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The American Evaluation Association welcomes exhibitors and sponsors to Evaluation 2009. Exhibitors and sponsors provide a vital service in helping conference attendees learn about evaluation-related products and services. In return, Evaluation 2009 will offer a unique opportunity to share your products or services with over 2500 evaluators from the United States and around the world.

Exhibit space for Evaluation 2009 is SOLD OUT!

Exhibiting at Evaluation 2009 is an affordable way to connect with conference attendees active in the field of evaluation. Our exhibiting packages start at just $500. Sponsorship increases your commitment and your name recognition among evaluation colleagues. Advertising in our heavily used hardcopy conference program ensures that attendees will see your promotion long after the event has ended.

Once you have reviewed the Evaluation 2009 Exhibiting Prospectus, questions about exhibiting, sponsorship, or advertising should be addressed to AEA's exhibits coordinator, Heidi Nye, at heidi@eval.org or 1-888-232-2275. We look forward to working with you to make Evaluation 2009 a success!

Table of Fees for Evaluation 2009 - details may be found in the exhibitor prospectus

Item Description Cost
Basic Exhibitor Package One 2.5' x 6' Table, Web Listing
Advertising discount
$500
Add-on tables 2.5' x 6' tables added to a basic package
Price per each Table
$250
University Table One Table, Web Listing, Advertising discount for Universities
Unstaffed tables with NO selling allowed
$100
Sponsorship Event, program, other sponsorship
Includes basic exhibitor package
$2,500-
$10,000
Advertising Eighth to full page advertisement
Black and white, in conference program
$180 -
$800

 You will be in good company! Exhibitors at Evaluation 2008 included:


Evaluation 2009 Confirmed Exhibitors 

Academic Management Systems: Build a “culture of evidence” on your campus.  Academic Management Systems, Inc. (AMS) provides academic productivity software and support for colleges, universities and health professions schools. Our flagship product -CoursEval™ - gives deans, chairs, and faculty the means to create, deploy, and analyze peer and self-assessments, formative and summative assessments, and longitudinal or cohort assessments. Our remote portal tool, MyCoursEval, offers a dynamic interface between CoursEval and Blackboard®/ WebCT, Jenzabar®, Sakai, and Moodle.  Other AMS products support graduate and professional school admissions, clinical assignment management and regional/national clinical assessment activities. AMS supports approximately 600 institutional customers. http://www.academicmanagement.com/

CiviCore: is a leading social sector technology company working with evaluators, non-profits, government agencies and foundations to better use information technology. CiviCore’s technology platforms support: Evaluation management; Client management and Outcome reporting; Case management; Research and document management; Statistical data and Indicator analytics; Volunteer management; Mentor management. CiviCore’s customizes its technology platform to fit client’s unique needs. Current worldwide customers include after school programs, early childhood and education agencies, faith based initiatives, housing programs, prevention and rehabilitation programs, volunteer programs and youth serving organizations among others. http://www.civicore.com

Claremont Graduate University: in Southern California is one of the leading providers of education and training in Evaluation and Applied Research Methods. CGU offers MA, PhD, and distance certificate programs in evaluation that stress rigorous training and a high level of competence. We also host workshops onsite and online for professionals.  CGU also houses research institutes that perform evaluations for private and public clientele, utilizing world-renowned faculty and an extensive network of evaluation alumni http://www.cgu.edu/pages/665.asp.

