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2019 Annual MAAE Conference - Vendor Registration

  • Monday, September 09, 2019
  • Friday, September 13, 2019
  • Blue Water Convention Center - Port Huron, Michigan


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Click Register button below and enter email associated with membership to access Member-Only registration types.

No Refunds after September 1, 2019

The registration fee includes an 8-foot by 10-foot booth with pipe and drape, a skirted table, two chairs, all conference sessions and materials, meals, and breaks for one person.
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Greetings from your MAAE Board of Directors! It is our pleasure to invite you to the 67th Michigan Association of Airport Executives 2019 Annual Conference at the Blue Water Convention Center in Port Huron, Michigan.

Our annual conference is designed to provide airport sponsors, managers, consultants, and others interested in airport management practices the opportunity to meet in an open forum to share information and ideas. The conference also provides a versatile medium to inform attendees regarding changes and opportunities available to airport communities. Vendors have the opportunity to display new equipment, products and processes, while consultants can interact with attendees and explain their particular areas of interest.  We look forward to seeing you in September!

Early Bird Rates apply until August 16, 2019
Member: $500 ($600 after early bird)
Non-Member: $600 ($700 after early bird)
Additional Attendee: $125 ($175 after early bird) *
Golf or Lighthouse Tour: $50

* Click "Add guest" button at the end of online registration form to enter Additional Attendees.

DoubleTree in Port Huron has a reserved block of rooms starting at $119.  Reservation information is as follows:

The conference kicks off Monday afternoon with a community outreach project, the MAAE Executive Board Meeting and a Hospitality Event.  Sessions will be offered Tuesday morning through Thursday morning.  Followed by the annual golf outing or lighthouse tour.  We are excited to bring you engaging speakers on various topics.  Please download the conference packet for more detailed information.

Monday, September 9
4:00-6:00:  MAAE Board Meeting & Community Project TBD
8:00-11:00:  Hospitality Event

Tuesday, September 10
8:00-9:00:  Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:30:  FAA, MDOT, TSA Updates
10:30-11:00:  Break with Exhibitors
11:00-12:00:  Cybersecurity Risk - The Target is You!
12:00-1:00:  Lunch
1:00-3:00:  Train Your Mind on Excellence - Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
3:00-3:30:  Break with Exhibitors
3:30-5:00:  Get Prepared: Primer on National Incident Mgmt System
5:00-6:00:  Reception with Exhibitors
6:00-9:00:  Dinner & Trivia Event

Wednesday, September 11
8:00-9:00:  Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:30:  Leveraging Emergency Planning at Your Airport
10:30-11:00:  Break with Exhibitors
11:00-12:00:  Aeronautics Commission Meeting
12:00-1:30:  Lunch & Drone Show Presentation
1:30-3:00:  Aligning & Embracing 5 Five Generations  - Professor Bob Wertkin
3:30-5:00:  Roundtable Sessions
6:00-9:00:  Escape Dinner & Entertainment

Thursday, September 12
7:30-9:00:  Past President’s Breakfast
8:00-9:00:  Breakfast Buffet
9:00-9:30:  General Membership Meeting
9:30-11:00:  PFAS  - Where are we now?
12:00:  Golf Outing or Lighthouse Tour
6:00-6:30:  Reception
6:30-9:00:  Awards Banquet

Friday, September 13
8:30-9:30:  New President’s Breakfast

The conference display area offers your company an excellent opportunity to promote and exhibit your products and/or services to a large, diverse group of individuals involved in the varied aspects of aviation. Time with exhibitors is scheduled to encourage attendees to visit the exhibit area. Exhibitors can set up Monday, September 9, from 5-10 p.m. and tear-down begins Wednesday, September 11 after lunch.

If you would like to exhibit at the conference click the Register button and register as a Vendor.

Door prizes have proven to be a great advertising medium. If you have items you would like to donate, we would certainly appreciate your participation. Make the most of your company’s investment by participating as a conference sponsor. Sponsors provide an invaluable service to MAAE by supporting the learning and networking opportunities of the association. As a sponsor, your company will receive special recognition in addition to the appreciation we normally bestow. If your company would like to sponsor, please check the appropriate level at time of registration.

Platinum-$2,000 * Gold-$1,500 * Silver-$1,000 * Bronze-$500

View Conference Packet (PDF)f

Registration & Discounted Registration Fees
All conference participants including: attendees, spouse/guests, speakers, exhibitors, and award recipients are required to register for the conference through the MAAE website. You can save by registering at the Early Bird rate by August 16, 2019. If you are not a member, join MAAE to receive the member rates.  ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE DONE ONLINE. 

Full conference registration includes admission to all sessions, vendor exhibits, annual business meeting, awards ceremony and all other association activities sponsored during the conference.  The golf outing and alternative event is a separate fee.  MAAE will refund your registration fee less a $75 processing fee per person for cancellations received in writing by September 1, 2019.  No refunds will be granted after that date. Substitutions may be made at any time (the difference between a member and nonmember price will be charged if a non-member replaces a member).

Golf Outing or Lighthouse Tour
Thursday afternoon you have the opportunity to participate in the annual golf outing, with a 12:00 p.m. shot-gun start at the Blackriver Country Club or join the group for a tour of Michigan’s oldest lighthouse.

Guest Program
Wednesday, September 11th, 10am - 4pm
Glass Fusing at Studio 1219, Lunch & Shopping

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