Expo

Congress Expo provides a chance to browse Canada’s largest showcase of academic books, and network with a variety of publishing companies who want to connect with you and chat about publishing opportunities. 

Open to all, Congress Expo historically features 50+ exhibitors who lead thought-provoking discussions, career presentations, and book launches and signings.

Congress 2022 exhibitors confirmed to date
 

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Athabasca University Press
AU Press is committed to making research and scholarship freely accessible through the publication of books and journals in open access.

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Between the Lines

Between the Lines is a social movement press founded in 1977. We publish nonfiction books that expose and challenge oppression in our society.

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Canadian Scholars & Women's Press
Canadian Scholars & Women's Press is an active independent publisher of integral books and authors in the humanities and social sciences for over 35 years.

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Congress 2023 at York University

York University will host the 2023 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Toronto, Ontario from May 27-June 2.

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Fernwood Publishing
Critical books for critical thinkers.

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Ingram Academic Services
We’re thrilled to showcase course books from a variety of publishers including Bristol University Press, Edinburgh University Press, Fordham University Press, The New Press, and many more. Congress attendees can visit the Ingram Academic site to request desk and exam copies. Titles featured cover all areas of the humanities and social sciences

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Literary Press Group / All Lit Up
The Literary Press Group (LPG) is a not-for-profit association of 60 Canadian literary book publishers. All Lit Up is LPG's online bookstore and blog.

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McGill-Queen's University Press
McGill-Queen's University Press is a scholarly publisher that defends, refutes, and creates fresh interpretations of the world with rigorously edited, beautifully produced, intelligent, interesting books.

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Memorial University Press
We publish scholarly books about the North Atlantic region, with a special focus on Newfoundland and Labrador and Atlantic Canada more broadly.

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Moving Images Distribution
Moving Images is a distributor of Canadian independent films. We provide DVDs, digital site licenses and event screenings for universities, schools, libraries and museums.

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Nimbus Publishing
Nimbus Publishing is the largest Canadian publisher east of Toronto, and the largest distributor on the East Coast.

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Penguin Random House Canada

Penguin Random House Canada aims to nourish a universal passion for reading by connecting authors and their writing with readers everywhere.

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SaskBooks
Saskatchewan-published books in all genres, including non-fiction, fiction, and poetry.

 

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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
SSHRC is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports research and training in the humanities and social sciences.

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University of Alberta Press 
UAlberta Press is a contemporary, award-winning publisher of scholarly and creative books distinguished by their editorial care, exceptional design, and global reach.

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University of Manitoba Press

University of Manitoba Press publishes books that combine important new scholarship with deep engagement in the issues and events that affect the lives of Canadians.

University of Toronto Press

University of Toronto Press
Founded in 1901, University of Toronto Press (UTP) is Canada’s leading academic publisher and one of the largest university presses in North America.

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University of Toronto Press Journals Division
The leading scholarly journals publisher in Canada for over 115 years, UTP Journals publishes work by internationally renowned authors across a collection of interdisciplinary journals.

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University of Regina Press

University of Regina Press is located on Treaty 4 Territory. We publish books that matter, in both academic and trade formats.

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Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Founded in 1974, WLU Press is known for excellence in scholarly and trade publishing in the humanities and social sciences.

 

Enter to win prizes at Congress 2022

Take part in the Congress 2022 Golden Bookmark game and social media giveaway during May 12 – 20, 
2022 for your chance to win various gift cards with values up to $200, and/or free registration for Congress 
2023!

How does it work?

Golden Bookmark game
Stop by the Congress Expo for your chance to find a Golden Bookmark! Strike a conversation with an 
exhibitor and ask for your digital bookmark link. While most of the bookmarks will be regular, a select few 
randomly dispersed Golden Bookmarks will be redeemable for a prize.

Be sure to visit as many exhibitors’ booths as you can to better your chance of collecting a winning 
bookmark!

Social media giveaway
Let us know that you are attending Expo on Twitter, Instagram posts or stories for a chance to win 
additional prizes!

How to enter the draw:

Prizing

First-person to redeem their golden bookmark

Complimentary Congress 2023 registration, including free access to one association conference.

Subsequent golden bookmark winners

E-gift card of the corresponding value listed below from a choice of one of these retailers: Indigo, Archambault, President’s Choice, Tim Hortons, David’s Tea, Staples, Canadian Tire, Sobeys,  Marshalls/Winners/HomeSense.

  1. $200
  2. $150
  3. $100
  4. $75

Social media winners

Winners from the social media draw will be picked on May 20. Five e-gift cards of the values listed below are available.

  1. $75
  2. $50
  3. $50
  4. $25
  5. $25

Redeeming prizes

Golden bookmark winners can redeem their prize by emailing communications@federationhss.ca and 
attaching their winning bookmark.

Social media game winners will be selected randomly, and contacted by our communications team.

Good luck!

Exhibit, advertise, or sponsor

Do you want to reach thousands of scholars from an array of disciplines, or promote your products and services? Showcase your corporate leadership in supporting advancements in the humanities and social sciences by becoming a Congress exhibitor, advertiser, sponsor, or combination of all three! 

Your organization can benefit from the following visibility and promotion:  

  • 6,000+ attendees
  • 86,000+ Congress website visitors (2021 stats)
  • Social and traditional media reach of over 1 million 

A variety of opportunities are available. Download our prospectus, fill out an Advertising Order Form or Expo Application, and connect with our team at expo@federationhss.ca to customize an option that works best for you!

Download our prospectusFill out an Advertising Order FormFill out an Expo application

See who exhibited at Congress 2021

Browse the list of 2021 Exhibitors

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