The vibrant gathering place for CTE professionals, CareerTech Expo features 200+ companies offering the largest and latest collection of CTE products and services, exhibitor workshops, live demonstrations and a wealth of networking opportunities.

Are you interested exhibiting at VISION 2018 or  sponsorship opportunities?

Expo hours and locations

The 2018 CareerTech Expo will be open Thursday, November 29 and Friday, November 30 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center—Hall 2. Expo hours have been scheduled to provide maximum interaction between conference attendees and exhibitor personnel.

Thursday, November 29, 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

  • Dedicated Expo Time, 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
  • Dedicated Expo Time, 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Networking Hour Reception, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, November 30, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Dedicated Expo Time, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
  • Expo Hall Coffee Break, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
  • Dedicated Expo Time, 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Browse our interactive floor plan or view the exhibitor list to plan your expo hall experience.


Exhibitor Workshops

In addition to the many products and services displayed, the CareerTech Expo has four exhibitor workshop classrooms offering exciting educational opportunities. Exhibitor workshops will be offered on the hour during Expo hours, starting at 11:00 a.m. on Thurs. Nov. 29. Attendees are invited to see first-hand what cutting-edge ideas and products are available and how they can be used in the classroom.

CareerTech Expo Networking Hour Reception

Thursday, November 29, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Conclude an exciting day of meetings and program sessions with a visit to the CareerTech Expo Networking Hour Reception for beverages and conversation with your friends and colleagues. A limited number of free beverage tickets will be passed out.

Expo Hall Coffee Break

Friday, November 30, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Meet and greet the candidates for the 2019 ACTE Board of Directors at the ACTE Booth in the Expo Hall. Voting opens Nov. 30 and closes Dec. 31!
Beverage stations will be placed in the Expo hall to get you energized for the busy day ahead.

Career Pavilion

Wednesday, November 28, Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Park View Registration Lobby

Back by popular demand and as a part of ACTE’s new Career-Readiness initiative, representatives from multiple employment sectors will showcase career opportunities and offer resources to help you get your students excited about their future career path. Career Pavilion is an event with specific vendors and partners held before the CareerTech Expo opens.

Credential Corner

The Credential Corner – a unique area of the expo hall that focuses on the credentials and certifications that your students can earn through their CTE studies. The Credential Corner is anchored by ACTE partner NOCTI and other organizations that can show you how to Use assessment data to show a return on investment and let your students show what they know! Look for the green carpeted area in 100 aisle for the Credential Corner.



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