2017 PMEA Annual In-Service Conference, April 19-21 (Exhibitor Dates), Erie Bayfront Convention Center
PMEA is pleased to once again be using an online exhibitor registration system. Information on exhibiting at the 2017, PMEA Annual Conference was sent via email to the primary contact listed. If you have not received this email, please log in to the GoExpo site or contact [email protected].
Past, Current, and New Exhibitors will be able to access and purchase exhibitor space on our online registration system by clicking the link – Register Here! There is also an option to pay by check. The floor plan is live and updated as booths are assigned. Booths will be available on a first-come, first-served basis once payment has been processed.
Booths will be 10’ x 10′ with 8′ backdrapes and 33″ high side dividers. Each booth will be furnished with a 8’ skirted table, two chairs and a wastebasket. The hall is not carpeted, however aisle carpeting will be provided.
PMEA will be utilizing several hotels in the Erie area. Two of the properties are located beside the convention center. They are the:
Additional hotels with PMEA room blocks are the:
- Clarion Hotel & Conference Center ($89 single/double; 2800 W 8th St., Erie, PA 16505; 814-833-1116)
- Comfort Inn Presque Isle ($89 single/double; 3041 West 12th St., Erie, PA 16505; 814-835-4200)
- Avalon Hotel & Conference Center ($96 single/double; 16 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16501; 814-459-2220)
We look forward to seeing you in April!
Director of Member Engagement
Other information regarding the 2017 PMEA Annual Conference:
The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, the second largest state music educators association in the U.S., annually presents a state in-service conference. We expect over 2000 attendees that include teachers from all levels, preschool through college/university, collegiate students majoring in music education and students and directors of performing groups invited to the 2017 conference. More than 1450 current and retired teachers, college students, administrators and guests attended the 2016 PMEA Annual Conference in Hershey
ADVERTISING AND UPGRADE OPTIONS
To view and purchase, log in to GoExpo, hover your cursor over Upgrades and click on “Upgrade Options.” You will see the various options to upgrade including additional exhibitor badges ($35 each, limit two per booth), digital upgrades through our Mobile App, and Print Advertising in our Annual Conference Program (half page b&w – $285; full page b&w – $395). If you have any questions about any of the upgrades, please contact Joshua Gibson, PMEA Director of Member Engagement at [email protected] or by phone at 610-562-9757. Print Advertising and App Sponsorship is purchased on a first come, first serve basis. Make sure to claim your upgrades before it’s too late!
More information about advertising through PMEA can be found at http://www.pmea.net/pmea-news-advertising-information/
The rights and privileges of an exhibitor shall not be infringed by another exhibitor. Please see information included when reserving your booth.
PMEA is pleased to offer complimentary registration to TWO representatives per booth. Additional representatives may receive badges for $35.00 each (Limit 2 per booth). All other representatives must register for the conference at the applicable rate. Names or changes of names for badges will be accepted until April 5, 2017. After April 5, all changes will be processed on site.
The hours will be Thursday – 9:45am – 5pm and Friday 8am – 4pm. Setup will be Wednesday from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM
CORPORATE SPONSOR MEMBERSHIP
Members of the music industry and institutions of higher education are invited to join PMEA as Sponsoring Members. You must purchase a 2017 PMEA Corporate Membership at the same time as an exhibit booth in order to receive the sponsor member discount. *Please note that 2017 Corporate Sponsor Membership rates are pro-rated and will run from Jan. 1 – June 30, 2017. Future Corporate Sponsor Memberships will then run from July 1 to June 30 of the following year. More information including membership benefits can be found when reserving a booth online.
More information about Corporate Sponsorship can be found at http://www.pmea.net/corporate-sponsor-information/. Be sure to check our sponsorship packages and ways it can save you money on Exhibit Prices!
Single $720 Double $1120 Triple $1470 Quad $1770
Corporate Sponsor Member prices:
Single $625 Double $1025 Triple $1375 Quad $1675
Five booths are also available at the following rates: Non-member – $2020, Member – $1925 and six booths are available at the non-member rate of $2220 and member rate of $2125. To receive the Corporate Sponsor Member price, dues for the 2017 member year must be paid at the time of booth purchase.
Advertising information for the 2016-2017 publication year is now available via the links below. You will also find a link to the new online advertising contract form. To reserve an ad (or several ads) for the 2016-2017 year, an online form must be completed. All ads are reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Questions may be directed to:[email protected]
- PMEA News Advertising Information
- PMEA News Advertising Contract
- Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Advertising Media Kit
- PMEA Online Advertising Information
- PMEA App Advertising – Only available to Exhibitors
- Mailing Label Request Form
Publication Schedule 2016-2017:
PMEA News is published quarterly. Reservation deadlines are as follows:
Fall Issue – August 8th, 2016 and arriving September 15th, 2016
- Winter Issue – October 3rd, 2016 and arriving November 15th, 2016
- Spring Issue – January 9th, 2017 and arriving March 1st, 2017
- Summer Issue – April 3rd, 2017 and arriving May 15th, 2017
*Note: Actual copy of ad may be received up to 5 days later than the closing date for the order.*