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Convention Registration Information

Online pre-registration for the 2017 MNA Convention is now closed. If you haven’t registered yet, on-site registration will be available starting at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25 at the convention hotel. Visit the registration desk in the Grand Ballroom Foyer to register on site. MNA is able to accept payment by credit card, cash or check on site. If you have any convention registration related questions, please email us at: member@mna.org.


 

Ticketed Events:

During the MNA Convention, we have three special events that are not included in the price of registration. If you wish to attend the Thursday Luncheon (featuring a special performance by Freesdom Sings*), Better Newspaper Contest Banquet or the Friday Luncheon (keynote from Patty & Jerry Wetterling), please purchase a ticket during the registration process for these events. You can let us know if you have any special dietary needs and may also select a vegetarian meal choices during the registration process.

Luncheon tickets are $33.00 each. Thursday evening banquet tickets are $38.00.

*All convention attendees are welcome to attend Freedom Sings presentation at the MNA Convention. You may join the event at 12:30 p.m. for the performance if you do not wish to purchase a luncheon meal. Please indicate during the registration process if you’ll join us, and choose the correct registration type, when prompted.

Registrant Types:

First-Time Attendee: The “First Time Attendee” discount is available to MNA Members who have not attended an MNA Convention. If you do not know if you qualify for this discount, please call MNA (612-332-8844). The early bird registration fee is $60. Prices will increase on Saturday, January 7 to $85.

Returning Attendee: If you’ve attended the convention before, this is the registration for you! The early bird registration fee is for Returning Attendees is $95 and expires on Friday, January 6. Prices will increase on Saturday, January 7 to $135.

Student Registration: High school and college students are welcome to attend the MNA Convention. The registration fee of $20 covers all training sessions.

Educator Registration: High school and collegiate educators are welcome to attend the MNA Convention. The registration fee of $30 covers all training sessions.

Guest: Joining an MNA Member at the convention for meals or other activities? This $10 registration is for you.

BNC Banquet & Awards Ceremony Only: Are you an award winner attending the banquet meal only (no conventions sessions)? This $10 registration is for you.

BNC Awards Ceremony Only: Would you like to attend and celebrate the BNC Awards, but do not wish to purchase a banquet meal? This $10 registration is for you. A special reserved seating area will be available in the Grand Ballroom so guests may view the awards ceremony. The presentation of BNC Awards will begin at 7:15 p.m. A cash bar will be available all evening.

Click here to begin online registration now.

Questions? Please send an email to member@mna.org or call us at 612-332-8844.