Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:00 PM CDT
Friday, March 29, 2019 at 12:00 PM CDT

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Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conf Center 
201 Broadway
Normal, IL 61761

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(1) 6FT Exhibitor Table $400.00

(2) 6FT Exhibitor Tables $700.00

(3) 6FT Exhibitor Tables $1000.00

(1) Exhibitor Table for HS/EHS Agency Members Only $200.00

(2) Exhibitor Tables for HS/EHS Agency Members Only $350.00

Internet for Booth $100.00/per day

Electricity for Booth$50.00/per day

Conference Bag Sponsor (to include your logo & our logo) $1500.00

Wednesday President's Reception Sponsor (OFF-SITE at the Children’s Discovery Museum) -  $3000.00

Thursday Public Policy Breakfast Sponsor $1500.00

Thursday Awards Luncheon Sponsor $2000.00

Thursday Dollar Per Child Sparkling Golden Dinner Banquet $3500.00

Friday Closing Lunch Sponsor $2000.00

Full Page Marketing Advertisement $500.00

1/2 Page Marketing Advertisement $300.00


Michelle Iocca 
Illinois Head Start Association 


Illinois Head Start Association's 

2019 Annual Training & Parent Conference

Exhibitor/Sponsorship/Advertising Form


IHSA invites you to exhbit, sponsor and/or advertise at our 2019 Annual Training & Parent Conference! The Conference will be held at the Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center on March 27 - 29, 2019.

We hope to see you there!

Exhibitor Schedule

Set Up: Wednesday, March 27th anytime between 4:00-7:00pm

Open: Thursday, March 28th, from 7:45am-5:00pm and Friday, March 29th, 7:45-10:45am

Tear Down: Friday, March 29th anytime between 10:45am-1:00pm

The following food and/or beverages wil be served with the Exhibitors:

 Thursday / 7:45 - 9:45am / Coffee & Tea

 Thursday / 9:45 - 10:45am / Morning Break with Snacks

 Thursday / 3:00 - 4:00pm / Afternoon Break with Snacks

 Friday / 7:30 - 10:30am /  Coffee & Tea

Head Start Programs from all Across Illinois!

The Annual Conference is Illinois Head Start Association’s premier event. Marketing for this event targets Executive Directors, Head Start & Early Head Start Directors, Managers, Staff, Parents and Head Start Partners and Friends. Exhibits are a very important part of our conference and we strive to make the conference as beneficial as possible for our exhibitors. Please review the following for valuable information regarding our event including how to reserve your booth, sponsorship opportunities and important dates and information!

Limited space availability!

Exhibitors are very popular at Head Start trainings and events, and a limited number ensures a more exclusive and personal audience with our attendees. Be sure to submit your form early to reserve your space.

On a budget? Very reasonably priced space!

One skirted table and your name mentioned in the conference program booklet is just $400!

  • Electricity and Internet is an additional cost and musts be ordered upon completing the form 
  • To arrange for your materials to be shipped to the hotel, you must contact and arrange this with the hotel directly. 


IHSA offers a number of event sponsorship opportunities, which will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

All sponsors will receive the following benefits:

  • Name Recognition at the Sponsoring Event with Signage
  • Opportunity to Speak at the Podium during the Sponsored Event
  • Complimentary Prime Exhibit Space (Includes 1 skirted table in the exhibit area)
  • Inclusion of Sponsor's Promotional Materials in Conference Bag
  • Complimentary 1/2 Page Ad in Conference Program Booklet 
  • All meals included for 1 attendee  

Sponsors will need to email a program-ready advertisement (JPEG format is preferred) to Michelle Iocca miocca@ilheadstart.org by Friday, March 15, 2019.

Interested in becoming a CORPORATE PARNER? Check out these BENEFITS! 

About the Location:

Bloomington Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

201 Broadway

Normal, Illinois 61761

Located right in the heart of Uptown Normal, the hotel offers unparalleled access to many of the area's most popular attractions, such as Illinois State University, Children's Discovery Museum and Anderson Aquatic Center. Whether you want breakfast, lunch or dinner, our signature restaurant, Jesse's Grille, is open throughout the day, serving a delectable selection of Delta cuisines. Alternatively, if you're looking for something on the go, stop by our on-site cafe for Starbucks® beverages and small bites. At the end of your day, retreat to comfort in the privacy our spacious rooms. Lounge in front of our flat-screen TVs, order a delicious meal from room service or enjoy a peaceful night of rest on top of our plush pillowtop mattresses. No matter the reason for your trip, Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center provides the necessary amenities to make it exceptional.

Sleeping Room Instructions:

Sleeping Room Rate:  $93.00/ Single

**Sleeping Room Reservations must be made by March 4, 2019**