Annual Meeting Exhibits
Join us in Seattle, WA, January 7 – 10, 2021!
Since 1884, the American Historical Association annual meeting has been the premier gathering for historians to come together to share research and professional development, and to network with other scholars from across the world. Young historians attend to learn about the profession and their career paths. The Exhibit Hall is a major attraction for attendees seeking publishers for their work; procuring books for course adoption; finding new teaching tools; investigating the latest monographs, edited volumes, and journals; and exploring digital solutions.
The meeting will be held at the Washington State Convention Center.
Join us in Seattle, WA for the American Historical Association's 135th Annual Meeting.
2021 Floor Plan (PDF - subject to change)
Why Exhibit at the AHA Annual Meeting?
- Support your authors by promoting their books
- Meet new potential authors waiting to pitch their projects to you
- Demonstrate your electronic database, digital program, or other tool
- Connect with educators seeking new books for course adoption
- Convince attendees to recommend your books and databases to their institutions for purchase
IN A SURVEY OF 2019 AHA ANNUAL MEETING ATTENDEES:
89% visited the Exhibit Hall
11% attended a reception at an exhibitor's booth
37% came to see a specific exhibitor
62% explored the Exhibit Hall looking for something to interest them
34% were seeking digital collections and tools for primary source access, research, and teaching
66% found a product that they would purchase or recommend be purchased by their institution
Learn more about Who Attends the AHA annual meeting.
About the AHA
The American Historical Association (AHA) is the largest professional organization in the United States devoted to the study and promotion of history and historical thinking. Only the AHA brings together historians from all specializations and professions, embracing their breadth, variety, and ever-changing activity.
The AHA has 12,000 members and over 100 affiliate organizations, many of whom hold sessions as part of the AHA annual meeting. Over 3,000 historians attended our recent meeting in New York, NY. The Exhibit Hall regularly includes over 80 or more exhibitors.