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24th Annual Conference Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration
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10/1/2014 to 10/3/2014
When: October 1–3, 2014
Where: Mayo Civic Center
30 Civic Center Drive SE
Rochester, MN  55904
United States


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Exhibitor registration is sold out. Thank you for your interest!

 

As an exhibitor, you play an integral part in the success of our annual Minnesota GIS/LIS Conference and we welcome your participation in our 2014 event. We have made some changes to the exhibit area layout to improve your conference experience. Exhibitors will have exposure to a large gathering of GIS leaders, practitioners and project managers in the geospatial technology community.

We thank you for your consideration!

Sincerely,

Kitty Hurley, GISP
Conference Chair

Geoff Maas, GISP
Conference Chair-Elect

Exhibitor MapExhibitor Benefits

  • Two conference registrations with seated lunch on Thursday, October 2. Please note: the names of your representatives will be collected as the conference approaches.
  • Vendor reception with scholarship raffle, scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday in the exhibit area (ticket holders must be present to win). We encourage exhibitors to participate in the scholarship raffle by donating a raffle item which encourages attendees to visit your booth.
  • Vendor technology demonstration area, new to the 2014 conference will be available to vendors and located in the exhibit area.
  • Product demonstrations enable exhibitors to showcase their products in a presentation format as part of the regular conference schedule. Please see the Call for Presentations for more information.
  • Maximum exposure from improved exhibitor area layout. Additionally, the exhibitor and luncheon area will share a common space facilitating maximum traffic and visibility.
  • Exhibitor recognition including vendor names and a brief summary are included in the conference materials and dynamically linked from the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium’s website.
  • Sponsorship and advertising opportunities – vendors will have the opportunity to sponsor aspects of the conference, including student attendees and the geolounge and advertise in the onsite program.
  • Exhibitor amenities include internet access, an exhibit booth (piped and draped 8’ x 10’), one 8’ draped table and two chairs

Who Should Exhibit?

  • Providers of products or services directly marketed to the geospatial technology community
  • Providers of desktop CAD/GIS applications or services, asset management, spatial data solutions or larger format printing
  • Providers of GPS and mobile devices, mobile mapping solutions, application development or enterprise geospatial solutions
  • Academic institutions that offer coursework and degrees in survey and geospatial disciplines.

Advertising

Onsite Program Advertising

MN GIS/LIS offers an opportunity for Vendors to get exclusive visibility within the Fall Conference onsite program by purchasing advertising space.

Advertising Benefits

  • You will be reaching the leading GIS/LIS professionals in Minnesota

Ad Specifications

  • Advertisers must submit ad as a high resolution (300 dpi) file in .eps, .pdf or .jpg format.
  • Ads will appear in black and white in the Conference Program
  • Deadline for ad submittal is September 1, 2014
  • Please email ads to Joe Flannigan at joef@mngislis.org.

Ad Sizes

  • Full page (7.5”w x 10”h) — $150
  • Half page (7.5”w x 5”h) — $100
  • Quarter page (3.75”w x 5”h) — $75
  • Eighth page (3.75”w x 2.25”h) — $50

Free Website Advertising

Purchase your Exhibitor Booth by June 6, 2014 to:

  • Receive a free scrolling add on the GIS/LIS website from July 1 – December 31, 2014
  • Exhibitor must acknowledge Website Advertisement Agreement and its Terms and Conditions

Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibitor Sponsorship Opportunities

New to the 2014 Minnesota GIS/LIS Conference is the opportunity to sponsor others in the GIS/LIS community and receive additional advertising opportunities; including onsite signage, an onsite program advertisement and additional advertising methods outlined below.

Student Registration Sponsorship (12 Available)
$175 per student

Each sponsorship includes registration for one student. Sponsorship of three students includes a half page advertisement in the onsite program. Note: to purchase more than one, select the ticket on the registration form, then update your cart to include more than one.


Fun Run T-Shirts (One Available)
$650

Sponsorship includes the display of a company logo on one of the sleeves.


ArcGIS Server Services & Online Map (One Available)

Sponsorship includes the display of a company logo on the web map, naming rights in the onsite program and a quarter page advertisement in the onsite program.

Geolounge (One Available)
$650

Sponsorship includes naming rights in the onsite program, onsite signage and a half page advertisement in the onsite program.


Morning Break (Three Available)
$650

Sponsorship includes naming rights in the onsite program and onsite signage.

 

Trade Show Schedule

Wednesday, October 1

Noon – 5:00 p.m. Setup (No setup after 5:00 p.m.)

Thursday, October 2

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Setup
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Show*
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Awards Luncheon
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Vendor Reception
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Door Prizes

Friday, October 3

8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Show*
11:00 a.m. – Noon and
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Tear Down

* Refreshment breaks and lunch will be held both Thursday (morning and afternoon) and Friday (morning) in the Exhibit Area.

Exhibitor Fees

Early Exhibitor Registration (By 8/8) $670
Regular Exhibitor Registration (After 8/8) $770
Non-Profit Registration
Government and Academia
$575

Register before June 1 to receive a free scrolling advertisement on the Minnesota GIS/LIS website from July 1 to December 31, 2014. Booth locations will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Exhibitor Representatives

The names of your representatives will be collected as the conference approaches.

Lodging

Hilton Garden Inn
Rochester Downtown

225 South Broadway
Rochester, MN 55904
Reservations: 507.285.1234
Rates: $102 (1 king room or 2 double room)
Cutoff Date: September 9, 2014
DoubleTree by Hilton
Rochester-Mayo Clinic Area

150 South Broadway
Rochester, MN 55904
Reservations: 507.281.8000
Rates: $104 (1 king room or 2 double room)
Cutoff Date: September 9, 2014

Please be sure to ask for the MN GIS/LIS Group Rate.

Cancellation Policy

For sponsors: With written cancellation notice after 30 days of purchase you will receive a refund. Cancellations after 30 days of purchase are non-refundable. Notices of cancellation must be e-mailed to Sheila Her at sheilah@mngislis.org. No-shows will not receive a refund.

For exhibitors: With written cancellation notice received before August 1, 2014 you will receive a refund, less a $100 administrative charge. Cancellations after August 1 are non-refundable. Notices of cancellation must be e-mailed to Sheila Her at sheilah@mngislis.org. No-shows will not receive a refund.

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