The NAIS Expo hosts more than 200 exhibitors who invite you
to explore all the latest products and resources designed to meet your school’s
needs. Find everything from classroom furniture and school uniforms to
up-to-the-minute technology designed to help you solve problems and innovate.
Networking Break in the NAIS Expo
Join us for an afternoon snack break and engaging
conversations. Take this time to explore important topics informally with
fellow attendees in one of our four Meetup Spaces. Connect with exhibitors who
will share their expertise and resources to address your school’s needs, and
visit the Learning Lab and NAIS Makerspace for hands on demonstrations and
In our new Meetup Spaces, we've designated each space with a theme and topic for discussion. Find your favorite topics below, and be sure to visit those spaces!
Small school staff and faculty know how to wear many hats.
Sound like you? Share your experiences and swap stories with other resourceful
International Students and Global Education
Schools benefit from the perspectives international students
bring to campus. But do your curricula and community support global awareness?
Join a conversation that’s all about the students.
Whether you’ve worked as a teacher for years or just
accepted your first job in education, there’s a learning curve for new
administrators. Swap thoughts and advice with your peers at other schools.
“Ed tech” is much more than just a buzzword phrase. Come
discuss the products that have changed your workday and get word-of-mouth
recommendations from colleagues.
Hiring/Managing a Team
Managing talent takes talent. How do you hire the best people
for the job? And once they’re hired, how do you keep them engaged? Chat about
hiring tips and management best practices in this space.
We all strive to make our schools places where everyone is
valued and can be themselves. Talk about what has worked – and what hasn’t – to
generate productive dialogues in your community.
Educators play a vital role in helping students become well
rounded, emotionally balanced, and life-ready. Talk about the latest trends,
best practices, and policies to make your school a safe and enriching place that
helps students grow into healthy, happy adults.
Teaching and Learning
Our field is always evolving with new research and studies
about teaching and learning. Share what informs your school’s instruction and
curricula – and don’t be afraid to discuss the details.