The SAIS Annual Conference is the largest regional networking and educational event for independent school professionals in the Southeast. Attendees will examine critical issues, discuss proven strategies, and share emerging trends at the largest gathering of its kind in the region.
Audience: heads of school, assistant heads, division heads, deans, business officers, tech directors, development directors, admissions directors, and communications/marketing directors
Virtual and on-site opportunities:
Format: Limited in-person exhibitor and sponsor capacity due to COVID restrictions.
WAIT LIST: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the waiting list.
BONUS: You may include a bag stuffer for an additional $500. Limit of five available.
*Sponsors that select these enhancement options will have a 60-second video, seat drop, and logo on welcome screen at sponsored event.
Crowne Plaza Ravinia, 4355 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30346
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17
MONDAY, OCTOBER 18
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19
You will select your booth when you register. Note that booth placement will be assigned IN THE ORDER RECEIVED. View the booth map here. *Please note: Floor plans are subject to change and SAIS reserves the right to make adjustments as necessary. Floor plans may not immediately indicate ongoing and most recent changes. Additional booths may be available if distancing guidelines change prior to the event.
Each exhibitor will have a 6′ x 30″ rectangular table and 1 chair. Each sponsor will have a 6′ x 30″ rectangular table and 2 chairs. Due to space restrictions, larger tables will not be available.
The exhibit space is in the pre-function area of the Ravinia Ballroom and is over 6,000 square feet! Due to the large size and open configuration of the pre-function space, all booth locations offer a positive opportunity for interacting and conversing with conference participants, as well as easy access to the keynotes and meals. Additionally, you’ll see that the other side of the pre-function space offers sole access to the hotel lobby, restrooms, breakouts, and parking deck.
Each conference attendee will receive a tote bag at registration. The item should be no larger than 8.5×11 inches (and ½” inch thick) such as koozies, pens, stickers, brochures, download cards, or other swag. If you have any questions about a specific item, or if your intended item does not fall within those parameters, please contact email@example.com as soon as possible to discuss. Bag stuffers will need to be received by SAIS staff by October 6 the conference. You may include a bag stuffer for an additional $500. Limit of five available.
SAIS will draft a tweet about each sponsor company. Once approved, it will be posted to the SAIS Twitter with your company account tagged
Reservations can be made online.
NOTE: SAIS does not utilize the services of a housing vendor for any events. Neither SAIS nor the hotel will call you to make reservations over the phone. Please use the above hotel link to secure your reservation directly with the Crowne Plaza Ravinia
Any materials for your exhibit should be shipped directly to your attention (hold for arrival) to the Crowne Plaza Ravinia. Boxes will be received no earlier than October 13. Please use the following address and label format and if you have multiple boxes, please mark them 1 of 3 and so on. This will help the hotel find and organize your items.Box # of #2021 SAIS Annual ConferenceYour Company Name, Booth #c/o Crowne Plaza Ravinia4355 Ashford-Dunwoody RdAtlanta, GA 30346-1521
Exhibit personnel in charge of setting up your booth should be aware of how and when all freight was shipped, tracking/pro numbers, and the carrier. This information is EXTREMELY important when trying to locate missing freight. SAIS is not responsible for missing freight.
RETURN SHIPPING: We HIGHLY recommend bringing your own pre-printed shipping labels.
NEARBY SHIPPING OPTIONS:
Sponsorships are non-refundable.
Exhibitor cancellations received in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org before August 31 will be refunded less a 30% processing fee. Cancellations received after August 31 are not eligible for a refund.
Registration, attendance at, or participation in SAIS meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to SAIS’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videos, electronic reproductions, and audio of such events and activities.
Contact Anna Taylor at email@example.com or (404) 583-6452.