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2020 Minnesota Telecom Alliance Annual Convention in Minneapolis

2020 MTA Annual Convention & Trade Show | March 9-11, 2020
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis | 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

Convention Details

Questions? Contact Amanda Maw at amandam@mnta.org

» Convention Central

Important Dates

January 30, 2020 – Session and Speaker Information Changes Deadline

February 16, 2020 – Hotel Room Block Deadline

February 17, 2020 – Presentation and Handouts Submission Deadline

    Registration Information

 

As a speaker, you receive a complimentary registration. MTA will process your registration for you.


    Hotel Information

 

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Rate: $166 single/double, $176 triple, $186 Quadruple

Cutoff Date: February 16, 2020, or when room block is exhausted, whichever comes first.

Phone: 1-888-421-1442
Online Reservations: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/MSPRM/G-MTEL

Parking

  • Parking in the Loring Ramp is complimentary for attendees staying at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis (1 car per guest room)
  • Self Parking:
    • $29 daily rate
  • Valet Parking:
    • $39 daily rate

 


    Session and Speaker Changes

 

If you have any changes, please submit via this form by January 30, 2020.

 


    Presentation Information

 

Presentation and Handout Submission

  • Presentation and handouts are due February 17, 2020
    • Please submit your presentation and/or handouts in PDF/PPT/Word format
  • When uploading your PowerPoint and handouts, please name your documents in the following format:
    • Presentations: Presentation Title_Speaker Names_PPT
    • Handouts: Presentation Title_Speaker Names_Handout1
  • Upload your presentation and handouts to this google drive folder.
  • Handouts and presentations will be made available to attendees through mobile app/website/email link. Please provide your handouts and presentations by the date provided in order to provide these materials to attendees prior to the conference.

 


    AV

 

The following AV will be provided:

    • An LCD projector and screen
    • Power strip
    • Long extension cord
    • hard wired internet connection,
    •  a small table for your laptop
    • lavaliere microphone

Please note that you are to provide your own laptop.

 


    Conference and Session Information

 

Presentation and Handout Submission

  • Breakout sessions are 50 minutes in length.  Total presentation time for each session should be no more than 45 minutes.  Five minutes will be left for questions and answers. 
  • Please be at your session 30 minutes before it is scheduled so you can have things set up and are ready to begin at your scheduled time.  It is very important that we stick to this schedule, so please, plan your presentations accordingly.  
  • Room Set-Up - each breakout session room will be set for 125 people in a combination of classroom and theater style seating. 

 

 

Before You Go

    What to Bring

 

  • Flashdrive with Presentation for back up
  • Laptop
  • Handouts (if necessary)
  • Adaptor (if necessary)

    Conference Arrival

 

Check-in Information:

  • Check in at Registration Desk in the Nicollet Promenade.

Parking:

Parking in the Loring Ramp is complimentary for attendees staying at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis (1 car per guest room)

Self Parking:

  • $29 daily rate

Valet Parking:

  • $39 daily rate
  • Moderator’s Role
    • Will assist with set-up, anything speaker needs prior to and during presentation
    • Introduces Speaker and presentation

Meals Included:

  • Opening Reception: Monday, March 9
  • Breakfast and Dinner on: Tuesday, March 10
  •  Breakfast: Wednesday, March 11

 


Additional Information

    Convention & Trade Show Schedule

    Marketing/Social Media

 

Download the convention logo here to use in your promotion of the event.

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