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Exhibitor Information

Become an exhibitor for IMEC 2019!

IMEC 2019 Exhibitor Prospectus (3.6 MB)  - Reservations will be taken beginning April 17, 2018


Over 250 exhibit booths were sold for the 2018 Illinois Music Education Conference (IMEC). A record for ILMEA, this shows the growth and energy of the music industry! We appreciate all that our annual exhibitors do and cannot wait to welcome new exhibitors into our halls.

We will again be offering the many amenities for our exhibitors that set the IMEC apart from all others: 

Conference Sponsorships - NEW for 2019!
Take advantage of opportunities for greater visibility and presence at IMEC 2019 by sponsoring a conference event or amenity. These sponsorships are available only to exhibitors - see pages 4-5 of the prospectus and contact the state office to make your reservation today!

Dedicated Exhibit Time
The Gala Opening Night Reception on Thursday starts the show with dedicated exhibit time with complimentary refreshments. Conflict-free exhibit hours continue with time set aside on Friday and Saturday.

Conference Badges & Refreshments
Each company receives one complimentary parking pass and each booth purchased receives four complimentary conference badges. Also, the popular “Exhibitors Only” complimentary strolling coffee and refreshment carts will be back.

Connect with Clients and Expand Your Network
Enhance your visibility as a supplier of music education products and services; network with customers and other industry representatives; inform attendees of new products and services; earn recognition as an advocate for music education at the premier Illinois event of the year!

Additional Opportunities for Exhibitors
Support your booth presence by advertising in the Conference Program, an opportunity exclusively for exhibitors and existing advertisers! Draw more attention to sponsored sessions, apply to participate in the IMEC College Fair and invite clients or alumni to receptions.

College Fair at IMEC 2019
This event is in addition to the regular exhibit hall hours and will take place on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in the Civic Center Theater Lobby. The College Fair is scheduled before the main exhibit hall opens and offers conflict-free access to students following their auditions and before the Composition Contest Showcase begins in the Theater.

Please indicate your interest on the Exhibitor Application and Agreement to reserve your 8’x30” table today! Available space limited to first 36 reservations.

Please contact the ILMEA state office with any questions about Exhibiting at IMEC 2019! | 708-479-4000 

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