MESPA Institute is still on despite the weather! Travel safely and we will see you there! Join us for the professional development event of the year! On February 6-8, 2019, you will be joined by 450+ of your colleagues for an incredible experience. With presentations from EIGHT incredible thought leaders, more than 25 sessions rooted in mental health, innovation, education equity, and leadership development, MESPA Speaks performances by your own colleagues, a Makerspace and Therapy Dog Showcase, an Unconference in which you guide your own learning, and 80+ education-based exhibits, how could you go wrong?

Share in the excitement! Use the conference hashtag #mespamn and follow @mespaprincipals on Twitter.

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Thursday, February 7 • 2:05pm - 2:30pm
Exhibit Viewing, Prize Pickup, and Dessert

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Enjoy something sweet and check out our fantastic exhibitors! With non-profit organizations, fundraising opportunities, curriculum solutions, office supplies, and more, how could you go wrong? Make the exhibitor's hall your one stop shop for all of your principal and school needs!

And don't forget to check the prize winners' board for your name (winners posted in exhibit hall by 12:45pm). If you find your name on the board, bring your winning slip(s) to the respective booth(s) to pick up your prize(s) by 2:15, before exhibitors pack up.

PLUS don't miss your chance to win some cash!
Be sure to complete your BINGO sheet to win cash for yourself!
  • Institute cash drawing: Drawings on Friday at 11:40am (must be present to win)
How do you win cash?! Visit exhibit booths, enter individual booth drawings for exhibitor-sponsored prizes (don't forget to write your name and the name of your school on each entry), and request a numbered booth sticker from an applicable exhibitor to apply to each square on your BINGO sheet. Turn in your BINGO sheet in the box near the Registration Area by 3:30pm on Thursday to be eligible for the drawing on Friday.
Get a traditional BINGO: You'll get a chance to win up to $150 cash
Get a blackout BINGO: You'll get a chance to win $250 cash (2 winners will be selected)

You MUST be present to win on Thursday or Friday. Good luck!

Thursday February 7, 2019 2:05pm - 2:30pm CST
Exhibit Hall