CUSO-VSO: is an international development organization that works through volunteers. As the North American member of the VSO Federation, we work in over 40 countries and seven focus areas, including: Education, HIV and AIDS, Disability, Health and Social Well-being, Secure Livelihoods, Participation and Governance and Environment and Natural Resource Management. CUSO-VSO recruits skilled professionals from a variety of professional backgrounds to work in partnership with local or national organizations around the world. A full training and support package is provided to all volunteers. Evaluation specialists are in very high demand. For more information visit: www.cuso-vso.org/volunteer

DoView Logic Model and Evaluation Software: An easy-to-use tool for building logic models and visual evaluation plans.  DoView 2.0 features new user-requested features that make life easier and solve the problems faced by evaluators.  Do you need larger logic models? Do you need to map evidence-based practice or produce easy-to-navigate, web-based logic models?  Do you want clearer, more effective evaluation plans that give you choice about how you visualise links?  At only $39.95, DoView is an affordable time-saving tool for every evaluator. See it at Evaluation 09, and try the 14-day free trial now: http://www.doview.com

The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University: has a 40-year history of providing national and international leadership for advancing the theory, practice, and utilization of evaluation. Unlike most evaluation units in academic settings, the Center is not affiliated with a single academic department or college. This reflects the transdisciplinary nature of evaluation and enables Center personnel to work effectively in an array of subject areas. See http://www.evaluation.wmich.edu. The Center houses WMU's Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation, which features practice-linked learning; more than 30 faculty members from 13 academic departments and The Evaluation Center; and a fully tailored, challenging curriculum. See http://www.evaluation.wmich.edu/phd.

Gravic Inc-Remark Products Group: SPONSOR Software for assisting researchers and evaluators collect and analyze data from paper and web forms (surveys, evaluations, assessments). Use any word processor to create and print your own plain-paper evaluations and then scan them with Remark Office OMR using an image scanner. Or, create, host and administer online surveys using Remark Web Survey. Host your own online forms; there are no form or respondent limitations. Use both products to combine data from paper and web evaluations. Easily generate analysis reports and graphs with Remark Quick Stats, a built-in analysis component. Or, export data to 35+ different formats (SPSS, Excel, ASCII, etc.). For more information visit our website http://www.gravic.com/remark.

Guilford Publications: at Guilford Publications we know that it can be a challenge to keep up with all the new developments in evaluation or to utilize a technique that you’ve read about but haven’t used.  We’re here to help. Come see our latest books, including those by AEA members: When Research Goes Off the Rails by Streiner and Sidani; Theory Construction and Model-Building Skills by Jaccard and Jacoby; The Craft of Life Course Research by Elder and Giele; and, get an early peek at forthcoming books, like Mixed Methods Within the Qualitative Tradition by Hesse-Biber http://www.guilford.com.

ICF Macro: an ICF International Company, has 40+ years' experience in virtually all areas of public policy and social and health concerns. Our evaluation and performance measurement projects help ensure that policies and programs achieve their goals and make good use of resources. ICF Macro's diverse pool of researchers is ready to tackle tough questions regarding everything from the need for an initiative to its operational details and specific effects. We specialize in health-related surveys, program and policy evaluation, program development, public education and more. We help governments and businesses increase their impact on the world-enhancing performance and improving lives. http://www.icfmacro.com 

Innovation Network Inc: Network is a Washington, DC based nonprofit consulting firm founded in 1992.  We work with nonprofits and funders to develop their know-how to define success, measure results, and improve their work. Our consulting services, training curricula, technical assistance, and free online tools all build evaluation capacity. We have worked with hundreds of organizations in person; our online tools are used by nearly fifteen thousand people worldwide. Many nonprofits see evaluation as a punitive process that is “done to” them. Our philosophy is that evaluation is an opportunity for organizations to identify ways to deliver stronger programs and create lasting change http://www.innonet.org.

The International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET): is an executive training program in development evaluation managed jointly by the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank and Carleton University. The program offers a two-week core course designed to cover development evaluation basics, followed by two weeks of in-depth workshops, all taught by a dynamic group of leading-edge international faculty drawn from Southern and Northern institutions. This intensive and unique training opportunity is offered annually in Ottawa, Canada on the Carleton University campus. Next summer’s program runs from June 7 – July 2, 2010 and registration opens in mid-January. For more information, please visit  http://www.ipdet.org/

Jossey Bass, A Wiley Imprint: For over 30 years been publishing thoughtful, cutting-edge, and practical management and leadership resources for professionals in both the private and public sector.  Please visit us online at http://www.josseybass.com.

