General Information

MLA 2018 Annual Conference
October 17-19, 2018
Suburban Collection Showplace
Diamond Banquet Center
Novi, Michigan

Registration is now open. Click here to register today!

Early Bird Rates Expire September 7, 2018
Advanced Registration Rates expires October 7, 2018

Conference Registration Rates

The following food and beverage services are included in the daily registration price:
Wednesday – Morning Coffee, Afternoon Break, Opening Reception
Thursday – Morning Coffee, Keynote Lunch, Afternoon Break, Your Professional Connection and Poster Reception
Friday – Morning Coffee

All meals will be chicken unless vegetarian or vegan meals are requested in the registration order in the special requests section. Please remember to tell us of all dietary restrictions or needs during registration.

Full Conference

Member

Non-Member

Early Bird (by 9/7/2018) $230.00     $460.00
Advanced (by 10/7/2018) $290.00    $580.00
Ten Days Out $315.00 $630.00

Two-Day Pass

Member

Non-Member

Early Bird (by 9/7/2018) $215.00   $430.00
Advanced (by 10/7/2018) $275.00  $550.00
Ten Days Out      $290.00   $580.00

One-Day Pass

Member

Non-Member

Early Bird (by 9/7/2018) $160.00 $320.00
Advanced (by 10/7/2018) $185.00  $370.00
Ten Days Out $215.00   $430.00

Student & Retiree Conference Pass

Member

Non-Member

(Full conference, two-day and one-day passes are the same price. You will be prompted in day selection during registration).

Early Bird (by 9/7/2018) $125.00 $125.00
Advanced (by 10/7/2018) $150.00  $150.00 
Ten Days Out $175.00  $175.00 

Exhibits Pass 

Member

Non-Member

(Good for exhibit times only-does not include meals of special events.)

Early Bird (by 9/7/2018) $40.00 $50.00
Advanced (by 10/7/2018) $45.00  $55.00
Ten Days Out $50.00     $60.00

 

Add-On Event Tickets

The following events are not included with conference registration.  Please contact MLA at MLA@milibraries.org for guest pass details.

Wednesday Morning Leadership Academy Breakfast

Member/
Non-Member

*Breakfast is complimentary for current Leadership Academy participants

$25.00

Wednesday State Librarian's Luncheon

Early Bird (by 9/7/2018) $35.00
Post Early Bird $40.00

Wednesday Night Opening Reception

Included with Wednesday Registration Passes.
Please pre-register to attend

$0.00

Thursday Morning Yoga

Included with Thursday Registration Passes.
Please pre-register to attend

$0.00

Thursday Executive Exchange

Included with Thursday Registration Passes.
Please pre-register to attend

$0.00

Thursday Style in the Stacks Fashion Show

Event is included with Thursday Registration passes, Tickets for voting on the winning fashion are available for purchase for $10.00 each. Proceeds will benefit the MLA Education Fund.

Included with Thursday Registration Passes

$0.00

Voting Tickets

$10.00

Thursday Keynote Lunch

Included with Thursday Registration Passes. Pre-registration is required.

$0.00

Thursday Evening Your Professional Connection and Poster Reception

Included with Thursday Registration Passes. Pre-registration is required.

$0.00

Thursday Evening Paradise Park Party

Includes dinner, one drink ticket and one activity ticket.
Must register by October 7, 2018.

$30.00

Friday Morning Yoga                              

Included with Friday Registration Passes. Pre-registration is required.

$0.00

Friday Michigan Author Award Luncheon

Early Bird (by 9/7/2018)

$35.00

Post Early Bird

$40.00

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing by e-mail no later than ten (10) business days prior to the program in order to qualify for a refund. Within ten (10) business days of the event, no refund will be issued. No-shows will be invoiced. A $35.00 processing fee will be applied to refunds for workshops and conferences.

Consent

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, MLA meetings or other activities constitutes an agreement by the registration to the use and distribution of the registrants or attendees' image or voice in photographs, video tapes, electronic reproductions of such events and activities by MLA. Registrants also agree that contact information may be shared with conference sponsors and exhibitors for solicitation use before or after the event. Please contact MLA at MLA@milibraries.org if you'd like to be removed from any list.