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2019 Summer Conference - Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration
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 Export to Your Calendar 7/17/2019 to 7/19/2019
When: July 17–19, 2019
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Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, Minnesota  55802
United States
Contact: 651-366-6089


Online registration is available until: 7/17/2019
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Register online above or download this form to pay by check.


Summer Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor Opportunities | Exhibitor Opportunities | Additional Information | Prospectus (pdf)

 

Eligibility: You must be an MMGMA Affiliate Member to sponsor an activity. To become an Affiliate Member, click here.

 

Evening Activity Sponsorship

Thursday Social Hour Cocktail Sponsor - $1,500 (Exclusive) SOLD

  • Sponsor and coordinate the signature cocktail of the reception
  • Opportunity to provide napkins, stir sticks, cups with your company logo featured
  • Logo recognition onsite at the reception
  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Opportunity to introduce your company and announce the golf winners

Thursday Social Hour Entertainment Sponsor - $1,000 (2 available)

  • Logo recognition on signage at the entertainment station
  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website

Thursday Social Hour Appetizer Sponsor - $1,000 (3 available)

(plus provide a $100 valued gift card)

  • Logo recognition on signage at the appetizer stations
  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website

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Session Sponsorship

Keynote Address Sponsor - $1,250 (2 Available)

  • Logo and link recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo recognition on general conference sponsor signage
  • 1-2 minute speaker for company description and introduction of keynote speaker

General Session Sponsor - $750 (2 Available)

  • Name recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Name recognition on general conference sponsor signage
  • Introduction of general session speaker

President's Address Sponsor - $750 (Exclusive)

  • Name recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Name recognition on general conference sponsor signage
  • Introduction of MMGMA president

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Daytime FOod Sponsorship

Thursday Breakfast Sponsor - $1,000 (Exclusive)

  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo recognition on food station
  • Logo on signage at Thursday breakfast

Thursday Lunch Sponsor - $1,250 (Exclusive)

  • Logo and link recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo recognition on food station
  • Logo on signage at Thursday lunch
  • Promotional material at Thursday lunch

Thursday Break Sponsor - $1,000 (Exclusive)

  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo recognition on food station
  • Logo on signage at Thursday break

Friday Breakfast Sponsor - $1,000 (Exclusive)

  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo recognition on food station
  • Logo on signage at Friday breakfast

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Conference Items

Signage Sponsor - In Kind (Exclusive) (Company Provided)

  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo recognition on each printed sign
  • Acknowledgement sign with logo at conference

Mobile App Sponsor - $2,000 (Exclusive)

  • Logo and link recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo on homepage of event app
  • Logo recognition on general conference sponsor signage
  • 10 drink tickets to disperse to conference attendees

Lanyard Sponsor - $1,000 (Exclusive) (MMGMA provides) SOLD

  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo on conference lanyards
  • Name recognition on general conference sponsor signage

Tote Bag Sponsor (Exclusive)

  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo on conference tote bags
  • Name recognition on general conference sponsor signage

Name Badge Sponsor - $1,000 (Exclusive) (MMGMA Provides) SOLD

  • Logo recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Logo on conference name badges
  • Name recognition on general conference sponsor signage

Wireless Internet Sponsor - $500

  • Name recognition on the MMGMA website
  • Name included on all event promotions
  • Signage at conference
  • Company name listed in all printed materials

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Exhibiting Opportunities

Exhibitor Booth - $750


Eligibility: You must be an MMGMA Affiliate Member to sponsor an activity. To become an Affiliate Member, click here.



Standard Booth Arrangements:

The contract price includes:

  • Booth size 8’ x 8’
  • Colored, flameproof draping 8’ high at back, 36” high on sides (color to be selected by conference management)
  • One-line exhibitor sign, showing company name
  • One 8’ x 24” draped table with two chairs
  • Registration for two representatives (including meals for Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19)
  • Pre and post conference attendee list

Assignment of Space:

MMGMA will request booth preferences closer to the event for our annual sponsors. Booth placements will be assigned according to annual sponsor level, event sponsorship level, and date registration was received. We will accommodate our annual sponsors’ requests as much as possible.


