2019 Upper Midwest Convenience Store and Energy Convention

Convention: Exhibitor Kit

Trade Show Hours
Truck move-in | Monday, April 8, 2019 - 5:00 am – 6:00 am
Exhibitor move-in | Monday, April 8, 2019 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Show Hours
Tuesday, April 9, 2019  – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Exhibitors may arrive 9 AM)
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Exhibitors may arrive 8 AM)
Questions? Please contact Holly Werner at the Association Office 651-484-7227 or email info@umcs.energy
Badge/Hotel Registration Form
Each exhibitor company is allowed six(6) badges for those working the booth. You received a CODE in your Exhibit Booth Confirmation email for these badges – call the MPM Office (800) 864-3813 if you need this code.  Additional badges are $65 each. You will receive a badge registration confirmation email - hotel link will be in this email.
Food Handling Information
The Minnesota Department of Health and the St. Paul RiverCentre have regulations we must comply with to give out any samples of food or beverage (please note the sampling size requirements that must be met… prior approval is needed for larger size samples). Below is the Food/Beverage Sampling Policy and Form that must be completed and returned to the MPM Office no later than March 8, 2019. Please take the time to review the Food Vendor Guidelines as well. Handwashing stations and other food handling requirements must be met. The Show will be inspected as it has been in the past.
Marketing Lists
MPM Member List – labels available in electronic or paper format
Use this form to request MPM member labels or electronic member list to invite the MPM members to the UMCS Show.
FUELIowa Member Mail Labels - Call Gary toll-free (877) IOWA-OIL or email gary@fueliowa.com
Click Here to order booth furnishings (table, chair, carpet etc). Remember early bird discount deadline is March 18, 2019.
St. Paul River Centre
Exhibitors may order exhibitor services online at the RiverCentre's Exhibitor Services website. Please note that services ordered the week of the event are charged at a higher “floor rate” price. Contact RiverCentre Exhibitor Services Team at (651) 265-4875 with questions or concerns.
A wireless network is available throughout the entire facility (including the exhibitor area). The name of this network is “RC_FreeWiFi”. This network is available for attendees and exhibitors to connect; Follow the steps listed below to gain access:
  1. Connect to the RC_FreeWiFi wireless network
  2. Open a web browser, it will automatically redirect to the wireless network Terms & Conditions page
  3. Review terms & conditions of use, and click the “Accept” button located at the bottom of the page
  4. Web sessions will remain active for 8 hours
Exhibitor load-in will occur through the main RiverCentre loading dock. The loading dock is located below Kellogg Lobby, and is easily accessible to the exhibit area. Exhibitors may enter the loading dock via the Eagle Street entrance (click for map) and will be given a temporary 20 minute loading pass. This pass will allow exhibitors enough time to unload, move items to the exhibit area, and then move their vehicle to the adjacent parking ramp. This area is respectively available at load-out also.
Parking Vouchers
MPM and the RiverCentre have made available $5 parking vouchers for all three days at the RiverCentre. Print off the voucher and give it to the Cashier at the RiverCentre Parking Ramp and you can park all day for $5. Additional parking information.
General Exhibitor Information Downloads: