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Exhibit at MESPA Institute 2020!

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.

Join our exhibitor mailing list here to receive upcoming communications about registration.

Click here for general Institute 2020 information, along with the schedule for the 2020 conference.

"It is the best single conference to find MN public school elementary principals ... I think it was well-run, well-organized, and had great communication." —Zaner-Bloser/Superkids, 2018 Exhibitor

"The attendees had GREAT energy!" —Perpich Center for Arts Education, 2019 Exhibitor

"Brings so many customers to me in a short amount of time compared to traveling for weeks to find the same amount of leads." —Virco, 2018 Exhibitor

When & Where

February 5–6, 2020
DoubleTree by Hilton, Bloomington, MN

Approximate Exhibit Times:
11am–5pm on February 5
9:45am–2:30pm on February 6

Look for the Exhibitor Newsletter!

MESPA sends out an exhibitor newsletter starting in October. This newsletter will keep you informed on all the latest Institute updates along with recommendations on how to engage MESPA members and get the most out of our conference!

Institute App
Our conference app allows you to share information about your organization and product/service offerings, including your logo, and links directly to your website! Check our app for the 2019 conference schedule and more, here!

"Best communication pre-conference ever!" —MyOn, 2019 Exhibitor

"Thank you to everyone involved-very helpful and professional! Definitely plan to return next year!" —Gale, 2018 Exhibitor

"If you're not at Institute, principals simply don't know that you exist!" —Principal Lisa Carlson of Woodland Elementary in Eagan

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 our trade show specialists, to order additional booth items: drapes, extra tables, chairs, electricity, etc.
  • Coffee stations, dessert breaks, and special attractions will be exclusively located in the exhibit hall area to increase traffic
  • Multiple break times to visit exhibits
  • Games that move attendees throughout the exhibit hall!
  • Your marketing information and links maintained on the Institute App for six months after Institute.
  • 2020 exhibitors who complete an evaluation at the end of the event will be given preference for booth location selection for 2021!

Hotel Accommodations
Special MESPA block rates will be available at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington. Check back in November for details on making hotel reservations. 

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

Contact MESPA Exhibits Chair Mark Ziebarth, Principal at Isanti Intermediate School, mziebarth@c-ischools.org
MESPA Policies

Booth Assignment: Assignments for booth location are made on a first-come basis, with preference given to MESPA Business Partners and Institute 2019 exhibitors who completed the exhibitor evaluation. Booth location assignments are typically emailed within two weeks of registration.

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 17, 2020, if an exhibitor cancels a booth reservation, the exhibit booth payment will be refunded -- less a $50 (plus any online processing fee) cancellation fee. After January 17, 2020, there will be no refund for booth cancellation.

Advertise with MESPA!

Looking for more ways to get in touch with MESPA members? Consider placing an advertisement on MESPA's Blog or in our weekly e-newsletter! Click here for more information on advertising with MESPA.

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