Exhibitor Information

Spring Institute 2018
March 22 – 23, 2018

Grand Valley State University L.V. Eberhard Center

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

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.

Price - $260.00 if booked by March 2, 2018
Includes 1- 6 ft. linen and skirted table with two chairs, Wi-Fi Internet connectivity, one (1) standard electrical hookup (please provide your own extension cord) and lunch on Thursday, March 22 for one exhibitor representative.

Additional Services
$35.00 – lunch for additional exhibitor personnel

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, March 22, 2018. 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 Leanne Sandoval at lsandoval@milibraries.org for more information or if you have additional questions.

Registration Deadlines
Early Bird Registration Date:  Friday, March 2, 2018
Price after Early Bird:             $300.00

Cancellation Information
No refunds will be issued after Friday, March 2, 2018; cancellations prior to March 2, 2018 are subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee.

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

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For those wishing to engage with SI attendees, but are not interested or available to exhibit, sponsorship opportunities are available.

Download the Spring Institute 2018 Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunity Brochure (PDF)

Exhibitor Diagram