Fall Leadership Conference - Exhibitor Information

The Minnesota Credit Union Network's 2017 Fall Leadership Conference will be held Friday, September 8 through Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Madden's Resort in Brainerd.

During this weekend of education and recreation, you will have the opportunity to network and socialize with credit union professionals and volunteers from around the state. All registered exhibitors are welcome to participate in all conference events and take advantage of this occasion to meet with credit union decision-makers in a more relaxed atmosphere.


Event Sponsorship

The Network offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities for companies that want to enhance their participation, and their brand, throughout the conference. Exhibitors may select event sponsorships through the online registration form.

Exhibitor sponsorship and participation is appreciated. Exhibitor contributions aid in covering the costs for conference attendees. As a sponsor, your company will be listed in the Fall Leadership Conference attendee book and you will receive recognition throughout the weekend. Below are the benefits of each of the conference's sponsorship options.


Platinum Sponsor (Sold Out)

Includes:

  • Premiere location in the exhibit hall (priority placement given to sponsoring and VIP exhibitors)
  • An advanced copy of the attendee list
  • 15 beverage tickets for Friday reception
  • Company name recognition on online registration page for credit unions
  • Sponsorship recognition on company representatives’ name badges
  • Sponsorship recognition on MnCUN’s credit union registration webpage
  • Microphone time to introduce speakers at sessions
  • Sponsorship recognition at the following events:
    • BINGO
    • Friday afternoon beverage break in exhibit hall
    • Friday reception in exhibit hall
    • Golf participant carts (doesn’t include beverage cart sponsorship)
    • Golf tournament hole sponsorship
    • Pontoon rides
    • Saturday banquet entertainment
    • Trapshooting
    • Table tents at Saturday banquet
    • Conference signage throughout the conference
  • Option to sponsor and drive a stocked beverage cart at the Saturday golf tournament – additional $699 fee (maximum of 3 opportunities available)

 

Also includes all traditional booth items:

  • 1 booth representative (each additional representative is $199 – maximum of 4 in all)
  • Admittance to all educational sessions
  • Option to participate in all activities (fees may apply)
  • Recognition in conference materials, including the attendee book
  • Website listing as a registered exhibitor
  • Inclusion of your company item(s) to be added to bag given to all golf participants
  • (i.e. divot repair tools, balls, markers, tees, etc…)

 


Gold Sponsor

$1,900 - registration open through August 8

Includes:

  • Booth in priority location in the exhibit hall (priority placement given to sponsoring and VIP exhibitors)
  • An advanced copy of the attendee list
  • 10 beverage tickets for Friday reception
  • Sponsorship recognition on company representatives’ name badges
  • Sponsorship recognition on MnCUN’s credit union registration webpage
  • Microphone time to introduce speakers at sessions
  • Sponsorship recognition at the following events:
    • BINGO
    • Friday afternoon beverage break in exhibit hall
    • Friday reception in exhibit hall
    • Golf participant carts (doesn’t include beverage cart sponsorship)
    • Golf tournament hole sponsorship
    • Pontoon rides
    • Saturday banquet entertainment
    • Trapshooting
    • Table tents at Saturday banquet
  • Option to sponsor and drive a stocked beverage cart at the Saturday golf tournament – additional $799 fee (maximum of 3 opportunities available)

 

Also includes all traditional booth items:

  • 1 booth representative (each additional representative is $199 – maximum of 4 in all)
  • Admittance to all educational sessions
  • Option to participate in all activities (fees may apply)
  • Recognition in conference materials, including the attendee book
  • Website listing as a registered exhibitor
  • Inclusion of your company item(s) to be added to bag given to all golf participants
  • (i.e. divot repair tools, balls, markers, tees, etc…)

 

REGISTER AS A GOLD SPONSOR


Silver Sponsor

$1,600 registration open through August 8

Includes:

  • Booth in preferred location in the exhibit hall (priority placement given to sponsoring and VIP exhibitors)
  • An advanced copy of the attendee list
  • 5 beverage tickets for Friday reception
  • Sponsorship recognition on company representatives’ name badges
  • Sponsorship recognition on MnCUN’s credit union registration webpage
  • Sponsorship recognition at the following events:
    • Friday afternoon beverage break in exhibit hall
    • Friday reception in exhibit hall
    • Golf tournament hole sponsorship
    • Table tents at Saturday banquet
  • Option to sponsor and drive a stocked beverage cart at the Saturday golf tournament – additional $899 fee (maximum of 3 opportunities available)

 

Also includes all traditional booth items:

