We are headed back to the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme Township (near Traverse City) April 22-25, 2024!
Township officials and employees from all over the state are invited to MTA’s Conference & Expo! If local government is your market, the MTA Conference & Expo offers your company access to township officials from across the state! More than 6,500 township officials need both the education and connection offered at our Conference. And an important part of our Conference is you!
Ensure you are on the email list for Conference sponsorship opportunities and Expo registration information!
IMPORTANT: All expo registration and housing confirmations will come from MTA or our housing bureau, Grand Connection; any third-party emails or websites are fraudulent. Similarly, MTA does not use a third party to distribute attendee lists.
2024 MTA Expo
Grand Traverse Resort • Tennis Courts • April 23 & 24
Looking for an opportunity to connect one-on-one with township decision-makers? The MTA Expo guarantees access to hundreds of potential customers in a short amount of time.
Booth package includes:
New this year!
MTA Evening in the Expo Reception Tuesday, April 23, 4-6 p.m.
Exhibitors, get ready to elevate your presence at the MTA Expo Reception! Want to leave a lasting impression on township officials and make your exhibit stand out? Here’s a game-changing idea: purchase appetizers (details in your confirmation materials) from the Grand Traverse Resort, hand out 10 drink tickets (included in your booth purchase) and become the toast of the town(ship)!
Monday, April 22 1 to 4 p.m. AND Tuesday, April 23 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Enjoy a cup of coffee on MTA during early set-up hours.
Tuesday, April 23 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. AND MTA Evening in the Expo Reception 4 to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24 1 to 4 p.m.
• $1050 per standard booth
• $999 per booth if three or more are reserved
• $799 per non-profit booth (aisle 600)
Online registration is available in January! Registrations received via email or mail will be processed in the order they are received with full payment.
Find rules for participation in the MTA Expo available here.
Electricity and internet can be purchased through the Grand Traverse Resort. To order, download the utility order form.
Hotel reservations available Jan. 24, 2024, at 10 a.m.
Discounted rooms in the MTA housing block will be available for exhibitors at Traverse City-area hotels, but you must register for the Expo before making room reservations. Once your Expo registration form and payment are received and processed, you will receive a personalized housing code, necessary for reserving rooms through MTA’s housing bureau, at www.grandconnection.com/mta2024. The code will be emailed to the email associated with the registration. Note: Allied Service Providers and sponsors are able to register for housing Jan. 3-17, 2024, using the housing code sent via email.
All Expo registration and housing confirmations will come from MTA or our housing bureau, Grand Connection; any third-party emails or websites are fraudulent.
Registrations cancelled prior to Feb. 29, 2024, will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be issued thereafter. There are no exceptions.
Conference Program Advertising
Advertising in the Conference program is a sure-fire way to get your message in front of your target audience. The four-color program, distributed to every Conference attendee, is also used as a reference guide all year! Complete your contract now!
Purchase your booth online now for priority booth selection.
Registrations received via email or mail will be processed in the order they are received with full payment; download registration materials here.
Sponsors of the MTA Annual Educational Conference & Expo provide an invaluable service to Michigan township officials by supporting the educational and networking opportunities that help them become more effective and efficient leaders and board members.
Conference sponsorship is your opportunity to reach new and seasoned township officials and decision-makers. MTA revamped sponsorship opportunities and benefits to create one-stop shopping, heighten our sponsors’ visibility and outreach to Conference attendees, and add more value to your selected sponsorship. Some of the most valuable new sponsor benefits, at certain levels, include:
MTA recognizes Conference sponsors who help us meet the needs of township government and we work hard to ensure sponsors are acknowledged throughout the entire process of promoting and staging the Conference & Expo.
Professional Development Retreats & Vendor Showcase, Fall 2023 Save your spot today!
Regional Summits & Vendor Showcase Fall 2024
Limited vendor space is available at each location! Advanced registration is required.
Take your participation to the next level! Become a sponsor of Regional Summits or Professional Development Retreats and get heightened visibility and exclusive marketing opportunities while supporting townships across the state.
Sponsor benefits include:
Be the first to learn about vendor opportunities. Submit your company name and email below.
Questions? Email MTA or call (517) 321-6467.