Virtual Connection Center

The Connection Center (AEA’s exhibit area) for Eval20 Reimagined will provide new and valuable opportunities for knowledge-sharing, collaboration, and innovation. The Connection Center will be housed online via AEA’s Virtual Conference Platform, Pathable. This robust, user friendly online hub will house exhibits, breakout sessions, break room discussions, and more.

AEA is committed to creating an environment that promotes the goals of the association and the evaluation field as a whole. This new exhibit hall format has been designed to foster learning, community, and excitement around evaluation.

For more information about the Connection Center or your booth, please contact Staci Blue at exhibits@eval.org or 202-367-1138.

Who is in the Connection Center?

  • Publishers
  • Evaluation Organizations
  • Academic Institutions
  • Technology Providers
  • Associations

Connection Center Hours

Tuesday, October 27

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Dedicated Exhibitor Hours, be prepared to staff your virtual booth (if securing this option)
Wednesday, October 28


11:30 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m.

Scheduled break but not dedicated to exhibits. Attendees may still enter your virtual booth.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Dedicated Exhibitor Hours, be prepared to staff your virtual booth.
Thursday, October 29

10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 

Dedicated Exhibitor Hours, be prepared to staff your virtual booth.

11:30 a.m. –12:00 p.m.

Scheduled break but not dedicated to exhibits.

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Scheduled break but not dedicated to exhibits.
Friday, October 30

11:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m.

Dedicated Exhibitor Hours, be prepared to staff your virtual booth.

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Scheduled break but not dedicated to exhibits.


Social Media 

Use these simple tweets to promote your presence at Eval20!

  • Join us online for #Eval20! Don’t forget to stop by our virtual booth to learn about [offering]. http://bit.ly/2s3QSOG
  • Register for #Eval20 and visit our virtual booth in the Virtual Connection Center. http://bit.ly/2s3QSOG
  • [Company name] is exhibiting at #Eval20. Visit our virtual booth to meet with [contact name] and learn more about our offerings! http://bit.ly/2s3QSOG
  • There is still time to register for #Eval20 hosted by @aeaweb. Visit us at our virtual booth in the Virtual Connection Center for an interactive experience! http://bit.ly/2s3QSOG

2020 Exhibitor Bulletins

Stay tuned for bulletins to be posted throughout the summer.

What Will Booths Look Like?

Catch a glimpse of what your virtual booth will look like below!

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FAQs for Exhibitors 

How do I register as an exhibitor?

As an exhibitor, you are entitled to two (2) expo hall only registrations per package purchased. If you plan to register as expo hall only, please follow the instructions below:
  1. Register (Registration will open in early September)
  2. Fill in the exhibitor’s First Name, Last Name, and E-mail address. The vendor code* is ______. Click OK.
  3. Continue to fill out the exhibitor’s information and click Next.
  4. Review the options and press Finish.

*Vendor codes will be provided by email. If you have not received or have lost your vendor code, please contact Staci Blue at exhibits@eval.org. Vender codes will not be given to companies unless they are paid in full.

If you plan to attend sessions at Eval20 Reimagined, please register through the regular attendee portal.

How does booth selection work?

With virtual booths, there's no need to worry about your company's placement. All exhibitors will be listed in alphabetical order. Take a look at our prospectus for booth packages and pricing!

If I am a sponsor, what do I need to do?

Sponsors need to provide high resolution files of their logos (.eps and .ai format if possible). If providing AEA with materials, we will contact you with shipping information for those items.

What is the exhibitor cancellation policy?

Any cancellations or reductions of booth space must be submitted in writing via email, ATTN: Staci Blue to exhibits@eval.org. Cancellation requests made by October 9, 2020 will be given a 50% refund. Any cancellations received after that date will not be refunded.