Media Kit

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 The USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin, will take place on April 7-8, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The event is the nation’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) featuring over 3,000 hands-on exhibits, 30 stage shows and more!

“The USA Science and Engineering Festival focuses on meeting a critical need in America: motivating and invigorating the next generation of young innovators about science and engineering and, at the same time, expanding the public’s appreciation and understanding of science and technology.” – Larry Bock, Founder

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Social Media Channels: Use #SciFest

        Like us!       @USAScienceFest        @USAScienceFest

Sample Social Posts

Sample Tweets General Expo:

Find out where “STEM Can Take You” at the @USAScienceFest on 4/7-4/8 in Wash, DC! #SciFest is the nation’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering & mathematics! Registration is required for this free event: bit.ly/usaRegister

@USAScienceFest is the nation’s largest celebration of #STEM! #SciFest will host over 2 million square feet of hands-on science! April 7-8, Washington, DC. Learn more: bit.ly/USASciFest

Sample Tweet Volunteer:

Join @USAScienceFest behind the scenes as a #SciFest volunteer! Shifts are available all 4 days (April 5-8) and groups are welcome! Sign up today: bit.ly/usavolunteer

Use #SciFest and @USAScienceFest handle

 

Sample Tweets Sponsors, Exhibitors & Performers:

We are proud to support the @USAScienceFest! Join us at #SciFest on April 7-8 and find out where “STEM Can Take You!” bit.ly/USASciFest

Join us at #SciFest on April 7-8 in Washington, DC! We will be showcasing INSERT EXHIBIT at booth number INSERT BOOTH NUMBER in the INSERT PAVILION pavilion! Learn more about @USAScienceFest here: bit.ly/USASciFest

Come see me live on stage at #SciFest on INSERT DATE in Washington, DC! I will be showcasing INSERT STAGE SHOW INFO! The @USAScienceFest is the nation’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering & mathematics! Find out more: bit.ly/USASciFest (OR link to your bio)

 

Outreach Materials + Brand Assets

Videos

Press Releases

General Expo: Calendar Release

Sponsors: Sample Sponsor Press Release

Exhibitors: Sample Exhibitor Press Release

Performers: Sample Performer Press Release

Exhibitor, Sponsor and Performer PR Info and Tips

Media Passes and Interview Requests

To register as media for the Expo, contact Shawn Flaherty at [email protected].

To request an interview with a speaker, performer, sponsor, or Festival representative, contact Carly O’Brien at [email protected].

 

The X-STEM Symposium, sponsored by PwC & NCR Foundation, features interactive presentations from top STEM visionaries and hands-on workshops. The event is geared towards middle and high school students. X-STEM takes place on April 5, 2018.

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Social Media Channels: Use #SciFest & #XSTEM

        Like us!       @USAScienceFest        @USASciencFest

Sample Social Post

Sample Tweets General & Speaker:

#XSTEM, a special event for students in grades 6-12 presented by @PWC & @NCRCorporation, will kick off the #SciFest celebration on April 5th! The event features inspiring presentations and hands-on workshops. Registration is required: bit.ly/x-stem

I am honored to share my journey as an INSERT CAREER PATH to students as an #XSTEM Speaker this April 5th! bit.ly/x-stem

Find out where “STEM has taken me” at my #XSTEM talk this April 5th! bit.ly/x-stem

 

X-STEM Outreach Materials

Press Information

X-STEM: Press Release (coming soon)

X-STEM Speaker: Sample Speaker Release

For speaker interview requests or media opportunities, contact Carly O’Brien at [email protected].

Sneak Peek Friday, presented by Chevron, will take place on April 6, 2018, from 9-3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Sneak Peek Friday is only open to schools, homeschoolers and military families offering them the opportunity to experience the Expo before the general public.

“Since 2014, Chevron has proudly supported the USA Science and Engineering Festival.  The Festival is a chance for students to turn loose their imagination, explore new ways to engage with science and engineering and learn about all the exciting opportunities which STEM brings to their future” said Blair Blackwell, manager of corporate and education programs. “We hope this experience fosters a life-long love of STEM and encourages many students to consider future careers in science and engineering.”

Follow Us

Social Media Channels: Use #SciFest 

        Like us!       @USAScienceFest        @USASciencFest

Sample Social Posts

Sample Tweet:

Sneak Peek Friday at @USAScienceFest, sponsored by @ChevronCR, returns to kick off the #SciFest celebration on Friday, April 5th and is open only to schools, homeschoolers & military families! Registration is required. Learn more: bit.ly/sneakpeekfriday

 

Sample Tweet for Schools:

Students at INSERT SCHOOL will go on the ultimate #STEM field trip at @USAScienceFest’s Sneak Peek Friday this April 5th! Kids are ready to find out where #STEMCanTakeYou at #SciFest! Learn more: bit.ly/sneakpeekfriday

Outreach Materials

Press Information

To register as media for the Expo, contact Shawn Flaherty at [email protected].

To request an interview with a speaker, performer, sponsor, or Festival representative, contact Carly O’Brien at [email protected].

The Nifty Fifty, a program of Science Spark, are a group of noted science and engineering professionals who fan out across the country to speak about their work and careers at various middle and high schools.

Nifty Fifty

Social Media Channels: Use #SciFest & #NiftyFifty

        Like us!       @USAScienceFest        @USASciencFest

Sample Social Posts

Sample Speaker Tweet:

Proud to be a #NiftyFifty Speaker for the @USAScienceFest! Excited to share my journey to become a/an INSERT TITLE with students today at INSERT SCHOOL.  Learn more about#SciFest taking place April 7-8 here: bit.ly/USASciFest

 

Sample School Tweet:

Welcome, @USAScienceFest #NiftyFifty Speaker INSERT SPEAKER to INSERT SCHOOL! Thank you for inspiring our students about INSERT SUBJECT.Learn more about#SciFest taking place April 7-8 here: bit.ly/USASciFest

Press Information

Sample Press Release: Nifty Fifty School Advisory Template

For press inquiries, contact Shawn Flaherty at [email protected].

As an extension of the 2018 Festival Expo, the USA Science & Engineering Festival will host its first ever STEM Career Fair Night! The goal of the STEM Career Fair is to connect employers with potential recruits and to showcase future opportunities for employment. The STEM Career Fair will take place on Friday, April 5th from 3-8 PM.

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Social Media Channels: Use #SciFest & #STEMCareerFair

        Like us!       @USAScienceFest        @USASciencFest

Sample Social Posts

Sample Tweet for Recruiter:

Connect with recent college graduates and potential employees at the @USAScienceFest #STEMCareerFair this April 6th in Washington, DC! Register your company here: bit.ly/STEMRecruit

Sample Tweet for Students/Recruits:

Attend the @USAScienceFest #STEMCareerFair on Friday, April 6th in Washington, DC. Meet companies recruiting for new #STEM talent! Registration for this #Free event is required: bit.ly/stemcareerfair

 

Outreach Materials

Press Information

For interview requests or media opportunities, contact Shawn Flaherty at [email protected] or Carly O’Brien at [email protected].