Career Fair

The NABJ Career Fair is the largest career expo for minority journalists and media professionals in the country. #NABJ18 Career Fair will take place from Aug. 1-5 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center. The Career Fair showcases the tremendous range of news organizations operating today, from journalism schools to digital startups looking for journalists and media related professionals for their newsrooms.

The companies that attend the Career Fair are seeking to fill full-time positions, internships, and freelance assignments. Employers seek candidates to cover a range of subject areas including health and science, business and economics, investigative journalism, sports, weather, media, technology, politics and government, general assignment, race and justice, metro and community news, arts, culture and entertainment, food, travel and fashion, international news and more.

#NABJ18 Career Fair Booths are SOLD OUT

EXHIBITOR RULES AND REGULATIONS - Click HERE to View and Download

EXHIBITOR QUICK FACT SHEET - Click HERE to View and Download

Participation in the Career Fair is limited to #NABJ18 registered attendees. The Career Fair schedule is listed below.

 

EXHIBIT SCHEDULE

Tuesday, July 31 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight Booth Set-up
Wednesday, Aug. 1 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Exhibitor Registration/Hall Set-up
  12:01 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibits Open
Thursday, Aug. 2 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibits Open
Friday, Aug. 3 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibits Open
  5:01 p.m. - 12:00 midnight Exhibit Dismantling and Removal


EXHIBIT RATES
 

Booth Types Early-Bird Extended
By March 30, 2018
Pre-Registration
By June 1, 2018
Print Media by Circulation 100k and Over $3,500 $3,800
Print Media by Circulation Under 100k $3,200 $3,500
Television Stations by Market 1 to 75 $3,500 $3,800
Television Stations by Market 76 to 214 $3,200 $3,500
Media Agency (Third Party Recruitment and Ad Agencies) $3,200 $3,500
New Media by Unique Visitors Over 500k+ $3,200 $3,500
New Media by Unique Visitors Under 500k $2,000 $2,300
Radio Stations by Market 1 to 75 $3,500 $3,800
Radio Stations by Market 76 to 214 $3,200 $3,500
Journalism Schools $1,500 $1,700
Nonprofit Media/Organization/Association 2M+ Annual Revenue $1,800 $2,200
Nonprofit Media/Organization/Association Less Than 2M+ Annual Revenue $1,500 $2,000
Exhibitor $3,500 $3,800
ADDITIONAL FEES    
Island Booths $2,500 $3,800
Corner Booths $1,500 $2,800
Premium Placement (Booths marked "P" on the floor plan) $1,000 $1,500


RECRUITER: Defined as a company that is seeking to provide employment opportunities to convention attendees during the Career Fair.

EXHIBITOR: Defined as a company that is displaying or disseminating information and/or product during the Career Fair.


SPACE BENEFITS

  • One table, two chairs, booth sign, and one waste basket
  • Two complimentary convention registration for each 8' x 10' booth
  • Recruiter/Exhibitor registration includes premium convention bag, convention program guide, and access to convention workshops

    Important Notice:
    Exhibit hall ceiling height is 8 ft.
    Standard booth dimensions are 8' x 10'

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION RATES

  Early-Bird Extended
By
March 30, 2018
Pre-Registration
By
June 1, 2018
Onsite
After
June 1, 2018
Complimentary Exhibitor Booth Personnel
(Limit 2 per 8' x 10' booth)
$0 $0 $0
Exhibitor Booth Personnel $445 $545 $575
Convention Special Events      
Hall of Fame Induction & Luncheon
Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
$60 $60 $75
Salute to Excellence Gala
Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018
$100 $100 $115
Gospel Brunch
Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018
$50 $50 $65
Bundle Meal Tickets
One (1) Ticket each for NABJ Hall of Fame Induction & Luncheon, Salute to Excellence Gala, and Gospel Brunch)
$180 $180 $250


Exhibit sales questions should be directed to Veronique Dodson at (301)405-0554 or vdodson@nabj.org.


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