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Good day!

If you are considering a Sponsorship or placing an ad or profile sheet in the 2024 Marketplace Directory, tomorrow is the deadline!

A Marketplace Sponsorship is a great way to promote your organization! In addition to advertising opportunities, the following sponsorship is still available:

SILVER Sponsor #3 - Inside Back Cover Ad $600.00

Inside full-page ad on back cover of the Marketplace Directory.

You can add a Sponsorship or advertising item to your booth registration, or you can just purchase without registering a booth. Click the button below to register and get started.

View the Advertising Guidelines.

View Sponsor/Advertising Pricing.

Booth Registration

The booth registration deadline is next week, February 16th! Don't miss this opportunity to meet PBA operators, tour planners and group leaders at the 2024 PBA Marketplace to share information about your wonderful destination. We urge you to register today!

This year we are hosted by Happy Valley Adventure Bureau at the Nittany Sports Centre in beautiful State College on Tuesday, March 26, 2024. 

The day before Marketplace, Monday, March 25, we are offering educational opportunities, a networking reception (while we are together, we will learn who the Driver and Employee of Distinction Award winners are!) and the Dine-Around.

Reserve Your Booth Today to be Guaranteed Preferred Placement!

Register Today!

Important Dates:

  • February 9, 2024 - Last day to purchase a Sponsorship.
  • February 16, 2024 - Registration ends and Sponsorship ad/artwork is due (for guaranteed placement on floor and the Marketplace Directory).
  • March 1, 2024 Hotel Room reservation deadline.
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We are offering a full day of professional development on Monday, March 25, 2024, the day before Marketplace.

The Intro to Marketplace Seminar is to help newer folks in the industry. Cost is $75/pp.

The Best Practices Roundtable Discussion for experienced marketplace attendees is complimentary.

These sessions are reserved for organizations registered for Tuesday's Marketplace only.

There will be plenty of time to setup and hotel check-in afterwards, so we encourage you to register.

Make sure to include a session when registering!

Full Schedule  

Click here to download the schedule.

Decorator Exposition Services

Need Extras? Click here to download the kit!


Have a Successful Marketplace Experience!

Read the Guidelines. Exhibitors are encouraged to review this document to understand deadlines, cancellation policy, what you can and cannot have in a booth, hotel information, the schedule, etc.


Download the map and download the listing.

Registered organizations:

Be on the lookout for our pre-marketplace call we will schedule for the beginning of March!


Reservations may be made through March 1, 2024 at the special group rates.

  • Marriott SpringHill Suites:  $129++ 
  • Call 814-867-1807 and give the code PBAC, or click this link.
  • Hampton Inn & Suites:  $129++ 
  • Call 814-231-1899 and give the code PBA, or click this link.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites: $119++
  • Call 814-231-1800 and give the code PBA, or click this link.

A Word About Door Prizes...

PBA will award Exhibitor door prizes just prior to tear-down. Who will be the lucky winner of one of the four prizes below?

  • 1-year PBA membership.

  • 2024 PBA Annual Conference registration.

  • 2025 PBA Marketplace booth.

  • 2025 PBA Marketplace Directory Full-page color ad.

If you are bringing a door prize for operators/tour planners, there is a section on the registration form to indicate that you will bring one.


Thank you,

Patricia Cowley 

Executive Director 

Telephone: 717-236-9042 

Email:  director@pabus.org 

Website: www.pabus.org

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