Exhibitor Information
March 6-8, 2015
Oakland Marriott City Center Hotel
Oakland, California

Link to mail-in exhibitor and advertising form

Link to online application
The California Council for the Social Studies conference is your opportunity to meet face-to-face with teachers and decision makers who influence the purchase of textbooks for grades K-12, children’s trade books, curriculum programs, computer software and videos, art and crafts materials, travel and study programs, and special services.


We invite you to participate in the CCSS Exhibit, advertising in the program, or sponsoring an event at the 2015 annual conference. We anticipate 1000 participants!

Submit Registration by Mail

Download a copy of the Exhibitor Registration Form and mail to: CCSS, 2118 Wilshire Blvd. #352, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Full payment is required with your application. Only written applications will be accepted and confirmed.


Booth Information

CCSS will provide 10x10 booths, pipe & drapery, a company identification sign for all exhibitors. Booth walls are 8 feet high; side dividers are 3 feet high. No signs or booth construction in excess of 8 feet in height are permitted without approval of exhibit management.  

Set-Up Schedule
Thursday, March 5 Time TBA
Exhibit Hours

Friday, March 6
Friday night social will
be held in the exhibit hall
from 5:15 to 7:00 pm. 

Noon to 7:00 pm

Saturday, March 7

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Pricing: Booth includes pipe & drapery ONLY
8' x10' in-line $400 (Bef. Jan. 12) $425 (Aft. Jan. 12)
8' x10' corner $475 (Bef. Jan. 12) $500 (Aft. Jan. 12)

5% discount offered to non-profit exhibitors (please include non-profit Tax ID number on your application form).


Advertising in the Conference Program booklet is an excellent way to give your products and services maximum exposure and to increase booth traffic. Click here for an advertising contract

Ad copy is due by January 10, 2015. Please send file as PDF or JPEG CMYK (full color) to marie@ccss.org.T

Full Page (8 x 10.5) $525
Half Page (8 x 5) $275
1/4 page (4.25 x 5.5) $180


The California Council for the Social Studies is the largest state professional organization for teachers, administrators, and curriculum specialist in California social studies education. With a membership of 600, CCSS includes professionals at elementary, middle, senior high, college and university levels spanning the disciplines of history, geography, political science, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology as well as the humanities and visual and performing arts. All of these levels and areas of interest are represented at the conference by attendees and presenters. Annual conferences generally attract around 1500 attendees. 


CCSS is committed to quality social studies education for all students at all levels. At this year’s conference, more than 125 sessions and workshops will reflect the entire spectrum of social studies education designed to assist teachers in the elementary, middle and senior high school classrooms.