Save the Date for the 80th Annual Midwest Political Science Association Conference

Thursday, April 13 - Sunday, April 16, 2023

In-Person at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL with an Option to Present Virtually

The MPSA Annual Conference is one of the largest political science conferences in the discipline with over 1,000 panels, a large exhibit hall, and a variety of networking and professional development activities. The conference historically averages more than 5,000 attendees from 100 countries representing 90+ political interest areas. We invite you to share information about your organization, its books, products, and services, and to network with conference attendees through exhibiting, advertising, and sponsorship.

Download the 2023 MPSA Exhibitor Prospectus here.

For questions or assistance, please contact Lewis Hoss at hoss@mpsanet.org or (812) 558-0588, ext. 13.

Why Exhibit at MPSA? 

Access

Network with conference attendees at panels and receptions with unlimited access to all conference sessions and events.

Awareness

Expand your outreach and visibility to more professionals in the political science profession by ensuring that your company brand is remembered from its presence in our exhibit hall, website, and print program.

MPSA By the Numbers

Publications Showcase

Showcase your books and journals to conference attendees who are interested in the latest political science scholarship or seeking to publish their own work.

Technology & Product Demonstrations

Provide attendees with hands-on demonstrations of products and services that can benefit their research, teaching, or career advancement.

Who Typically Attends MPSA?

  • University Faculty
  • Post-Doctoral Researchers
  • Graduate & Undergraduate Students
  • Data & Policy Analysts
  • Teachers
  • Higher Education Executives

Who Exhibits & Advertises at MPSA?

  • University Presses & Publishers
  • Research Organizations & Think Tanks
  • E-Learning & Higher Education Services
  • Computer Software & Technology Companies
  • Nonprofit Civic, Social, & Public Policy Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Fellowship & Grant-Making Foundations
  • Job Services
  • Associations

Exhibit Booth Opportunities

Exhibit Booth Details

Each 8’x10′ exhibit booth comes with:

  • 8′ high back wall (2 color max scheme)
  • 3′ high side drape (1 color max scheme)
  • (1) 6’x30″ draped table
  • (2) Limerick side chairs
  • (1) wastebasket
  • 7″x44″ one-line booth ID sign

Additional furnishings may be ordered through the Freeman Company prior to the conference.

Exhibitor Benefits

  • 4 complimentary conference registrations
  • In-person exhibitors receive a free virtual exhibit
  • Rotating logo and hyperlink on the MPSA website until Fall 2023
  • Ongoing opportunities to be featured in the MPSA newsletter, blog, and social media

Registration Sponsor

($10,000)

  • Registration kiosk branding
  • Conference badge lanyard branding
  • Signage
  • One 8′ x 10′ exhibit booth
  • One print program ad
  • One conference daily email newsletter ad

Charging Station Sponsor

($7,500)

  • Charging station branding
  • Signage
  • One 8′ x 10′ exhibit booth
  • One print program ad
  • One conference daily email newsletter ad

Welcome Reception Sponsor

($5,000)

  • Signage
  • Speaking opportunity at start of reception
  • One print program ad
  • One conference daily email newsletter ad

Morning Coffee & Donuts Sponsor

($5,000)

  • Signage
  • Coffee sleeve branding
  • One print program ad
  • One conference daily email newsletter ad

First-Time Attendee Reception Sponsor

($2,500)

  • Signage
  • Speaking opportunity and information table at the reception
  • One print program ad
  • One conference daily email newsletter ad

Mentoring Reception Sponsor

($2,500)

  • Signage
  • Speaking opportunity and information table at the reception
  • One print program ad
  • One conference daily email newsletter ad

Information Desk Sponsor

($1,000)

  • Signage at the conference information desk
  • One conference daily email newsletter ad