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    • January 01, 2018
    • October 01, 2018
    • Online Signup
    Register

    Promote your organization, service or product to the Michigan museum and cultural community at the 2018 Michigan Museums Association (MMA) Conference.

    MMA offers extensive sponsorship opportunities in conjunction with its largest program, the annual  conference. 

    The conference will take place at the Dearbon Inn in Dearborn, October 28-30.  We expect 200-250 staff, volunteers, and board members from museums throughout the state to participate in the conference.

    Please note: New sponsorships after September 1
    will not include an ad in the printed program. 

    Sponsorship Opportunities Available

    Key Sponsorships

    • Presenting Sponsor – $5,000
      Includes your logo featured on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, two personalized thank yous on our social media accounts, featured signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program, a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday and Tuesday, and five complimentary conference registrations.

    • Lake Superior Sponsor $3,000
      Includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program, a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday or Tuesday, and three complimentary conference registrations.

    • Lake Michigan Sponsor – $2,000
      Includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program, a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday or Tuesday, and two complimentary conference registrations.

    • Lake Huron Sponsor – $1,000
      Includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a half page ad in the printed program, a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during lunch on Monday or Tuesday, and one complimentary conference registration.

    • Lake Erie Sponsor – $500
      Includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program, and a complimentary tote bag insert.

    Event Sponsorships
    • Opening Reception (Sunday) – $3,000
      The conference kicks off on Sunday, October 28 with a gathering at the Arab American National Museum. Light refreshments will be served.
      Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program, a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday or Tuesday, and three complimentary conference registrations.

    • Concurrent Sessions I (Monday, 11-12) $500
      Five session covering a variety of topics.
      Sponsorship includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program, and a complimentary tote bag insert.

    • Concurrent Sessions II (Monday, 2-3) $500
      Five sessions covering a variety of topics.
      Sponsorship includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program, and a complimentary tote bag insert.
    • Monday Evening Reception – $3,000
      Conference attendees will gather at The Henry Ford Museum of Innovation for a reception amidst one of the greatest historical collections in the country. 
      Sponsorship includes  your logo featured on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, featured signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program, a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the reception, and three complimentary conference registrations.

    • Trivia Night (Tuesday) $1000
      This post-reception gathering at the hotel will challenge participants on their knowledge of all things Michigan, Michigan museums, and Michigan Museums Association.
      Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a half page ad in the printed program, a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during lunch on Monday or Tuesday, and one complimentary conference registration.

    • Day Two Keynote  (Tuesday)  - $2000
      A featured speaker with will inform and inspire conference participants with a presentation related to the conference theme of leadership. Speaker to be announced.
      Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program, a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks at the keynote, and two complimentary conference registrations.

    • Concurrent Sessions III (Tuesday, 10:45-11:45) $500
      Five sessions covering a variety of topics.
      Sponsorship includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program, and a complimentary tote bag insert.
    • Concurrent Sessions IV (Tuesday, 1:30-2:30) $500
      Five sessions covering a variety of topics.
      Sponsorship includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program, and a complimentary tote bag insert.
    • Concurrent Sessions V (Tuesday, 2:45-3:45) $500
      Five sessions covering a variety of topics.
      Sponsorship includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program, and a complimentary tote bag insert.
    • Charging Station (Monday, Tuesday) $500
      Conference participants will be able to charge devices in a secure setting.
      Sponsorship includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program, and a complimentary tote bag insert.

        • October 28, 2018
        • October 30, 2018
        • Online Signup
        • 1
        Register

        Promote your organization, service or product to the Michigan museum and cultural community at the 2018 Michigan Museums Association Conference.

        The conference will take place at the Dearborn Inn October 28-30. We expect 200-250 staff, volunteers, and board members from museums throughout the state to participate in the conference.

        On October 29 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. vendors are invited to promote their business in the conference facility foyer, a high-traffic location that also includes the conference registration table, break refreshments, and the entrances to session locations.  

        Business vendors receive two lunch tickets. All vendors may register for the full-conference at the member rate (contact the office). Vendor space includes a skirted table and two chairs.

        Cost $400*

        *MMA Business members receive a 25% discount on conference vendor space.  

           $100*

        Half-page (7" wide x 4" high)
           $75*

        Quarter-Page (3 1/4" wide x 4 1/2" high)

        • October 28, 2018
        • October 30, 2018
        • Online Signup

        All printed program ads are needed no later than August 30.

        Promote your organization, service or product to the Michigan museum and cultural community at the 2018 Michigan Museums Association Conference with an advertisement in the printed program or as an insert in the conference tote bag. 

        The conference will take place at the Dearborn Inn, October 28-30. We expect 200-250 staff, volunteers, and board members from museums throughout the state to participate in the conference.

        Printed Conference Program

        Program advertisements will be included in the printed program distributed to all attendees and to select supporters throughout the year following the conference.  The program will also be permanently posted on the MMA website as a pdf file following the conference. 

        Program advertisers will be acknowledged on the MMA website and thanked on Facebook.

        Outside Back Cover (7 1/2" wide x 10" high)
           $500*

        Inside Covers (7 1/2" wide x 10" high)
           $250*

        Full Page (7 1/2" wide x 10" high)
          $100*

        Half-page (7" wide x 4" high)
           $75*

        Quarter-Page (3 1/4" wide x 4 1/2" high)
           $50*

        *MMA Business members receive a 50% discount on conference program ads.  

        Tote Bag Inserts

           $250

        Include your printed materials or promotional item in the conference tote bag given to all participants.  We expect to need 225-250 items and will confirm that number by early-Ocotber. 

        • October 28, 2018
        • October 30, 2018
        • Dearborn Inn
        Register


        From the Ground Up:
        Leadership in Museums

        October 28-30, 2018

        Dearborn

        Leadership means different things to different people and in different circumstances, and the idea of leadership has changed over time. Join the Michigan Museums Association and members of the Michigan museums community as we explore the meaning and role of leadership in museums. Keynote speakers, concurrent sessions, and conversation stations will address different ideas and manifestations of leadership in our field and organizations. 

        Schedule at a Glance

        Speakers and Sessions

        Events and Tours

        Hotel Information

        Sponsors

        Guest Registration

        Registration Rates

        Conference registration includes all speakers, sessions, tours, lunches, and events. 

                                          MMA Member                     $250
                                          Nonmember                        $300
                                          Student                                 $130
                                          One-Day                                $150 

        Online registration is open through October 14. Registrations are non-refundable after that time.

        Members: You must log in first to be able to register with the member discount. Please contact the MMA office if you need assistance.  

        Trying to register staff from member institutions?  Click here.

        Printable Registration form coming soon

        • October 28, 2018
        • October 30, 2018
        • Dearborn
        Register


        GUEST REGISTRATION

        Michigan Museums Association
        2018 Conference

        Dearborn, Michigan
        October 28-30, 2017

        Guests are welcome to join us for
        conference lunches, tours, and receptions. 

        Tours $30

        Receptions $40


              
       The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

      Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721      lcbrisson@michiganmuseums.org

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