Information for Publishers and Organizations


The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics invites publishers, distributors and organizations to exhibit titles for sale and advertise in the Book Resource Room at the Twenty-seventh International Conference in Chicago, Illinois at the Hilton Palmer House Hotel, March 1-4, 2018. 

Typically, APPE International Conference attracts more than 400 scholars, teachers, practitioners, and students who have special interest in the interdisciplinary areas that make up the field of Practical and Professional Ethics and many more who come to the conference for the National Ethics Bowl Competition held each year.

Those interests include, but are not limited to bioethics, business ethics, engineering ethics, environmental ethics, medical ethics, ethics and sport, media ethics, as well as ethics in fund raising, health management, government, law, and the military.

The registration deadline for exhibitors is January 20, 2018 or as soon as all exhibition space is sold.

Registration Instructions:

To register by credit card:  Please, click here to access our online payment portal.

To pay by check or electronic transfer: Please fill in the Registration Form and email, fax or mail it to the APPE Offices (see contact information at the bottom of this page.)  We accept pdfs, scanned and faxed forms.


Charges for exhibiting are as follows:

  • 1-10 titles $125.00
  • 11-25 titles $150.00
  • 26-50 titles $175.00

For information tables with no items for sale, the charge is $100/table.

Charges assume that exhibit copies of materials will be donated to the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. If publishers choose to have exhibit copies returned, arrangements must be made in advance and will include a $150 service fee, plus shipping costs.

Exhibit space is supervised and secure. It will be managed by meeting staff. Conference participants may purchase materials directly from the publisher using order forms and price lists supplied by the publisher.

If publishers send a representative to manage their exhibit where sales are separate and display materials are not donated to the Association, the charge is $500. (Conference registration is included.)


Advertising space is available in the Conference Program at the cost of $125 for a full page (6.5w x 9.5h). All copy must be sent camera ready. The advertising deadline is January 20, 2018. Your purchased ad space also allows you to be a part of the Book Resource Room Slide Show that is an electronic presentation that runs on a continual basis during Book Resource Room hours.  More information is below.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Being a sponsor is an effective way for others to learn about your organization and publications. The Association's International Conference is your way to link with hundreds of institutions and individuals across the United States and in 15 foreign countries around the world. Sponsorship also identifies you as a leader in ethics education and publishing.


Special recognition will be given to each lead and supporting sponsor at the specific program, event and locations during the International Conference.  Your sponsorship will be acknowledged at the Annual Awards Ceremony and Banquet.  In addition, all sponsors will be listed in the Conference Program and on the Association's website.


To be recognized as a leader in ethics education, research, and practice please contact:


The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Home Office

Phone: 812-855-6450



Sponsorship opportunities of particular interest to publishers:

  • The Author Reception and Book Signing 
  • The Book Resource Room
  • Book Resource Room Coffee Station
  • Book Resource Room Technology Center
  • Conference Bags
  • Giveaways for the Awards Ceremony and Banquet

For more information on Sponsorship, see the Annual Meeting Sponsorship webpage.



For exhibits using audiovisual equipment, there will be an additional charge as set by the conference hotel. Please contact Mary Ulmet at for more information.

Electronic Presentation Opportunity

Included in registration fee is the opportunity to advertise in an electronic presentation in the Book Resource Room. When you register for your exhibit, please e-mail a one page (6.5w x 9.5h) advertisement or flyer as a .jpg file to You can use this service to highlight a new book, discounted meeting prices or service offered by your organization.

This slide show will be highly visible to everyone browsing the Book Resource Room and another way to promote your services and materials at the APPE Conference. Those who choose to advertise in the Conference Program will have their ads included in the presentation for no additional fee.

The Book Resource Room set-up will be Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Materials should arrive at the hotel no earlier than three days prior to set-up and be clearly marked with the conference information.

Shipping Instructions

Shipping Instructions with labels using Avery Template 5664

If you are interested in purchasing space in the Book Resource Room or if you are interested in advertising space in the Conference Program, please contact:

Mary EMary.jpg. Ulmet

Book Resource Room Coordinator
 Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
618 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405

812-856-2813 • FAX: 812-856-4969


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