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Exhibit at MESPA Institute 2017!

We are currently at capacity for Exhibit booths in 2017. Please email mespa@mespa.net if you would like to be added to the mailing list for Institute 2018. 

Market your materials and services exclusively to Minnesota elementary and middle-level principals and school decision makers at the annual convention of the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association.

"[MESPA Institute is a] high quality well attended event, great set-up, easy to access info, great communication." - Youth Frontiers, 2015 Exhibitor

When & Where

February 1-2, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton, Bloomington, MN

Approximate Exhibit Times:
11am - 5pm on February 1
7:45am - 3:30pm on February 2

Look for the Exhibitor Newsletter!

MESPA will send out a newsletter written especially for exhibitors starting in October. This newsletter will keep you informed on all the latest Institute updates as well as share recommendations on how to engage MESPA members and how to get the most out of our conference!

New to Institute? Find out about the MN Gift Ban Statute regarding principals here.

All Exhibitors Receive
  • One 6 x10 foot booth
  • Standard 7" x 44" sign
  • One 6' x 30" undraped table and two chairs
  • An Institute participant list
  • Complimentary WIFI Internet access provided by MESPA
  • An email from Hubbell-Tyner, trade show specialists, to order additional booth items: drapes, extra tables, chairs, electricity, etc.
  • 2017 exhibitors who complete an Exhibitor evaluation will be given preference for booth location selection for 2018 exhibits!
  • Dessert breaks and sessions will be held in the exhibit hall area to increase traffic
  • Four special break times to visit exhibits (schedule coming soon)
  • Exhibitor games that drive attendees to the exhibit hall!
  • Your marketing information and links maintained on the Institute App for six months after Institute.

Hotel Accommodations

Special MESPA block rates will be available at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington. Click here to reserve at the reduced rate.

Click the map below to see current booth locations.

Institute App

We will be using our conference app again at Institute this year. This app allows you to share even more information about your organization and product including digital business cards, promoting your logo, and links directly to your website!

Contact MESPA Exhibits Chair
Lisa Carlson, Principal at Woodland Elementary 
MESPA Policies

Booth Relocation: MESPA reserves the right to change your booth location without your notification.

Right of Refusal:
The Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association reserves the right to reject exhibits that may be objectionable, as well as, the right to remove any exhibits that may detract from the character of the convention.

Prior to January 15, 2017, if an exhibitor cancels a booth reservation, the exhibit booth payment will be refunded -- less a $50 cancellation fee. After January 15, 2017, there will be no refund for booth cancellation.
MESPA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization

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