2020 MTA Sponsor and Exhibitor Resources
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2019 Minnesota Telecom Alliance Annual Convention in Minneapolis

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

Become a Sponsor

Questions? Contact Jake Nelson, MTA Sales Coordinator
P: (651) 379-7304 • E: jacobn@mnta.org

 

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» Convention Central

MTA 2020 Convention Exhibitor Floorplan with Assignments

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Organization

Booth Number(s)

7Sigma Systems, Inc. 175
Action Battery Wholesalers Inc. 186
ADTRAN 172
Arvig 110
BEC Technologies, Inc. 50
BKD 210
Border States Electric 214, 215
Calix 35, 36, 51, 52
CCI Systems 5
Channell 213
CHR Solutions 10
CommSoft 105
Communication Network Engineering Inc. 57
Corning Optical Communications 74
CyberPower Systems Inc. 205
Dakota Supply Group 80, 82
Eagle Marketing 30, 31, 32, 33
EIS, Inc./Genuine Cable Group 88
FARR Technologies 15
Finley Engineering Company, Inc. 206
FS3 Inc. 208
Goldfield Telecom 70, 72
Graybar 13,14
HAZE BATTERY USA 37
HM Cragg Co. 34
Innerduct.com 39
Innovative Systems LLC 40,41
Inteliquent 207
Interstate Telcom Consulting, Inc. 157
Inventronics Limited 54
ISPN 162
MACC (Mid America Computer Corp.) 176
Mapcom Systems, Inc. 163
Maxcell 16
Metaswitch 38
Michels Corporation 158
Mid-State Consultants, Inc. 42
Minerva Networks 84
MP Nexlevel, LLC 53
NISC 173, 174
NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association 200
OFS 160,161
Pinnacle Marketing Group 182
Power & Tel 203, 204
Power Product Services 55
Ramstad Technologies, LLC 78
TelCom Construction, Inc. 85
Tii Technologies Inc. 28
Tri-West Sales Inc. 168
UMUS 65, 66, 67
Vantage Point Solutions 201
Walker and Associates, Inc. 43,44
Zyxel Communications Inc. 148

 

 

Sponsorship Information

Questions? Contact Jake Nelson, MTA Sales Coordinator
P: (651) 379-7304 • E: jacobn@mnta.org

Maximize your company’s presence and extend your company message beyond the show floor by taking advantage of the sponsorship opportunities at the Convention. Take part in one of the many sponsorship opportunities at this year’s Convention and your company’s brand message will reach more than 1,000 industry professionals from across the Upper Midwest and Canada. As a benefit to MTA members, participation in onsite sponsorship opportunities is available exclusively to exhibiting companies.

» Full Details, Benefits and Sponsor Registration

Important Deadlines

    • January 17, 2020 – email deadline
    • January 20, 2020 – early bird rate cutoff
    • February 14, 2020 – exhibit/sponsor registration deadline for inclusion in convention materials
    • February 16, 2020 – hotel room block deadline
    • February 17, 2020 – discount deadline for GES orders
    • February 28, 2020 – exhibit/sponsor payments due
    • March 4, 2020 – advance shipment deadline
    Balance Due Deadline

Balance Due Deadline

All invoices for booth spaces, sponsorships, and membership must be paid in full by Friday, February 28, 2020. Failure to meet this deadline may result in a termination of exhibit/sponsorship application or a reassignment of the space at the discretion of MTA. No company will be allowed to set up at the Convention with an unpaid balance.


    Cancellation

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation notice must be received online by January 20, 2020, to receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given after this date. Exhibitors who purchased a sponsorship will not be allowed to receive a refund. If MTA cannot hold the Convention due to acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder, or curtailment of transportation facilitating other emergencies making it inadvisable, illegal, or impossible to provide the facilities or to hold the meeting, each prepaid registrant/exhibitor will receive a copy of Convention handouts and any other materials that would have been distributed. Fixed Convention expenses will be paid from the pre-registration funds. Remaining funds will be refunded to pre-registrants/ exhibitors. MTA is not responsible for any other costs incurred by pre-registrants/exhibitors in connection with the Convention.



