Registration is closed for the 2015 TIE Conference.


Don't miss your chance to get a great spot for the upcoming 2015 conference. Spaces are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. The 29th Annual TIE Conference will be held at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, SD.

The TIE Conference is the largest event in the region with the specific focus of presenting teaching materials, instructional practices, and technology applications to school administrators, teachers, computer coordinators, librarians, and media specialists. It will be an excellent opportunity to display your products to 1,300+ educators from across South Dakota and neighboring states. Take a look at the demographics.

Conference participants will be interested in state-of-the-art equipment and products applicable for managing schools or providing instruction.

View the current exhibit hall map or a list of exhibitors.

Check out our reasonable rates and what's included!

There are a number of sponsorship opportunities available.


Proposals are no longer being accepted, as of January 8. Any individual in a position to gain monetarily either directly or indirectly for a product they endorse is considered a vendor. Vendors must have a booth in the exhibit hall before their proposal can be submitted for consideration and they will not receive a stipend. Vendors are strongly encouraged to team up and present with a local K-12 teacher.

Exhibit Hours

  • Setup - Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 PM and Monday 7:00 - 9:00 AM
  • Exhibits open - Monday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Exhibits open - Tuesday 9:00 - 11:45 AM
  • Teardown - Tuesday 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
    No teardowns prior to 11:45 AM. Please adjust your travel plans accordingly.

Exhibit Hall Functions

Conference participants generally visit the exhibit hall between sessions. The planning committee has also scheduled these well-attended events in the exhibit hall to ensure that participants have plenty of time to interact with exhibitors.

  • Monday – Festival of Technology Grand Opening, 3:00 - 5:00 PM with complimentary snacks and prize drawings
  • Tuesday – Festival of Technology Celebration, 10:20 - 11:10 AM with complimentary snacks and prize drawings

View the general conference agenda.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations after March 1 are NOT refundable - including cancellations from inclement weather. If booth space is cancelled in writing by applicant prior to March 1, a service fee of 25% per booth will be charged.

Contact Megan with questions at mmerscheim@tie.net or (605) 721-4488.

View the 2016 Exhibit Hall map.