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Arboretum & Audubon:
A Day of Birding Walks and Workshops

Saturday, May 18, 2019  7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska MN

Advance registration is CLOSED.
Same-Day walk-ins will be available!
Register
$99 member/$119 non-member, includes choice of sessions, morning coffee/snack, lunch & Arboretum admission

About Birding Day    

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Shared Table for Endorsing Organizations - 1 handout per organization on a shared table
Shared Table for Endorsing Organizations
1 handout per organization on a shared table

 

FREE! Become an Endorsing Organization

It costs nothing to show your support...and to get free promotion of your organization!

BENEFITS
Endorsing Organizations will receive:
1. Linked listing of your organization on the Program web page
2. Discounted member rate to the program for all your organization's members/constituents
3. Space on an exhibit table for a handout promoting your Organization

HOW TO ENDORSE
There is no fee to become an Endorsing Organization! 
Help promote this new program to your followers via your organization's website, social media, electronic newsletter, and/or other forms of communication. Simply contact Jill below and tell her you want to Endorse the program. She'll take care of the rest!

CONTACT - ENDORSING ORGANIZATIONS
Jill Leenay 
Arboretum Education Business Coordinator
email: leen0014@umn.edu


   

Exhibit Table with staff

Exhibitor Table with staff
You own table for your organization, and admission for a member of your team to staff it!
  

Exhibitor & Sponsor Opportunities

If you have a related organization or business and want to be a part of this program, please contact us!

Sponsor
Tax-deductible financial sponsorship of this program is available!
Contact Cate Fossing - Arboretum Corporate & Individual Relations at cfossing@umn.edu

Exhibitor Booth
Purchase table exhibit space at this event and increase your organization's visibility to a target audience! 
Note that Exhibitor purchases are not tax deductible.
Silver Exhibitor - $1,000

  • 6-foot exhbit table in MacMillan Auditorium from 7am - 12pm
  • Interact with program participants during (3) 15-minute breaks and (1) lunch hour

Gold Exhibitor - $2,500

  • 6-foot exhbit table in the Great Hall from 7am - 3pm
  • Interact with program and participants AND general public Arboretum visitors in a high-traffic area
  • 2 passes to the program

Platinum Exhibitor - $5,000

  • 6-foot exhibit table in the Great Hall from 7am - 3pm
  • Interact with program and participants AND general public Arboretum visitors in a high-traffic area
  • 4 passes to the program
  • Logo recognition (with link to your organization) in prominent place on program website and promotions

Contact Jill Leenay in Arboretum Education at leen0014@umn.edu


 


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Member Perk!

Arboretum Members may invite non-members to attend a class with them at the discounted member rate! Simply register for all participants at the same time in the same order and select the "member" rate for each person at checkout.


Cancellation Policy

Prior to registering, please review the cancellation policy


Waitlist

The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the orange "waitlist" button and complete the steps, or call 612-301-1210. There is no obligation to register if a spot opens. If the waitlist shows enough demand, additional class sessions may be added.


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