2020 Convention and Trade Show

Arlington, VA, March 1 - 5, 2020

Early Trade Show Registration Starts September 17, 2019

Scroll down to "Information for 2020 Exhibitors" to learn more about early registration.

Who Attends the Trade Show

The Public Lands Alliance Trade Show is the best place to sell products and services to nonprofit buyers that support national parks, forests, refuges and other public land sites.

Professionals who attend our trade show are buyers, decision makers and influencers that use this event to shop and learn about products and services to educate, promote and enhance the visitor experience on public lands.

Public lands nonprofit buyers are looking for:

  • Educational and theme-related products and services.
  • Donor and volunteer recognition items.
  • Technology that supports learning and outreach goals.
  • Marketing and communication products and services.
  • Nonprofit management and support solutions.

See the types of companies that exhibit at our show.

View the 2019 Exhibitor List

View the 2019 Floor Plan (COMING SOON)


"PLA's community is one of my favorite customer bases. I do about 12 to 15 trade shows a year, this group of people is one of the most enjoyable. There is such a positive energy and vibe through the entire conference and show."
- Derek Griffin, Speartek

Information for 2020 Exhibitors

Booth Registration Dates

Convention Sponsors at the Platinum level and above receive premier access to booth selection prior to September 17, 2019. Click here to learn more about Convention Sponsorship.

  • September 17, 2019:
    Open to PLA Trailblazers
  • September 24, 2019:
    Open to PLA Explorers
  • October 8, 2019:
    Open to PLA Stewards
  • October 15, 2019:
    Open to the general public

Become a Corporate Partner

Exhibitor Information

  • Exhibitor Information Packet - Coming Soon
  • Trade Show Contract - Coming Soon
  • Floor Plan & Booth Prices (view only) - Coming Soon
    • A variety of booth sizes will be available (table tops, 5x8, 5x10, 5x14, 5x20, 6x10, 8x10, 10x10, 8x18). Prices range from $1,200 - $2,500
  • GES Exhibitor Kit - Coming Soon
  • Insurance Certificate Information - Coming Soon
  • Silent Auction Information - Coming Soon

Location and Schedule

All events for the Convention and Trade Show, except optional field trips, will take place at the Crystal Gateway Marriott. A Room Block will be available for Convention and Trade Show participants.

Hotel Information

The trade show will be open Tuesday, March 3 and Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Setup hours will be available on Monday, March 2, 2020.

View the Schedule-At-A-Glance.