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.


Exhibitor Info

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 August 6, 2019


30 Minute Shakespeare


Academy of American Poets

AKJ Education

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

Cambridge University Press

Candlewick Press

Charlesbridge Publishing

Children’s Literature Assembly

Chronicle Books

Combined Book Exhibit



DC Comics

Disney Book Group

Dover Publications

Easy Grammar Systems

edMe Learning

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers

EMC School

English Speaking Union

Essentials in Education

Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Folger Shakespeare Library


Gareth Hinds / TheComic.com

Global Book Awards

Great Minds

Hachette Book Group USA

Hada Publications


HarperCollins Children’s Books

HarperCollins Focus/Blink

HarperCollins Publishers

Heinemann Publishers

Holiday House

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Division

International Writing Centers Association

James Lorimer & Company, Ltd.

John Hopkins University-MA Teaching Writing

JSTOR & Artstor

Kenyon Review Writers’ Workshop

Kids Can Press

Lead4Change Student Leadership Program

Lerner Publishing


Little Free Library

Little, Brown & Company

Loose Canon


Macmillan Adult

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Magination Press, APA

Match Fishtank

Membean, Inc.

Metaphor Dice


Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English


National English Honor Society

National Writing Project


Parkhurst Brothers Publisher

Peachtree Publishing Company, Inc.


Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers

Perfection Learning



Peter Lang Publishing

Poetry Out Loud

Publisher Spotlight

Publishers Group West

Read Side by Side Publications




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

Teacher’s Discovery

Teachers College Press

Teaching Tolerance


The DBQ Project

The Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship


Thorndike Press

Tor-Forge Books

Vermont College of Fine Arts

Visit Denver

Weird Enough Productions


Workman Publishing

Write the World

Writer’s Workbench

WRITING from The University of Chicago Press