Exhibitor Information
March 4-5, 2016
Hilton, Orange County
Costa Mesa, California

2016 Conference Information Coming Soon!

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 2015 annual conference. We anticipate 1000 participants!

We will be holding our Friday Night Social in the exhibit hall offering guests hors d'oeuvre and music!!

Submit registration online or by mail:

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

Or link to online application above. 


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: The Oakland Marriott is a union facility. All exhibitors will be required to pay union workers $141 per day per 1000 lbs. to carry booth materials from the curb to the booth. This fee will not apply if one person can hand carry all materials into the booth area.

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

Friday, March 6
Friday Night Social will
be held in the exhibit hall
from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. 

Noon to 7:00 pm

Saturday, March 7

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Pricing: Booth includes pipe, drapery, table, chairs and sign. 
10' x10' in-line $400 (Bef. Jan. 12) $425 (Aft. Jan. 12)
10' 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 info@ccss.org.

Back Page (only ONE avail.)       $800

Full Page (8.5 x 11) $525
Half Page (8.5 x 5.5) $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.