Spring Conference

2020 Conference is Cancelled. Please join us for the 2021 Conference on May 20-21 at the Madison Marriott West!

About

The Spring Conference is WASBO's biggest event of the year with something to offer for all WASBO Members. There are over 40 educational sessions, more than 130 exhibitors, WASBO Foundation student scholarship fundraising bike ride and golf outing, WASBO professional recognition award presentations, a silent auction benefiting participation in ASBO International, and plenty of opportunities to network.

Who Should Attend

  • All WASBO Members

Location

Madison Marriott West
1313 John Q Hammons Drive
Middleton, WI, 53562

2021 General Exhibitor Registration to open in late 2020!

2021 Attendee Registration set to open in late 2020

2021 Spring Scholarship Golf Outing/Bike Ride Fundraiser Registration set for May 19

2020-21 Planning Schedule 

May 15

Due date to transfer 2020 WASBO SC exhibitor registration/sponsorship
to 2021 WASBO SC exhibitor registration/sponsorship.
May 29
If transferring exhibitor registrations/sponsorships, the 2020 invoice(s) must be paid in full by this date.
June 3-17  2021 Exhibitor Transfer Window
June 22 New companies invited to sponsor 
Aug. 1 – Sept. 30 Call for Presentations Open
Jan. 1, 2021 Speakers notified of their selection as 2021 speakers
Dec. 14 – Jan. 5, 2021
Priority exhibitor registration open for new sponsors (new sponsors must be committed by Jan. 1)
January 6, 2021 Exhibitor registration opens for all new vendors
April 8, 2021 New exhibitor booth payments due in full
May 20-21, 2021 Conference Dates

For District Professionals

Start the conference by participating in either a bike ride or golf outing to raise money for WASBO Foundation student scholarships, and enjoy a nice day outside while networking with your colleagues. Spend the next day and a half learning from the over 40 educational sessions on topics such as auxiliary services, best practices, facilities (including certification sessions), human resources, Year of Success Program sessions for those new to the business office, safety, and technology. Get even more insight by visiting with the 130+ vendors in the Exhibit Hall who are there to share their expertise. This conference also offers many chances for networking, sharing, reflecting, and fun!

For Service Affiliates

Start the conference by participating in either a bike ride or golf outing to raise money for WASBO Foundation student scholarships, and enjoy a nice day outside while networking with WASBO members. Share your expertise in WASBO's exhibit hall as you showcase your products and services. Booth spaces are 8' x 10' and include pipe and drape, and an 8' skirted table, 2 chairs and company identification sign. Service Affiliates are also encouraged to attend the breakout sessions throughout the conferees. There are also numerous chances for networking throughout the conference.

Booth Costs:
  • Single Booth for Members (Includes 2 Booth Personnel) - $710
  • Single Booth Non-Members (Includes 2 Booth Personnel) - $920
  • Double Booth for Members (Includes 4 Booth Personnel) - $1,420
  • Double Booth for Members (Includes 4 Booth Personnel) - $1,630

Sponsorship

Conference sponsorship opportunities are available to Service Affiliate Members. By sponsoring a portion of the conference or scholarship fundraising event, your organization helps keep registration for District Professionals affordable or provides support to fund WASBO's student scholarship program. Sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 conference will be available in the summer of 2020!