New! Featured Email Messaging | $275

Share your message with attendees as a featured exhibitor in an Annual Meeting email leading up to the conference.

  • up to 75 words
  • one 150px by 150px image

Tote Bag Insert | $550

Upgraded Web Listing | $125

Add a 100px (w) x 75px (h) logo and a 25-word description with a direct link to your web page on the online exhibitor listing.

Sign up for three different advertising options for 10% off!