Office of Student Activities & Involvement

MainStage 2018

Saturday, August 25, 2018 

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

MAINstage Registration for Student Organizations: https://orgsync.com/26243/forms/326449

MAINstage Registration for CMU Departments/Offices: https://orgsync.com/26243/forms/325926 

MAINstage Registration for Businesses/Vendors: https://orgsync.com/26243/forms/325926

MAINstage takes place in parking lot 62 east, which is located between the Rose ponds and Kelly/Shorts Football Stadium. Live music, carnival rides, novelties, and games adorn this grassy area and make this an enjoyable event for all.

 Each year thousands of CMU students attend the event. This is a tremendous opportunity for both students and the Mount Pleasant community to get to know each other. In addition, it's a great way for all students to "connect" to all the great organizations and offices that CMU has to offer.

To register to be apart of this amazing event, click on the respective link below. If you have any questions, please send an email to: sai@cmich.edu

 

RSO & CMU Department/Office Information

 

 

  • The deadline for Registered Student Organizations and Departments to sign up for MAINstage is August 22st at 5pm (or as space permits) and all RSO's must be registered with the Office of Student Activities and Involvement by this date to receive a table, there are no exceptions.
     
  • Mainstage 2018 will take place in parking lot 62 East, which is located between Rose ponds and Kelly/Shorts Football Stadium.
  • Organizations can set up their table beginning at 2 PM. There is absolutely NO PARKING allowed on the grass area. There is no parking on East Campus Drive.
  • In order to increase traffic flow between tables, please limit the number of members of your group to no more than 3 at your table at any time. There will be one (1) chair provided to RSO tables this year.
     
  • You may not sell anything at MAINstage for your RSO or department. We discourage the distribution of live animals such as fish due to heat and volume of the event.
     
  • There is no charge for RSO's or CMU Departments/Offices.

 


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Business and Community Information

  • The Business fee for MainStage 2018 is listed below.  You will also be required to to make a prize donation valued at a minimum of $25 for each business or community group wishing to participate in MAINstage. Donations will be put in a prize drawing for students which will help promote your business. 
    • Gold Registration: $300
      • Includes 2 tables and two chairs and the ability to provide your own tent (no bigger than 10 by 10) or vehicle that would not otherwise fit under the large business tents
      • You must have a way of securing any pop up tents/awnings your business utilizes
      • We are not able to provide a power source to your space
      • There will be a limited number of Gold Registrations available
      • Must also provide a raffle prize valued at a minimum value of $25
    • Maroon Registration: $150
      • One (1) eight foot table and One (1) folding chair under the MAINstage Business Tent
      • All promotional materials/items must fit in the space including your table (no additional vehicles/tents)
      • We are not able to provide a power source to your space
      • Must also provide a raffle prize valued at a minimum value of $25
    •  Non-Profit Registration: $35
      • One (1) eight foot table and One (1) folding chair under the MAINstage Business Tent
      • All promotional materials/items must fit in the space including your table (no additional vehicles/tents)
      • We are not able to provide a power source to your space
      • Must are NOT required provide a raffle prize 
  • You may promote your business with fliers, sign ups, or demonstrations, but may not sell any type of services or products at Mainstage or take orders.
     
  • We ask that you not promote any alcohol or tobacco products or events including drink specials, happy hour, or other related promotions. This event is open to all students but is primarily directed at first year students. If we have any concerns in this area, we reserve the right to address them.
     
  • Mainstage 2018 will take place in parking lot 62 East, which is located between Rose ponds and Kelly/Shorts Football Stadium.
     
  • Check in begins at Noon on Saturday, August 25th. Because of limited parking, we suggest dropping supplies off early and returning later for the event.
  • All Payments must be received by August 22nd in order to be confirmed. Payment can be made by cash, check or credit card to Central Michigan University and can be mailed or dropped off to:

Mainstage Committee c/o The Office of Student Activities and Involvement, 101 Bovee University Center, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859.

We are located on the lower level of the UC.
 

  • If you are interested in any additional sponsorship opportunities or have special requests, please contact us! We welcome the opportunity to work with you!

 

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