Exhibitor Information

Spring Institute 2017 exhibit spaces are sold out

For those wishing to engage with SI attendees sponsorship opportunities are still available!

Participating 2017 Exhibitors:

ARK Animal Encounters & Classroom Critters
 
 
 

Spring Institute 2017
March 29-31

Bavarian Inn Lodge and Conference Center
1 Covered Bridge Ln.
Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Download the Spring Institute 2017 Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunity Brochure (PDF)

Schedule
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Setup 6:00 – 8:15 a.m.
Exhibit Hours:  8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Non-Conflict: 8:30 – 9:15 a.m.
  10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
  1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
  3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Teardown: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Cool Things My Library Does Reception 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.     


Exhibitors are invited (but not required) to stay for the Cool Things My Library Does Reception held 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. This strolling reception is another chance for the attendees to not only visit and chat with exhibitors, but to also learn about new and innovative programs and products other library professionals are using.

Benefits to Exhibiting at Spring Institute

  • Exhibit space located near presentation room.
  • Non-conflict time for conference attendees to visit your exhibit.
  • One-day exhibit format to minimize travel costs for you and your company.
  • Unique networking opportunities with youth librarians from across the state.
  • Complimentary listing in print and online conference program.

Prize Drawing
MLA will have an official prize raffle held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2016. All prizes must be drawn during the MLA raffle using the tickets collected at the MLA registration desk. All exhibitors are encouraged to donate a raffle prize of any value that can be used by the attendees' organization as a way to showcase your goods or services beyond the conference. Please contact Kristy Doak at kdoak@milibraries.org for more information or if you have additional questions.

Cancellation Information
No refunds will be issued after Monday, March 10, 2017; cancellations prior to March 10, 2017 are subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee.

Overnight Accommodations
Bavarian Inn Lodge and Conference Center
1 Covered Bridge Ln.
Frankenmuth, MI 48734
(844) 264-9023
http://www.bavarianinn.com/
$105.00 per night (plus applicable taxes).  Reserve by February 28, 2017.
Use code:  1248SB

Contact Information
For additional information please contact Kristy Doak, Director of Professional Development and Meeting Planning at 517-394-2774 or kdoak@milibraries.org.

Download the Spring Institute 2017 Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunity Brochure (PDF)