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The Midwest Birding Symposium 2009, September 17-20, 2009 in Lakeside, OH

MBS Birder's Marketplace

We are pleased to announce that the Midwest Birding Symposium will feature two buildings full of vendors selling products and services for bird watchers.

The MBS will be a great opportunity to upgrade your optics, buy bird feeders, books, gift items, and so much more!

A complete list of current vendors expected in the Marketplace is below.


  • Audubon BirdCam
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • Eagle Optics
  • Field Guides Birding Tours Worldwide
  • Lake Erie Shores & Islands
  • Leica
  • Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
  • Ohio Department of Natural Resources
  • Swarovski Optik NA
  • US Fish & Wildlife


  • Alpen Optics
  • Arthur Morris/Birds As Art
  • Arundale Products Inc.
  • Avian Expressions by Mike Maier
  • Birding Life Tours
  • Birding Uganda Safaris, Ltd.
  • birdJam
  • Birdwatching.com
  • Black Swamp Bird Observatory
  • Brad Wiley
  • Carl Zeiss Sports Optics
  • Charley Harper Art Studio
  • Cleveland Metroparks
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • Courtney Design
  • EcoSport Adventure
  • For the Birds
  • Guatemalan Institute of Tourism
  • Haw Creek Forge
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Kaufman Field Guides
  • Kowa
  • Magee Marsh
  • Mary H Barrett
  • Minox
  • Nikon
  • Otter Side of Nature
  • Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival
  • Schoolhouse Woodcrafts
  • Sky View Pillow
  • Songbirds of Wood
  • Time & Optics
  • Tropical Birding


  • Carl Freeman
  • Charley Harper Art Studio
  • Jim Turanchik
  • John Sill
  • Julie Zickefoose

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Birder's Marketplace Details

We have provided a chart with booth locations in .pdf format. If you do not have the Acrobat Reader, you can download it from Adobe.com.

  • The Marketplace host: Bird Watcher's Digest
  • The dates: September 17 - 20, 2009
  • The setting: Lakeside, the charming resort community. The Marketplace is centrally located, next to the dining area and at the "crossroads" of the speaker venues.
  • All booths in the Birder's Marketplace are currently reserved. Please call or e-mail to be placed on the waiting list.