Exhibit and Advertise at NeMLA


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Exhibitor Registration

The deadline for exhibitor registration is February 5.

To register as an exhibitor, please set up an account on the NeMLA Portal. Select "Exhibitor" under the "Type" category. If your press/organization is not listed under the “Affiliations” tab, please select "Not Included" and write in the name. You can then purchase any of our exhibitor packages by selecting the “Registration and Membership” tab at the top of the screen.

Exhibit Hours
Thursday: 1 to 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM to 5 PM
Saturday: 8 AM to 5 PM
Sunday: 8 AM to 12 PM

Why Exhibit at NeMLA?

  • Connect with over 2000 professors, graduate students, and independent scholars from the largest of the regional MLAs
  • The Exhibits Room is the heart of NeMLA, the setting for all coffee and snack breaks, as well as the Job Clinic, Undergraduate Research Forum, and Exhibitor-sponsored workshops
  • Exhibits are open every day of the convention
  • Returning exhibitors and advertisers receive a 10% discount
  • Promote your authors! Suggest them as potential special events speakers for NeMLA's upcoming conventions
  • Work with the Exhibits Coordinator who will curate lists of convention sessions that will be of special interest to your press
  • #NeMLAsouvenir photo contest encourages our members to buy books and promote them on our social media

Exhibitor Pricing

Exhibitor registration $400 $550 $700
2 6'x3' draped tables, 4 chairs, and 2 badges X X X
Workshop in the Exhibits Room X X X
Winter NeMLA News listing X X X
NeMLA Convention program listing full-page ad full-page ad,
priority placement
Full-page ad in two issues of MLS*     X
Discount on inserts and additional tables     X
Additional tables
Additional badges $100
Totebag insert $400
Convention advertisement (program) $400
Whova email advertisement (mobile app) $150
Totebag insert/MLS* ad combo $500
Additional opportunities include: logo/ad space on totebags and break/snack sponsorships.

*Modern Language Studies enjoys more than 2000 subscribers, including many educational institutions.

NeMLAcross-the-Miles Basic Package $350

In addition to being featured on the convention platform, this package entitles exhibitors to:

  • Propose a workshop on publishing, pedagogy, or promote one of your authors (these will be advertised in our Winter Newsletter)
  • Display one advertisement on each of NeMLA’s social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Be listed in our convention program and on NeMLA’s website
  • Participate in NeMLA’s new elevator pitch initiative via Zoom

Exhibitor Workshops

Do you have an author with a forthcoming book or a new service to promote? Exhibitors have the opportunity to offer a workshop at the NeMLA convention. Space is limited, and exhibitors who sign up after November 1st may be asked to share a workshop.

Graduate Student Caucus President Dana Gavin holds up books purchased at the 51st Annual Convention Exhibit Hall in Boston.

Workshops Offered at the 2023 Convention:

  • "Genres of Scholarly Publishing," organized by Edwin Mellen Press

The Elevator Pitch!

Members will have the opportunity to sign up ahead of the convention to pitch their book proposal to exhibitors and receive feedback. Exhibitors will be able to choose the pitches they want to hear, offer feedback, and acquire new projects.

The Scholar's Choice

The Northeast Modern Language Association arranges with The Scholar’s Choice to manage the combined book exhibit for our annual conference. Publishers who are unable to attend but wish to have a few titles exhibited can contact The Scholar's Choice. Individual members who wish to have their recently published books on display should have their publishers contact The Scholar's Choice as well.

Mary Lynn Howe, Exhibits Manager
The Scholar’s Choice
6300 West Port Bay Road, Suite 101
Wolcott, NY  14590
(315) 905-4208

Past Exhibitors

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Future Conventions


55th Annual Convention

March 7-10, 2024
Boston, MA
Local Sponsor: Tufts University, School of Arts and Sciences
Hotel: Sheraton Boston


56th Annual Convention

March 6-9, 2025
Philadelphia, PA
Host: La Salle University, School of Arts and Sciences
Hotel: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown


Please contact NeMLA.exhibit@gmail.com with any questions concerning the convention or the registration process, or to receive the returning exhibitors' 10% discount code.