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Exhibitors and Advertisers

60th Annual Meeting Call for Exhibitors/Advertisers


The African Studies Association (ASA), the official learned society for African Studies with more than 2,000 members globally, is pleased to invite you to exhibit and/or advertise at the 2017 Annual Meeting.

The theme for this year’s meeting is Institutions: Creativity and Resilience in Africa. The meeting will be held on November 16-18, 2017 at the Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL. For further information about this meeting, go to the ASA's Annual Meeting page

Benefits of participating at the ASA Meeting

If your target audience is academics, practitioners, policymakers, or constituencies involved in knowledge dissemination and sharing on issues concerning the African continent, then you cannot afford to miss participating in this event as an exhibitor! The ASA is also excited to offer prime advertising space in the Annual Meeting Program, which will be viewed by more than 3,000 individuals in the ASA’s network.

Other opportunities include:

  • Early-bird discount of 10% for orders received before May 31, 2017. 
  • An opportunity to display your products and services to the largest congregation of African scholars and practitioners anywhere in the world.
  • On-Demand Film Library (Formerly known as the Video Marketplace)


Bag Inserts

Bag inserts up to three pages double sided can be purchased for a flat fee of $1000. If you have questions regarding purchasing bag inserts, please contact Renee DeLancey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Advertisement submission specifications

Ad submissions are due no later than September 30, 2017. Specifications around ad submissions are as follows:

Size: 8.5 x 11 (Full page) and 8.5 x 5.5 (Half page)
No Bleeds
Color: Grayscale or Color

For questions regarding the Exhibit Hall and advertisements, please contact the ASA at 848.445.1367 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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African Studies Association is a participating member of Aid for Africa, a unique partnership of nonprofit organizations serving families and communities throughout Africa.
African Studies Association
Rutgers University - Livingston Campus
54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8045
Tel: 848-445-8173
Fax: 732-445-6637