2016 MOGA Winter Convention & Tradeshow
By Toby Trigger

Posted: December 5, 2015


Red Lion Colonial Inn
2301 Colonial Dr.
Helena, MT 59601 map of Helena
Ask for the MOGA Convention rate for special pricing when booking your room.

Register by Dec 22, 2015 for best rates and availability!


Emmie Kleppelid
Montana Outfitters and Guides Association
5 Microwave Hill Road, Suite I
Montana City, MT 59634

Highlights include:

Thursday, January 28

  • Advanced Outfitter Training
  • First Aid Course
  • MOGA Board of Directors meeting
  • Evening seminar
  • Celebration of Women and Youth with Special Guest Speaker Kristy Titus

Friday, January 29

  • Start the morning off with a complimentary breakfast in the Tradeshow Atrium and enjoy visiting over 30 vendor booths!
  • Continue visiting the Tradeshow all day on Friday during breaks!
  • MOGA Membership meetings
  • Sessions and Seminars
  • Outfitter Awards Banquet

Saturday, January 30

  • Early Morning Prayer Breakfast
  • Conservation Sessions – Challenges and Opportunities in Managing Wild Sheep in Montana
  • Lunch with Special Guest Speaker Shane Mahone


 Vendor Tradeshow Registration

  • Showcase products and services to the Montana Outfitting Industry
  • Reconnect with existing clientele and broaden your future business base
  • Receive special recognition through your event sponsorship!


  • Tradeshow will be located adjacent to convention activities in the atrium
  • Each vendor will be provided with an 8 foot skirted display table
  • Tradeshow runs all day Friday – 7:00 am – 6:15 pm
  • Power is available on request at no extra charge (Vendor provides extension cord)


  • Register prior to December 15, 2015 – Vendor fees are $200 ($150 for MOGA members)
  • After December 15, 2015, fees are $250 ($200 for MOGA members)

**The earlier you register, the more frequently your business will be seen by future MOGA Convention guests!

Event Sponsorship Opportunities:

Continental Breakfast is $150
Coffee Hour Sponsor is $150
Happy Hour Sponsor is $150
Your sponsorship will be recognized during the breaks, in the program, and at your vendor booth. (Provided registration is completed by Januray 11, 2016.)

Auction Donations Needed and Appreciated:

Friday night Outfitter Awards Dinner – Silent Auction
Saturday night Big Hearts under the Big Sky Banquet – Live and Silent Auction. For more information visit: bigheartsmt.org

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