Become an Exhibitor and/or Sponsor at the Parenting Through Adoption 2017 Conference!

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in CAFFA News, Conference, Events | 1 comment

Main Gathering CAFFA Adoption Conference 2015Chicago Area Families For Adoption (CAFFA), a 501(c) (3) organization is hosting our 23rd adoption education conference at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, on Saturday March 4th, 2017. The conference, “Parenting Through Adoption 2017,” will offer workshops for prospective adoptive & foster parents, those already parenting through adoption, and adoption professionals.

Exhibitor Opportunities

CAFFA is looking for exhibitors for our 23rd semi-annual Conference! This is a great opportunity to showcase your company/organization to more than 350+ attendees who are expected to attend the conference.

If you would like to be part of this unique and informative event, please fill out the application using the link below. Exhibitor early bird registration ends on January 7, 2017. The deadline for all final exhibitor applications and payments is February 11, 2017.

Please contact us with any questions or additional information. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to working together!

Exhibitor Registration Link

Please note that anyone sponsoring at a Gold level or Platinum level will be offered a complimentary Exhibitor Table at the conference.

Sponsorship Opportunities

With over 350+ expected attendees across all types and phases of adoption, the CAFFA Conference is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness and create interest in your organization. Also, any contribution will be appreciated tremendously and would have a direct impact on conference registration fees, making the event more widely accessible.

We have several Sponsorship levels available with increasing levels of benefits. Please note that anyone sponsoring at a Gold or Platinum level will be offered a complimentary Exhibitor Table at the conference. To become a sponsor, please visit our sponsorship sign up site here.

If you have any questions about Sponsorship, please feel free to contact us.

About “Parenting Through Adoption 2017”

Hundreds of pre-adoptive and experienced parents from the Chicago area and beyond will attend the conference to learn more about adoption and parenting topics. Attendees will hear from local and national experts in the field of adoption and social work. Additionally, approximately two dozen vendors will be at the event to showcase their products and services. This is THE premier adoption conference in Chicago.
In addition to thirty speakers throughout the day, we are also welcoming Carrie Goldman as 2017’s Keynote Speaker. Carrie is an award-winning author, speaker, and artist. Carrie writes one of the nation’s premier adoption blogs, Portrait of an Adoption, which has followers in more than 45 countries. Her acclaimed children’s book, Jazzy’s Quest: Adopted and Amazing, came out in June of 2015. Her latest book, Jazzy’s Quest: What Matters Most (Volume 2) was just released in November 2016.


Chicago Area Families For Adoption (CAFFA) has serviced the adoptive community since 1973. It is the largest adoptive family support group in the Chicago area. We are dedicated to providing information, support, and networking opportunities to both adoptive and pre-adoptive families in the Chicago area.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding becoming an exhibitor and/or sponsor. And…. thanks!

One Comment

  1. I am interested in the 2018 conference. I would like information about attending, exhibits, participating as a presenter, etc. Thanks, Marietta

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