2018 NCTE Annual Convention

Houston, TX

This fall, we’ll come together in Houston to celebrate students’ voices and the impact they make in the world.

Save the date:
November 15-18, 2018

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Exhibitor Info

Interested in Exhibiting in Houston, Texas?

Please contact:

Liz Barrett, National Sales Manager
The Townsend Group
2025 M Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-367-1231
Fax: 301-215-7704


Information for the 2018 NCTE Annual Convention in Houston, Texas, November 15–18, will be posted soon. All content below is from the 2017 Annual Convention.


Interested in Exhibiting in St. Louis, Missouri?

View the live floor plan to select open booths, and complete the booth reservation contract in order to reserve your space. Send your completed form to:

Liz Barrett, National Sales Manager
The Townsend Group
2025 M Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-367-1231
Fax: 301-215-7704

Exhibitor Kit



All space sold in 10′ x 10′ increments.

  • Inline Booth: $1,575
  • Corner Booth: $1,680

Furnishings, electricity, Internet, A/V equipment, and shipping drayage are not included.

Exhibitor Benefits

  • Four complimentary full convention registrations (badges) per 10′ x 10′ booth space with access to general sessions ($1,300 value!). Click here to submit your names.
  • 8′ draped back wall and 3′ draped side wall
  • 7″ x 44″ identification sign that includes company name and booth number
  • Carpeting in the Exhibit Hall aisles
  • Listing in the Convention Program if contract is received by September 15, 2017
  • Listing on the NCTE Exhibit website
  • Limited (4) additional full convention registrations at discounted rate of $100; all others at full price.
  • Opportunity to list author signings in NCTE materials, including the Meet the Author booklet and mobile app. (Authors submitted for these materials will receive complimentary author badges.)  The deadline to submit signings is September 22, 2017.
  • Access to the Exhibitors’ Lounge in the Exhibit Hall.

Resources for Confirmed Exhibitors

Exhibit Hall Hours

Set Up Hours: Exhibit Hall Hours: Move Out Hours:
Thursday, Nov. 16
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 17
11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 19
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 17
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 18
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 20
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 19
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
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“The biggest secret of longtime convention
attendees: the publishers in the Exhibit Hall want
to have conversations with you. Real, meaningful
conversations about the books you teach.”

Kate Walker Secondary Section State College Area High School, State College, PA

Who will be there?


30-Minute Shakespeare


Actively Learn

AKJ Education

Albert Whitman & Company

American Shakespeare Center


Annick Press

Arc Manor Custom Solutions

Arte Público Press

Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE

Bedford, Freeman & Worth HS Publishers

Bloomsbury Publishing

BMI Education Services


Boyds Mills Press

Bread Loaf School of English

Cambridge University Press

Candlewick Press


Children’s Literature Assembly

Chronicle Books

College Board

Coming Through the Rye


Consortium of Area Studies Centers


DBQ Project

DGP Publishing, Inc.

Disney Book Group

Dover Publications

Drawn & Quarterly


Echoes & Reflections

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers

EMC School

Enterprise Through Literature

Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Folger Shakespeare Library

Gareth Hinds/TheComic.com

Great Minds

Groundwood Books

Grove Atlantic

Hachette Book Group

Half Price Books

HarperCollins Children’s Books

HarperCollins Publishers

Heinemann Publishers

Holiday House

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

International Writing Centers Association

Johns Hopkins University MA in Teaching Writing

Journalism Education Association

Kid Beowulf Comics

Kids Can Press

Lerner Publishing

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Loose Canon

Macmillan Adult

Macmillan Children’s Publishing


Modern Language Association

Murray State University


National English Honor Society

National Writing Project

NCTE & NCTE Shipping Center

NCTE Affiliates

NCTE Assemblies

NCTE Bookseller – Left Bank Books


Okapi Educational Publishing

Other Press

Owl Eyes

Peachtree Publishers


Penguin Random House

Perfection Learning

Perma-Bound Books

PM Press

Poetry Out Loud

Pop Culture Classroom

Publisher Spotlight

Publishers Group West

Read Naturally

Red Rocket Readers

Rethinking Schools

Rodale & Rodale Kids


Rowman & Littlefield


Scholastic, Inc.

Scripps National Spelling Bee, Inc.

Second Story Press

Simon & Schuster

Skyhorse Publishing

Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators

Sourcebooks, Inc.

Stenhouse Publishers

Stine, Strickland, Konjur Road Press

Stone Soup

Tales2Go Audiobooks

Teachers College Press

Teacher’s Discovery

Teaching Tolerance

The Graide Network

The University of Alabama – Bama by Distance

Tor/Forge Books, Tor Teen/Starscape

Townsend Press

Treetop Publishing/Bare Books

Tundra Books

Turtleback Books


W.W. Norton & Company

Whole Language Umbrella


Workman Publishing Co.