Book Exhibitors

Exhibitor Information

Forty-Third Annual Conference: October 3-6, 2019, Portland, OR

We are delighted that so many publishers and organizations will be exhibiting at this year's conference of the German Studies Association. We hope that all our members will take the opportunity to visit the exhibitors' space at the hotel. The following information is intended for the exhibitors themselves.

Exhibitors can register for the conference at You will receive a reservation link for the hotel group rate when you have registered. Once the exhibitor list is finalized, we will ask you to send the names of your representatives and your preferred organization name for conference materials.

Exhibit hours are as follows:

  • Thursday, October 3: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday, October 4: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
  • Saturday, October 5: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 6: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Your table(s) will be available for setup starting Thursday, October 3, at 11:00 AM.

Of course, you should feel free to be flexible in your hours. Most exhibitors do close shortly before 6:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in order to participate in the GSA cash bar and banquet on Friday, and assorted receptions on Saturday.


If you would like to advertise in the printed program, please note that the deadline for submission of advertising copy is June 7. Download the reservation form now. Queries regarding specific deadlines, costs, formats, etc., should be directed to Andrea Harney ( at the Johns Hopkins University Press. The printed program will be distributed to the entire membership in mid-summer.

To advertise in the GSA's mobile conference app, please download this formThe deadline for orders is September 1, and the artwork deadline is September 21.

Shipping, Receiving, and Equipment Requests:

Please download this packet for shipping and receiving information and an equipment request form.

Our contact at the Hilton is:

Joshua Roberts

Shipping Address

All boxes should be addressed as follows:

Hilton Portland Downtown
GSA Conference (Arrival Date)
Hold for Guest (Guest name) (Guest Cell Number)
(Guest Company Name) (Booth Number)
921 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97204- 1202

The Shipper’s Return Address should include the shipper’s name, address, and telephone number. Heavy boxes (over 50 pounds) should be identified so that our personnel can avoid injury while lifting them.

Please contact Elizabeth Fulton at if you have any questions about registration.