Micro Enterprises

MICRO ENTERPRISE EXHIBIT MARKET

November 6-7, 2019 Grand Traverse Resort

re:con is offering low cost exhibit space to qualifying entrepreneurs operating Micro Enterprises, Supported Self-Employment, or Small Businesses that are owned and operated by an individual with a disability. Entrepreneurs will be able to sell their products and/or services to hundreds of people attending re:con, the convention of new beginnings.

Exhibitor Qualifications: If you wish to exhibit in the Micro Enterprise Market, complete the application and submit it with a statement from a Community Mental Health professional, Michigan Rehabilitation Counselor, or Community Based Rehabilitation Organization professional which states the enterprise is an operating business venture.

What is provided:

  • One 6 foot skirted display table, chair and wastebasket at the booth
  • Food is provided at the Reception Opening as well as breakfast and lunch on Thursday.

Not Included: Full convention registration, transportation and overnight accommodations.  Market Entrepreneurs are not eligible for the Exhibitor Only or Conference Attendee drawings.

Why Exhibit: Last year’s convention drew over 300 participants, and even more are expected this year. Sell your products!! Convention policy encourages sales to be made on the convention floor.

Installation of exhibits may begin November 6 at 12:00 p.m. and must be completed by 4:00 p.m. that day. Exhibitors must have their exhibit removed from Grand Traverse Resort by 5:00 p.m., November 7 or their remaining effects will be placed in storage at the exhibitor’s expense.

Tear Down of exhibits may not begin before 4:15 p.m., November 7, 2019

Exposition Schedule:
Wednesday, November 6
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Exhibitor Setup

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Reception & Exhibitor Grand Opening

Thursday, November 7
7:00 am – 8:00 am, Exhibits Open with Breakfast

11:00 am – 11:30 am, Exhibitor Market

11:30 am – 1:00 am, Lunch and BOOM Awards Ceremony

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm, Exhibitor Finale

4:15 pm Exhibits Close and breakdown

Download the 2019 Micro Enterprise Application (PDF)

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 15