The opportunity to host the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC) is a rewarding adventure presented to one group of student leaders in the Midwest each year, and you could be next. Your journey begins here.
Hosting the annual conference is an incredible opportunity to bring awareness to queer and trans+ experiences on your own campus and in your community. Each year the conference is hosted by in a different location in the Midwest and is determined through a bidding process. Get started by reviewing the information on this page and download our worksheet with the bid form's prompts. Together with fellow students, student leaders, and one or two trusted campus staffmembers, gauge your community's support and capacity to accomodate and attract nearly 2000 queer and trans+ students to your campus or convention center. Work through and submit your form, prepare your in-person presentation for the MBLGTACC Oversight Committee and Institute team, and knock our socks off!
We invite bids from any collaboration or group of students representing a Midwest college or university. Bids may also be created collaboratively between neighboring institutions from the same area.
Students at institutions in the following states are eligible to host MBLGTACC: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Learn more about MBLGTACC history »
Bids are reviewed and delegation is determined two years prior to the conference in which a bid team would be hosting the conference. If your institution is interested in hosting the conference in 2021, we request submissions of bids by Wednesday, January 31, 2019 at 11:59 PM (EST).
In order to present your bid, it is expected that representatives from your bid team be present at the upcoming MBLGTACC.
During the conference weekend, you will be invited to present on your bid at the annual Oversight Committee meeting. Comprising representatives from each Midwest state, this group will review the information you have submitted in your bid form, view your presentation, and ask questions for clarity and additional detail.
Recommendations for your presentation:
Your intent to bid for the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference serves as your confirmation that you agree to the terms and conditions described in the Institute’s host agreement.
This host agreement will be will be provided to the awarded host institution’s representatives at the conference in full detail. Here is an overview of the host agreement: