The PMEA State Board has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Annual Conference & All-State Festival, scheduled for April 22-25, 2020 in the Poconos due to the crisis circumstances that have arisen from the COVID-19 outbreak. This decision was not an easy one, however it was made with the health and safety of our members, students, exhibitors, and all other involved personnel in mind. It has been more than 75 years (since WWII) that PMEA has had to take such an action.
Please complete the following survey regarding refunds by Monday, March 30th: https://forms.zohopublic.com/pmea/form/2020PMEAConferenceInquiryExhibitors/formperma/DVsnC-bJwKCK1JiH8OOhwbyyaJoNayloQFevxTJQDCM
PMEA is providing the option to apply the payment to next year’s conference if that is something you would prefer. Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of refunds.
It is your responsibility to cancel any hotel reservations made for this event (Kalahari will waive the cancellation fee, but please allow time for the refund to be applied):
Due to the large number of hotel reservations being cancelled at this time, Kalahari is encouraging guests cancel a reservation through the online reservation system set up for PMEA: https://book.passkey.
Select the “Manage Existing Reservation” link (under the Make a Reservation button) and enter the acknowledgement number and last name under which the room was booked. If you booked several rooms for a group, these reservations can also be cancelled online as long as you have the acknowledgement number for each reservation. **Please note that the cancellation fee will appear for rooms cancelled online, however the fee will be waived once the cancellation is officially confirmed by Kalahari staff.
If you have sent any shipments to our Decorator (Stetson), Lauren will reach out to exhibitors to coordinate outbound shipping. Material handling charges will have to be processed should they arrive at the warehouse, but will be handled on a case by case basis. All other orders (furniture, accessories, carpeting, etc.) will be fully refunded to exhibitors. If you have any general questions for Stetson, reach out to Renata at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding shipping should be directed to Lauren at email@example.com.
Thank you for being patient while we have made this difficult decision. We hope to see you next year in Erie!