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DCDT International Conference
Reno, Nevada
October 18, 2023 - October 21, 2023
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OCTOBER 18-21, 2023

DCDT 2023 Annual Conference

Reno, Nevada

reno, nevada


Opportunities  to
Sponsor, Exhibit, Advertise



International Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) promotes progressive policies, sound research, professional development on effective practices to support transition planning to improve post-secondary education, employment, and community participation of individuals with disabilities. The DCDT Annual Conference its typically attended by 800 thought leaders in transition research, policy, and practice. DCDT is a leader in the special education and transition field and the DCDT Annual Conference is an ideal way to reach your target audience.



Who Attends DCDT?

Conference attendees are leaders and decision-makers in every setting that concerns the delivery of transition and supporting youth with disabilities to achieve positive post-secondary employment, post-secondary education, and full community participation.

  • Case managers
  • Consultants
  • K-12 Educators
  • Higher Educators
  • Disability Services Specialists 
  • Policy analysts
  • Psychologists
  • Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Researchers and Faculty
  • Self-Advocates and Family Members
  • Service Providers 
  • Social Workers

Who Exhibits at DCDT?

Exhibitors typically address the needs of those who support transition planning for youth with disabilities and programmatic services of products, such as

  • Assessment tools and services
  • Assistive technology
  • Books, curricula, and journals
  • Communication and recordkeeping support.
  • Educational materials
  • Employment supports.
  • Agencies/Professional Organizations
  • Residential service supports.
  • Training
  • Travel programs
  • Video services
  • University Programs
  • Post-Secondary Education Supports 

The meeting will be held at the:

Silver Legacy Resort and Casino

Reno, Nevada



DCDT has a special rate! Please book here



Exhibit booth
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Sponsor logo with hyperlink to website and conference app
Sponsor acknowledgement in welcome remarks, program, and event slides
Bag insert—one item to be included in attendees’ bag
Complimentary general registrations 2 3 5 10
One-time social media promo  
One-time exclusive personalized email blast to conference registrants (pre- or post- conference)    
Featured Showcase Conference Breakout Session during the conference (host a 30-minute pre-recorded session posted on the conference app for all to view)    
Advertisement year long on DCDT website      



Opening Session $6000 2 opportunities
  • Prominent recognition on the conference website
  • May have a representative introduce opening speaker.
  • One (1) Bag insert
  • One Exhibit
  • 10 complimentary registrations
President's Reception $10000 1 opportunity
  • Prominent recognition on the conference website
  • Recognition in the mobile app
  • DCDT President will provide recognition and spotlight to you and introduce you to speak for 10 minutes
  • One (1) Bag insert
  • One Exhibit
  • 10 complimentary registrations

 To confirm your sponsorship, please complete the sponsorship engagement form on page 6 



Interested in sponsoring a specific event or getting visibility? Contact us to craft sponsor acknowledgement that meets your needs. DCDT welcomes creative sponsorship ideas.

Contact Stacie Dojonovic at


Connect with attendees by exhibiting! (Exhibits sold on a first-come, first-serve basis—limited availability.)


The exhibit space for this conference will be in an area in which all attendees will congregate for substantial periods each day of the conference. Continental breakfast and a coffee break will be served in the exhibit area as well as our opening session and President’s Reception. The area will be locked overnight.


$500.00 per exhibit table

  • Placement of company logo with hyperlink to your site on the conference web page
  • In-person: One (1) skirted 6-ft table and two (2) chairs.



SET-UP: All displays may be installed from 9:00 am -4:00 pm on Wednesday October 18, 2023, and must be fully installed by 5:00 pm.

DISMANTLING: All displays are to be dismantled starting at 5:30 pm on Friday, October, 20, 2023. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to see that all materials are delivered to the exhibit area and removed from the area by the specified deadline. WE WILL HAVE A CLOSING CEREMONY in the hall from 5:00-5:30.

SHIPPING: All materials should be shipped to the hotel at your own expense. Detailed shipment information will be sent via e-mail.


Wednesday, October 18
5:00 pm– 6:30 pm (Opening Session)

Thursday, October 19
7:30 am –5:00 pm

  • Exclusive Time
    7:30 am – 8:00 am
    5:00 pm —6:30 pm (Presidents Reception

Friday, October 20
7:30 am –5:00 pm

  • Exclusive Time
    7:30 am – 8:00 am
    5:00 pm – 5:30 pm


The signed agreement with full payment must be received by September 20, 2023. Remember, we have limited number of available tables; merely sending this contract by the deadline does not guarantee you a table.



Each exhibitor is responsible for their own costs related to dedicated electricity, Internet connection, and AV equipment. An exhibitor information sheet will be sent by the end of September 2023 with the contact information for our AV company.

exhibit with DCDT


Wednesday,  October 18
9:00 am —4:00 pm


Wednesday, October 18
5:00 -6:30 – Thursday, October 19, 7:30 – 5:00 – Friday October 20, 7:30am – 5:30 pm


Friday, October 20
5:30 pm —7:00 pm

Reach attendees by advertising!

Number of Sponsorship Opportunities A la Cart Fee
Mousepad Two $2,000
Pen Unlimited $1,200
One 8.5 x 11-inch single page item Unlimited $1,000
Small promotional items, such as eyeglass cleaning cloths, lip balm, first aid kits, bandanas, etc., (measuring approximately 3x4x1-inches or less) Unlimited $1,000
Gift cards Unlimited $1,000


A conference bag is placed directly in the hands of each attendee. Inserts are limited to lightweight items (such as, but not limited to, flyers, brochures, pens, or postcards), inserts must measure no larger than 8.5 x 11 inches.
Advertisers must arrange to ship 500 copies* of their item to DCDT by the deadline. DCDT reserves the right to refuse materials delivered after the deadline. To be included in the attendee bag, all proposed items must be approved by DCDT  see the Terms and Conditions on page 7.

Submission Requirements

  • All inserts must be approved, please send a sample (pdf preferred) to
  • See terms and conditions on page 7.

Inserts must be sent directly to the hotel, attention of Stacie Dojonovic and must arrive by Friday, October 13, 2023. DCDT is not responsible for your items not arriving on time. Shipping instructions will be provided after your payment has been received.

Last Updated:  3 May, 2023

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