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    2017 Fall Exhibitor Registration

    October 1st – 3rd

    Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, Duluth, MN

    Registration Deadline: Wed, August 23, 2017



    You are invited to meet with Minnesota’s top educational leaders at the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) Fall Conference.


    Exhibit Date:

          • Monday, October 2, 10:45 am - 3:30 pm


          • Monday, October 2, 7:30 until 10:15 am

    Registration Discount Deadline:

          • Exhibitors who register by August 23 will receive a $100 discount towards the cost of their booth. Prices will increase by $100 on the 24th.

    Exhibitors receive:

          • One 8’x10’ booth space with 8’ high background drape and 3’ high side drape

            One 7”x 44” one-line sign

            Your listing in the conference app 

            An electronic list of conference participants

            A chance to win a free booth at the 2018 MASA/MASE Spring Conference

            Conference registration for one person, including:

             -  All conference sessions and materials

             -  Sunday Evening Social

             -  Monday lunch & breaks for one person (Additional tickets are available for $30 each)

            Electronic conference app access and free wifi


    In addition, MASA Business Partner Members receive a discount on their exhibit booth fee, along with priority registration from July 10-23.

    An electronic file listing conference participants will be emailed to all registered exhibitors on Monday, September 18.

    The MASA Fall Conference is all digital. All conference materials will only be available via our conference app. Exhibitors can customize their profile with logos, QR codes, etc. Social media allows announcements. An interactive exhibit hall map has multiple features, including meeting scheduling. More information will come with your confirmation.


    Frequently Asked Questions:


    How are booths assigned?

    Space is reserved when you register and pay for your booth space online. MASA Business Partner members receive priority registration until July 23, after which the registration is open to everyone.


    Where can we deliver/ship our booth?

    MASA will send an exhibitor confirmation including directions for shipment and storage of your booth materials.


    When can we set up our display?

    Booth setup is 7:30-10:15 am, Monday, October 2. Booth setup must be completed no later than Monday, October 2, 10:15 am. DECC staff will be available on Monday if you have any additional needs. Parking is available in the DECC parking lot for $5 per day.

    When can we dismantle our display?

    No displays may be dismantled or packing started before 3:30 PM, Monday, October 2. Exhibitors must see that all materials are removed from the Exhibit Area by conference end.


    What if my company/firm needs to cancel?

    There is a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellation of exhibit space must be submitted to the Association in writing by September 15, 2017. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted by the Association. No refund will be given to exhibitors canceling after September 15.


    What if MASA needs to cancel the event?

    In the event of cancellation of the exhibit due to fire, strikes, government regulations, or other causes beyond the Association’s control, MASA shall not be liable to Exhibitor for any damages resulting from failure to hold the Conference as scheduled, and MASA shall determine the amount of the exhibit fee to be refunded.


    How are equipment and services handled by the DECC?

    When we confirm your registration, you can directly visit the DECC’s website for equipment and services needs. http://decc.org/exhibitor-info-resources-exhibit/

    What do I need to know about lodging?

    The fee for exhibiting does NOT include lodging.  Please contact any of the hotels listed below and receive conference rates on your lodging.

    • Pier B Resort (MASA Headquarters) • (218) 481-8888
    • Canal Park Lodge • (218) 279-6000
    • The Inn on Lake Superior • (888) 668-4352
    • Hampton Inn • (218) 720-3000


    Am I able to attend conference activities?

    YES! Exhibitors are welcome to participate in all conference activities. Your exhibitor registration includes Monday Lunch for one person (additional tickets are available). You must have a meal ticket for every meal at the event.


    How should I dress for conference activities?
    The conference atmosphere is relaxed; dress is business casual.

    How does the gift law pertain to exhibitors?

    We are asking those of you who are exhibiting to be sure that your booth giveaways comply with the gift law and have a limited value of $5 per individual. If you have a door prize to give away at the drawings on Monday afternoon, the prize must be given to the school district, not to the individual.


    Costs for contracts and payments received on or before August 23, 2017:
    $550........Regular Booth
    $590........Premium Booth
    (outlined booths on map)

    Included with Your Booth:
    Booth name in conference program and on conference signs, electronic list of conference participants, free wifi and app access


    Costs for contracts and payments received after August 23, 2017:
    $650........Regular Booth
    $690........Premium Booth
    (outlined booths on map)

    Included with Your Booth:
    Booth name in conference program and on conference signs, electronic list of conference participants, free wifi and app access.


    Each booth space is allowed up to 4 representatives with their registration. Additional representatives may attend for $30 each.


    Booth registration includes Monday lunch for one person, additional lunch tickets may be ordered for $30 each.


    Exhibit Coordinator:

    Stephanie Kastanos
    1884 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN  55108
    651-251-0314 or 886-444-5251 phone



    Not able to attend?

    All MASA Business Partner Members have visibility at the conference. For further details about membership, please click this link or contact:

    Deb Larson

    651-645-6272 phone




    Enger Park Golf Course
    (Sunday, October 1, 11:30 REGISTRATION)

    Plan to enjoy a day of golf and support the MASA Foundation.  Golf Tournament registration will be sent to you with your exhibitor registration confirmation.


    Conference Activities:

    We encourage you to network with our members by attending meals, sessions and social events.


    Sunday:    Foundation Golf Tournament

      Reception at Grandma’s Sports Center


    Monday: •  Exhibit Fair, 10:45 am - 3:30 pm

      Speakers and Choice Sessions

      Awards Luncheon (exhibits receive one lunch ticket with their registration, you may order more if needed)

    •  Monday evening is free time for our participants, feel free to plan a dinner or activity.


    Tuesday: •  Speaker and Richard Green Scholar Presentation

    To register, CLICK HERE, choose an available space and click on check out, premium booth spaces are in PURPLE, regular are in YELLOW, already purchased will be RED You can pay for your space with a credit card or electronic check.