Top 5 Reasons to Become an Exhibitor/Sponsor at the 2019 Annual Conference

1  Network with over 250 merchant attendees representing the largest merchant and franchisee businesses in the United States. 
2 No additional cost for Exhibiting if you are a MAG Annual Sponsor.
3 Increase brand awareness and visibility with key decision makers.   
4 Showcase your newest products and expand your customer base.
5 Stand out in the crowd and present yourself as a power player in Scottsdale.


Bank of America Merchant Services
American Express
Cardinal Commerce
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Exhibit selection for the 2019 Annual Conference has now closed. View the final Exhibitor map.

You must be a current MAG Annual Sponsor in good standing to be a Annual Conference Exhibitor. Exhibit opportunities are a complimentary sponsor benefit to current MAG sponsors and there is no additional fee to exhibit. 

Exhibit Hours and Staffing 
Please refer to the MAG Exhibitor Kit from *GES for more details. 
*Once your exhibit table is confirmed by MAG staff, GES will email you the official exhibitor kit for the conference

Exhibitor Shipping
Due to strict set-up and teardown times, the MAG is requiring all exhibitors to use *GES for shipping to and from the conference. Please refer to the MAG Exhibitor Kit from GES for more details. *Once your exhibit table is confirmed by MAG staff, GES will email you the official exhibitor kit for the conference

The MAG provides complimentary standard electricity to each exhibit table. If you have additional Audio Visual needs, please refer to the MAG Exhibitor Kit from *GES for appropriate. *Once your exhibit table is confirmed by MAG staff, GES will email you the official exhibitor kit for the conference

Exhibitor Questions? 
Contact Amy Sellheim with the MAG staff.

Exhibit Personnel

  • Exhibit personnel must register for the conference.  
  • The MAG doesn’t offer any exhibitor hall only registrations.  
  • Please refer to the sponsor company listings under Annual Sponsors to determine how many complimentary registrations your company receives.

Exhibitor Rules and Regulations

Cancellation Policy 
Due to limited space, we request that you let us know by August 5th in the event you will not be utilizing your exhibit space.  

The MAG will provide overnight security in the exhibit area from 5:00pm MT on Monday, September 16 until 8:00am ET on Tuesday, September 17 as well as from 8:00 pm ET Tuesday, September 17 until 8:00 am ET on Wednesday, September 18.

Neither the Merchant Advisory Group nor the Westin Kierland accepts any liability for equipment, goods, displays, or other materials that arrive or fail to arrive at the Westin Kierland. The exhibitor shall maintain insurance sufficient to cover any claims or liabilities that may reasonably arise from or relate to your obligations according to this prospectus and will provide such proof of insurance upon request. Exhibitors shall indemnify and hold harmless the Westin Kierland and its servicing agents from all liability (damage or accident) that might ensue from any cause resulting from or connected with transportation, placing, removal, or display of exhibits. The exhibitor assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to protect, defend, indemnify, and hold the Merchant Advisory Group and the Westin Kierland and its affiliates, employees, officers, directors, and agents harmless against all claims, losses, or damages to persons or property, governmental charges, or fines and attorney’s fees arising from or caused by its installation, removal, maintenance, occupancy, or use of the exhibition premises or a part thereof, excluding any such liability caused by the sole gross negligence of the Westin Kierland and its employees and agents. Neither party will be liable for punitive damages.

Conference Sponsorships (Additional Brand Exposure at Annual Conference)

The MAG offers a wide range of conference sponsorship opportunities to increase the visibility of your brand. By becoming a Conference sponsor, merchants will:  

  • Remember your company, products and features 

  • See you as a supporter and partner in the payments community 

  • Recognize your brand 

Annual Conference Sponsorship's will not be guaranteed or promoted until payment has been received. We encourage you to submit your payment as soon as possible. 

Payment can be made by check or ACH/WIRE. Please make your check payable to "Merchant Advisory Group" . 

Mail it to the address below: 
Merchant Advisory Group
4248 Park Glen Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416

If you’d like to pay with ACH/WIRE, contact Amy Sellheim for information,

Conference Sponsor Questions? Contact Amy Sellheim with the MAG staff.

Interested in becoming an Annual Sponsor? Contact Kari Hartley with the MAG staff.

Annual Sponsor

  • Is your company currently an Annual MAG Sponsor?   
  • If you wish to become an Annual Sponsor view the cost and benefits.
  • Annual sponsors run on an anniversary date, meaning the term starts from the day you join (completing a simple application and payment) and run one complete calendar year.  
  • July 8th- Deadline to become an annual sponsor in time to participate in the September Annual Conference. 
  • Additional Questions? - Contact Kari Hartley with the MAG staff.