Event Details

MESPA 2018 Institute Exhibits

  • 07 Feb 2018
  • 08 Feb 2018
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55439


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Assignments for booth location are made on a first-come basis. You will need to select your first, second, third, and fourth preference.

Cancellation: Prior to January 19, 2018, if an exhibitor cancels a booth reservation, the exhibit booth payment will be refunded, less a $50 cancellation fee. After January 19, 2018, there will be no refund for booth cancellation.
Registration is closed
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. 

Standard Registration Fee, after November 15: $640

All Exhibitors Receive...

  • One 6 x10 foot booth
  • Standard 7" x 44" booth 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.


  • 2018 exhibitors who complete an exhibitor evaluation will be given preference for booth location selection for 2019 exhibits!
  • Coffee stations and dessert breaks, along with the Makerspace Showcase, will be exclusively located in the exhibit hall area to increase traffic
  • Multiple break times to visit exhibits (schedule coming soon)
  • New exhibitor games that motivate attendees to move throughout the exhibit hall!
  • Your marketing information and links maintained on the Institute App for six months after Institute.
To view 2018 booth locations, click here.

Event Cancellation Policy 

A completed online registration constitutes a bill and a commitment to pay for a full seminar payment. Due to MESPA's incurred costs (i.e. materials, meals, speaking fees, etc.) please know that unfortunately, we are unable to grant refunds within two weeks from the start of the professional development. Prior to the two week mark, we are able to issue a 50% refund.

For Institute Exhibit registrations, please see the Cancellation Policy at mespa.net/exhibit.

Hotel Accommodations

Institute 2018: Book your room at the DoubleTree in Bloomington by CLICKING HERE or calling 952.835.7800 and asking for the MESPA group rate - $139/night.

Attending a professional development event in the Twin Cities? Consider booking at the Radisson Hotel in Roseville. For reservations, call 651.636.4567 and ask for the MESPA rate - $113 a night! 

MESPA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization

1667 Snelling Avenue North, Suite C101
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55108

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