Exhibitor Information

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Spring Institute 2019

March 28-29, 2019
Double Tree by Hilton, Bay City, MI


Update: Booth space for Spring Institute 2019 is sold out! View available sponsorship options to connect with Spring Institute attendees.

MLA 2019 Annual Conference exhibit booths are available! Learn more


View the booth diagram.

Download the Spring Institute 2019 Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunity Brochure (pdf)

Benefits to Exhibiting at Spring Institute

  • Exhibit space located near presentation rooms
  • Non-conflict time for conference attendees to visit your exhibit
  • One-day exhibit format to minimize travel costs for you and your company
  • Unique networking opportunities with youth librarians from across the state
  • Complimentary listing in print and online conference program
  • Contact information of our attendees provided before the event and at the conclusion of the conference to extend your reach


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bay City – Riverfront
1 Wenonah Park Place
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 891-6000

Group Room Rates: $119 to $129

Please call the hotel at (989) 891-6000 and refer to Michigan Library Association Spring Institute to receive the discounted room rate. Reservations must be received on or before March 6, 2019. Reservations must be cancelled by 6:00 p.m. on the day prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation fee. Complimentary self-parking is included.


Thursday, March 28, 2019

Setup 6:00 - 8:15 a.m.
Exhibit Hours:  8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Non-Conflict: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
  10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
  1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
  3:15 - 3:45 p.m.
Teardown: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Booth Fee

  • $260.00 if paid on or before February 1, 2019
  • $300.00 if paid after February 1, 2019

Booth Fee Includes:

  • 8 ft. skirted table with two chairs
  • Wi-Fi Internet connectivity
  • One standard electrical hookup (please provide your own extension cord)
  • Continental breakfast and lunch on Thursday, March 28 for one exhibitor representative

Additional Services Available for Purchase

  • $35.00 per lunch for additional exhibitor personnel

Registration Deadlines

Early Bird Discount Deadline:  Friday, February 1, 2019
Registration closes March 1, 2019

Cancellation Information

No refunds will be issued after Friday, March 1, 2019; cancellations on or before March 1, 2019 are subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee.

Prize Drawing

MLA will have a prize drawing on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Exhibitors are encouraged to donate a prize of any value as a way to showcase your goods or services beyond the conference. Please contact Leanne Sandoval at [email protected] for more information or if you have additional questions.

Contact Information

For additional information or questions please contact Leanne Sandoval, Director of Professional Development at (517) 394-2774 ext. 223 or [email protected].

Exhibit at Spring Institute 2019

Exhibit Floor Plan

SI2019 Exhibit Booth Diagram

Sponsorship Opportunities

For those wishing to engage with SI attendees, but are not interested or available to exhibit, sponsorship opportunities are available.

Download the Spring Institute 2019 Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunity Brochure (pdf)