Lyceum Books Inc: is an independent publishing house with the editorial freedom to select books for the quality of their ideas, research, writing, and their usefulness to social service practitioners and students. Our books are innovative and attuned to the realities of social services today. They explore the importance of the research and theory to practice and to the understanding of human behavior, the significance of different practice interventions, the diversity of people and communities, and the links between practice, ethics, research, and policy http://www.lyceumbooks.com.  

Mathematica Policy Research: provides a range of research and evaluation services, including program evaluation, policy research, survey design and data collection, research methods and standards, and program management/data system support. Our program evaluations utilize impact and process analysis, quantitative and qualitative data collection, and administrative or other secondary data, depending on the needs of our clients. We have offices in Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Ann Arbor, MI; Oakland, CA; and Chicago, IL and a staff of 600. Our clients include federal and state governments, foundations, private-sector, non-profit, and international organizations. Visit us at http://www.mathematica-mpr.com/

The MayaTech Corporation: Corporation is a leading research, consulting, and information technology company providing applied social science research and evaluation, policy and legislative analysis, and technical assistance to public and private sector clients. Our evaluation capabilities include designing, implementing, and improving programs and policies through culturally competent process and outcome evaluations. Our corporate experiences include program planning; needs assessments; asset mapping; portfolio assessments; data collection, management and analysis; reporting; dissemination; community engagement; Web-based and other surveys; interview and focus group protocol development and implementation; sampling; training; and technical assistance. Clients include CDC, SAMHSA, HRSA, NCI, state agencies, nonprofits, and foundations http://www.mayatech.com

Mosaic Network: A leading provider of data solutions for program management and evaluations in multi-site multi-year human service initiatives. Specifically, our data system helps evaluate and report on community services and their impacts. Mosaic’s flagship data system GEMS empowers both the funding and the funded agencies alike in monitoring compliance and answering questions like "Is this working?" and "What should we change?". GEMS allows you to track results of all programs, monitor contract compliance, assess resources allocation, and perform complex cross-agency evaluation. For more information, please visit
 http://www.mosaic-network.com/

National Science Foundation (NSF): SPONSOR is an independent United States federal agency, supports science and engineering (S&E) research, education and evaluation through an annual budget of about $6.06 billion. NSF funds grants and contracts to individuals, academic institutions, and for-profit and non-profit entities selected from over 40,000 proposals received annually. About 50,000 S&E experts volunteer to serve as NSF reviewers each year as part of the grant merit review process that selects promising proposals. Discover more about NSF online at http://www.nsf.gov/, or by phone at 703-292-5111 (TDD 703-292-5090 or 800-281-8749), or you can subscribe to the National Science Foundation Update at http://service.govdelivery.com/service/multi_subscribe.html?code=USNSF&custom_id=823 

nFocus Software: is a leading provider of data management and analysis software enabling non-profit organizations, Fortune 500 companies and the federal government to proactively increase program effectiveness. Founded in 1995 as the first software of its kind in the youth service arena, nFocus Software's solutions now track, trend and measure outcomes for more than 2.2 million children across 3,500 social service and community-based organizations, public schools and government agencies across America. nFocus Software's solutions are also used to track the training and mission readiness for all 1.2 million soldiers in the United States Army. http://www.nfocus.com.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-New Connections: SPONSOR (no table) Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming is designed to expand the diversity of perspectives informing RWJF programming and introduce new scholars to RWJF. New Connections is a grant opportunity and life-long professional network for diverse researchers. We seek scholars historically underrepresented in RWJF research and evaluation activities. Calls for Proposals are released annually for Junior Investigators (completed doctorate within the last seven years) and mid-career Consultants (10-15 years research and evaluation experience). New Connections is committed to empowering early- to mid-career researchers with critical skills, mentoring, and opportunities necessary to impact change. http://www.rwjf-newconnections.org

SAGE Publications: SPONSOR is an independent international publisher in the social sciences, technology and medicine-provides journals, books, and electronic media of the highest caliber. Researchers, students, and professionals have relied on our innovative resources for over 40 years. Please stop by our booth or visit us at www.sagepub.com to review our publications.  http://www.sagepub.com.

