Developmental Differences Resource Fair 2019

Chicago, Illinois
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Exhibitors who register after Tuesday, March 26, 2019 will not be listed on the map and may be placed out alphabetical order in the exhibitor hall.

What is the NPN Developmental Differences Resource Fair (NPN DDRF)?
NPN’s Annual Developmental Differences Resource Fair was created to provide Chicago families school options, service providers, and nonprofits in one location that focus on serving parents of children pregnancy to 8th grade with developmental differences. Exhibitor spaces are made available for sponsors, enrichment programs, businesses, and nonprofits.

How many people attend NPN's DDRF?
We expect over 200 attendees. 

When and Where is the Fair?
  • Date: Sunday, March 31, 2019  
  • Time: TBD but generally 9am - 2pm
  • Location:
  • DePaul College Prep  - Gymnasium 
  • 3633 N California Ave (Enter through Gym Doors, at the north of end of the school across from Waveland Ave.) 
  • Chicago, IL  60618
  • DePaul College Prep is accessible via car or public transportation. 
Is my business/organization a good fit for this fair?
If you work with families of children with developmental differences, then yes! Categories of needs include, but are not limited to developmental delays, sensory processing disorders, autism, ADHD, PDD-NOS, Mixed Receptive-expressive Language Disorder, Down syndrome, physical differences, giftedness. Vendors selling relevant books, sensory toys, etc. are welcome to exhibit.

How much does it cost to exhibit?
  • Non-Profit Organizations  $100
  • Exhibitors $275
How many people from my organization can come?
Two. Exhibitors wishing to staff their table with additional people should purchase additional table space.

Can I sell product at NPN DDRF?

Is WIFI available? Tentatively, yes. Is electricity available? No.

How is Booth space assigned?
Space assignments are alphabetical order and at the discretion of NPN event manager. There are limited options to sign up for premium table placement in the exhibitor hall. You may sign up for premium table placement in the registration form. The fee is $200.

What does the standard exhibit space include?
  • (1) 6 foot table
  • (2) Chairs
  • Company Name listed in Printed Event Program (must register prior to Feb. 21, 2019)
  • Company Name & Website listed in Online Exhibitor Directory
  • Review fair rules for terms and conditions for exhibiting 
  • Booth sharing is permitted.
How late can exhibitors register?
Two weeks prior to the event, registration will close and all applications are due. When the Exhibit space is sold out, we will note on the website that any new applications received will be put on a waiting list. Register by February 21, 2019 to be listed in the printed program. Exhibitors who register after February 21, 2019 will be listed in the online directory only.If you have questions, please contact us at:

What is the media summary and audience reach?
 Each year NPN School Fairs garner extensive media coverage, reaching over 30,000 email and social media contacts. Event will be promoted in NPN's Parent to Parent Newsletter via ad and listing (6,000 printed issues), NPN email blasts, and NPN Calendar. Media alert and press release distribution to local media.

Are there any advertising & sponsorship opportunities? Yes! Contact for advertising and click the Sponsorship & Marketing" tab above for sponsorship opportunities. 

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