DO YOU WANT TO GROW YOUR SCHOOL & GROUP BUSINESS?


It’s time to do business in-person… AGAIN!

You’re invited to exhibit at the 2022 MN Field Trip EXPO!

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 • 10am-3pm

Canterbury Event Center (Map)
1100 Canterbury Road
Shakopee, MN 55379

Talk business with teachers, group leaders and all types of activity planners.

 Click HERE to see the Exhibitor List from the 2019 EXPO

Keep scrolling down for details about exhibiting, or
Click the following blue button to register to exhibit:

ABOUT THE 2022 MN FIELD TRIP EXPO. . . 

Since 2011 the annual Field Trip EXPO has been an annual free-to-attend in-person event that features more than 100 – 150 exhibitors! In 2019 at the MN Landscape Arboretum more than 650 educators and group planners came to talk with Minnesota’s BEST educational & recreational providers – like YOU! For youth to adults!

At the EXPO exhibitors present their Onsite Assemblies, Camps, Classes & Programs, Outbound Field Trips, Camps, Activities, Online Classes & Livestream Programs, Tours & Travel Destinations, and Fundraising Programs.

WHICH PLANNERS ARE INVITED?

  1. SCHOOLS & EDUCATORS – Public/Private/Charter, Community Ed, Homeschool Co-ops
  2. YOUTH GROUPS – Daycare, Afterschools, Park & Rec, Libraries, Scouts, Church & Youth Organizations,
  3. ACTIVE ADULTS & SENIORS – Retirement groups, Senior Groups, Alumni Groups, Church Groups
  4. GROUP TOUR PLANNERS – Operators, Receptives, Charter, Travel & Affinity Clubs, Group Leaders
  5. FUNDRAISING DECISION-MAKERS – For schools, sports, clubs, churches and more – youth to adults!

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2022 EXPO Attendee RSVPs to date (85 planners from the following schools & organizations):

  • Afton Scout Troop
  • Andover High School
  • Bethany Christian Academy, Brooklyn Park
  • Bloomington Schools Adventure Clubs
  • Cannon Falls High School
  • Chaska Middle School East
  • Chisago Lakes Community Ed
  • Classical Conversations, Lakeville
  • Club Prior, Prior Lake Schools
  • Cornerstone Academy, Glencoe
  • Crystal Park & Rec
  • Epilepsy Foundation of MN, Saint Paul
  • Excell Academy, Brooklyn Park
  • Farnsworth Aerospace Pre-K Magnet School
  • Girl Scout Troop, Newport
  • Girl Scout Troop, Woodbury
  • Hart Travel, Parkers Prairie
  • Hiawatha Academies, Mpls
  • Hope Residence, Belle Plaine
  • Hopekids, Mpls
  • Humboldt High School, Mpls
  • Hutchinson Homeschool Co-op
  • Immanuel Lutheran School, Lakefield
  • Lakeville Schools
  • Le Sueuer/Henderson Schools
  • Le Sueuer/Henderson Community Ed
  • Le Sueuer City Parks & Rec
  • Magnuson Christian School, White Bear Lake
  • Magnuson Christian School, Fridley
  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis
  • Minnesota Masonic Home, Bloomington
  • MLC Alumni Tours, New Ulm
  • Montessori Renaissance Academy, Anoka
  • Mounds View Community Education
  • Mounds View Schools
  • Nativity Early Learning Center, Saint Paul
  • New Sociables, Apple Valley
  • Ochre Springs Academy, Lakeville
  • Orono Schools
  • Osseo Area Schools, Brooklyn Park
  • People Serving People, Mpls
  • Presbyterian Homes of Bloomington
  • Prior Lake Park & Rec
  • ProAct, Shakopee
  • RAACHE (Rochester Area Assoc of Christian Home Educators)
  • Red Wing High School, Goodhue
  • Robbinsdale Community Ed
  • Rollingstone Community School, Rollingstone, MN
  • Ronald McDonald House, Mpls
  • Seed Academy, Chaska
  • Spring Lake Park Teachers United, Coon Rapids
  • Saint Clair Public School, St Clair, MN
  • St Anastasia Catholic School, Hutchinson
  • St David’s Center, Minnetonka
  • St John’s Child Care Center, Minneapolis
  • St Maximillian Kolbe Catholic School, Delano
  • St Scholastica HSC Academy, Isanti
  • Stewartville Community Ed, Stewartville
  • Tri-City United, LeCenter
  • Tri-City United, Montgomery
  • Venture Upward Homeschool Co-op, Cokato
  • Waconia Public Schools, Waconia
  • Waubun-Ogema-White Earth Schools
  • West Metro Learning Connections, Excelsior
  • Westonka/Orono Girl Scouts, Orono
  • Willmar Community Education

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EXHIBITOR INFORMATION & PRICING

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 • 10am-3pm
Canterbury Event Center, Shakopee

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REMEMBER THE EXPO’S #1 RULE FOR GETTING GROUPS:  1 = Many

Expect 100’s of serious decision-makers from 5 unique group markets.
Each planner represents groups of students & youth, adults & seniors.
In 2019, 650 educators, planners & buyers attended, representing 500,000+ schools & group members who were looking for onsite education performers, entertainers, and then off-site field trips, events & tour destinations.

