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Offsites & Add-Ons

The Annual Trade Show will take place Tuesday, January 28 and Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi and you’re invited! mParks represents more than 2,900 parks and recreation agencies, professionals, industry suppliers, students, non-profits, and advocates dedicated to creating community through people, parks and programs. Our Trade Show provides an opportunity for 6-hours of exclusive time to showcase your products and services to current, past, and potential customers with purchasing power.


To better serve Trade Show exhibitors, mParks will provide flexible move in opportunities, volunteer set-up assistance, complimentary wifi, and standard electricity for all booths in 2020. mParks will provide refreshments Tuesday as you work to set up your booth display.


Exhibitor Move In

Tuesday, January 28
8:00 am-4:00 pm

Exclusive Hours *
Tuesday, January 28

5:00pm-8:00pm - Grand Opening

Wednesday, January 29

9:45am - 11:15 am - Coffee Break
12:30pm - 2:00 pm - Lunch and Final Hours

* Exhibit Hall is open during Wednesday morning sessions if vendor chooses to stay at booth. 

Fees Include:
  • Complimentary wifi & parking
  • 6-Hours of exclusive time
  • Facility provides easy access for set-up and tear-down
  • 10’ x 10’ exhibit space
  • 120V / 20 AMP electrical service
  • Two (2) Networking Event tickets for Tuesday
  • Refreshments will be provided during move in on Wednesday
  • Two (2) Trade Show Lunch tickets (food truck vouchers)
  • PDF listing of mParks Conference attendees
  • Exhibitors are welcome to attend educational sessions at no extra cost
  • Online listing on the mParks website
Booth Details:
  • 10’ x 10’
  • 3’ high side drape, 8’ high back drape
  • 40' Ceiling Height
  • One (1) 8’ skirted table
  • Two (2) chairs
  • One (1) wastebasket
  • One (1) exhibitor sign 


New & Exciting


The 2020 Trade Show lends itself to be more interactive than ever. In addition to exhibitor booths, the Trade Show will feature activities to keep delegates in the Trade Show longer! If you want to offer an activity in lieu of or in addition to a booth, let us know! Activity space is limited.

Food Trucks

Instead of the typical boxed lunch, this year all Trade Show meals will be served from food trucks from directly inside the Trade Show! All exhibitors will receive 2 food truck vouchers per booth, and additional food may be purchased from the trucks directly with cash.


  Before 11/1  11/1 - 1/3 After 1/3
mParks Vendor Member $800 / $400 $850 / $450 $950 / $475
Non-Member $1,100 / $500 $1,300 / $550 $1,500 / $650
Educational & Agency $300 $350 $425




Increase your company’s visibility by becoming a Conference Sponsor or advertising in Conference & Trade Show materials. Opportunities include educational session and special event sponsorships, giveaways, digital and print advertisements, e-blast marketing messages and more. There is a sponsorship category or advertising placement available for every budget. For complete advertising and sponsorship opportunities, please visit

New This Year

Street Signs (limited quantity) - $500
The 2020 Trade Show will be designed like a local park, this is your opportunity to have a street in that park named after you!

Center Stage Microphone Access (limited to 10) - $200
This is your opportunity to take the spotlight with 10-minutes of exclusive speaking time on center stage during the Trade Show. Get creative, make a game or activity to draw in delegates. Sponsors are encouraged to provide a gift or prize at the end of your 10-minutes to one lucky delegate.

For more info or to request a custom package, contact mParks at 517.485.9888 or


Did you know?

As an exhibitor at the 2020 mParks Conference & Trade Show, you get way more than your booth space!

  • All registered exhibitors are invited to attend any educational sessions on Tuesday, January 28 through Friday, January 31.
  • You're invited to participate in all networking events with the delegates



All booth fees are to be paid in full; payment must be sent with completed contract. Full refunds will be issued for all cancellations submitted before December 6, 2019; a 50% refund will be issued for all cancellations before January 3, 2020. After January 3, 2020 NO REFUNDS will be issued.

*Exhibit booths are assigned on a first paid, first served basis. mParks reserves the right to adjust booth assignments for noncompetitive, traffic flow, and capacity reasons when necessary. (Conference & Trade Show sponsors receive priority placement.)