2019 NCTE Annual Convention

Baltimore, MD
November 21-24, 2019

This fall, when we come together in Baltimore, let’s inquire together. Let’s dare to wonder, to be bold and creative in our curiosity. Let’s reawaken our own spirit of inquiry as teachers, leaders, writers, readers, and thinkers.


Interested in Exhibiting at the 2019 NCTE Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland?

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

View the live floor plan


Exhibit Booth Rates

All space sold in 10′ x 10′ increments.

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

Furnishings, booth carpet, 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!). Please note: The exhibitor main point of contact will get a custom registration link to submit names for badges directly from eventPower by May 15, 2019.
  • 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 13, 2019
  • Listing on the NCTE Exhibit website
  • Up to four (4) additional full convention registrations per 10′ x 10′ booth at discounted rate of $100 each; 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.)
  • Access to the Exhibitors’ Lounge in the Exhibit Hall.

Resources for Confirmed Exhibitors

  • The exhibitor main point of contact will get a custom registration link to submit names for badges directly from eventPower by May 15, 2019.
  • You will be sent Meet the Author booklet and mobile app information after you register.  Authors listed in these materials will receive complimentary author badges.  The deadline to submit signing information is October 15, 2019.
Download the 2019 Exhibitor Prospectus
Download the 2019 Exhibitor Kit
Reserve your hotel rooms today!



The Ivy Bookshop is the Bookseller for the Convention!  
If you need assistance in book ordering please contact The Ivy Bookshop.

The Ivy Bookshop, Emily Miller, Events Manager

“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

Exhibitors at the 2019 NCTE Annual Convention

as of October 23, 2019


30 Minute Shakespeare
826 National
Academy of American Poets
AKJ Education
American College of Education
American Psychological Association:
APA Style and Magination Press Children’s Books
American Reading Company
American Shakespeare Center
Arc Manor Custom Solutions
Arte Publico Press
Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the NCTE
Bearport Publishing/Jump!
Bedford, Freeman & Worth High School Publishers
Benchmark Education
Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Box Your Books
Boyds Mills Press
Build Your Stack
Cambridge University Press
Candlewick Press
Charlesbridge Publishing
Children’s Literature Assembly
Chronicle Books
Combined Book Exhibit
DC Comics
DePaul University
Disney Book Group
Dover Publications
Easy Grammar Systems
Echoes & Reflections
edMe Learning
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
EMC School
English Speaking Union
Essentials in Education
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Folger Shakespeare Library
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Gareth Hinds / TheComic.com
General Motors Company
Global Book Awards
Grand Canyon University
Great Minds
Hachette Book Group USA
Hada Publications
Half Price Books
HarperCollins Children’s Books
HarperCollins Focus/Blink
Heinemann Publishers
Holiday House
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Division
IDW Publishing
Institute of Reading Development
International Writing Centers Association
James Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Johns Hopkins University – MA Teaching Writing
JSTOR & Artstor
Kent State University Press
Kenyon Review Writers Workshops
Kids Can Press
Lead4Change Student Leadership Pgm.
Lerner Publishing
Library of Congress
Little Free Library
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Loose Canon
Loyola University School of Education
Macmillan Adult
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Match Fishtank
Membean, Inc.
Metaphor Dice
Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English
National English Honor Society
National Writing Project
Peace Corps Response
Peachtree Publishing Company, Inc.
Pearson K-12 Learning
Penguin Random House
Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers
Penguin Young Readers Group
Perfection Learning
Peter Lang Publishing
Poetry Out Loud
Publisher Spotlight
Publishers Group West
Read Side by Side Publications
Rise Up Foundation
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Saddleback Publishing
Salisbury University
Scholastic Inc.
Seven Stories Press
Share Your Learning
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Solstice MFA Program
SpringBoard, College Board
Stenhouse Publishers
Sterling Publishing
Storymatic Studios
Teachers & Writers Collaborative
Teachers College Press
Teachers College, Columbia University
Teaching Tolerance
The DBQ Project
The Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship
Thorndike Press
Tor-Forge Books
Townsend Press
TSA Tours
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Vermont College of Fine Arts
Visit Denver
Weird Enough Productions
Workman Publishers
Write the World
Writer’s Workbench
Writing from Chicago/