El Paso Media Marketplace




Judson F. Williams Convention Center
One Civic Center Plaza
El Paso, TX 79901


The Convention Center is located in the Central Business District, just minutes from the El Paso International Airport. Several hotels are within walking distances of the Center, as well as major museums, Arts Festival Plaza and the historic Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Centre.


With $7.2 million in renovations to the convention center plaza, the Judson F. Williams Convention Center offers uniquely shaded outdoor space to take advantage of El Paso’s ideal weather year-round.




September 5  — Associates are invited to load their pressrooms. Actives may load/update their profiles.

September 16 — Media Marketplace appointment preferencing opens at noon Eastern Time. This is the time to create your Marketplace appointment wish list.

October 4 — Appointment preferencing closes.

October 8 — Preliminary appointment schedules generated and sent to delegates. Manual scheduling opens.

October 15 — Manual scheduling closes.

October 18 — Final Marketplace schedules generated.


El Paso Media Marketplace Information and Rules


Please note:

Media Marketplace participants must be registered for the full convention. There is no mini-meeting or day-pass option for El Paso.


  • Marketplace tables will be arranged alphabetically within designated sections. Alphabetization is done by the company name listed on the Associate’s table sign. Associates must sit at their assigned tables.
  • Associates may bring press kits, photos and other collateral for distribution and display. Displays must fit on the Associate’s assigned tabletop space and should be no taller than 16 inches.
  • Promotional items (food items, pens, magnets, etc.) with a retail value under $5 may be distributed.
  • Only full-time accounts held by the Associate should be promoted during Marketplace. Project clients taken on solely for the purpose of being featured during a single Marketplace are not allowed.
  • Only registered Active and Associate SATW members, select sponsors and a representative from the current host destination may actively exhibit and participate in Marketplace.
    • No guests are permitted without special permission from the Associates Council Chair.
    • Future convention hosts may observe how Marketplace works, but they are not allowed to take appointments.
    • Spouses are permitted only if they have a volunteer role assigned to them by the Marketplace Committee co-chairs.
  • Actives are not permitted to try to sell advertising or services to Associates during Marketplace. The event is designed solely as an opportunity to pitch story ideas, network and gather information.
  • Media Marketplace participants must be registered for the full convention. There is no mini-meeting or day-pass option for El Paso.



Associates can ship items to their hotel however, it is their responsibility to keep track of the item. If they’d rather ship it to the convention center, please have them send it to:


Exhibitor Name and Company
SATW Oct 20-24 Table Number (if known)
Judson F. Williams Convention Center
1 Civic Center Plaza
El Paso, TX 79901
Attn: Omar Gardea Event Manager