Trade Exhibitors

On behalf of the Southland and New Zealand Literacy Associations (SLA & NZLA), we welcome you to join us at the 45th NZLA Literacy Conference, held on the 25th – 27th September 2023 at the Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill, New Zealand.

We are very much looking forward to seeing you at our Literacy Conference down in the deep south.

Trade exhibitor registrations will close 1st July 2023.
Before completing the trade stall registration form, please read the following information and terms & conditions carefully.

VENUE: Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill

DATES: 25th – 27th September 2023

PACK IN: Sunday 24th September PM

PACK OUT: Wednesday 27th September PM

DIMENSIONS of stall area: 3m x 2m prefabricated stands.

COST PER STAND: $500 excl. GST

Each prefabricated stand will include: 

– Power: 1x 4 way power outlet

– 1 table, 1 table linen and 2 chairs

– Wifi

Other exhibiting accessories are available upon request on form question below.

Extra conference costs (optional)

Catering: $200 per person, which includes:

  • Monday: morning tea & lunch
  • Tuesday: morning tea, lunch & nibbles, drinks & entertainment

  • Wednesday: morning tea & lunch

Activity: ‘Authors Evening’ event in Bluff – THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL

The SLA will be hosting an ‘Authors Evening’ after Day One of the conference on Monday 25th September. Participants who choose to attend this evening will travel by bus to and from the Ascot Park Hotel to Bluff for the event. You will get to listen to and mix and mingle with authors while enjoying a two course meal and drinks. This event will work on a ‘first in, first served’ basis due to limited numbers.

Contributing to Books for Oceania Schools:

The NZLA is committed to developing literacy awareness in Pacific Island schools. The NZLA and Scholastic raise awareness and purchase books from funds donated by attendees at Literacy Conferences. The importance of this is huge with all the much needed funds going to schools in Oceania such as Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and the Cook Islands. All contributions will be added to your invoice and then passed on to Books for Oceania.

Conference itinerary:
Conference accommodation:
Invoices will be emailed to you within 30 days of registration. All invoices must be paid via online banking to the SLA by the date and bank account stated on the invoice. We do not accept credit cards or cash.
If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at
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