Exhibitor Information

Register for MLA 2017 - Reserve Your Booth Today

Annual Conference attracts roughly 450 participants, making it Michigan’s premiere event for supporters to connect with library professionals across all disciplines.

Our goal is to provide you with opportunities to promote engagement and build mutually beneficial relationships with MLA members. We look forward to hosting you as an exhibitor in our MLA 2017 Exhibit Hall in Lansing!

Please review the vendor opportunities (PDF download) for more information.

2017 Exhibitor Conference Highlights

  • Discussion Dens and Idea Exchange located in exhibit hall to offer more connection spaces
  • Opening Conference Reception held on exhibit hall floor
  • Beverage and snack breaks located in the exhibit hall
  • Efficient move in time frame eliminates the need for Tuesday overnight accommodations
  • A list of MLA 2017 attendees with email and mailing contact information
  • Acknowledgement on the MLA website, program book listing, mobile app link and discounts on advertising

View the Exhibit Floor Plan

Exhibit Dates/Hours 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
7:00 - 11:00 a.m.              Move-In
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.*    Exhibits Open
 
*Required staffed booth times (Wednesday):
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
 
Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.*        Exhibits Open
 
*Required staffed booth times (Thursday):
8:00 - 10:45 a.m.
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
 
Move-In
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
7:00 - 11:00 a.m.
 
Load-Out
Thursday, October 19, 2017
3:15 - 6:00 p.m.
 

Decorator
Art Craft Display (Complete contact information provided in confirmation packet)

Booth Fee
$830 if paid before June 30, 2017
$930 if paid after July 1, 2017
Fee includes 10’x10’ booth, inclusion in conference program book, listing/link on MLA website, mobile app link and a one-time-use mailing list of attendees. No refunds after August 1, 2017. There is a $100 cancellation fee on or before August 1, 2017.

Additional 10’x10’ booth spaces are available for $700 each.

Booth Specs
10’x 10’ space - non carpeted • 8’ back drape (blue and white) • 3’ side dividers (blue and white) • 7”x44” booth I.D. sign • (1) 2’x8’ table (covered and skirted - white) • (2) chairs • (1) wastebasket • wireless Internet access • Additional supplies, furniture, carpet, etc. will be available for purchase through Art Craft Display.

Sign Specs
7”x44” with one line of text, maximum of 29 characters included with booth.

Electric
110 V, 20 amp, $110 one-time fee covers two days usage. Must provide own extension cords and power strips.

Music
Music is not permitted in the Solution Center (exhibit hall.)

Liability
Lansing Center will make every reasonable effort to protect the Solution Center (exhibit hall and its contents. It is understood that the venue, MLA and Art Craft Display shall not be held liable by an exhibitor for any damage, injury or loss to any persons or property. MLA reserves the right to refuse an exhibit which it deems inappropriate or objectionable.

Insurance
Proof of liability insurance will be due to MLA two weeks prior to the event.

Assignment
Booths will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.

Exhibitor Advertising
Want to extend the reach of your organization?  Maximize your company’s visibility at MLA 2017 by taking advantage of a variety of advertising opportunities. The program book is circulated to conference attendees AND posted on our website for a direct link to those with purchasing power. Exhibitors receive 10% discount on ad prices. 

 

Please note that payment for booth space reflects an agreement to abide by the terms and conditions outlined by the Michigan Library Association and to all conditions under which the exhibit area is leased to the Association.

All exhibitor registration must be completed online for MLA 2017 Annual Conference. To register, click here or select the "Reserve A Booth" link at the top the page.

Please review the vendor opportunities (PDF download) for more information.

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