Confirmation:

A registration confirmation will be e-mailed to your company’s contact upon receipt. Your booth assignment will be e-mailed to your designated company contact in July. A final confirmation with important onsite information will be sent to your company contact. Exhibitor representative names will be collected via a link that will be sent out two weeks before the Summer Conference.


Exhibit Hours:

The exhibit area will be open to conference attendees from 7:00 am through 4:30 pm on July 18, 2019.


Exhibit Materials and Activity:

MMGMA reserves the right to prevent any exhibitor from displaying beyond the bounds of the exhibitor’s rented exhibit space including but not limited to: noisy electrical devices (ex. loud appliances, machines, games), smells/scents that are offensive or commonly cause allergic or physical reactions (ex. industrial smells, chemical smells, nail polish, cleaners), displays, fire hazards (ex. open flames, highly flammable fumes), costumed mascots, live animals or anything which may prove objectionable. All aisles must be kept clear of displays. Inventory must be discreetly stored within an exhibitor’s booth space. The rights and privileges of an exhibitor shall not be infringed upon by any other exhibitors. Exhibitors are allowed to have sponsor prize drawings within their exhibit space. Any limitations on registering for or accepting the prize must be prominently displayed in the exhibit space. Prizes to be distributed by exhibitor after the conference.


Additional Reps: $200 each, with a maximum of 4 reps per booth


Registration – Prepayment is required to reserve your exhibit booth space. Exhibitors will not be allowed to set-up without payment.


Cancellation Policy – Cancellation of space must be submitted in writing to MMGMA Exhibits, 1000 Westgate Drive, Ste. 252, St. Paul, MN 55114 or info@mmgma.org. A cancellation fee of $300 per booth will be charged to an exhibitor who cancels the contract on or before June 14, 2019. Cancellation after June 14, 2019 obligates the exhibitor to full payment of rental. To ensure the best available booth locations to MMGMA conference exhibitors, the association has authority to reassign booth space that is cancelled by an organization without refund of fees paid.


Failure to occupy space – Space not occupied by the close of the exhibit installation period as specified in the accompanying material will be forfeited by the exhibitor, and this space may be resold, reassigned or used by the conference management. If the exhibit is on hand, the conference management reserves the right to assign labor to set up a display that is not in the process of being erected by the given deadline and to instruct that the exhibitor be billed for all charges thus incurred.


References – MMGMA reserves the right to request references from any exhibitor. MMGMA may, in its sole discretion and without liability to exhibitor, cancel this contract if such references are not satisfactory to MMGMA. If the contract is cancelled pursuant to this paragraph, all registration fees will be refunded to the exhibitor.


Resources & Information – Booth space is limited. Complete your application with payment before June 14, 2019. Payment is required in order to exhibit. Logos must be received by July 1, 2019 to be included in print materials. Past conferences have sold out booth space well in advance of the deadline. Please get your contract in early.


Photo Consent – As part of the 2019 MMGMA Summer Conference, you may be photographed or you may be recorded on audio and/or video. These items may be used in promoting future conferences or in other marketing related to MMGMA. Your attendance at this event implies your consent to be photographed or recorded.

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Additional Information


PCI Compliance: If you register with our PDF form, please do NOT provide any credit card information via email. Call or fax it in only.


Deadlines: Sponsor agreements and payments are due by 7/1/2019. We anticipate filling our sponsorship availability quickly, so return your agreement soon. Payments much be made prior to the conference beginning. Exhibitors will not be allowed to set-up without payment.


Logo Submission: Please provide your company’s logo to the MMGMA office by 7/1/2019 as a vectored-art EPS file by using this form.


Cancellation Policy: All Sponsor/Exhibitor cancellations received by 6/14/2019 will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations received after 6/14/2019 will not receive a refund.


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Questions?

  • Sponsorship questions: Blake Finger at BlakeF@mmgma.org or 651-288-3423
  • Membership or General Association Questions: Member Services at info@mmgma.org or 651-366-6089

 

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