Exhibit Opportunities

2023 NBDA National Conference
Reconnecting to Thrive Together
Reconnect - Recharge - Thrive
August 8-13, 2023
Sheraton Birmingham Hotel
Birmingham, Alabama

Over its 40 years history, the NBDA National Conference has been the premier gathering for Black Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Hard of Hearing, and Late Deafened; and Deaf People of Color as well as Deaf community at large. The 5-day conference provides exhibitors the opportunity to share ideas, products and services to unique needs of the Black Deaf Community and Deaf community at large.  

NBDA is pleased to offer exhibit opportunities for your company and business to display products and services open to public and registered conference attendees. We anticipate a diverse of 500 conference attendees and visitors who are Deaf, hard-of-hearing, hearing, educators, parents, activists, CODAs, youth, service providers, interpreters, allies and other interested individuals.

General Information

The 30th NBDA National Conference will be held at Sheraton Birmingham Hotel (2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203) in Birmingham, Alabama from Tuesday, August 8, 2023 through Sunday, August 13, 2023. We are expecting the exhibitors to come on Tuesday, August 8th to prepare and decorate the booth to get it set before the exhibit begins on Wednesday, August 9th through Saturday, August 12th. Please see the details below:

Exhibit Location

The location of the conference exhibit is forthcoming. The “map” will be provided prior your arrival so you can locate your assigned exhibit space.

Installation/Set-Up Hours

The exhibit hall will be open for installation/set-up of your booth space on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 from 12pm to 5pm. 

Exhibit Hours

You must be present at your table booth during our event from Wednesday through Saturday at the specific time below unless special arrangements made with the Exhibit Coordinator:

Wednesday August 9, 2023 - 9am - 5pm
Thursday August 10, 2023 - 9am - 5pm
Friday August 11, 2023 - 9am - 5pm
Saturday August 12, 2023 - 9am - 12pm

Clean Up Hours

You must unsettle down and clear your table booth right after the exhibit hours on Saturday, August 12th from 12pm through 4pm.

What will we provide for your booth? 

We will be able to provide one table (all tablecloths are white with black skirts) and two chairs. Please do not remove the tablecloths or chairs from your table.

On-Site Parking Information

Sheraton Birmingham Hotel has a parking garage that costs $28 USD self-parking. The cost for valet parking will be $35 USD daily. Self and valet parking includes in and out privileges for the overnight guests.

WiFi & Electricity

WiFI will be complimentary in the public space including the exhibit space. However, if you have marked for the electricity request on the exhibit registration form, the complimentary power cords and surge will be provided for your booth. Otherwise, you would be responsible for the fees for WiFi if you are interested in having high speed. The Wifi and Internet are under Encore (a third party vendor under the Sheraton Hotel). It is estimated at $17 per connection.

Shipping Exhibit Materials

If you need to ship your exhibit materials to the hotel, please see the Package Handling (pdf) document for fees and shipping information. Please select Sheraton Hotel as the location to ship your exhibit materials to.

Exhibit Booth Pricing:

  • $100 Small Vendor Full Table w/ Individual NBDA Membership
  • $150 Small Vendor Full Table
  • $200 State & Local Non-Profit Organization
  • $300 National Non-Profit Organization
  • $350 State & Local Government:
  • $450 For-Profit Organization, Education Institution, Federal Government

Exhibit Registration 

Registration Deadline 

  • June 30, 2023

Exhibitors will receive:

  • One table (all tablecloths are white with black skirts) and two chairs
  • Exhibitor's name listed on NBDA website
  • Exhibitor's name listed in the Conference Program Book

Contact Information

LaShawn Washington
Exhibit Coordinator @ conf.exhibit@nbda.org.