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2014 Convention & Expo Vendor

If you offer products or services that can help credit unions better serve their members, this is the premiere event you must attend. There are several exciting opportunities for your company to have visibility with the decision makers from credit unions in Missouri.  The 2014 Convention & Exposition will be held at the Chateau on the Lake in Branson, MO, from October 21 – 23.

Your registration this year includes multiple exhibit and marketing opportunities, including access to the convention’s BusyEvent Mobile App.  This convention app will assure that the contacts you are making are valuable, and you will easily be able to track who you spoke with at the Convention and Expo.

2014 Dates:
Tuesday, October 21 – Thursday, October 23

Location:
Chateau on the Lake
415 State Highway 265
Branson, MO 65616-8954

 


Exhibit Opportunities:

The exhibit area will be set up to accommodate table-top displays only.  Displays should be less than 6’ wide. There will not be any pipe and drape.  A six-foot table, table linen, two chairs and a wastebasket will be provided.

Standard package:
The exhibit fee of $1,300 includes the following: 

  • Exhibit opportunities on Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Lead generation system through BusyEvent Mobile App
  • Convention signage
  • 50-word description in program
  • Two people in your booth
  • Opportunity to attend break out session on lead generation by BusyEvent Mobile 

Premium location package:

The exhibit fee of $2,000 includes the following:

  • Premier location in the Ballroom where participants will be eating
  • Exhibit opportunities on Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Lead generation system through Busy Event Mobile App
  • Convention signage
  • 50-word description in program
  • Two people in your booth
  • Opportunity to attend break out session on lead generation by BusyEvent Mobile.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

1. Keynote Package
The Keynote Package includes your company’s logo on the participant’s lanyard, sponsorship of the break following the keynote speaker including signage, a scrolling ad featuring your company's information prior to the keynote presentation, a full-page ad in the Convention & Expo handbook and a banner ad on the Convention & Expo mobile app.  The cost is $4,000.   Five Available

2. Hospitality Package
The Hospitality Package includes sponsorship of receptions or meals, a full-page ad in the Convention & Expo handbook and opportunity to provide 8 ½ x 11 marketing piece that will be inserted in participant’s registration packets.  The cost is $2,000.   Seven Available

3. Education Package
The Education Package includes the sponsorship of a breakout speaker, a scrolling ad featuring your company's information prior to the breakout session, sponsorship of the afternoon break including signage and a half-page ad in the Convention & Expo guide-book. The cost is $1,000.   Six Available


Other Marketing Opportunities:

  • Full-size marketing insert included in convention packet:  $750
  • Full-page ad in convention guide book:  $500
  • Half-page ad in convention guide book:  $350

Lodging:​​

Chateau on the Lake, Branson, MO
Reservations can be made by calling 888.333.5253.

Hotel rate is $124 per night.
Hotel registration deadline is September 19, 2014.  Reservations after September 19 are on a space-available basis. 
Mention Missouri Credit Union Association to receive the discounted rate.
Check in time:  4 p.m.
Check out time:  11 a.m.


Sponsorships/Exhibitor Space:

Space is limited, so claim your booth or sponsorship today with early bird offer.

Registration by August 29
First representative:             $1,300
Second representative:       Free
Third & subsequent reps:   $350 each
Banquet tickets:                    $100 each

Registration after August 29
First representative:             $1,800
Second representative:        Free
Third & subsequent reps:   $450 each
Banquet tickets:                    $125 each

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Agenda (subject to change):

  Tuesday, October 21  
8 a.m. Exhibitors' set-up  
11 a.m. Registration opens - Exhibit Hall  
11:30 a.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall Hospitality Sponsorship
1 - 2:15 p.m. MCUA Annual Meeting  
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Break  
2:30 - 4 p.m. Opening General Session: State of Credit Unions: Don Cohenour & Bill Cheney Keynote Sponsorship
5 - 6 p.m. Vendor Reception - Exhibit Hall Hospitality Sponsorship
6 - 7 p.m. Dinner Hospitality Sponsorship
7 - 10 p.m. Texas Hold 'Em Tournament & Silent Auction benefiting the Missouri Credit Union Charitable Foundation  
  Wednesday, October 22  
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Group Breakfast - Exhibit Hall Hospitality Sponsorship
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. General Session - Steve Rick, Economist, CUNA

​Vendor Session - "Making the Most of Leads," David Schenberg, BusyEvent

Keynote Sponsorship
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break  
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. General Session - "Key Leadership Strategies for Loan Growth," Celeste Cook cuStrategies, LLC Keynote Sponsorship
Noon - 1:15 p.m. Group Lunch - Exhibit Hall Hospitality Sponsorship
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
1. Advocacy 101 - John McKechnie & Amy McLard, MCUA
2. Winning with Auto Lending - Celeste Cook
​3. 10 Disciplines for Exceptionally Strategic Credit Unions - Jeff Rendel
 
Educational Sponsorships (3)
3 - 3:20 p.m. Break  
3:20 - 4:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
1. Lending Best Practices - Celeste Cook
2. Political Hot Topics - John McKechnie & Amy McLard, MCUA
3. Digital Strategy: Making a Good Impression Online - Nora Holloway
Educational Sponsorships (3)
5 - 6:30 p.m. Exhibitors' Reception Hospitality Sponsorship
6:31 p.m. Exhibitors Breakdown  

 

  Thursday, October 23  
7: 30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast with Awards Hospitality Sponsorship
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. General Session - Jeff Rendel, Rising Above Enterprises Keynote Sponsorship
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break  
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Closing Comments  
Noon Missouri Corporate Credit Union Board Meeting