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Experience ASCD Empower18, a completely redesigned ASCD conference. Through new learning paths and experiential activities, attendees are transforming education to empower every student.
Educators visit the Exhibit Show to discover new and innovative solutions to meet today's challenges. You'll reach innovative education leaders committed to educating the whole child with the latest technology, products, and services. Learn more
Please visit the sponsorship opportunities website or contact Mickey Martin for sponsorship information:
Please visit the exhibit booth policies and reservations page or contact Brian Osika for advertising and exhibits information:
"We are all living in a time of transformational migration to digital instruction in [grades] K–12. ASCD has established itself as a leader of this change, and we are honored to support its efforts."
—Andrew Schlessigner, CEO and Cofounder, SAFARI Montage
Join us for ASCD Empower18 as we celebrate ASCD's 75th anniversary in Boston—the birthplace of public schools in America.
At Empower18, you'll reach a targeted group of dedicated and experienced educators, practitioners, and administrators involved in every aspect of education. The leading event for the entire education community, ASCD's annual conference draws more superintendents, assistant/associate superintendents, and principals than any other education conference.
Meet attendees who are decision makers for their school districts, schools, and classrooms. Empower18 attendees are innovators looking for new products to advance student learning, improve schools, promote student health and wellness, and develop school teams.
The Empower18 conference program offers 200+ sessions and the Exhibit Show features 250+ exhibitors, including many of the industry's well-known brands.
Download the Exhibitor and Sponsor Prospectus (PDF)
Nearly a third of attendees approve or authorize purchases for their organizations.
Another third are involved in recommending purchases.
Many attend this show in teams—most are senior-level personnel with more than 15 years in education.
Market your products and services to the educators and business leaders who buy. Few education events rival this opportunity to meet the biggest buyers in a $44 billion U.S. K–12 market alone.
ASCD Empower18 draws more superintendents and assistant or associate superintendents and more principals and assistant principals than any other single education conference.
Plus, thousands of college faculty, lead teachers, consultants, and key school-level contacts attend the conference too.
ASCD Empower18 lets you target the leaders who control schools' purse strings.
Involved in purchasing: 79%
Approve or authorize purchases: 27%
Recommend purchases: 36%
The official exhibit service contractor is Freeman Company Exposition Services. A service desk will also be available in the exhibit area at the conference.
Bring your team and save when you register as a group!
Attendees must be 18 years of age or older to attend ASCD Empower18 and the Pre-Conference Institutes.
Online Conference Planner
Shuttle Bus Information (PDF)
Empower18 Preview (PDF)
Empower your brand at ASCD Empower18!
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
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December 31, 2017
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