Annual Conference attracts roughly 450 participants, making it Michigan’s premier 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 2018 Exhibit Hall in Novi!
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
7:00 - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. -7:30 p.m.*
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.*
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
3:15 - 6:00 p.m.
Suburban Collection Showplace
Diamond Banquet Center
46100 Grand River
Novi, Michigan 48374
Parking is free for exhibitors. Parking lots fill up on a first come, first served basis.
$850 if paid before June 30, 2018
$950 if paid after June 30, 2018
Booths will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.
All exhibitors registered by September 1, 2018 will be included in the conference program book, listing with link on MLA website, mobile app link and an email/mailing list of attendees. The mailing list will be provided once prior to the conference and once at the conclusion of the conference.
*No refunds after August 1, 2018. There is a $100 cancelation fee on or before August 1, 2018.
Additional 8’x10’ spaces are available for $710 each
$110.00 – 120v/20amp electrical connection
One-time fee that covers two days of electrical usage. Must provide own extension cords and power strips.
Booth Fee Includes
- 8’x10’ space (carpeted)
- 8’ back drape (blue and white)
- 3’ side dividers (blue and white)
- 7’’ x 44’’ booth ID sign – 29 characters maximum
- 1 – 2’x8’ table (covered and skirted – white)
- 2 – folding chairs
- 1 – waste basket
- Wireless internet access
Any additional supplies, furniture, etc. will be available for rental through Art Craft Display. Exhibitor kit including additional items will be provided approximately one month prior to the conference date.
Suburban Collection Showplace will make every reasonable effort to protect the Exhibit Hall and its contents, however, no overnight or in-hall security personnel will be present during the event. 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 person or property. MLA reserves the right to refuse an exhibit which is deemed inappropriate or objectionable.
Proof of general liability insurance will be due to MLA by October 1, 2018. Please send your digital copy to MLA@milibraries.org.
Art Craft Display (Exhibitor kit with complete contact information will be provided approximately one month prior to the conference.)
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.