Snap Surveys: A single software solution supporting all survey modes, in any language for all market sectors. Snap offers fully integrated survey software with on screen Questionnaire Design, Data Collection and Analysis for all types of surveys: Paper, Email, Web, Scanning, PDA, Tablet PC, Kiosk and CATI.  There is a robust analysis capability (Tables, Charts, Reports, Descriptive & Multivariate Statistics), and the software is also very extensible – MS Access or SQL database connectivity and seamless integration with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and SPSS. Please visit our website: http://www.snapsurveys.com/

Stanford University Press: is committed to educating and assisting today’s evaluators and tomorrow’s leaders in the field. SUP publishes books that stand at the intersection of scholarship and practice.  Our books not only introduce readers to today’s methodological toolkit, but also help them to put evaluation in context—by seeing their practice through the lens of organizational studies, education, and public policy.  Please stop by our booth or visit us at http://www.sup.org/.

SurveyGizmo: is a leading online survey software tool used by nonprofit organizations, individuals, small companies, and Fortune 500 companies to create surveys, quizzes, evaluation forms, and instant polls. It is a fully hosted, affordable survey solution with accounts ranging from Free to $159/month. It is ideal for conducting internal evaluations of staff and policies as well as external evaluations of customers about products and satisfaction levels. Easily create surveys and forms with the most advanced logic and features as well as in-depth reporting analysis including export to SPSS, Excel, Word and PDF. Visit us online at http://www.surveygizmo.com/

The Independent Evaluation Group (IEG): is an independent unit within the World Bank Group; it reports directly to the Bank's Board of Executive Directors. IEG assesses what works, and what does not; how a borrower plans to run and maintain a project; and the lasting contribution of the Bank to a country's overall development. The goals of evaluation are to learn from experience, to provide an objective basis for assessing the results of the Bank's work, and to provide accountability in the achievement of its objectives. It also improves Bank work by identifying and disseminating the lessons learned from experience and by framing recommendations drawn from evaluation findings. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTOED/Resources/ieg_brochure.pdf

Westat: SPONSOR is an employee-owned research corporation serving Federal, state, local, and international government agencies, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and foundations. In addition to our capabilities as a leading survey research and data collection and analysis organization, Westat has extensive skill and experience in evaluation, strategic planning, performance measurement, and quantitative/qualitative research methods across a broad range of subject areas. Westat offers a full-range of evaluation services to meet our clients’ needs, including evaluation planning and design, implementation, data analysis, and reporting for process, implementation, and impact evaluation of programs and services at various stages of development. See our website at  http://www.westat.com/.

WestEd: SPONSOR is a nonprofit research, development, and service agency that works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. Through resources, services, programs, and projects, our more than 450 staff members address many issues in human development, from birth to senior care, and in education, from preservice into the world of work. In addition, WestEd focuses on disseminating relevant, research-based knowledge targeted to the needs of key audiences. Find out more information at http://www.wested.org.


Evaluation 2009 Confirmed University Exhibitors

Florida State University: offers doctoral and masters degree programs in Educational Policy and Evaluation. This program prepares individuals for academic and policy-related careers that involve designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating federal, state and international educational policies. Students take a core set of policy and evaluation courses along with additional courses in the social sciences, humanities, economics, and advanced research methods. The department continues to build upon long-standing traditions of innovative research, well-known faculty and nationally recognized programs to provide students with some of the best resources available. Additional information can be found at http://www.fsu.edu/~elps