Conference Vendor Information

Support the Ohio Museums Association while promoting your business and services to the Ohio museum community!

For more information on how to become a Sponsor at the 2018 OMA Annual Conference, please visit our Sponsorship  page.


Become a 2018 OMA Conference Exhibitor!

Click here to submit your Vendor Application online! 

 The OMA Annual Conference offers several opportunities to expose conference attendees to your business or service. As an Exhibitor your company receives:
  • Complimentary listing in the conference program book
  • Complimentary listing on the OMA website
  • 10% discount on display advertisement in the Conference Program Book
  • Draped 6 or 8 foot table with chair
  • Refreshment breaks and silent auction set up in the Exhibit Hall
  • One complimentary Monday Conference Registration

How to Reserve Your Space

Click here to submit your Vendor Application online!

Or, download and submit your 2017 Conference Vendor Application form (below) and payment to OMA at [email protected] or mail to 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211.

Space will be assigned on a first-come, first serve basis.

Deadline for reserving Exhibit Hall space: March 30, 2018

Exhibit Hall Hours

Conference Monday, April 16, 2018
7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Set Up
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Tear Down

Exhibitors who can not send a representative to the conference may reserve space for display materials only. OMA staff will set-up simple, unmanned exhibitor displays. Materials can be mailed back at exhibitor’s expense.

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Dayton Fairborn
2800 Presidential Dr.
Fairborn, OH 45324
Phone: 937-426-7800
Click here to book your rooms online.

Room Rate:

Double or King Room: $99.00 per night, plus tax
Ask for the Ohio Museums Association group rate at the time the reservation is made. Reservation cut-off date: March 14, 2018. Rates will be honored pending hotel availability. 


Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information on how to become a Sponsor at the 2018 OMA Annual Conference, please visit our Sponsorship  page.

Advertising Opportunities

Click on Advertising Opportunities  for additional information on advertising in the Conference program book, or on the Ohio Museums Association's website.

Conference Raffle Packages

Back for 2018, the Ohio Museums Association will hold our second annual Raffle during the 2018 Conference - and you can get in on the fun!

Donate services, company products, books, T-shirts, mugs, event tickets, trips, tours, vacation home rental, dinner, employee perks, plants, or anything you'd love to win!

Raffle packages will be on view in the exhibit hall during the annual conference. All proceeds support OMA programs. Contact auction Chair, Megan Hancock for details.


Business Membership

Become a Business member of the Ohio Museums Association! OMA provides the following services to its members:

  • Professional Development and Networking Opportunities through participation in our workshops and annual conference
  • Discounted Registrations, Advertising and Exhibit Hall space for the Association’s Annual Conference
  • Free Subscription to Ohio Museums Monthly
  • A forum for free publicity for events in the newsletter and magazine
  • Free listing of job openings in the newsletter and web site
  • Free web site link and listing on OMA web page
  • Access to Workers’ Compensation Group Rating providing discounts in annual BWC fees
  • Access to group and individual health insurance through Tabit, Arganbright & Hazelbaker
  • Generous Discounts through supplier, Gaylord
  • Access to members-only offers on merchant services through our partner, Thrive Payments 

For more information on how to become and OMA Business Member click here .

OMA thanks our 2017 Conference Vendors!

Your support of Ohio’s museum community helps keep the Ohio Museums Association strong! Thank you for your contributions to a fantastic OMA 2017!

OMA would like to recognize our 2017 Conference Exhibitors:

CompManagement, Inc. - Dublin, Ohio

Eagle Strategies, LLC - Dublin, Ohio

Energility, LLC - Columbus, Ohio

ICA - Art Conservation - Cleveland, Ohio

Impact Communications - Cleveland, Ohio

Grants Plus - Cleveland, Ohio

McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company - Newark, Ohio

Museums Acrylics - New Philadelphia, Ohio

Ohio Local History Alliance - Columbus, Ohio

Piggyback App and ASH Interactive - Indianapolis, Indiana

The Digital Mosaic - Cleveland, Ohio

Thrive Payments - Wakefield, Massachusetts

Wood-Lee International Art Handler - Cleveland, Ohio

Support OMA with your
tax-deductible donation!

A contribution to the Ohio Museums Association will help us continue to provide important programs and services to Ohio’s Museums.