Allied Industry/Exhibitor Registration & Info

Allied Industry/Exhibitor Registration & Info

Please see below for convention details.  If you wish to register online, CLICK HERE, if you prefer to register by mail, CLICK HERE to download the PDF.



Exhibit Fee:
$875 Exhibit Fee includes booth space, all meals for two people, admission to all sessions and events for two people and 2018 Membership Dues to the Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota Aerial Applicator Associations. In addition, you are welcome to participate in our Classroom Sessions. This is your opportunity to present a one-on-one educational seminar for attendees, highlighting your product or service. Each additional company representative pays $125 which includes exhibit-promotion rights, all sessions and meals. Allied Industry Reps must have a booth to be allowed in the exhibit hall.


Booth Space:
Includes a 10 X 10 space, electricity, WiFi, skirted tables, 2 chairs, pipe and drape. Additional booth spaces are available by contacting Andrea at or 605-690-3477. If you wish to have additional furniture or other amenities at your booth, please contact Hannah Appleby with the information below.

Event Manager
Alerus Center
Spectra Venue Management
O: 701-792-1422 C: 218-791-9015


Exhibit Hall:

The hours of the Exhibit Hall will be the following:
Date Time Event
Tuesday February 27 8am – 4pm Set-up & Classroom Sessions
4pm – 8pm Exhibit Hall Opens – Welcome Reception
Wednesday February 28 11am – 1pm Exhibit Hall Open
4pm – 9pm Exhibit Hall Open – Dinner & Entertainment
9pm – 11:00pm Exhibit Tear Down (optional)
Thursday March 1 6:30am – 9am Exhibit Tear Down


Technical Session Presentations:
On Tuesday (Feb 27), we will have classroom space available at no charge for exhibitors to present an educational course that highlights products or services. Time slots are available on a first come, first serve basis and can vary in length. Information regarding the presentations will be published in the official convention brochure. Projectors and screens will be provided, but presenters are required to provide their own laptop. Please CLICK HERE to register no later than January 15, 2018. Any classes booked after the 15th will not be guaranteed proper advertising.


Sponsorships / Door Prizes:
There are many opportunities to Sponsor events at the Tri-State Convention: Welcome Reception, Meals, breaks, entertainment etc. If you are interested in Sponsoring an event, please contact Andrea at (605) 690-3477 or email her at Door prizes are always welcome and greatly appreciated, but not required. Feel free to have a drawing at your booth or if you have a door prize to donate to the entire group, please drop it off at the registration desk when you arrive.


Support Group Auctions and Raffles:
The Support Group of the MAAA will be holding a raffle during the convention. If you have an item you would like to donate, please contact Bev Jerger at (218) 287-5121 or MAAA uses their funds for Educational purposes.

The Support Group of the SDAA also holds a raffle during the convention. If you would like to donate a prize for the raffle, please contact Jane Barber-Pitlick at (605) 280-8970 or The funds from the raffle go to the SDAA Education Fund which is used for Ag Education for children and spouses and also future education gifts to the children of fallen pilots.


Hotel Reservations:
Please call the CanAd Inn at 701-772-8404 or 701-792-1945. Reservations are recommended before January 15th, 2018. Please mention the group “Tri-State Aerial Applicators Convention” to receive our reduced rate of $94+ tax/night. Additional rooms are located at the Baymont Inn & Suites (not attached) at 701-757-2345 for $84 +tax/night.


We accept checks and credit cards. Checks should be made to: SDAA. Mail your form and check to:

30977 165th Street,
Gettysburg, SD 57442

If you wish to use a credit card, please email your form to and call Andrea at 605-690-3477.


Cancellation Policy:
Any cancellation made prior to January 15, 2018 will receive a refund of 75%. Cancellations after January 15, 2018 will not receive a refund.


Those who need to ship booth supplies to the Convention are asked to use the following

ATTN (COMPANY NAME)—Tri-State Aerial Applicators Convention
Alerus Center
1200 42nd Street South
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Please make arrangements for outgoing shipments with the proper company. Exhibitors will be required to deliver items that need return shipping to the Admin Office at the Convention Center following the event. Shipping companies are to pick-up at the Admin Office.


Please feel free to contact us with any questions!

SDAA – Andrea Barber Goebel, Executive Director (EXHIBITOR COORDINATOR)
Phone: (605) 690-3477
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MAAA – Terry Stieren, Executive Director
Phone: (952) 226-5874