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2018 IMEC Registration Information




Preregistration is now open for IMEC 2018! CLICK HERE to reigster now!



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IMEC 2018 Registration Fees

ILMEA/NAfME Member (Preregistration)* $95.00
ILMEA/NAfME Member (On-Site)* $105.00
Non-Member $250.00
ILMEA/NAfME Collegiate Member (Preregistration)* $25.00
ILMEA/NAfME Collegiate Member (On-Site)* $30.00
Collegiate Nonmember** $45.00
Industry Attendee/Additional Exhibitor*** $150.00
Saturday Only $35.00
High School Student One-Day Pass** $10.00
High School Student Three-Day Pass** $30.00
Retired Member* No Fee


*NAfME Member ID# required for all Members: Active, ILMEA/NAfME Collegiate, and Retired. All attendees
are to register in the appropriate registration category.

** High School and Collegiate Non-member attendees must show valid school ID at registration in Peoria.

***Exhibitors should purchase this registration level if additional badges are needed beyond the four per booth allocated. Industry Attendees should be aware that suitcasing (distributing information or materials without a booth reservation) is prohibited in the IMEC Exhibit Hall.   


Preregistration Information


All registration will be done through ILMEA’s online registration portal hosted by RegFox.  Payment may be made with credit card, check or purchase order. Registration will be open in mid-September. Watch this page for more information!

All attendees wishing to preregister must do so through the online portal. If paying by credit card, registration and billing will be done entirely online. If paying by check or purchase order, registration must be started and printed from the website and completed by mailing payment to the state office.

Deadline for mailed preregistration is Monday, January 15, 2018.

Deadline for online preregistration is Friday, January 19, 2018. 

Those preregistering as ILMEA/NAfME members must have a current membership number and expiration date. If you are joining for the first time or renewing your membership, please allow 5-7 business days for updating before you attempt to register. You may not preregister as a member if your membership expires before January 2018. You may join or renew your NAfME membership online at


On-Site Registration Information 

On-Site Registration Hours
Terrazzo Convention Lobby – Peoria Civic Center

 Wednesday, January 24, 20186:00 pm–9:00 pm

Thursday, January 25, 20188:00 am–6:00 pm

Friday, January 26, 20187:30 am–5:00 pm

Saturday, January 27, 20187:30 am–12:00 pm 


Members wishing to renew their membership and individuals wishing to join ILMEA/NAfME, may do so onsite at the Illinois Music Education Conference. On-site conference registration fees will apply and payment may be credit card or check.  If you will be renewing your NAfME mebership onsite, please be prepared to do so using a credit card. 


ILMEA cannot invoice schools or individuals for NAfME Membership Dues.

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