2017-2018 CONFERENCES & DRAWING WINNERS

THE MN FIELD TRIP & ACTIVITY LIBRARY

The Library exhibits at numerous conferences and events every year, such as MEA 2016 in the above photo where 40 Partners participated in our hugely popular co-op exhibit (though normally our exhibits are not this large). Visit the Library exhibit if we are at your conference and discover what a great planning resource the MN Field Trip Library can be for you and your organization! Take home our quick reference Field Trip & Activity GUIDE, sign up for our free monthly email “ALERTS“, learn about how you can access hundreds of PARTNER BROCHURES & FLYERS 24/7 from our password-free DOWNLOAD CENTER, and don’t forget to set the date for attending our amazing annual events, there SUMMER RESOURCE FAIR (January) and/or our MN FIELD TRIP EXPO (August)! All of these are free resource services from the Library – specifically for planners like you!

If you signed up at your conference to win one of our many drawings, you will find out the winners right here!

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CONFERENCE DATE(S)

CONFERENCE
SPONSOR

LOCATION

FEATURED PARTNERS

CLICK  FOR WINNERS

2018
Saturday
Jan 6, 2018

9am – Noon

District 742
Education Expo

Rivers Edge
Convention Center
St Cloud

2017 Guide Distribution

Drawings will be held

2018
Monday
January 8
11am-5pm

2018
Summer
Resource Fair

Attendee Info
Exhibitor Info

Base Camp BSA
Saint Paul
(by Fort Snelling)

Click HERE
for list of
Exhibitors

2018 Drawing Winners
Winners will be contacted by the exhibitors sponsoring the drawings.

2017

Camp Discovery
Vendor Fair

Sponsor: New Horizons

Plymouth

A variety of
Partners

2018

Weds
Feb 7

Thurs
Feb 8

Doubletree Hotel
Bloomington

Weds – Feb 7
11a-5p
Critters & Co

Thurs – Feb 2
8a-3:30p

2017

Verizon Wireless Center
Mankato

Weds – Feb 8
11:30a – 5p

Thurs – Feb 9
7:30a – 5p

Provided
2016-2017 Field Trip Guides
for Attendees

2017

Mpls Convention Center, Minneapolis

Thurs – Feb 16
12noon – 5pm
Fred Keller

Fri – Feb 17
9am – 5pm
Gertens Fundraising

2017

Leadership Day

Sponsor: MCEA

Kelly Inn
St Cloud

America’s Fun Science
with
Tyronne Carter

2017

2017 Healthy School Conference

Sponsor: Action for Healthy Kids

Earl Brown Heritage Center
Brooklyn Center

Elite Gymnastics
Academy

2017

Verizon Wireless Ctr
Mankato

2018
Fri, March 9
7a-5p

Sat, March 10
7a-3p

Saint Paul RiverCentre

Fri – Mar 9
7:30a – 4:30p
High Touch High Tech

Sat – Mar 10
7:30a – 2:30p

2017

Spring Conversation Day

Sponsor: Edvisions Charter School Co-op

Academic Arts High School, West St Paul

STEAM, Science & Robotics

2017
New this year

Weds, April 5
Thurs, April 6

Kelly Inn
St Cloud, MN

• Field Trip & Activity Guides
• Bags from Mpls NW CVB
for attendees

No exhibits

2017
Fri – April 21
Sat – April 22

Saint Paul
RiverCentre

2017
Saturday
April 22
8a-4p

University of Scouting – Spring

Sponsor: Northern Star Council BSA

Lakeville South High School
Lakeville

2017
Thursday
April 27
10a-2p

EMT
TRAVEL LEADER &
MOTORCOACH OPERATOR
APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

