Dear Publishers,

The Louisiana Affiliate of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
(LaTESOL) will host its annual conference in Kenner, Louisiana on Saturday,
September 23, 2016. The theme of the conference this year is ““Opportunity in Change.” notable speakers Christel Broady “Neuroscience and Technology in Teaching.” Janet Zadina, “Teaching and Learning in the Presence of Anxiety, Stress, or Trauma.” Burnell Cook and Melanie.Mayeux from Louisiana State Department of Education will discuss the Every Students Succeeds Act during the lunch hour.

We would like to invite you to exhibit your materials at the conference. As with
all educational conferences hosted by LaTESOL, the publishers’ exhibit plays
an integral part in the overall success of the event. We hope you will plan to
participate in this year’s event.

We are planning a full day on Friday from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM. The
publishers will be prominently displayed adjacent to the meeting rooms where
attendee traffic will be constant. We are expecting approximately 200 attendees,
educators and administrators from a variety of areas, including elementary,
secondary, and higher education, as well as adult education, refugee, and teacher
training programs.

Should you be interested in displaying your bilingual, ESL, Foreign Language
and Theoretical/applied linguistics materials at this conference, a special package
price of $200 will provide each publisher with the following:

  • One 8’ X 2’ table in the main entrance hall
  • Your company name displayed in the conference program
  • Complimentary lunch for one
  • Complimentary conference registration for one

Publishers’ participation will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.
The deadline to reserve exhibit space is September 25, 2016.

In addition to inviting you to display your materials, we would like to encourage
you to contribute books and/or other materials to be used as prizes or items to be
included in conference registration bags, such as pencils, pads, and other useful

In previous years exhibitors have very graciously sponsored coffee and pastries
in the publishers’ area in the morning as well as a reception or coffee break in the
afternoon. Recognition is prominently given in the conference program and on
site for any such sponsorship.

Please complete and return the Exhibitor Reservation Form (available at with your check (made payable to LaTESOL) for $200 per table no
later than September 25, 2016 to the address below. When your check is
received, confirmation notice and additional information will be sent to you or
the representative you designate.

Thank you for your generous support,

Mark Honegger
LaTESOL, Publisher Committee Chair
110 Montero Cl.
Lafayette, LA 70503