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The Ohio Municipal Leagues
65th Annual Conference – October 26th ~ 28th, 2016
AVAILABLE EXHIBIT SPACES (Updated 9/7)
Please read the following carefully- a few things have changed from previous years!
The Ohio Municipal Leagues 65 th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show is approaching. This year the conference will be held October 26 th – 28 th at the Renaissance Hotel, Columbus, Ohio. The two day exhibit show will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday October 26 th & reopen Thursday morning running until noon on October 27 th, 2016.
We once again have facilities to invite vendors to join us at our conference as part of our product exhibit. Set-up for the exhibits will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016. The show will officially open at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 and conclude for the evening with a reception for all of our conference attendees and exhibitors in the exhibit area. The exhibit area will be secured Wednesday evening by private security provided by the League. The show will reopen with a continental breakfast on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. and run until 12:00 p.m. Exhibits must remain intact until the closing of the show at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27th, 2016.No security will be available after the closing of the show.
As always, we assign spaces on a first come, first serve basis. The sooner we receive your contract and registration form with payment, the better the chance that you will be assigned your preferred space at the show. Please note, contracts and registration forms emailed or faxed will not be assigned a booth until payment is received.
The show would be a great opportunity for your company to enhance its presence in one of the nation's top municipal markets. The cost for this year's show is $600.00 per booth. Parking is included. That price entitles you to:
In addition, your firm's name will be listed in the Annual Conference Program. As an exhibitor, you also are entitled to 4 OML conference exhibitor registrations for your representatives, excluding meal functions which can be purchased separately.
If you need electricity for your booth arrangements can be made with the hotel during set up.
All additional arrangements (carpeting for inside booth, phone lines, extra chairs, extra furnishings, special electrical needs, etc.) will be handled through the George Fern Company. If you have any questions concerning additional arrangements the see the contact information below. Otherwise Fern will contact after we receive your contract for space reservation is processed.
George Fern Co., 614-253-1500 Carolyn Hodge, Chodge@fernexpo.com
If you wish to be a sponsor or want to co-sponsor a meal see the enclosed registration form. All sponsor logos will be featured in our program. Meal co-sponsors and their logo will also be featured on a sign at the meal event they are sponsoring. Meal sponsorship deadline is October 10 th, 2016
HOTEL ROOM RESERVATIONS/HOSPITALITY SUITES
OML room rates are King & Double Rooms $159.00 per night plus applicable taxes. Reservations must be made by October 5 th, 2016.
MAKE RESERVATIONS IN ONE OF TWO WAYS:
1) By booking through the guest link: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/omlattendee1016 (link is case sensitive)
2) By calling Renaissance Enhanced Group Reservations at: 877-901-6632. Guests will ask for Passkey Reservations and
Request Ohio Municipal League 2015 to receive the Group Rate of $159 for a King or Double room
Renaissance Columbus Downtown
50 N. 3 rd Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Hospitality suite arrangements are to be made directly through the hotel. However, anyone planning to host a hospitality suite should notify Zoë so that it can be added to the program so attendees will know where and when the hospitality suite is in operation.
Once again, I hope you will join us for this year's conference. Columbus is an excellent host city. Should you have any questions about the conference, please don't hesitate to contact Zoë Wade, who will be handling exhibits for this year's conference. Zoë can be reached at (614) 221-4349 or Zwade@omlohio.org .
Please check our website: www.omlohio.org for any updates on the conference. Looking forward to seeing you in Columbus.