2017 Resource Fair for Exhibitors

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Exhibit your company’s services at the BOMA Greater Minneapolis 2017 Resource Fair!  If you would like to showcase your company’s latest and greatest products or services to BOMA’s property owners, managers, engineers and other commercial real estate professionals, here’s your chance.  Each year, over 200 people attend our annual trade show.

 

DATE:               Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

TIME:                11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION:       Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Avenue S, Minneapolis 

 

SCHEDULE:

7:00 am           Ballroom is open for setup

10:00 am          Education Session in separate room

10:30 am          Booths should be completely set-up by this time

10:30 am          Lunch is available for exhibitors

11:00 am          Trade show opens to attendees

1:45 pm            Grand prize drawings

2:00 pm            Tear down begins

 

EXHIBITOR CHECK-IN:

  • All company representatives must check in at the registration table regardless of time of arrival.
  • Only registered representatives with exhibiting companies will be allowed to enter.
  • One meal is provided with Exhibitor Contract. Additional representatives (as noted in field above) will be charged $45.00 and must be registered prior to the event in order to attend.

ATTENDEE LISTS:

  • We will send a current list of registered attendees on Monday afternoon prior to the event.
  • A list of exhibitors will be sent to registered attendees on Monday afternoon with their confirmation.
  • Booth maps will be available to all attendees when they arrive for the event on Wednesday.

BOOTH SETUP/LOAD OUT:

  • The space will be open at 7:00 am for setup. Exhibit tables will be numbered for your convenience.
  • You may use the loading dock entrance located on 12th St between 7:00-10:30 am / 2:00-4:00 pm.
  • Please note that MCC requires that you present a permit from the City of Mpls if you plan on serving any food at your booth. Contact Kristine at BOMA for further information regarding permit process.
  • All exhibits need to be completely removed from the Ballroom by 4:00pm.

SLIDE SHOW:

A slide presentation will run on the main stage screen throughout the event.  Each exhibitor is encouraged to forward a slide to Kristine at kf@bomampls.org on or before Wednesday, March 1st to be included in the presentation.  Your slide can include information about your business as well as any door prizes you are offering at your booth.  Booth #’s will be added on your behalf when map is finalized.

INTERNET:

The Minneapolis Convention Center offers free Wi-Fi in the public area adjacent to Dunn Bros. Wi-Fi is also available in the Resource Fair space for a daily fee. If you want to connect, search for the available network from within the room and secure the fee with your credit card.

EXHIBITS:

  • To allow adequate traffic flow, please limit the staff at your booth to 2 exhibit staff at a time.
  • Fair attendees will receive a free lunch if they visit with at least 30 exhibitors. Be prepared to initial your booth space on each visitor’s programs.
  • If you are offering a door prize to your booth visitors, we recommend you collect business cards from your booth visitors, draw your winner and contact them directly either at the end or following the event. We will not be announcing booth prize winners during the event in order to give you more time for networking.

BEST BOOTH AWARD

We will also be recognizing the exhibitor booth that does the most to incorporate this year’s auto theme “All Roads Lead to BOMA” in the decor. The booth that shows the most creativity with the theme will earn a FREE 8X4 booth space for our 2018 event!

REMINDER:

Free lunch, Grand Prize and Door Prizes are intended only for BOMA’s Regular and Engineers member attendees.

FORMS:

BOMA Member Booth Form

Non-Member Booth Form

Non-Profit Organization Booth Form

 

Click HERE to register as an attendee (Regular and Engineer members only).


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