MNFEA Pre-Conference Happy Hour and Networking
Thursday, February 29
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Smash Park1721 County Road C West,Roseville, MN 55113
Eat, drink, and connect with fellow MNFEA Conference attendees at this brand new entertainment venue in Roseville. This is your chance to network with MNFEA members, festival friends, and conference attendees before we get together for the conference in March!
Behind the Scenes: Big 10 Tournament
Target Center600 N 1st AveMinneapolis, MN 55403
Thursday, March 144:00pm - 7:00pm
Minnesota is hosting some BIG games this year & we've got your behind-the-scenes ticket! Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of tournament activities & brand activations for the Men's Big Ten Basketball Tournament. We'll check out the Makers Market, Fan Zone, Big Ten Service Project and more while hearing from the team behind the magic at Minnesota Sports and Events. After the tour, we'll gather for a happy hour watch party, hosted by MNSE and WCCO Radio host Henry Lake!
Attendees will also be entered to win tickets to the game on Friday night, courtesy of Minnesota Sports and Events!
This is a members-only event. Click here to become a member and join us at this and more exclusive events.
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Thursday & Friday education sessions
Thursday & Friday tradeshow floor
Wednesday & Thursday night optional events (transportation included)
Thursday & Friday breakfast & lunch
Dinner Thursday night
STUDENTS & VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION
Volunteers: We have a limited number of onsite volunteer positions available. All volunteers MUST be available to be onsite Wednesday, March 20 - Friday, March 22. Online registration and full payment must be completed by March 15. Registration fees are not refundable but may be transferred to another party with advanced notice.
MNFEA Conference Cancellation Policy: Registrations cancelled by February 1, 2024 will be refunded 90% of the registration fees. Registrations cancelled on or after February 1, 2024 will not be eligible for a refund. Registrations can be transferred to another person.
For a full description of each available opportunity, please visit the 2024 Sponsorship Page
Presenting Sponsor $5,000
Platinum Sponsor $3,000
One available for each event:
Wednesday Night Networking Event - SOLD OUT
Thursday Night Soiree - SOLD OUT
Gold Sponsor $2,000
One available per area:
Coffee Bar - SOLD OUT
Silver Sponsor $1,000
One available per area:
Welcome Bag - SOLD OUT
Event Shuttle - SOLD OUT
Thursday Happy Hour - SOLD OUT
Exhibitor Only $500
General Sponsorship/Exhibitor Policies:
All opportunities are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are not considered confirmed until payment has been received and online registration is complete. Acceptable forms of payment: Check or credit card.
Sponsorship fees may not be split with others.
You do not need to be a member of MNFEA to participate.
The individual completing this sponsorship registration will automatically be registered as a conference attendee. Please notify us if this registration needs to be transferred to someone else in your organization.
Each package includes an allotment of conference registration packages. Any additional registrations are available at the full attendee rate.
Exhibitor spaces consist of a tabletop display. Pop-up banners, signage, accessories, and other décor items are permitted as long as they fit next to, behind, or in front of the assigned area.
Exhibitor space will be assigned by the conference committee.
Exhibitors will be provided with a standard power drop (extension cord and power strip). Additional exhibitor services such as monitors, high speed ethernet, etc. can be ordered directly from the hotel at the exhibitor’s expense.
If you have questions or need assistance completing your sponsorship registration, please contact us at email@example.com.
Dine in the Dark Luncheon
Warehouse Winery6415 Cambridge StMinneapolis, MN 55426
Wednesday, March 2011:00am - 2:00pm
Join us at Warehouse Winery on March 20 for a transformative sensory experience, and a delicious networking lunch with industry peers!
This signature program, presented by Mark Valenziano, is a sensory awareness experiment that will be educational, fun, and memorable. In addition to giving a compelling glimpse into what it’s like to navigate daily tasks while visually impaired, this Dine in the Dark Luncheon will get you out of your comfort zone as you attempt some hands-on tasks while enjoying lunch and conversations – all while blindfolded.
About the Speaker:
Mark Valenziano was fifteen when he was told he was going blind. His journey from sighted to blind filled his life with change and challenge. Mark had to develop and utilize tools so he could build the happy life he enjoys today.
In 2016, Mark was contacted by Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and asked to create a sensory-awareness experience around losing one’s sight. His creation, Dining in the Dark, received extremely high ratings and went on to win a YPO Best Personal Development Award.