2019 Mid Year Conference

Exhibitor and Conference
Sponsorship Opportunities

Top 5 Reasons to Become an Exhibitor/Sponsor at the 2019 Mid-Year 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 Ft. Lauderdale.

Exhibitor-Sponsor Deadlines

THANK YOU CONFERENCE SPONSORS

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Exhibits

Interested in Exhibiting?  

You must be a current MAG Annual Sponsor in good standing to be a Mid-Year Conference Exhibitor.  

Exhibit opportunities are a complimentary sponsor benefit to current MAG sponsors and there is no additional fee to exhibit. 

Reference Pgs. 3-4 & 11-13 of the Mid-Year Conference Exhibitor and Sponsorship Guide for exhibitor details including reserving an exhibit space and a listing of current Annual Conference exhibitors. 

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Exhibit Hours and Staffing 
Tabletop displays will be located in a high-traffic, carpeted area. Refer to pg. 3 of the Mid-Year Conference Exhibitor and Sponsorship Guide for Set-Up and Tear-Down times.  

Exhibitor Shipping 
Refer to page 11 of the Mid-Year Conference Exhibitor and Sponsorship Guide for shipping information to the Harbor Beach Marriott.

Audio/Visual 
The MAG provides complimentary standard electricity to each exhibit table. If you have additional Audio Visual needs, refer to pg. 12 of the Mid-Year Conference Exhibitor and Sponsorship Guide for additional information. Submission Deadline: February 11th. 

Exhibitor Questions? 
Contact Karen Kielmeyer with the with the MAG staff.

Exhibit Personal

  • 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

Please refer to the Annual Sponsors section below to determine how many complimentary registrations your company receives.

Cancellation Policy 

Due to limited space, we request that you let us know by January 7th in the event you will not be utilizing your exhibit space.  

Security/Liability 
The MAG will provide overnight security in the exhibit area from 8:00pm MT on Sunday, February 24th until 8:00am ET on Monday, February 25th as well as from 8:000pm ET Monday February 25th until 8:00 am ET on Tuesday, February 26th.

Neither the Merchant Advisory Group nor the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort accepts any liability for equipment, goods, displays, or other materials that arrive or fail to arrive at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort. 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 Marriott Harbor Beach Resort 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 Marriott Harbor Beach Resort 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 Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and its employees and agents. Neither party will be liable for punitive damages.

Conference Sponsorships (Additional Brand Exposure at Mid-Year Conference)

It’s Time to Think Outside the Booth! 

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 

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Important Deadlines 

  • December 15th - Last day to sign up as an Annual Sponsor to participate in the 2019 Mid-Year Conference 

  • January 16th - Last to sign up as a Conference Exhibitor and/or Conference Sponsor 

Payment 
Mid-Year 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. 

Have an idea that's not listed? 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.  
  • December 15th- Deadline to become an annual sponsor in time to participate in the February Mid-Year Conference. 
  • Additional Questions? - Contact Kari Hartley with the MAG staff.