1. SCHOOLS & EDUCATION includes public, private & charter school staff & admin, homeschool co-ops…
2. YOUTH RECREATION includes park & rec, community ed, scouts, churches, youth organizations like 4-H, Boys & Girls Clubs, etc.
3. ACTIVE BOOMERS includes active adult organizations, retirement groups, senior clubs…
4. GROUP TRAVEL PLANNERS includes tour operators & itinerary planners, group leaders, travel clubs…
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EXHIBIT PRICING – Click HERE to see Library Partner Pricing

– If you are an established Full or Premium Library Partner – No Charge for one exhibit space and attendee list.
– If you are an established Digital Partner 1 or 2 – your price is $345
– If you are purchasing Ala Carte – your price is $395

SPECIAL 2022 EXPO OFFER
– Add the full year Digital Partner 1 Program to your exhibit space purchase for the reduced rate Bundle Price: $845

CVB VISITOR GUIDE DISTRIBUTION
– If you are a CVB, Chamber or DMO, your VISITOR GUIDE will be distributed for $195 at the EXPO.
(At the 2019 EXPO, attendees took home more than 3,000 CVB visitor guides.)

AFTER JUNE 15 ADD $50:
– If you are a Digital Partner 1 or 2 – after June 15 your price is $395
– If you are purchasing ala carte – after June 15 your price is $445
– If you are purchase CVB Guide Distribution – after June 15 your price is $245
– If you are purchasing the Bundle – after June 15 your price is $895

PAYMENT
– Pay from your invoice, which will be emailed after you submit your online registration.
– Payment is due in full by check or credit card prior to the 2022 EXPO.

• Special Ticket Offers, Locations, Upgrades and Sponsorships are available (please inquire to discuss):
– Special Locations can include high traffic front entry, endcaps and/or multiple tables
– Unique Promotions are available in emails, USPS mailings, and in the EXPO Program
– Sponsorships include major promotions, event or gameday ticket offerings.

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EXHIBIT DETAILS
* EXHIBIT SPACE – each exhibitor gets one 6′ table and chair. No pipe and drape.
* TABLE COVERING – Bring a tablecloth for your table.
* UNLOADING/LOADING VEHICLES – Loading area to be designated. Unload and move vehicle.
* ELECTRICITY – A limited number of exhibit spaces will have access to “low-draw” electricity. Bring an extension cord (min 15′) and a power strip.
* EXHIBITOR PRIZE DRAWINGS – Each exhibitor is encouraged to offer one or more valuable drawings, i.e.,  free or discounted field trips, assemblies, sessions, classes or tours. Collect attendee contact information at your table and then contact the winner(s) after the EXPO.
* EXHIBITS WITH ANIMALS – Please clean up your exhibit area after the EXPO.
* LUNCHES & SNACKS – Canterbury Event Center has a snack bar.
* WIFI – Use the onsite WiFi, or your phone’s hotspot.
* PARKING – Free, adjacent parking.
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EXPO SCHEDULE

• EXHIBIT SET-UP                   
Tuesday, August 16
7:00 am – 9:00 am

• EXHIBITOR MEETING (prior to the start of the Expo)
9:15 am – In the rear of the exhibit area of the Canterbury Event Center.

• EXPO HOURS
Tuesday, August 16
10am – 3pm 
(The doors will open up to 1/2 hour early if the entry line is long, and it usually is.)

• EXHIBIT TAKE-DOWN
Tuesday, August 16
3pm – 4pm

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PRODUCED BY:

Adventure Partners LLC
dba MN Field Trip & Activity Library
8014 Highway 55 #130
Minneapolis, MN  55427
612-518-8353

For questions regarding exhibiting, please contact:

612-518-8353 or [email protected]

Thank you!

Remember the EXPO at Union Depot?

Exhibit with many other unique MN Providers, Attractions & Destinations at the 2022 EXPO!

Click on their image to learn more about them.

“Exhibitors came with programs and creative ideas that helped so much! They are so willing to work with us, and to customize to meet our needs.”
P. Tuma, New Brighton Parks & Recreation Dept, New Brighton

“I had been setting up field trips for our students for years and spent a lot of time looking for places to tour or bring in speakers to our programs.  In one day, I had field trip ideas, phone numbers and contacts to call.  Saved so much valuable time.”
V. Lambrecht, Work Based Learning Coordinator, SW Metro, Shakopee

“I’m ALWAYS looking for tour ideas, and I LOVE what you do!”
L. Stolte, Group Leader, Happy Wanderers, Cottage Grove

“It’s awesome to get a big jump start on my school year field trips. I bring my calendar and book things right there on the spot. There is always something new to book that I know the kids will LOVE!”
K Kroll, Minnetonka Explorers Club.

“I found useful information not only for the school I was working at, but for the youth group at our church.”
B. Hanssen, Substitute Teacher, Albert Lea School District

“Exhibitors came with programs and creative ideas that helped so much! They are so willing to work with us, and to customize to meet our needs.”
P. Tuma, New Brighton Parks & Recreation Dept, New Brighton