  • 1 booth representative (each additional representative is $199 – maximum of 4 in all)
  • Admittance to all educational sessions
  • Option to participate in all activities (fees may apply)
  • Recognition in conference materials, including the attendee book
  • Website listing as a registered exhibitor
  • Inclusion of your company item(s) to be added to bag given to all golf participants
  • (i.e. divot repair tools, balls, markers, tees, etc…)

 

REGISTER AS A SILVER SPONSOR


Traditional Booth

$1,300 registration open through August 8

Includes:

  • General booth placement in exhibit hall (priority placement given to sponsoring and VIP exhibitors)
  • 1 booth representative (each additional representative is $199 – maximum of 4 in all)
  • Admittance to all educational sessions
  • Option to participate in all activities (fees may apply)
  • Recognition in conference materials, including the attendee book
  • Website listing as a registered exhibitor
  • Option to sponsor a hole at the golf tournament ($199)
  • Option to sponsor and drive a stocked beverage cart at the Saturday golf tournament – additional $999 fee (maximum of 3 opportunities available)
  • Inclusion of your company item(s) to be added to bag given to all golf participants
  • (i.e. divot repair tools, balls, markers, tees, etc…)

 

REGISTER FOR A TRADITIONAL BOOTH


Conference Registration & Lodging

Booth assignments are on a first-come, first served basis and will not be confirmed until full payment has been received by MnCUN. All Exhibit Hall participants will be contacted in August to allow you to select your "top three" booth location preferences. Priority will be given to sponsoring organizations and 2017 Vendor Involvement Program (V.I.P.) participants.

To register for the conference, exhibitors should complete MnCUN Exhibitor Registration and Madden's Reservations. Lodging arrangements must be made directly with Madden's. Please contact Madden's on Gull Lake to reserve a room within the Network's room block.

Daily meals are also available for those who are not staying at Madden’s.


Exhibit Hall Hours

An important part of the MnCUN Fall Leadership Conference is the product display area, where credit union decision-makers interact with the organizations that serve the credit union community. Exhibit Hall set-up begins at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8.

Booth materials can be moved in from 2-2:45 p.m. The exhibit hall will be located in the upper level of Town Hall and open from 2:45 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Food and beverage breaks and prize drawings will be held in the exhibit hall area to enhance vendors' exposure and provide opportunities to interact with credit union professionals.

Each exhibitor will be allotted one 6'x 8' booth, which includes one 6' draped table and two chairs. Throughout the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in networking events designed to drive traffic into the Exhibit Hall. 


Prize Drawings

Exhibitors are welcome to have a prize drawing at their booth. Exhibitor prizes from Vendor Involvement Program (V.I.P.) participants will be announced at the Saturday evening banquet. Please note: If you are not a V.I.P. participant, you will be responsible for contacting the winner and arranging for prize delivery.


Saturday Activities

To be eligible to participate in Saturday afternoon activities, you need to be registered as an exhibiting company's booth representative. Those not staying at Madden's will need to pay green fees along with cart rental at Madden's Pro Shop prior to participating in the tournament. Those who participate in trapshooting will need to pay a small fee for shot gun shells at the Tennis & Croquet Club prior to the event.

Please Note: Registration for these events will be available on Friday, September 9th at the Network booth in the Town Hall.

  • Golf Tournament
  • BINGO
  • Pontoon Rides
  • Trap Shooting
  • Appetizer Cooking Class
  • Wine Tasting


Evenings

Early Friday evening will provide you a more casual atmosphere and additional time to mingle and converse with credit union professionals. Included in your conference registration are two drink tickets per registered representative for your company.

Exhibitors are also encouraged to attend the Saturday evening banquet, which features dinner and entertainment. If you are not staying at Madden's, you will need to purchase a meal ticket from the resort to attend the banquet. 


Questions?

With questions about the Fall Leadership Conference, please contact MnCUN Vice President & General Counsel John Wendland at (651) 288-5519. For assistance with registration, contact MnCUN by email or call (651) 288-5535.


Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be submitted to MnCUN Vice President & General Counsel John Wendland at (651) 288-5519. A full refund will be granted for any cancellations made prior to the published early bird registration deadline (Tuesday, July 21). Cancellations made between Tuesday, July 21 and Tuesday, Aug. 11 are subject to a $100 processing fee. No refunds are available after Tuesday, Aug. 11. MnCUN reserves the right to cancel and/or reschedule any event and will make every effort to contact participants in a timely manner. If MnCUN extends a deadline, the refund time frame will not be extended.


Minnesota Credit Union Network
555 Wabasha Street N, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 288-5170
(800) 477-1034