Annual Meeting Exhibits

Join us in New York, NY January 3–6, 2025!

Since 1884, the American Historical Association annual meeting has been the premier gathering for historians to come together to share research and professional development, and to network with other scholars from across the world. Young historians attend to learn about the profession and their career paths. The Exhibit Hall is a major attraction for attendees seeking publishers for their work; procuring books for course adoption; finding new teaching tools; investigating the latest monographs, edited volumes, and journals; and exploring digital solutions.

The meeting will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown.

Join us in New York for the American Historical Association's 138th annual meeting.

2025 Online Space Application

Terms and Conditions

Floor Plan (PDF)

2025 Show Map


Why Exhibit at the AHA Annual Meeting?

  • Publishers can: 
    • Support their authors by promoting their books
    • Meet potential authors eager to pitch their projects
    • Connect with college and high school history educators seeking new books for course adoption
    • Display their publications for sale to the thousands of historians gathered for the meeting
    • Talk with attendees interested in recommending their products or resources to their institutions for purchase
  • Museums and cultural institutions can: 
    • Connect with college and high school history educators interested in utilizing their educational programs or other resources in their classrooms
    • Promote their institutions to historians living in their city or region, and to educators who might want to visit with their students
    • Encourage attendees to apply for any fellowships, awards, or other programs of interest to historians
  • Resource and digital tool providers can: 
    • Demonstrate and recommend their products, databases, books, primary source resources, or other materials to attendees
    • Talk with attendees interested in recommending their product or resource to their institutions for purchase


83% searched the exhibit hall for new academic books

60% found a product they would purchase or recommend for purchase

31% of attendees searched for digital collections and tools for primary source access, research or teaching


Learn more about Who Attends the AHA annual meeting

About the AHA

The American Historical Association is the largest membership association of professional historians in the world, serving historians in a wide variety of professions and representing every historical era and geographical area. 

Founded in 1884 and incorporated by the US Congress in 1889, the AHA’s mission to enhance the work of historians also encompasses professional standards and ethics, innovative scholarship and teaching, academic freedom, and international collaboration. The AHA is a trusted voice advocating for history education, the professional work of historians, and the critical role of historical thinking in public life.

The AHA has more than 11,000 members and 125 affiliate organizations, many of whom hold sessions as part of the AHA annual meeting. 3,000 historians attended our 2024 meeting in San Francisco. 


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