2013 MTA Annual Convention & Trade Show
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3/25/2013 to 3/27/2013
When: 3/25/2013
Where: Hyatt Regency and DoubleTree Suites

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March 25-27, 2013
Hyatt Regency and DoubleTree Suites 
Minneapolis, MN

Please join us for our annual convention and trade show, March 25-27, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency and DoubleTree Suites in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our convention offers you an opportunity to talk with the (estimated 1,500) MTA attendees face-to-face.

Registration Rates

On-site registration will add $25 to the cost of admission. After March 1, 2013, rates increased by $25.

 Early Bird 
(before March 1)
Regular Rate 
(after March 1)
Onsite Rate

Check out the full 
Convention schedule HERE!

Full Convention – Member$150$175$200
Full Convention – Non-member$250$275$300
Daily Rate (Tuesday or Wednesday) – Member$85$110$135
Daily Rate (Tuesday or Wednesday) – Non-member$185$210$235


See who's attending.

For help signing up, watch this brief instructional webinar.

Receptions are included in the price of admission. Rates do NOT include the Issues Update Lunch
This lunch may be purchased separately for a cost of $40.00.

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities Available

The cost for exhibiting is $875 per booth. You can purchase multiple booths. Each booth includes two representatives. Additional representatives are allowed for $150/person. For more details on exhibiting or to sign up online, click here

iew the booth map | See who's exhibiting


There are a variety of sponsorship levels available. For more details on these sponsorships or to sign up online, click here

Download the Prospectus

  • Platinum: $3,000
  • Gold: $2,000
  • Silver: $1,500
  • Bronze: $1,000
  • Room Key: $7,500
  • Folder Inserts: $250 plus cost of inserts
  • Opening Reception: $150
  • Mobile App: $5,000

Platinum Sponsors:

See all 2013 Sponsors


Hotel Reservations

Make your lodging reservations for the Hyatt Regency or the DoubleTree, both located in downtown Minneapolis. Please note that the Millennium Hotel is closed during the convention due to renovations.

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall

The Hyatt Regency group block has been filled. Reservations can be madeONLINE or by calling 800-233-1234. Deadline: March 1, 2013Rates below are based on availability.

  • Single: $135
  • Double: $135
  • Triple: $145
  • Quadruple: $155

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis
1101 LaSalle Avenue

DoubleTree reservations can be made ONLINE or by calling 612-332-6800.Deadline: March 1, 2013

  • Single: $129
  • Double: $129

MTA will provide a shuttle that will continuously loop between the Doubletree Guest Suites on 1101 LaSalle to the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 1300 Nicollet Mall the following dates/times:

Monday, March 25, 2013 – 10:00am-8:30pm
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 – 7:00am-6:30pm
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 – 7:00am-3:30pm

Director Duties and Responsibilities—A Consultation for New and Seasoned Directors

Monday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 
New for 2013!
Take advantage of this new program being offered by NTCA at the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. In this special program, directors will learn fundamentals on board governance that are essential to effective administration of a telecommunications company today. This session is for both coops and commercial companies that have a board of directors in place.

Learn more and register for this program

User Group/Networking Meetings

Monday, 1:00 - 5:30 p.m. 
There are many emerging markets that a User Group would benefit. User Groups help everyone: The User, the Telco, the Associate Members, the MTA and the Industry.

Keynote: A Conversation with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and NTCA CEO Shirley Bloomfield

Wednesday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. 
The FCC’s Transformation Order is changing the way Telcos do business. MTA Members will have a rare opportunity to hear from FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on her perspective on this issue and others facing the FCC. Commissioner Clyburn will be interviewed on stage Wednesday morning by NTCA CEO Shirley Bloomfield. This is one conversation you don’t want to miss.

Issues Update Luncheon

Tuesday, 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. 
The luncheon will provide an opportunity to get together to discuss issues and challenges and receive a legislative update. $40 per person to attend (includes lunch).

Past Conference Coverage

Check out the Conference Archives HERE.

Cancellation Policy: With written cancellation notice received by March 15, 2013, you will receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative charge. Cancellations after March 15 are non-refundable. Notices of cancellation must be faxed to the MTA office at 651-290-2266. No-shows will not receive refunds.

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