Exhibitor Information

Team Up and Win With Literacy

February 23 – 25, 2017
Marriott Resort and Spa
Hilton Head, South Carolina


You are cordially invited to exhibit at the 42nd Annual South Carolina State Council of the International Reading Association’s Conference at the Marriott Resort and Spa, Hilton Head, S.C., February 23 – 25, 2017. Attached is the Exhibitor Information Application Packet. We are expecting over 1,200 educators and others (child development through adult levels) who are interested in reading and language arts to be in attendance.

All sales will occur in the Exhibit Hall at your purchased exhibit space and autographing will occur in designated areas during the conference. If your company is sponsoring an author, illustrator, or speaker who will be autographing, you will be contacted about specific autographing areas.

The Conference Headquarters & Hotel is the Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa. The single/double room rate will be $134 per night, and reservations are being accepted by calling 1-888-511-5086 and using the group code SCISCIA to get the conference rate. You can also book online via this webpage – www.marriott.com/hhhgr. The hotel will give information regarding suites, etc., if you wish those accommodations. You can also find accommodations at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort. To make reservations, call 1-800-843-6664 and ask for group code 022017SCINTLREA. Reservations can also be made online at www.omnihotels.com/hotels/hilton-head/meetings/south-carolina-international-reading-association. Rates per night are $139 plus $12 resort fee.

For your convenience, I have included the forms for securing electricity, as well as forms and labels for shipping your books/products to the Marriott. You may begin setting up your booth on Wednesday (2/22) between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. and on Thursday (2/23) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Exhibit hours on Thursday will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Exhibit hours on Friday (2/24) will be from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday (2/25) from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakdown on Saturday will be from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. We do ask that all exhibitors remain set up until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Two Boxed lunches per booth will be provided on Friday (2/24). If you would be willing to provide a door prize(s) and/or contribute toward one of the conference events, please check the appropriate box on the Application to Exhibit form enclosed. All sponsorships and donations will be recognized and highlighted in the Conference Program.

Thank you in advance for your consideration to Team Up and Win with Literacy. For additional space and/or questions, please contact me directly at 803-924-2466. We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Gina Mays
2017 SCIRA Exhibit Chair/Conference Chair


Please use the following links to register as an Exhibitor:

Exhibitor Application

Electrical & A/V Order Form

Package Charges List


Click here to register online.

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