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Conference presentations are organized by topic in more than 80 sections based on different subfields or areas of study. Many of these are interdisciplinary and draw scholars from different fields, providing a variety of perspectives.

In the spring of each year, the MPSA holds one of the largest political science conferences in the discipline. In 2013, more than 5,700 presenters from the United States and 55 countries throughout the world presented more than 4,700 papers. Conference presentations are organized by topic in more than 70 sections based on different subfields or areas of study. Many of these are interdisciplinary and draw scholars from different fields, providing a variety of perspectives.  As our attendee survey and comments from past attendees attest, this is a popular conference.

Exhibitor Information:

Introduce new textbooks, software, journals and other products and services.  Put your name and your message into the hands of thousands.  Take advantage and increase your exposure and join us at the Annual Conference and Exhibition – you may choose to exhibit, advertise or sponsor!  Each opportunity offers profound benefits.

MPSA is an international academic association with members in the United States as well as nearly 60 other countries.  Founded in 1939, MPSA is dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in all areas of political science.  The association publishes one of the premier journals in the field, the American Journal of Political Science, and hosts attendees at its annual conference every spring – the largest political science conference in the country with approximately 1,100 sessions with 5,000 papers and 7,000 authors/speakers.

Meet potential authors; introduce new textbooks, software, journals, and other products and services to a diverse group in the political science field.  The exhibit hall boasts over 40 exhibitors and 5,200 attendees.  As an exhibitor, you will have unprecedented exposure to the decision makers who plan courses and select textbooks.  Average daily foot traffic in the exhibit hall has grown to over 3,000 – meet the people you need to know!  The exhibit hall is the center of conference activity and includes email kiosks, complimentary coffee and poster presentations.  In addition, the Exhibitors’ Reception is a favorite gathering place for attendees following a full first day of meetings.

MPSA will be awarding raffle prizes during daily drawings.  This will serve to draw even more attendees into the exhibit hall!

The exhibit hall -- nearly 14, 000 square feet -- is on the 4th floor, three escalator rides up from the hotel lobby. 

About MPSA

The Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) was founded in 1939 and is dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in all areas of political science.

The purposes of the MPSA are to promote the professional study and teaching of political science, to facilitate communications between those engaged in such study, and to develop standards for and encourage research in theoretical and practical political problems. As such, MPSA is a nonpartisan association. It does not support political parties or candidates.

There may be many networking opportunities at the 75th MPSA Annual National Conference - Midwest Political Science Association. Find out more in the event details below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 04/06/2017 - 04/09/2017
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Sciences
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Education, Education Events, Other / Miscellaneous, Sciences
Estimated Attendance: 6,000
Audience: Members of the Midwest Political Science Association
Venue: Palmer House Hilton
Venue Phone: (312) 726-7500
Venue Type: Indoor - Hotel
Official Conference Hotel:Palmer House Hilton
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:46 Booths (2015) (Previous Year)
Event Square Footage:Nearly 14,000 (2015)
Show Owner:MPSA
Show Manager:MPSA
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Let your customers know that you support the field of political science and their important work. We offer a variety of choices that will work for you!

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
One 8' x 10' Booth w/one full page ad $3,135   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Two 8' x 10' Booths w/two full page ads $5,896   Water: n/a
Three 8' x 10' Booths w/three full page ads $7,977   Generator: n/a
Four Booth Island w/four full page ads $9,595 / $10,514 / Prices subject to change   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Call
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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Past Exhibitors:

Association Book Exhibit
Bloomsbury Publishing
Cambridge University Press
IIEI Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Lexington Books
LGBT Caucus
Liberty Fund
ME Sharpe, Inc.
Midwest Women's Caucus
Oxford University Press
Palgrave Macmillan
Policy Studies
Provalis Research
Roper Center for Public Opinion & Research
Rowman & Littlefield
Sage/CQ Press
Springer Science & Business Media
Stata Corp
SUNY Press/Research Foundation of SUNY
The University Chicago Press
University of Michigan Press
University Press of Kansas
West Academic
Westview Press/Perseus Books Group
W.W. Norton

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