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    • January 01, 2018
    • October 01, 2018
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    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.

    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 (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), 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 (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), 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 (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), 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 (7" wide x 4" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during lunch on Monday or Tuesday, and one complimentary conference registration.
    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 (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday or Tuesday, and three complimentary conference registrations.

    • Newcomers Coffee (Monday) $500
      First-time conference attendees will have the chance to mingle with the MMA Board of Directors and other members of the Michigan museums community.
      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 (3 1/4" wide x 4 1/2" high), and a complimentary tote bag insert.
    • Day One Keynote  (Monday)  - $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 (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday or Tuesday, and two complimentary conference registrations.

    • Tours (Monday) $1000
      Conference Participants will be shuttled to various local museums and locations for special featured and behind-the-scenes tours.
      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 (7" wide x 4" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during lunch on Monday, and one complimentary conference registration.
    • 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 (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the reception, and three complimentary conference registrations.
    • Student Coffee (Tuesday) - $500
      Both undergraduate and graduate students attending the conference will have the opportunity to meet students from other university programs, and can informally mingle with the MMA Board of Directors and other museum leaders.  
      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 (3 1/4" wide x 4 1/2" high), and a complimentary tote bag insert.

    • 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 (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks at the keynote, and two complimentary conference registrations.

    • Morning Break (Tuesday) $500
      Coffee, tea, and light snacks will fuel up participants after an inspiring keynote presentation.
      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 (3 1/4" wide x 4 1/2" high), and a complimentary tote bag insert.

    • Museum Cafe (Tuesday) $500
      Conference Participants share expertise and engage using a World Cafe format, allowing for shorter conversations with peers focusing on a variety of topics and issues.
      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 (7" wide x 4" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during lunch on Tuesday, and one complimentary conference registration. 

    • Closing Reception (Tuesday) $2000
      The conference wraps up with a lovely evening reception at Fair Lane: The Henry Ford Estate.
      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 (7" wide x 4" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the reception, and one complimentary conference registration.

    Ongoing

    • Tote Bag with Logo $500
      Each conference participant will receive a tote bag with conference information, sponsor promotional material, and other swag. These are still in use long after the conference—your logo will be seen by hundreds!
      Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts and signage at the conference.
      • October 28, 2018
      • October 30, 2018
      • Online Signup
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      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 Innn 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
      Register

      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. 


            
     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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