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Be an Exhibitor at People with Disabilities Awareness Day

The Facts

Who: You and everyone you can bring!

What: Visit with Legislators

When: Tuesday, March 8th

Time: Noon to 4:00 pm

Where: Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105

How: Wear green or the new tee-shirt. Visit with other exhibitors. Attend the awards program.

an exhibitor speaks to a guest

PWDAD Exhibitor information

Being an exhibitor at People with Disabilities Awareness gives disability-related organizations the opportunity to meet a large number of people with disabilities, their family members or those who advocate for them. You can also be able to reach Senators or Representatives or their staff about the valuable work your organization does.

If you are an exhibitor and registered yourself and your table workers, you will be notified a week before as to your table location. When you arrive proceed to your table and a volunteer will come by to check you in. Exhibitors do not have to go through the registration line. If you cannot find your table, ask any volunteer. They will be able to assist you.

Please set up between 10:30 a.m. to noon.

When you arrive, there will be a sign with your organization's name on the exhibit table assigned to you. There will be hosts available to assist with any questions or concerns you may have.

DRS will provide table covers for all exhibit tables and do our best to honor requests for electricity. Please bring power strips, extension cords and offer to share with your neighbors.

Follow this link to the Legislature Look Up webpage and find out who your Legislators are. On awareness day be sure to visit them and let them know how important they are to you and the Oklahomans with disabilities you serve.

Each year, we exhibit in the 2nd and 4th floor rotundas. The table floor plans are below.

Due to limited space, exhibit tables are assigned by invitation. If you have not received an invitation but want to exhibit, feel free to register as an exhibitor and you will be added to the waiting list. The waiting list is filled on a first come, first served basis.


All tables will be assigned by invitation due to limited space, if you have not received an invitation but want to exhibit, feel free to register as an exhibitor and you will be added to the waiting list. The waiting list is filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

As always there is no cost for a table, but your organization/program must be disability-related.

In the event the Coronavirus worsens and it becomes unsafe to host this event, the in-person event will be canceled and a virtual event to bring awareness will be instituted.

2019 Awareness Day logo.

PWDAD Exhibitor Registration is important

Please help us plan ahead by registering as an exhibitor online and registering those who will be assisting you at the table.

If you include your home address on the registration, we will have your personal Senator and Representative and their room numbers looked up prior to the event and at the table when you arrive. We want to encourage everyone, even the exhibitors, to talk to Legislators or their staff about the issues that concern the disability community. No one makes a bigger impact on a Legislator than a constituent.

When you arrive at the event, get to go straight to your table you do not have to go through registration. There you will find programs in the format requested and a check-in sheet for all the registered table workers.

Join us at the Oklahoma History Center

an airplane inside the building suspended from the ceiling.

This year we will be hosting PWDAD at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105. This beautiful facility is not only made for our event by being able to hold the large number of exhibitors that we are used to but our Awards Program as well. No elevator waits - it's all on one floor. There is also a reduced rate to visit the galleries. So you can get a two-for-one with this event. Take a moment to explore their website and you will be as excited as we are.

Oklahoma History Center


Table layout for OHC Chesapeake Event Center


Floor plan of the table set up in the Chesapeake Event Center

Table layout for OHC Devon Great Hall


Floor plan set up for the Devon Great Hall

Table layout for OHC West Family Wing


Floor plan set up for the West Family Wing

Where to unload?

We will have outstanding volunteers starting at 10:30 a.m. to help you unload and get through security. The west entrance is where they want your exhibit material to go through,The Oklahoma History Center requires that everyone unload their cars in the back of the building, our volunteers will help you unload and take your supplies through to your table. When you enter the building, go directly to your table and your supplies will be there.



Questions?

If you have questions call Dana Tallon at (405) 951-3402 or (800) 845-8476 or email [email protected].

PWDAD Event Flyer

graphic of a bullhorn

Check out the event flyer and help us spread the word by sending it to all your friends. Tell them how important it is to inform our state Legislators about the issues that affect the disability community and for all of us to stand united.

Flyer - Standard Print  | Flyer - Large Print | Flyer - Braille


Be Seen, Wear Green

DHS Logo wife beater tee shirt
Unity comes in all forms, this year we are excited to tell you about the PWDAD tee-shirts. We have created this new PWDAD design and are making them available for anyone who would like to purchase one. If you can't purchase the tee-shirt - wear green and be seen.

Check out the tee-shirts.