Exhibit Hall Hours

2–6:30 p.m.
Bars open in posters and exhibit hall 4:30-6:30 p.m.
9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Beer receptions daily 4:30-6 p.m.
near posters area.

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Exhibitor Information


Visit the EXHIBITs at GSA!

Charlotte Convention Center, Hall A

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GSA Annual Meeting Exhibitors are here for you!

More than 200 booths will showcase the latest in scientific instrumentation; field supplies and gear; computer software/hardware; geological publications; laboratory services; gems, minerals, and fossils; and information on earth science programs at various institutions.

Build new relationships!

Get business solutions and benefits, look for new equipment, business info, or just buy something shiny.

Our Exhibit Hall Opening Reception kicks off the conference on Sunday, 4 Nov. The Exhibit Hall will open at 2pm and the reception will begin at 4:30 and continuing to 6:30pm. Join us and redeem your drink ticket for a local beer, glass of wine, or non-alcoholic beverage and mix with the more than 6,000 attendees.

Also in the Exhibit Hall ...


Reserve Your
GSIF Booth

Graduate School Information Forum

There's still space available to promote your school at GSIF! Meet face-to-face with more than 1,500 prospective students in a relaxed, informal setting.

GSA Connected Community & Networking Lounge

While you're relaxing and catching up with colleagues, take a moment to learn about GSA's new online community. Set up a profile, make contacts, and engage with your GSA peers. Stay tuned — more information to come as we near the meeting dates.

GSA Headquarters Services

Bill McKibben Book SigningSunday, 4 Nov., 3:00-4:15 p.m.
McKibben (recipient of the GSA 2012 President's Medal) will be signing books at 4:30 p.m., following the McKibben Lecture , Getting Serious about Climate Change.

GSA Bookstore

  • Browse the latest titles as well as previously released books (some at deep discounts — stop by early in the meeting for the best selection of clearance items). We also stock educational materials, other publishers’ books and novels of interest to geoscientists, plus a variety of field tools.
  • Pick up free samples of GSA journals and shop for gifts for family, friends, and — most important — for yourself!


  • Review your member profile
  • Review your benefits
  • Update your subscriptions
  • Take a break!
Silent Auction

GSA Foundation

  • Don't miss the Silent Auction
  • All proceeds from our auction go into our “Greatest Needs” Fund which supports Research Grants, Student Travel Grants, Mentor Programs, International Travel, Field Forums, and other Education and Outreach Programs.