The 55th Annual California Council for the Social Studies Conference March 4-6, 2016 Hilton Orange C

Exhibitor Information

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 as a CCSS exhibitor, advertise in the program, or sponsor an event at the 2016 annual conference. We anticipate 800 participants! Three conference admission badges per booth are included - valued at $450 for members, $750 for non-members.  Additional badges are $75.  


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 800 attendees. 


CCSS is committed to quality social studies education for all students at all levels. At this year’s conference 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.

Submit registration online or by mail:

Download a copy of the Exhibitor Registration Form and mail to: CCSS, P. O. Box 135, Woodlake, CA 93286 with payment. 

Booth Information

CCSS will provide 8 x10 booths, pipe & drapery, chairs, and a company identification sign for all exhibitors. Exhibitors will also be listed in the conference program and are entitled to receive up to three complimentary conference badges. 

Please note: For more information send for an Exhibitor's packet. 


CURTIN CONVENTION & EXPOSITION SERVICES, INC. ( is the show’s exhibit service provider.  Exhibitors will receive a Service Kit approximately 60 days prior to the show.  The Service Kit will include show summary details as well as order forms for services (i.e. additional furnishings, freight handling, display labor, electrical, av, internet, cleaning, etc.)  For information, please contact the Exhibit Service Department at (415)883-7818 and any Curtin representative can assist you.  You may also email Curtin at


Due to limited storage at the show facility, please send all show/display materials through Curtin.  The advance warehouse address is stated in the Exhibitor Service Kit along with the shipping instructions and associated fees.  If you do not plan to ship materials, then you may arrive to the loading dock for unload assistance by Curtin.  Further details will be included in the Service Kit.

Set-Up Schedule
Thursday, March 3 Time TBA
Exhibit Hours

Friday, March 4

Time TBA

Saturday, March 5

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Pricing: Booth includes pipe, drapery, table, chairs and sign. 
8' x10'  $400 (Before Jan. 11) 
8' x10'  $425 (After 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, 2016. Please send file as PDF or JPEG CMYK (full color) to

Back Page (only ONE avail.)       $999

Inside Back Page
Full Page (8.5 x 11)
Half Page (8.5 x 5.5) $375
1/4 page (4.25 x 5.5)
Business Card
$ 75

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