How do I register and what are the costs for a recruiting table at the ONA15 Career Fair – to be held Thursday, Sept. 24 and Friday, Sept. 25?

Register for a table by completing the online form here.

Registration is $400 per company/school/station/publication for one table and includes admission for two recruiters. A table also earns each attending recruiter a special registration rate for the three-day conference, Sept. 24-26).

Each recruiter has access to our special early-bird full conference pass rate of $439 until Aug. 15. After that date, recruiters receive a $49 discount off general conference registration.

Please note that if you are sending more than two recruiters, a second table must be reserved.

How do I register for the full conference?

You will receive a unique link for discounted registration after you purchase your Career Fair table(s).

What is the program schedule?

Recruiter hours are Thursday, Sept. 24, 1 – 5 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

What time will the tables be available for set-up?

Career Fair tables will be ready for your setup at 10am Thursday, Sept. 24.

What is the tear-down time?

Friday, Sept. 25, after 2 p.m. Tables must be clear by 5pm, Friday, Sept. 25.

Where will the Career Fair be located?

This year, the Career Fair space in the heart of it all — the California Showroom, where all ONA Exhibitors and Midway participants are also located.

What is provided at the Career Fair tables?

  • One 6 ‘ × 30” draped table
  • Two chairs
  • Waste basket
  • Conference wireless connection

NOTE: No stand alone backdrops or banners exceeding 5 feet in width for SINGLE recruiters tables. Doubles have enough space for banners 10 feet in width.

Electric and hard-line Internet are NOT included and must be ordered in advance if you need either service.

How do I order show services, including furniture or custom booth work?

ONA is working with event services provider GES for these services. Order forms, details and deadlines are available here.

How do I order computers, screens or other hardware?

ONA is working with PSAV for these services. Use the price guide and the order form.

How do I order electric/hard-wire internet?

ONA is working with the Hyatt on hard-wire internet needs. Use this order form.

ONA is working with Edlen on electric. All Exhibitors and Sponsors with lounge space are responsible for securing their own electric. Use this order form.

Will there be security?

ONA will provide security for the Career Fair space during non-show hours, but ONA is not responsible for theft. We strongly recommend recruiters store valuables in their rooms when they are not on the floor.

What are the ship-to procedures and addresses?

Please ship advance packages for your Career Center space to the GES warehouse:

c/o GES ONA Conference (Your Company Name &  Career Fair Table Number)
5560 Katella Ave Cypress, CA
90630 USA

Shipments should arrive on or between: August 19 – September 18, 2015

Hours for receiving are Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Note: The GES Advance Warehouse will be CLOSED Monday, Sept. 7 in observance of Labor Day

Direct Shipments to Exhibit Site (if you miss the Sept. 18 cut-off):

c/o GES ONA Conference (Your Company Name & Career Fair Table Number)
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Shipments should arrive on:
Sept. 23, 2015, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Shipping Notes:

  • Multiple packages within a single shipment should be numbered in sequence (e.g. 1 of 3, 2 of 3, etc); it may be helpful to make note of individual package contents so that careful records of all materials may be maintained and the sender alerted in the event of damage or non-receipt.
  • Heavy boxes should be identified so that staff (either yours or the hotel’s) can avoid injury while lifting them.
  • Please label all boxes with your Company/Organization name and Booth/Space/Table number.
  • The hotel is not responsible for packing any materials. Any packaged materials left behind without shipping instructions will be discarded within three business days.

Where will boxes and crates be stored during the conference?

There is storage space in the California Lounge space available on a first-come, first-served basis. Small boxes and materials can be kept under exhibit tables.

Can I purchase an advertisement in the ONA15 printed program?

Yes! Please Jessica Strelitz at Creative is due no later than Aug. 7, 2015. The specifications for the ads are as follows (based on 7.5” X 8.5” page, no bleed):

  • Full-page ad: 6.5″ x 7.5″
  • Half-page (horizontal): 6.5″ x 3.625″
  • Quarter-page (vertical): 3.125″ x 3.625″


  • Full-page ad: $2,500
  • Half-page ad: $2,000
  • Quarter-page ad: $1,500