Welcome exhibitors to MICE 2022! To assure you are prepared to have a successful show, we have assembled all you need to know here. Still have questions? Email us at email@example.com.
Saturday, October 22, 2022
9am – 11am Exhibitor Setup
11am – 6pm Show hours
Sunday, October 23, 2022
9am – 11am Exhibitor access
11am – 5pm Show hours
Exhibitor Setup begins at 9am on Saturday. Check in at the West Entrance, to show your vaccination card and receive your badge. Overnight storage is permitted, however take your valuables with you and stow your wares under your tables. All exhibit areas will be locked overnight and the building closes at 10pm.
MICE 2022 will be held at the Fuller Building at Boston University
The Exhibition area is in the 808 Gallery and adjacent classroom on the Ground Floor. Panel Rooms are located in the Thurman Center on the Ground Floor, and Workshops take place on the 4th Floor.
To receive this special rate, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 10th for a unique QR Code.
by Public Transportation
Taking the T or bus to MICE is encouraged and convenient as our venue is a block east from the Boston University Central T stop on the Green Line B. Complete information on bus, subway, and commuter rail schedules is available on the MBTA web site.
If you are arriving from South Station by bus, commuter rail, or Amtrak, you can take the Red Line inbound to Park Street then switch to the Green B line toward Boston College to Boston University Central.
when you are here
SAFE SPACE POLICY
MICE is proud to be a safe space, free from harassment of any nature for all participants. Review our full Safe Space Policy.
If you are being harassed, witness someone else being harassed, or have any concerns, please seek out a MICE staff member – identifiable by yellow “Staff” shirts. You may also report the incident online using the MICE Incident Reporting Form available here.
MICE 2022 will be implementing the following measures to reduce the public health risk for our attendees, exhibitors, staff, and the community at Boston University. Masking will be required for attendees, exhibitors, and staff in all indoor spaces. Exhibitors must provide proof of vaccination at check in. We ask that only exhibitors are present behind your table. Review our COVID Safety Policy.
AIR FILTRATION in INDOOR SPACES
Exhibit areas and classrooms are equipped with double filtration: hospital grade in room filters and updated filters in the AC systems in response to the pandemic. However, please be aware that any large-scale indoor event carries risk of virus transmission.
GENDER NEUTRAL BATHROOMS
Gender neutral bathrooms are available just outside the 808 Gallery as well as on the 4th Floor just outside the elevators.
quiet and Outdoor space
For those who need a moment away from the crowds, we will have a designated quiet space for exhibitors. Please look for signage. There is an outdoor courtyard between the Fuller Building and Booth Theater to get air and a place to eat outside.
Please check your original MICE 2022 confirmation to find your table size.
Half Space: 3′ x 2.5′
Full Space: 6′ x 2.5′
Small Space: 2.5′ x 2′
In the event that you must cancel your exhibitor appearance, please email email@example.com. Full refunds (minus any processing fees) will be given for cancellations made before October 6, 2022. After which time, we will determine refunds if we can fill the available space.
A well-fitting mask (mandatory)
Refillable water bottle
Book stands or displays
Cash and a Card Reader
Phone charger/external battery
Price tags or list for books
Free stuff (postcards, business cards, etc)
Volunteers and MICE Show Organizers will be wearing yellow “Staff” t-shirts.
MICE Happiness Officer are volunteers dedicated to making sure exhibitors have the best show possible. They are available to answer any questions, deliver snacks, and assist wherever and however possible. Happiness Officers and the MICE Show Organizers will all be wearing bandannas in addition to yellow staff t-shirts for increased visibility. If you need anything at all, just ask!
In case of emergency, you can reach one of the main organizers by phone:
Shelli Paroline, Outreach Co-Director | (401) 359-8101
Dan Mazur, Operations Co-Director | (857) 998-2631
Zach Clemente, Outreach Co-Director | (858) 344-4357
PERKS for attendees
MICE Rewards Cards are given out to each attendee and are an incentive to buy 10 mini-comics to earn a free gift! If you are presented with a card, please write your table number in one of the circles for each mini-comic the holder has purchased from you.
Wifi is available in the MICE venue. You will receive a login within your exhibitor packet when you check in.
Free FooD and Refreshments
MICE is happy to provide free coffee, breakfast items, water, and afternoon snacks to our exhibitors. Please ask a Staff Happiness Officer if you need anything. For meals, there are many options for food in the neighborhood.
Convenient Food & Drink
There are many options for food and drink in Brookline as well as the Greater Boston area. Check out our Food and Drink Map. Unfortunately, MICE will not host any after party, receptions or breakfast this year due to COVID safety protocol.
WHERE TO STAY
This year MICE will again be the same weekend as the Head of the Charles Regatta, which means there will be significant competition for rooms. Be sure to book early to ensure you have a place to stay!
MICE recommends using www.airbnb.com to find lodging in either private or shared spaces. Use the search terms “Brookline, Boston, MA” to find accommodations near our venue. Key convenient neighborhoods are Brookline, Allston and Central Square.
HOTELS IN BOSTON
Hotel Boston (~25 min by train to venue)
40 Mt. Hood Rd, Boston, MA, 02135
Beacon Inn (10 min walk to venue)
1087 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446
The Revolution Hotel (~30 min by train to venue)
40 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116
Coolidge Corner Guest House (~20 by train to venue)
17 Littell Rd, Brookline, MA 02446
AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Downtown (~40 min by train/walk to venue)
225 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118
Holiday Inn Express Boston, an IHG Hotel
69 Boston St, Boston, MA 02125 (~45 min by train/walk to venue)
Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Downtown/South End (~30 min by bus/train to venue)
2001 Washington St, Roxbury, MA 02119
YOTEL Boston (~45 min by train to venue)
65 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210 (Seaport)
Thatch Quarters on Broadway (~25 min by bus/train to venue)
30 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127
HOTELS JUST OUTSIDE BOSTON
These are about 20 to 30 minutes by car to the venue or 60+ min by public transportation.
Sheraton Boston Needham Hotel
100 Cabot St, Needham, MA 02494
Courtyard by Marriott Boston Waltham
387 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451
Best Western Plus Waltham Boston
380 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451
Hampton Inn and Suites Boston/Waltham
135 2nd Ave, Waltham, MA 02451
727 Marrett Road - A, Lexington, MA, 02421
HI Boston Hostel
19 Stuart St., Boston, MA 02116