Sponsor: Explore Minnesota Tourism

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
Chanhassen

MFTL EXHIBIT
Mark Peterson
Doug Lyon

2017
Friday
April 28
9a-3p

MN State Wide Activity Professionals
SPRING SEMINAR

Sponsor: MnSWAP

St Cloud Holiday Inn
St Cloud

No Exhibit

Guides & EXPO Invitation to attendees

2017
Fri, April 28
Sat, April 29

MN Teachers of Math

Sponsor: MCTM

The DECC
Duluth

No exhibit

2016-2017 Field Trip Guides
for Attendees

2017
Sat, April 29

MN PTA Annual Convention

Sponsor: Mn PTA

Roseville

No exhibit

15 Drawings
from Platform
during Lunch

2017
Fri, May 5
Sat, May 6

MN Kindergarten Assn

Sponsor: MKA

Cragun’s Resort
Brainerd

Featured Partner:
The Jolly Pops

2017
Fri, June 2
4p – 9p
Sat, June 3
7:30a – 3p

University of St Thomas
Saint Paul, MN

STEAM, Science & Robotics

formerly known as
Robots-4-U

2017
Monday
August 7

UNION DEPOT
214 Fourth St E
Saint Paul, MN

167 Vendors
Providers of field trips, learning destinations, activities, outreach programs, fundraising programs

2017
EXPO Drawing Winners will be contacted by the exhibitors doing the drawings.

2017
Tuesday
August 8

Normandale Community College

Featured Partners:

The Jolly Pops

2017
Thursday
August 10

8am-4pm

New Life
Academy
6758 Bailey Road
Woodbury

Featured Partners:

• Orbit Earth Expo

2017
Saturday
Sept 23

8am-3pm

MN Church Ministries Ass’n
MN CHURCH EXPO 2017

REVIVE Church
7849 West Broadway Ave
Brooklyn Park

2017 Guides
Distributed
to attending
church leaders

2017
Weds, Oct 11
Thurs, Oct 12

Holiday Inn
St Cloud

FEATURED PARTNER:
America’s Fun Science
with
Dr Tyronne Carter

2017
Thursday
October 12
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Cragun’s Resort
Brainerd

Pine Grove Zoo

2017
Friday
October 13
1:00pm – 4:30pm

Masonic Heritage Center
Bloomington

MFTL Exhibit
2017 Guides
Distributed
to attending
Activity Professionals

2017
Thursday
October 19
7:30am – 3:30pm

RiverCentre
Saint Paul

Featured Partners:
• Gertens Fundraising
• High Touch High Tech

2017
Thursday
October 19

Martin Luther College, New Ulm

2017 Guides
Distributed
to attending
teachers

2017
Thursday
October 19

Gateway Conference Center, Ames, IA

2017 Guides
Distributed
to attending
activity professionals

2017
Weds, Oct 25
12noon – 4:30p
Thurs, Oct 26
8am – 12noon

Marriott
Brooklyn Park

Wednesday
• Valleyfair

Thursday
• America’s Fun Science
• Target Center

2017
Sat, Oct 28
7:30am-4pm

Saint Paul College
St Paul

America’s Fun Science
Target Center

2017

Fri Nov 3

Our Lady of Grace School
Edina

Base Camp – Introducing their NEW Scout Leadership Program

The Jolly Pops

2017

Fri, Nov 3
Sat, Nov 4

Holiday Inn
St Cloud

2017 Guides
Distributed
to attending
teachers

No 2017
Drawings

2017
Thursday, Nov 9

MN Children’s Museum

Educator Open House

Minnesota Children’s Museum
Saint Paul

2017 Guides
Distributed
to attending
teachers

2017
Friday, Nov 10

River’s Edge
Convention Center
St Cloud

Dazzling Dave
Yo-Yo Master

2017

No Conference being held in 2017

2017

Weds, Nov 29
Thurs, Nov 30

U of MN
Continuing Education Center
Saint Paul Campus

Orbit Earth Expo

2017
Thurs, Dec 7
7:30am – 5pm

Fri, Dec 8
7:30am – 3pm

Doubletree
Bloomington

Thursday 12/7
• Audubon Ctr of the North Woods
• Historical Experiences with Arn Kind
• Conquer Ninja Athletics
• Kevin Hall, Magic Maniac
• Textile Center of MN
• Valleyfair

Friday 12/8
• Critters & Company
• Vertical Endeavors
• Northrop at the U of MN
• Science Museum of MN
• Valleyfair

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    Excited Kids on a School Bus

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