The MFMA 2016 Conference will be held in Orlando, FL from Thursday, March 10, through Saturday, March 12, 2016. More than 200 owners, managers and decision-makers from MFMA member firms will be attending. The MFMA Conference provides across-the-board programs and there will be time to enjoy what Orlando has to offer. We welcome you to participate in the MFMA Conference and reach this growing market.
Why Should I Exhibit?
This is the most cost-effective opportunity to meet customers and potential clients – and in a relaxed and fun environment. At the MFMA Conference, you'll have opportunities to:
Meet decisions makers who BUY products.
See the latest industry products and services.
Reinforce your position in the sports flooring industry.
Expand your customer base.
Network with all the biggest players in the sports flooring industry.
Lead your own Exhibitor Showcases.
Note: Only current MFMA members may exhibit at this event. To become a member of MFMA, complete the membership application within the quick links section. For more information, call MFMA headquarters at +1-888-480-9138.
Thursday, March 10
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Opening Reception in exhibit hall
Friday, March 11
8:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Breakfast and refreshment break in exhibit hall
Exhibit Hall Facts
Ceiling Height: 17’ 8”
Electrical/Telephone: Handled through hotel, forms will be included in exhibit services kit
Exhibitors will have access to the exhibit hall from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Thursday, March 10. All exhibits must be installed by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, for the exhibit hall Opening Reception. Exhibits will be dismantled from 11:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 11. No display may be dismantled or any packing started before 11:45 a.m. on Friday, March 11.
The official contractor will handle all decorating and exhibit furniture. The exhibit services kit outlines prices and instructions for securing special lighting, carpeting, wiring, telephone rental and other special work. The contractor will email the exhibit services kit to exhibitors after receipt of the completed exhibit space application/contract.
With each 10’ x 10’ exhibit space you reserve, you will receive a complimentary conference registration that can be used to attend educational, social and meal functions at the conference. Additional booth personnel needed to set up, dismantle and staff the booth may register at a discounted rate of $350 per person.
After receipt of your completed exhibit space application/contract, MFMA headquarters will send you a booth representative form and other information.
The MFMA Sport Floor Contractor Advisory Council is pleased to continue the hugely successful Exhibitor Showcases at the MFMA 2016 Conference. We are pleased to provide your company time with attendees and allow for fantastic face-to-face sales opportunities.
Our 2016 MFMA Showcase participants will have an opportunity to present to a captive audience to learn about new or existing products, product maintenance, industry regulations, and manufacturer certification programs or provide hands on demonstrations (prior arrangements must be arranged for all demonstrations). Each 45-minute session will be assigned to participating exhibitors with a minimum / maximum of two sessions for $150. Because these sessions run back-to-back, attendees have the opportunity to attend as many sessions as possible.
There is a different format this year, as the showcases run concurrently with the exhibit hall. Each exhibitor conducting Showcase sessions are encouraged to give prizes at the end of each of their sessions. MFMA suggests prizes have a retail value of $100 or more. Showcase session attendees will be asked to turn in a business card at the end of each session they attend. Then each presenter will pull at card at the end of each session and award a prize. You may then keep all the business cards and repeat the process at your second session. There will not be a group prize drawing in the exhibit hall this year.
If you have questions or wish to participate, please add the exhibitor showcase option to your exhibit contract or contact Heather Currier at +1-847-686-2381.
$1,950 per 10’ x 10’ booth
Company identification sign
Backwall (8’ high) and side-rail (3’ high) fabric drapes
General area security service (excluding individual booths)
Final attendee registration list (mailing labels of conference attendees in excel format approved for one-time use)
One complimentary conference registration per booth purchased (Additional registrations are available at a discounted rate of $350 per person)
To Apply for Exhibit Space
Review the floor plan and all materials
Identify five choices for your booth location
Complete the exhibit space application/contract and mail with payment to:
One Parkview Plaza, Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 USA
or fax to +1-847-686-2253
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