Exhibit Lounge Overview


  • Sponsor and Partner Exhibits: Conference sponsors and Academy partners display their latest products and programs and distribute educational and informational materials to 300+ conference attendees.
  • Book Exhibit: Academy Members and conference speakers showcase their latest publications at the conference. Publications cover a wide range of topics within the field of social insurance. Books are prominently displayed along with information on how to purchase or obtain copies.
  • Breakfast and Coffee Breaks: Available in the Exhibit Lounge for all conference attendees to facilitate conversation and networking.

Display Space:

  • Full Display Tables are 6 ft. x 2 ft. ($1,500)
  • Half Display Tables are 3 ft. x 2 ft. ($750)

Exhibit Lounge space is limited. To purchase space for your organization, please download and complete the Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus. Or contact Kristine Quinio at kquinio@nasi.org or (202) 243-7008.

Exhibit Lounge Hours:
Wednesday, January 27: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thursday, January 28: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Guidelines for Exhibitors:
Tables will be covered with white or black table cloths. Chairs will be provided for staff. It may be possible to accommodate A/V components as part of your display space. Please contact Gloria Kim (gkim@nasi.org) to inquire about availability (first-come, first-serve).

Materials Delivery:
You must ship, courier, or hand deliver all materials either to the Academy office (1200 New Hampshire Ave, NW, Suite 830, Washington, DC 20036) by Friday, January 22, OR deliver them directly to the National Press Club as early as Tuesday, January 26, 2016. If you would like to send your exhibit materials directly to the Press Club, please contact Gloria Kim (gkim@nasi.org or call 202-452-8097) for instructions.

Setup and Dismantling Hours:

  • Setup:

→ Wednesday, January 27: Starting at 8:30 AM
→ Thursday, January 28: Starting at 8:00 AM

  • Dismantling:

→ Wednesday, January 27: 7:00 PM or materials may be left overnight
→ Thursday, January 28: No later than 5:00 PM

Academy staff and volunteers will assist with setup of displays in the Exhibit Lounge. If you would like to send a member of your staff to assist with setup, especially if your exhibit requires special setup, we would greatly appreciate the assistance.

Displays must be dismantled no later than 5:00 PM on Thursday, January 28. All extra materials not picked up will be discarded. The Academy will not be able to ship materials back to you. If you would like to make sure your display materials are returned to you, please send a member of your staff to pick-up display remnants or make other pick-up and shipping arrangements.

Signs and Staffing Your Display: Please include all appropriate signage with any exhibit materials. Staffing your display is not required, but if you would like to send a staff member to staff your table/display area, please contact Gloria Kim (gkim@nasi.org). Badges for individuals staffing the display area can only also be prepared on-site.


Did you author, co-author, edit, or write a chapter for a book that was published in 2013 or later?

If you did, please take advantage of the opportunity to showcase your publication at NASI’s 28th annual policy research conference.

This is a no cost opportunity offered exclusively to active Academy members and conference speakers. Each year, several hundred experts and leaders in the interdisciplinary field of social insurance attend the Academy’s annual conference. Your book will be displayed prominently for this target audience in the Exhibit Lounge at the conference.

You may resubmit your book for this year’s book exhibit even if it was already showcased last year, as long as it was published in 2013 or later.

How to participate in the Member Book Exhibit at NASI’s 28th annual policy research conference:

Step 1:  Complete the 2016 Member Book Exhibit Form.
Step 2:  Send the completed form to the Academy along with one (1) copy of your book to display.
Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2016

Note: Your publisher may submit the form and book copy for you.