APBS: 21st International Conference on Positive Behavior Support: The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values and Vision, March 3 - March 9, Chicago, IL


Featured Exhibitors

Mascot Junction helps schools make their PBIS programs more engaging with custom designed posters, banners and signs that features the school mascot presenting visual examples of targeted positive behaviors. Everything is customized with the school’s PBIS theme/acronym, wording, colors and mascot. mascotjunction.com
ClassDojo is a free app for districts, schools and classrooms. It’s a secure, all-in-one platform for school culture and climate and offers two-way messaging, positive behavior recognition and multilingual communication. www.classdojo.com
Navigate360’s K12 safety & wellness solutions provide complementary and integrated tools necessary to save and enhance lives. From culture to compliance, you can detect, manage and prevent threats to school safety while fostering the mental health and character development of students and staff alike. As the only provider of holistic school safety and wellness solutions, our revolutionary model spans the full spectrum of school safety including culture & climate, threat assessment & prevention and safety management & preparedness – all backed by research and developed by industry experts.Point solutions are no longer an option. We are delivering on our better together commitment by providing solutions that work seamlessly together to create a culture of safety on your campus so every child can experience the school day without fear. This is the new standard for modern school safety, wellness and success and the only path toward zero incidents of violence on school campuses. navigate360.com


Check & Connect, University of Minnesota Check & Connect (C&C) is an evidence-based tier 2-3 intervention designed to enhance student engagement at school and with learning for students in grades K-12. C&C is the only dropout prevention intervention reviewed by U.S. Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse to show positive effect. checkandconnect.umn.edu
School Life Help Your Students Flourish. Create a learning environment that Promotes Positive Behavior. For over 25 years, School Life has developed products and solutions to help schools support and grow the social and emotional health of students. Our positive Brag Tags are the #1 most effective tool to motivate, incentivize, increase attendance and acknowledge positive behavior in ALL students. PBIS Brag Tags are as low as $0.16 each, perfect for any budget. www.schoollife.com
Wayfinder is a leading provider of social-emotional and purpose learning tools to schools across the US. Founded on research from the Stanford d.School, they are committed to supporting students’ academics and holistic well-being with tools that enable educators to foster belonging and guide students to live lives of purpose. www.withwayfinder.com
PBISApps is a not-for-profit organization at the University of Oregon supporting educators to create more effective, equitable learning environments for all students through high-quality data systems and training. Our proven apps empower educators to make data-driven decisions in real time for the best student outcomes: The SWIS Suite, PBIS Assessment, and PBIS Evaluation. www.pbisapps.org
Threshold Learning is an interdisciplinary school-based consulting collective. We offer continuing education and supervision for current and aspiring school-based behavior analysts as well as an online academic and social network for school-affiliated practitioners. We also partner with schools to provide program evaluation and development, student-centered solution-seeking, professional learning, and more. www.thresholdlearning.com
EduFresh understands the challenges educators face in managing student behavior while maintaining their own well-being. Developed by experts at the University of Utah, our online PBIS training equips teachers with practical skills to address behavior challenges effectively. Our mission is simple: to alleviate stress and burnout by empowering educators with strategies that cultivate positive classroom environments. www.edufresh.net
Aperture Education, A Riverside Insights Company features the industry leading DESSA suite of assessment, intervention, and professional learning solutions to foster a whole child system of support. Our solutions focus on measuring student’s social-emotional skills, empowers educators with data-driven recommendations to guide instruction and intervention, and offers program implementation guidance focused on improvement in student well-being, student behavior, and ultimately student academic growth. When educators see students’ strengths, they can accelerate student potential. www.apertureed.com

Become an Exhibitor

Join us in Chicago, IL, at the 21st International Conference on Positive Behavior Support as an Exhibitor.

The Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) evolved from the ideas of some of the most prominent researchers in the field who passionately believed in the advancement of positive behavior support. APBS strives to expand the application of this approach internationally across culturally and ethnically diverse children, adolescents, and adults with behavioral needs.

The Mission of APBS is to enhance the quality of life of people, across the lifespan, by promoting evidence-based and effective positive behavior support to realize socially valid and equitable outcomes for people, families, schools, agencies, and communities.

Over 1,200 conference participants attended the 2023 conference and we expect our numbers to exceed this for the 2024 conference in Chicago, IL. Our participants include Administrators, Behavior Analysts, Behavior Specialists, Counselors, Early Interventionists, Educations/Special Educators, Family Support Personnel, Parents/Family Members, Psychologists, Researchers, and Social Workers.


Exhibitor options have been expanded this year. Please review the Exhibitor Options and join us in Chicago by completing an application. Please note that exhibits at the conference are available on a first come, first served basis.

  • Standard Exhibitor Package ($950) includes: one draped six-foot table, one full conference registration, listing on conference website, and space to post electronic materials in the conference app.

  • Enhanced Exhibitor ($1,100) includes: All standard options, plus your logo in conference emails and the opening slides. An additional table is available for $500.

  • Featured Exhibitor ($2000): All standard options, plus choice of a premier location, an additional table if desired, one additional conference registration, and choice of a Workshop. In addition, your logo will be included on emails and opening slides and featured on the home screen of the conference App and On Demand platform.

To join us, please complete the Exhibitor Application and send to conference@apbs.org. In your email, please include your logo (square images work best), a brief blurb for the website, and contact information to include in your listing (website, email, phone).  A link to register and pay will be provided upon application approval.

On Site Information

  • Please stop into the Registration Office when you arrive so we can show you to your space and provide you with your name-tag and badge ribbon. The Registration Office is located in San Francisco at the Ballroom Level of the West Tower at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
  • Exhibitor Setup is available beginning at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, March 5th. 
  • Official exhibit hours are Thursday, March 7, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm and Friday, March 8, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, but exhibitors are welcome to be open whenever registration is open.
  • Wi-Fi will be available in the exhibit space.

Exhibitor Portal

Exhibitors will be granted access to the Exhibitor Portal to update profiles and upload materials for their online presence accessible through the conference app and On Demand portal.

Shipping and Receiving

The Hyatt Regency Chicago will accept only pre-paid packages. Any packages coming in C.O.D. will be refused by the hotel and no notification will be made by the hotel to the shipper. At the Hyatt Regency Chicago we ask that you follow these simple guidelines for shipping and receiving anything. All materials, literature, products etc. that are shipped to the Hotel for your group’s meeting should be sent to the following address:

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Drive
CHICAGO, IL, US, 60601

HOLD FOR: Your name, arrival date, and name of event


A handling and storage fee will apply for each package received by the hotel. Pleaes consult the Information Guide for details on pricing. Hyatt Regency Chicago shall not be liable for safe or timely arrival of any packages sent to the hotel by or for the group. It is the group’s responsibility to check on the arrival of any packages and to check to insure that the contents are intact. The Hyatt Regency Chicago accepts no liability for lost, stolen or damaged goods.

Business Center

A Business Center is available within the hotel space for printing and shipping needs. Please consult the Information Guide for detailed information on the Business Center.

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