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2020 MLA Conference: Exhibitor and Professional Table Opportunities
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Follow the links to learn how to be a vital part of this exciting event: 

 

Exhibitor Terms and Prices

   

Eligibility

Any company or organization with an interest in exposing its products or services to a wide audience of library professionals and allies is encouraged to purchase a booth.

Terms

All exhibitors must conform to the published Exhibitor Rules and Regulations. Acceptance of an exhibitor application by MLA constitutes a contract. A contract will be considered null and void if payment in full is not received by the published deadline. Exhibitor benefits begin upon receipt of payment.

Deadlines

Exhibitor applications and payments are due on August 6, 2020 to take full advantage of all available benefits. 

Fees

Space rental charge is $700 for one 8' x 10' booth. A second booth may be selected for an additional $400. 

Benefits

--One 8' x 10' booth with two chairs and one wastebasket
--Two complimentary exhibitor registrations with each paid booth
--Organization description published in conference materials
--Opportunity to attend breakout sessions

For a small additional fee join the attendees for lunch. We hope you will take advantage of this additional networking opportunity.

A service kit will be available closer to the event date posted below. The service kit will also be e-mailed to you prior to the conference. Electrical service and/or telephone/Internet installation will also be available for additional charges.

An exhibit hall floor plan with your booth location will be sent prior to the conference.

Exhibit Hours

The conference schedule is in the process of being finalized. Once confirmed, the schedule will be posted. 

Setup and Teardown Times

Setup time will be 7:00am - 10:00am on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

Exhibit teardown must be completed by 4:30pm on Friday, October 2, 2020.

Logo visibility

If you would like your organization's logo to be published in conference attendee materials, you must email your organization's logo to the MLA office by  August 6, 2020 as a vector-based Al or EPS file or high-resolution PDF. 

Lodging

A block of rooms has been reserved at the following three hotels:

  • Canal Park Lodge
  • Holiday Inn & Suites Downtown Duluth
  • Radisson Duluth Harborview

Learn more and make your reservation.
 
Reservation Deadline: September 8, 2020

Exhibitor Service Kit

The exhibit service kit, including electric, phone hook-up and internet access order forms, will be available closer to the conference date.

Exhibitor Hall Map and Booth Assignments

Initial space assignments will be made on a first come, first served basis at the discretion of MLA. MLA reserves the right to make appropriate changes in exhibitor locations as it deems necessary for the overall success of the Exhibit. 

The Exhibitor Hall map will be posted closer to the conference date. 

Questions?

Please contact Mackenzie Kelley with questions. 



Professional Table Terms and Prices

Eligibility

Professional tables are reserved for subunits of MLA, library professional membership organizations or nonprofit organizations supporting libraries.

Terms

All professional tables must conform to the published Exhibitor Rules and Regulations. Acceptance of a professional table application by MLA constitutes a contract. Contract will be considered null and void if payment is not received by the published deadline. Professional table benefits begin upon receipt of payment

Deadlines

Professional Table applications and payments are due by August 6, 2020 to take full advantage of all available benefits.

Fees

$40 per table.

Benefits

One 6' table, tablecloth and two chairs. 

Table Hours

See exhibit schedule above.

Setup and Teardown Times

Setup time will be 7:00am - 10:00am on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

Exhibit teardown must be completed by 4:30pm on Friday, October 2, 2020.

Questions?

Please contact Mackenzie Kelley with questions. 

 



Applications and Deadlines

Online application forms are available here for the following:

 

Helpful Tip

You may wish to reference the terms and packages as you complete your online applications, so keep this page open as you proceed.

Deadline

Exhibitor & professional table applications and payments are due by August 6, 2020 to take full advantage of all available benefits.



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