Exhibit your products and services
directly to area homeschoolers and educational buyers.
With a homeschool friendly state such as California, a booth
at VHE will give you personal contact with many potential
You can display your newest products, meet new customers,
give demonstrations and answer those important questions
from potential purchasers – all in one place!
Convenient Loading Docks
Exhibitors can Present Workshops
your convenience, the following set up times will be available:
Thursday (Modesto Centre Plaza Exhibitors only): 2pm to
7pm (overnight security provided)
(DoubleTree Area and MCP Exhibitors): 7am to 9:45am (convention
opens at 10am)
EXHIBITOR HALL NEVER CLOSES DURING CONVENTION HOURS!!!
We strive to
meet the needs of both businesses and attendees.
In order to reduce slow traffic times at the booths and
also to provide plenty of
shopping time for our attendees, the exhibit hall is not
closed for any workshops.
Exhibit Hall/Convention hours will be:
Friday July 26: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday, July 27: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
love our exhibitors!
Included in the cost of each booth space is 1 food plan.
Your ticket will give you access to meals and refreshments
throughout the convention weekend. There will be a snack
buffet on Friday from 1-4 pm and on Saturday
our continental breakfast from 7-8:30 am. Also, a sandwich
lunch will be delivered to your booth
on Saturday, beginning at 11 am. As always, our hospitality
carts will be offering coffee, tea,
and ice water to our exhibitors throughout the convention,
as a service to you!
Additional meal tickets may be purchased for a small fee
in advance or at convention.
have Exhibitor workshops available!
Demonstrating and explaining your products and/or service
is very helpful and appreciated by our attendees.
We encourage you to schedule a workshop by filling out the
Workshop Application form.
of our Exhibitors help fill our Regular Workshop schedule!
Our featured speakers are confirmed, but we will also be
arranging for other workshop presenters
to complete our regular workshop schedule. If you have expertise
in an area of interest to home educators
and would like to be considered for the regular workshop
schedule, please let us know by January 31, 2018.
Our exhibitors will be listed on our website. If you would
like to have a link to your website included,
please list your URL on the Exhibitor Agreement Form below.
You may distribute information to our attendees regarding
your products and services by
providing brochures, flyers, catalogues, etc. in our Literature
We will again be offering you the opportunity to reserve
your space for 2019 during the convention.
The advance reservation form is now available.
If you would like to have the freedom and space to arrange
your booth to fit your needs,
we suggest reserving a Curriculum Center. Each Curriculum
Center consists of a minimum
of 4 reserved booths. You can have an end-cap Curriculum
Center with 2 prime end-cap
booths and 2 standard booths (or more if you want!) and
access from three aisles OR you
can have a Curriculum Center in the middle with 4+ standard
booths and access from
two different aisles. Please contact the Exhibitor Coordinator
for more information on the
benefits and availability of Curriculum Center spaces BEFORE
filling out the exhibitor
agreement and making a payment.
Please let us know if you need a trash can at your booth.
Most trash can be disposed of by you before and after the
exhibit hall closes.
Center Plaza staff will sweep the aisles and collect trash
during low traffic times.
Boxes for disposal must be places on the back loading dock
to be crushed.
There are NO concessions available in the Exhibit Hall.
A map of local restaurants is located in the convention
program included in your packet.
Valley Home Educators will be providing the following meals
and snacks to the exhibitors during the convention:
– A lovely buffet will be set up between 1:00pm and
4:00pm in the hallway behind the exhibit hall.
Saturday continental breakfast – Beginning 7:00am
breakfast will be set up in the hallway behind the exhibit
Saturday lunch – We try to have sack lunches delivered
to your booth prior to the workshop lunch break so that
you have time to eat before the lunch shopping rush.
Hospitality carts – Hot and Cold Coffee, Ice Tea and
Water will be served from hospitality carts directly to
your booth spaces on an hourly rotation to keep you refreshed.
shipping and receiving instructions
You may ship directly to:
Modesto Centre Plaza
1150 9th Street,
Modesto, CA 95354
Your boxes will be delivered
to your booth area if you put your booth numbers on the
The DoubleTree Hotel has a VHE rate!
Stay onsite for easy access to the convention, but reserve
early as the rooms fill up fast!