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TAB2017 Exhibitor Kit

Join the largest state broadcast meeting in the country with more than 100 companies and organizations showcasing their products and services.  The event features 1,200+ registrants attending one and a half days of management, engineering and sales programs, as well as the Trade Show.

TAB2017 returns to Austin, August 9-10, 2017 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel.

Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity!

Not a member but want to exhibit? The first step is to join TAB as a member.  Although joining as a member does NOT guarantee a booth, your company will be on all email lists so you know when booths go on sale.  TAB members receive discounts to exhibit (see pricing in Exhibit Fees section).

QUESTIONS? Email or call (512) 322-9944.

General Information

  • The Renaissance Hotel is located in Austin’s Northwest Arboretum area (9721 Arboretum Boulevard, Austin, 78759)
  • Convention events start on Wed., Aug. 9, and conclude the evening of Thurs., Aug. 10
  • All exhibits, meetings and events will be held at the Renaissance (with the exception of the Annual Golf Tournament)
  • Previous year Sponsors & Exhibitors receive priority booth assignments.  All booths are sold on a first come, first serve basis
  • No firm may reserve more than two (2) booths
Trade Show Info Exhibit Booth Info Hotel Information

Show Colors: Gray/White
Exhibit Floor: Carpeted

Decorator: Freeman Decorating

Hotel: Renaissance Austin Hotel
Set-up: Wed., Aug. 9, 12 noon- 6 pm*
Show Hours: Thurs., Aug. 10, 9 am-5 pm*
Tear-down: Thurs., Aug. 10, 5-11 pm*

*Times & schedule subject to change
Each Booth includes:
  • Carpet, pipe & drape
  • 6’ skirted table
  • Two (2) chairs
  • Standard company sign
  • One (1) complimentary Conference Package
  • One (1) complimentary Exhibit Hall Lunch Ticket
  • Trade Show Guest Passes for clients (Discount Code)
  • One (1) 500 Watt/120V electrical drop
TAB Group Rate: $179 + tax











Freeman Decorating Services

Exhibitors will order all shipping, freight, extra furniture, etc. through Freeman Decorating. Do NOT ship directly to the Renaissance.

Please note: You will be able to start placing orders with Freeman Decorating ten (10) business days after reserving your booth.

Order services here

Exhibitor Request Form (Power/Internet Order Form)

Each booth comes with one (1) 500 Watt/120V power drop.  All additional A/V must be ordered through the host hotel using the PDF order form (link below).

Exhibitor Request Form (Power Order Form)

DUE: Friday, July 21

Bag Stuffers

Exhibitors are encouraged to send promotional items (flyers, brochures, pens, notepads, etc.) to insert in the TAB convention bags. The cost for bag stuffers is included with the booth cost!

Mail to address below:
Texas Association of Broadcasters
Ann Arnold Center
502 E 11th Street, Ste. 200
Austin, TX 78701

DUE: Friday, July 7 | Bag Stuffer Quantity: 1,000

Exhibitor Registration

The MAIN CONVENTION CONTACT will be able to register company representatives in the Exhibitor Portal during the booth reservation process.  They will be able log back into the Exhibitor Portal anytime leading up to the event to make additions/changes. Refer to the "TAB2017 Confirmation" email that was received upon booth reservation and click on "Edit Registration."

Need TAB to resend your the link to login? Email or call (512) 322-9944.

Trade Show Guest Passes

Exhibitors receive unlimited guest passes to send to potential clients.  The passes will allow clients to attend the Trade Show (Thursday, August 10, 9am-5pm) for FREE.

On June 14th, TAB will email each exhibiting company their unique discount code to send to clients/guests.

The discount code will allow your guest to FREE registration to the Trade Show only.

Guest passes expires at midnight on August 4th.  Passes will NOT be accepted on-site.

Exhibit Booth Selection

Exhibit Booth Selection Timeline – Search for your company membership level in our Associate Directory. Previous year (2016) sponsors/exhibitors will have the opportunity to reserve booths first in order of membership level, then members in order of membership level.

  • Feb. 7 – 2016 Sponsors
  • Feb. 14 – 2016 Gold Patron member exhibitors
  • Feb. 21 – 2016 Silver Star member exhibitors
  • Feb. 28 – 2016 Bronze Associate member exhibitors
  • Mar. 7 – TAB Gold Patron members who did NOT exhibit in 2016
  • Mar. 14 – TAB Silver Star members who did NOT exhibit in 2016
  • Mar. 21 – TAB Bronze Associate members who did NOT exhibit in 2016

Exhibit Booth Fees

Cost of exhibit booths are dependent on membership level - This year we will be offering both 8x8 booths and 8x10 booths upon availability. Please see pricing below.  All booths are sold on a first come first serve basis.