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 Expo 2023

The largest showcase of academic books in Canada 

What if you could connect with leading community partners, discover outstanding literary works, and network with the best and brightest scholarly minds from across the country and beyond at one remarkable event? It’s all possible at the Congress Expo, a highlight of the 92nd annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences! Join over 8,000 attendees and visit over 50 exhibitor booths at York University.

Expo will be housed in Vari Hall, part of the Congress Hub. The Congress Hub will be a centre of activity, with a dynamic event space hosting thought-provoking discussions, career presentations, book launches and signings. Visit the Calendar of Events (coming soon) for more details. 

Whether you are attending your association’s conference or are a member of the Toronto community, all Congress attendees have access to the Expo. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to develop your social and professional network, add some books to your home library, and purchase a Congress souvenir. 

Expo hours

May 26.....................10:00 – 17:00  
May 27.....................09:30 – 17:30 
May 28 – May 29....*09:30 – 17:30 
May 30.....................09:30 – 17:30
May 31 – June 1......*09:30 – 17:30

*President’s reception held from 17:00 to 19:00 in Scott Library (adjacent to Congress Hub)

Expo will not be open on the final day of Congress, June 2. The Registration Desk will, however, be open on that day from 09:00-12:00. 

If you are interested in exhibiting at Congress 2023 at York University in Toronto, Ontario, please contact expo@federationhss.ca. We invite you to download our prospectus and view the Advertising Order Form or Expo Application to explore your options.

Congress 2023 exhibitors confirmed to date


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Research Impact Canada

Research Impact Canada is a pan-Canadian network dedicated to maximizing the impact of research for the public good.

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University of Calgary Press

At UCalgary Press, our vibrant, cutting-edge scholarly books connect local experiences to the global community, creating a deeper understanding of human dynamics in a changing world. Home of LCR Publishing Services, Bighorn Books, and Brave & Brilliant literature.

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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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Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 

The Federation is a not-for-profit charitable organization with a membership of over 160 Canadian universities, colleges, and scholarly associations representing 91,000 researchers and graduate students.

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University of Toronto Press

University of Toronto Press (UTP) is Canada’s leading academic publisher and one of the largest university presses in North America. Each year, UTP publishes approximately 180 new books. UTP’s reputation stems from publishing influential authors and groundbreaking scholarship.

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University of British Columbia Press

UBC Press produces books integral to Canada’s cultural, political, and social fabric and is widely touted as the country’s pre-eminent social science publisher.

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The/La Collaborative

Rethinking Impact and Skills in the Social Sciences and Humanities



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
  • 87,000+ Congress website visitors (2022 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!

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In partnership with:

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