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Notice of Meeting and Invitation to Exhibitors

We are writing to extend an invitation for you and your company to join the Michigan Association of Blood Banks for the 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting to be held on September 20 and 21, 2017.  The meeting and vendor displays will once again be at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan.  This community college boasts an award-winning culinary arts school, as well as a new meeting center with state-of-the-art presentation equipment.  This is our 13th year at Schoolcraft College and everyone enjoys the food and the facilities.

The fee for the exhibit space in lieu of corporate dues is $550.00.  This fee includes one table (8ft) and one electrical outlet.  Additional tables, if available, will be an additional $50.00.  Additional electrical power, if needed, is available and must be requested through the coordinator.  Wireless internet service is available in the exhibit area.  Please note on the exhibit application if you need any other special requirements for your booth.

As an exhibitor, you can attend the annual meeting and bring as many representatives as you need.  We will provide two lunches for each day of the meeting.  Lunches must be reserved when you reserve your booth so that we may have a correct head count for the meals (see Exhibit Application Form).  You can order additional lunches if you wish to invite other representatives to attend.

The fee for the Corporate membership is $600.00.  This includes all the exhibitor benefits, in addition to receiving all member mailings and one complimentary advertisement in the on-line MABB publication “In A Different Vein.”

There are many intangible benefits of participation with the MABB.  Your corporation and its products will be exposed to over 200 professionals active in the blood banking community throughout the state, including technologists, specialists, supervisors, lab managers and physicians.  The MABB is one of the oldest and most prestigious state blood banking associations in the country, dedicated towards advancing high standards of administrative and technical performance through educational programs and professional resource sharing.  By participating with MABB you are showing support for your customers and an interest in their educational advancement in the field of transfusion medicine.

Exhibits can be shipped to the attention of Jon Smith in the VistaTech Center at Schoolcraft College, 18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, MI 48152.  His direct phone number is 734-462-4592 and email address jsmith@shcoolcraft.edu.  Please ship your exhibit materials to arrive on Sept. 19th, as they do not have storage space for early arrivals.  The shipping release liability form (attached to your email) must be submitted to Schoolcraft.  You will be able to set up your booth on the afternoon of Sept. 19th, between 6-8pm.  There will also be time for set up on the morning of September 19th before the first break.  This year we must be out of the exhibit hall by 4pm (Sept.21th) at the latest, so please plan accordingly.

Application for membership is on the bottom of the enclosed Exhibit Application Form.  We hope you will respond favorably and join us soon.  If you require hotel accommodations, please check VistaTech’s website for a list of area hotels (http://vistatech.schoolcraft.edu).
Thank you very much for your interest in the Michigan Association of Blood Banks Annual Meeting.  We greatly appreciate the support and continued involvement of our exhibitors and corporate members.  We hope you will be able to join us for this Annual Meeting.

Above please find the exhibit registration form.  This can be returned via mail, email or fax.  Please forward remittance to MABB, c/o Terry Downs, 1701 Saunders Crescent, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 Email address mabbofficemanager@gmail.com and fax number 734-936-6855.  On the application form there is space for credit card payment (Visa, MC or Discover) if needed.  The new shipping release form for Schoolcraft should be faxed to Jon Smith at 734-462-4674.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
We look forward to seeing you in September.
 
Karen Gizzi,
MABB Vendor Coordinator
Work phone: 313-916-4504 and email: kgmt48170@yahoo.com

 

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