Join us for MCA's Annual Training Institute
This will be an in-person event!
"Distanced ~ But Together"
October 27-29, 2021
Grand View Lodge
The Annual Training Institute will kick off with
the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday evening.
Click here for Conference Schedule
EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION CLOSES September 25th
Due to the rise in the cases of the COVID Delta variant and for the safety of everyone who would like to join the conference in-person, all attendees, presenters, and exhibitors must provide documentation that they have completed their COVID vaccine by October 8th. You will upload your proof of vaccination on the registration form or e-mail it to the MCA office at firstname.lastname@example.org. MCA's Administrative Manager will be the only one to review your documentation.
MCA will also be offering the opportunity for virtual attendance.
All Exhibitor Registration includes attendance at workshops and keynote speaker sessions. Click here for a preview of session topics being offered and information about our keynote speakers! Full schedule will be posted when available.
Exhibitor Resource Fair Dates: 10/27 - 10/28 (Wed/Thur)
Set up will be Tuesday afternoon (Final details to be e-mailed to exhibitors in October). Exhibit Hall Open Wednesday & Thursday
Awards Ceremony: 10/26 - Tuesday evening 6 p.m.
Awards Social Hour Sponsored by:
*Event will be evaluated and will take place based on CDC/MDH COVID guidelines at conference time.
Exhibitor Hosted Hospitality Night: 10/27 6-9 p.m.
Exhibitors may bring in your own food or beverage
or order through Grand View Lodge. Musical entertainment following hospitality event.
Thursday - Networking & Entertainment Night (optional): 10/28 6p.m.-midnight ~ Food, activities, and music will take place at the Roundhouse Brewery. Thursday Evening Sponsor:
Evening Event Questions: Contact Adriana DiBella or Raul Sanchez.
MCA has sponsorship opportunities available including sponsor of the shuttle service for Thursday evening. Contact JoAnn Brown, Sponsorship Chair at email@example.com.
Resource Fair Questions: If you have any questions about the Resource Fair, please contact: Jason Mereness or Jae Wiese
Registration Questions: If you have any additional questions about the registration process, contact MCA Administrative Manager, Debbie Beltz.
Lodging is not included in conference registration. Click here for link to Grand View Lodge - Lodging registration closes 9/23. Cost is:
$90 (plus taxes and fees) per night per person for single occupancy (1 person in a private bedroom and bathroom);
$66 (plus taxes and fees) per night per person for double occupancy (2 people sharing 1 bedroom with 2 beds and 1 bathroom).
Invoice and Payment: You will receive an invoice with payment instructions. If your agency has a purchase order (PO) payment processing system, MCA does not need your PO information because an invoice is generated automatically upon registration. Please give the invoice to your agency for payment. The invoice is sent directly to you. The invoicing system does not have the capability to copy anyone else on the invoice.
Registration and full payment need to be received no later than September 25, 2021, to guarantee your exhibit space.
Cancellations must be e-mailed to the MCA office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
100% refund before 9/1/21
50% refund 9/1/21 to 10/01/21
No Refund 10/02/21 and after
MCA Vendor Number for the State of Minnesota SWIFT System: 202784
MCA E.I.N. 41-1449704