Exhibitor Information

2020 PMEA Annual In-Service Conference, April 22-24 (Exhibitor Dates)
Kalahari Resort, Poconos

For questions about registration and to set up your account, please contact Kayla Stiely at kstiely@pmea.net

Each 8’ x 10’ booth package to include:
Back Drape
Side Drape
Skirted Table with 100% biodegradable/compostable table covering
2 Folding Chairs
Wastebasket with 100% biodegradable/compostable bag liner
Booth ID Sign 

Hotel Information

Kalahari Resorts & Conference Center is the official hotel for the 2020 PMEA Annual Conference.  The PMEA rate is $149 a night plus applicable taxes.  Rooms can be reserved through this link: https://book.passkey.com/event/49995448/owner/49784154/home

*Please note that a deposit of one night’s lodging plus tax will be applied to all reservations. There is a $25 processing fee for all reservations cancelled up to 72 hours prior to arrival. Less than 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival forfeits the entire deposit.

Other information regarding the 2020 PMEA Annual In-Service Conference:

The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association is pleased to host the 2020 PMEA Annual In-Service Conference. We expect over 1300 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 2020 conference. 

The Decorator being used for this conference is Stetson Convention Services, Inc.  Stetson will release a Decorator Manual with ordering/shipping information approximately one month prior to the event.

Vendor set-up in the Music Education Marketplace will run from 2 – 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22.  All booths must be set up by 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 23.  Tear down will begin immediately following the close of the hall Friday, April 24, and will go until 9 p.m. Marketplace Vendor registration will take place in the lobby area outside of the Marketplace beginning at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

Tentative exhibitor hours are:
-Thursday (4/23) – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
-Friday (4/24) – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The rights and privileges of an exhibitor shall not be infringed by another exhibitor. Please see the Exhibitor Rules and Regulations.  

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. Badge names will be collected closer to the conference.

Members of the music industry and institutions of higher education are invited to join PMEA as Sponsoring Members. You may purchase a 2020 PMEA Corporate Membership at the same time as an exhibit booth in order to receive the sponsor member discount. *Please note that 2019-2020 Corporate Sponsorship runs from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 20209. 

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!

Non-member prices:
Single $750  Double $1150 Triple $1500  Quad $1800

Corporate/Bronze Sponsor Member prices (discounted by $95): 
Single $655  Double $1055  Triple $1405  Quad $1705

Silver/Gold Sponsor Member prices (discounted by $145): 
Single $605  Double $1005  Triple $1355  Quad $1655

Five booths are also available at the non-member rate of $2050 and member rates of $1955/$1905. Six booths are available at the non-member rate of $2250 and member rates of $2155/$2105. Sponsorship may be purchased during Exhibitor Registration.

Advertising space in the Conference Program is available to exhibitors and can be purchased with your booth reservation or added at a later time.  The deadline to reserve ad space is February 24, 2020.  The deadline for ads to be received is March 9, 2020.  The conference program is printed in black and white (except covers) and the cost for ad space is as follows:

  • Half Page black and white ad – $310
  • Full Page black and white ad – $420
  • Inside Front Cover (color) – $720
  • Inside Back Cover (color) – $720
  • Outside Back Cover (color) – $900

Push Notifications within the conference app are also available for purchase for $100.  Silver and Gold sponsors may purchase a rotating banner ad within the app for $200.