Exhibitor Information

Questions? Contact Jake Nelson, MTA Sales Coordinator
P: (651) 379-7304 • E: jacobn@mnta.org

Important Deadlines

  • January 20, 2020 – early bird rate cutoff
  • February 14, 2020 – exhibit/sponsor registration deadline for inclusion in convention materials
  • February 16, 2020 – hotel room block deadline
  • February 17, 2020 – discount deadline for GES orders
  • February 28, 2020 – exhibit/sponsor payments due
  • March 4, 2020 – advance shipment deadline
    Exhibitor Representative Registration

Exhibitor Representative Registration

Exhibitors are responsible for registering their booth personnel. This takes place when you purchase your booth. Each booth purchased includes two exhibitor registrations. Additional registrations may be purchased at the following rates:

  • MTA Member Registration Rates
    • $200 pre-registration, $250 onsite
  • Non-Member Registration Rates
    • $340 pre-registration, $390 onsite

If you are unsure of who you representatives will be at this time, please input TBD or NA accordingly.

    Reminders for During the Convention & Trade Show

Information to know regarding Convention Attendance

  • Attire
    • Business Casual
  • Meals Included:
    • Monday, March 9: Reception Dinner
    • Tuesday March 10: Breakfast, Reception Dinner
      • *Issues Update Luncheon is available to purchase for $45 per person (lunch included)
    • Wednesday, March 11 Breakfast
  • Exhibitors are welcome to attend conference sessions
    Attendee List

Pre-convention and post-convention list of registered attendees’ names, company and mailing address will be sent to your company contact. You can anticipate receiving this list 2 weeks prior and 2 weeks post-convention.

    Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

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
Web: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/groupbooking/MSPRM/G-MTEL

    Booth Set-Up Information and Shipping

» View the Exhibitor Floor Plan

Exhibit Hall Set-up

  • MONDAY, MARCH 9
  • 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Set-up

Included with your booth space:

  • 1 standard ID sign that includes your company name and booth number
  • Carpet (the hotel’s carpet is multi-color)
  • Two plastic contour chairs
  • Wastebasket
  • 24-hour exhibit area security
  • 2 Exhibitor registrations per 8 x 10’ booth
  • Company listing in Convention materials
  • Pre- and post-Convention list of registered attendees
  • Sponsorship of Tuesday’s Associate Members
  • Reception
  • Access to the entire Convention ($45 per person fee required for Issues Luncheon)

NOT Included:

  • Table
  • Amenities (including electricity) are not included in the exhibit fee but can be ordered through the Exhibitor Services Kit
  • Receiving or handling of exhibit material

Shipping

  • We will be utilizing GES Exposition Services as our show decorator and convention service. An exhibitor kit will be provided – including shipping information – in the coming weeks.  

Exhibit Hall Floor Plan

» View the Exhibitor Floor Plan

    Convention & Trade Show Schedule
    Electricity and Equipment Pre-Order Form

We will be utilizing GES Exposition Services as our show decorator and convention service. An exhibitor kit will be provided in the coming weeks.  

Contact GES Exposition Services:

Liz Stimac
Phone: 630-671-7699
Email: estimac@ges.com

 

    Marketing/Social Media

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

2020 MTA Convention and Trade Show logo

    Raffle Information

Raffle tickets are included in your exhibitor packet to pass out to attendees. One ticket should be given to each attendee who stops by your booth and speaks with a representative from your company. Additional tickets are available at the MTA Registration desk if your company runs out of tickets at your booth space. Attendees will turn in tickets for a “must-be-present-to-win” drawing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday that will be held in the hallway between the exhibit halls.

    Logo Submission & Click-Back Analytics

 

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