Information for our Exhibitors and Sponsors


Booth/Sponsorship Rates:
* Souvenir Ads need to be turned in by May 14th to make it in the Souvenir.
Discounts offered: 15% above $1000, 20% above $2000, 25% above $3000.
Contact Info:
For queries, or to take advantage of our advertising, sponsorship, and booth opportunities, please contact Sanjay at 678.665.9917 or at sanjay.rao@konkanisammelan.org.
Booth Amenities:
  • 8’ back wall and 3’ side rail of banjo drape, 6” x 30” skirted table, 2 chairs, Wastebasket, empty I.D. sign. All these are included in the booth fee.
  • If you need electrical / water / gas / drain / telephone / etc, we will work with you to arrange the same for additional cost. Check various options and costs at http://gicc.com/exhibitors.asp. This must be finalized by June 10th
Exhibit Timings: The booths can be open during the times below. Each exhibitor has the flexibility to choose the opening/closing times for their booths. 
  • Friday July 1st: 3 pm to 9 pm EST
  • Saturday July 2nd8 am to 9 pm EST
  • Sunday July 3rd8 am to 7 pm EST
The Program Agenda on http://konkanisammelan.org/index.php may change a bit as we get closer.
Exhibitor Arrival/Setup Timings: Booth setup must be completed by 3 pm on Friday, July 1st, when the event starts.  Please plan to arrive latest by Friday 1 pm ESTJuly 1st. You can come as early as 11 am on Friday if you need more setup time.
Exhibitor Staff:
You can have up to three people registered for your booth. Please bring valid photo IDs for each person on your team such that we can issue "Exhibitor Registration Badges". 
Exhibitor Booth Tear-Down Timings: Tear down activities must be done by Sunday 7 pmJuly 3rd. There may be an option to extend it until Monday morning, but isn't guaranteed yet due to the holiday schedule of GICC. 
Location: GICC is located at 2000 Convention Center Concourse | College Park, GA 30337 | tel 770.997.3566. Please check http://gicc.com/directions.asp for directions on how to get there.

Accommodation: There are multiple hotels in the area (Marriott, Springhill Suites etc.). We suggest all Exhibitors to book their rooms at Atlanta Airport Marriott at a discounted rate of $105/night + taxes. This Hotel is close to the GICC venue and NAKA has arranged transportation to and from the venue. To book rooms there use the below information.

Web Link: Book your group rate for 2016 Konkani Sammelan Overflow Room Block or call Marriott reservations at 1 (800) 228-9290, you must ask for group code: 2016 Konkani Sammelan Overflow Room.

Food/Snacks: Delicious Konkani food :-) may be enjoyed by booth exhibitors at a fee of $100/person for all meals/snacks from Fri pm to Sunday pm.
Payment by check is preferred, and we have a form that you can fill and send back. 

Please make the check payable to "North American Konkani Association (NAKA)" and write "Booths" or "Ads" or "Souvenir"  in the memo field of the check and mail it to 

Konkani Sammelan 2016
Attention: Ganesh Kamath
1604 Lightfoot Circle
Marietta GA 30062