To register as an exhibitor, please set up an account on the NeMLA Portal. Select "Exhibitor" under the "Type" category. If your press/organization is not listed under the “Affiliations” tab, please select "Not Included" and write in the name. You can then purchase any of our exhibitor packages by selecting the “Registration and Membership” tab at the top of the screen.
Exhibit Hours Thursday: 1 to 5 PM Friday: 8 AM to 5 PM Saturday: 8 AM to 5 PM Sunday: 8 AM to 12 PM
Why Exhibit at NeMLA?
Connect with over 2000 professors, graduate students, and independent scholars from the largest of the regional MLAs
The Exhibits Room is the heart of NeMLA, the setting for all coffee and snack breaks, as well as the Job Clinic, Undergraduate Research Forum, and Exhibitor-sponsored workshops
Exhibits are open every day of the convention
Returning exhibitors and advertisers receive a 10% discount
Promote your authors! Suggest them as potential special events speakers for NeMLA's upcoming conventions
Work with the Exhibits Coordinator who will curate lists of convention sessions that will be of special interest to your press
#NeMLAsouvenir photo contest encourages our members to buy books and promote them on our social media
2 6'x3' draped tables, 4 chairs, and 2 badges
Workshop in the Exhibits Room
Winter NeMLA News listing
NeMLA Convention program
full-page ad, priority placement
Full-page ad in two issues of MLS*
Discount on inserts and additional tables
Convention advertisement (program)
Whova email advertisement (mobile app)
Totebag insert/MLS* ad combo
Additional opportunities include: logo/ad space on totebags and break/snack sponsorships.
*Modern Language Studies enjoys more than 2000 subscribers, including many educational institutions.
NeMLAcross-the-Miles Basic Package $350
In addition to being featured on the convention platform, this package entitles exhibitors to:
Propose a workshop on publishing, pedagogy, or promote one of your authors (these will be advertised in our Winter Newsletter)
Display one advertisement on each of NeMLA’s social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
Be listed in our convention program and on NeMLA’s website
Participate in NeMLA’s new elevator pitch initiative via Zoom
Do you have an author with a forthcoming book or a new service to promote? Exhibitors have the opportunity to offer a workshop at the NeMLA convention. Space is limited, and exhibitors who sign up after November 1st may be asked to share a workshop.
Workshops Offered at the 2023 Convention:
"Genres of Scholarly Publishing," organized by Edwin Mellen Press
Workshops Offered at the 2022 Convention:
"From Book Proposal to Peer Review," organized by Amherst College Press
Workshops Offered at the 2021 Convention:
"A Discussion on Publishing with Intellect Books," organized by Intellect Books
"Publishing Today: A Talk with Publishers," organized by Amherst College Press
"Working with Lean Budgets to Improve Digital Pedagogy in a Post-pandemic World," organized by LectureSource, Inc
Workshops Offered at the 2020 Convention:
"Shakespearean Cultures: Latin America," featuring João Cezar de Castro Rocha, organized by Michigan State University Press
"Intellect's Publishing Bootcamp – Academic Presses: Tips and Strategies," organized by Intellect Books
"Supporting Your Class and You: Making Materials Compatible and Marketable with OER," organized by LectureSource, Inc
"Pitch to Publication: A Roundtable with Convention Exhibitors," organized by Clemson University Press and featuring exhibitors from additional presses
Workshops Offered at the 2019 Convention:
"Don't Take Grants for Granted: How to Pitch Research and Apply for Funding," organized by the Joint National Committee for Languages
"Introduction to Literature: Teaching a First-year Course," organized by Universitas Press
"Skip the Textbook! Open Resource Texts and Readings," organized by LectureSource, Inc
"The Foreign Language Enrollment Solution Room: From Data to Aspiration," organized by the Modern Language Association
The Elevator Pitch!
Members will have the opportunity to sign up ahead of the convention to pitch their book proposal to exhibitors and receive feedback. Exhibitors will be able to choose the pitches they want to hear, offer feedback, and acquire new projects.
The Scholar's Choice
The Northeast Modern Language Association arranges with The Scholar’s Choice to manage the combined book exhibit for our annual conference. Publishers who are unable to attend but wish to have a few titles exhibited can contact The Scholar's Choice. Individual members who wish to have their recently published books on display should have their publishers contact The Scholar's Choice as well.