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There is a hard limit of 35 vendor tables.  Payment is expected within 30 days of registration.  If payment is not received, registration is forfeited.

Contact Diane to adjust conference attendees on your registration.  Membership fee is included in the conference registration/sponsorship fee,
 
All exhibitors are provided:   Standard size (skirted) table, basic electricity, internet access,  and these benefits: recognition, meals, and presentation opportunities.  Please let the Vendor Co-ordinator know if you have any special needs!

** Session content and scheduling is to be coordinated through the Conference Program Committee, use the Speaking Application Form to apply.
 
 
1 company per table/sponsorship. 


Payment is expected within 30 days of registration.  If full payment is not received within 30 days, registration will be cancelled.

Vendor Registration is CLOSED.  All available tables have been reserved.

 
 Hotel Reservation

Check Payments Credit Card Payments o/$1,000 Credit Card Payments $1,000 and under
Pay to the order of:
Mi-GMIS
P.O. Box 772
Howell, MI  48844
https://client.pointandpay.net/web/GMIS/

This payment provider may charge a service fee.
Can be made on this site immediately following after the registration through this site.  If you are not signed in, you will be assessed a service charge, which will take you over the $1,000 limit.






 
 
Sponsorship Level Cost Included
Attendees
Benefits
 

$4,000

4

  • Product/Company targeted session opportunity to present 1/2 hour session to entire group **
  • Sign at sponsored event and your table, denoting sponsorship level
  • Sponsorship Announcement at Conference Opening Session
  • Website recognition denoting sponsorship, from registration until conference
Gold

$3,000

3

  • Opportunity to present vendor-agnostic session chosen from Session Committee pre-defined list
  • Sign at sponsored event, and your table denoting sponsorship level
  • Sponsorship Announcement at Conference Opening Session     
  • Website recognition denoting sponsorship, from registration until conference
Silver

$2,000

2

  • Sign at sponsored event and your table, denoting sponsorship level
  • Sponsorship Announcement at Conference Opening Session
  • Website recognition denoting sponsorship, from registration until conference
Bronze

$1,000

1

  • Sign at sponsored event and your table,  denoting sponsorship level
  • Sponsorship Announcement at Conference Opening Session
  • Website recognition denoting sponsorship, from registration until conference
Additional Vendor Attendees 
from the same company

Table additions [maximum 4 attendees per table], see included attendees at each sponsorship level

$300

each
Additional attendees are allowed from the same company. 
           
There should be only one vendor company per table.
Guests (non-vendor)

$300

each  


Additional Vendor Conference Info
Commercial Air Travel 
Airport  Mileage Drive
Time
Ground Transportation Info 
727 Fly Don't Drive
Traverse City, MI  49686
231.947.2250
 75.6 Miles 1 hr. 39 min. Ground Transportation Info
 
5500 44th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI  49512
616.233.6000
 206 Miles 3 hrs. 32 min. Ground Transportation Info
 
4100 Capitol City Blvd.
Lansing, MI  48906
517.321.6121
 222 Miles 3 hrs. 29 min.
 
9000 Middlebelt Rd.
Romulus, MI  48174
 288 Miles 4 hrs. 19 min.
 

Prior Conference Demographics
In the past we've had from 60-90 government attendees.  Click Prior Conference Attendance for statistics.

Speaking Opportunities
Platinum Sponsors may choose to present a session that showcases their company's products and/or services to the entire attendance; these sessions are scheduled through the Conference Program Committee
 
Open time slots for pre-defined sessions may be scheduled through the Conference Program Committee.  The Session Committee defines session topics; session presentation preference will be given to Gold Sponsors.

 

Hotel Reservations
Reservations are made separately from the conference registration.  Hotel Reservation Form. 


Setup and Tear Down
Setup is Sunday afternoon, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.. Spaces are disbursed on a first come, first served basis.  Booths may left up through the end of the conference, Wednesday noon. 

Exhibition Hours
Vendor exhibition area is open Monday, noon through the end of the conference day, normally til 5 p.m.  The Exhibition Area will be open through the end of the conference, Wednesday noon.  We suggest that you leave your booths intact, at least through the end of Tuesday's conference day.

 

Vendor Giveaways
Vendor giveaways are scheduled for Tuesday. Some vendors choose to station a "fish bowl" at their booth to collect member business cards; winners would be drawn from that bowl during the Dinner/Networking Event.

Shipping
Please plan your shipment to arrive 72 hours prior to the conference.  Include Mi-GMIS Conference as well as your company name in the ship to information.  See the shipping address below.  See the IMPORTANT Shipping Information

Boyne Highlands Resort
600 Highland Dr.
Harbor Springs, MI  49740

 

Attn. Mi-GMIS Conference
Conference dates: September 10-13, 2017
Person and business name claiming shipment:  XXXXX, Company Name

 
 
Return Shipping:
Materials are required to be shipped out 48 hours after the conference dates.  Please make advanced arrangements with your preferred shipping company.