Sponsor or Partner now and earn booth assignment priority points!
- You will receive one (1) booth assignment priority point for every $250 spent on convention sponsorships.
- Sponsor contract and payment MUST be received by October 17 for 2018 booth points.
- If contract is received after this date, the points will be awarded for 2019 booth points.
Apply early before sponsorships sell out!
Sponsorship application available September 1
Review the following sponsorship opportunities and then submit a contract to become a 2018 TMEA Convention Sponsor! You must complete a booth contract before you can submit a sponsor application.
sold out: Charms, Quaver, Fruhauf and Music in the Parks & Festivals of Music
3 of 5 sold to: John Barclay Agency, PepWear, Marimba Warehouse
Information/Tickets/Lost & Found Booth
1 of 2 sold to: World View Travel
All-State Student Badge Holders
sold out: Alfred Publishing Co
sold out: Music in the Parks & Festivals of Music, Fruhauf
Convention Center Street Signs
1 of 4 sold to: Music in the Parks & Festivals of Music
Exhibit Hall Aisle Signs
sold out: Quaver, Yamaha, KHS America
All-State Concert Programs
2 of 3 sold to: Robertson and Sons Violin Shop, TMF Tours & Travel
Social Media and Graffiti Wall
sold out: LiveMusicTutor, Inc.
Exhibit Hall Cafe
1 of 2 sold: Fred J. Miller, Inc.
Also See: Tiered Partnerships
Opportunity: Your company name or logo displayed prominently in the app, which was downloaded during the 2017 Convention over 14,400 times and views over 150,000 times.
Sponsorships available: (4) @ $1,500 each
Recognition: Banner with sponsor image displays in the app (rotates between 4 sponsors). The banner links to the sponsor information page that includes your booth number(s) and a pin to your location in the exhibit hall. The page can also include a link to your website. Top billing on sponsor list: Convention sponsors will be listed on a sponsor page accessible from the app menu. App sponsors get a listing that will include a link to your site and a thumbnail image. Plus standard benefits listed below.
Opportunity: Place your company's name in the hands of all active member attendees as they receive a cash giveaway ticket at registration. Approximately 14,900 tickets are distributed for members to deposit in one of five boxes strategically located throughout the exhibit hall. The locations are designed to build traffic throughout the hall.
Sponsorships available: Five (5) at $750 each (3 of 5 sold)
Recognition: Sponsor name printed on 1/5 of the tickets, on one of the deposit boxes, on the winner's display board, plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Your company name will be the first thing seen by over 15,000 attendees on all registration kiosks.
Sponsorships available: Three (3) at $2,500 each
Recognition: Sponsor name or logo displays on registration kiosks default screen plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Expand your visibility with educators, parents and performers at the primary stop for many of their convention needs. Attendees visit the highly visible Information Booth throughout the convention for concert tickets, maps, and schedules.
Sponsorships available: Two (2) sponsors at $750 (1 of 2 sold)
Recognition: Company name or logo displayed on the booth header, plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Gain attention during and after convention with over 1,750 music students who will wear these badge holders throughout convention and take them home as souveniers.
Sponsorships available: Two (2) sponsors at $1,500 each
Recognition: Sponsor name or logo listed on each badge holder plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Your company name/logo displayed prominently on the official shuttle buses, which run continually between the complimentary convention parking lot and the Convention Center. This not only gives exposure to over 10,000 attendees that utilize this service, but is also seen by all traffic during driving time.
Sponsorships available: (1) Thursday, (1) Friday, (1) Saturday @ $1,000 each
Recognition: Sponsor name/logo signage on outside of bus, on pick-up/drop-off signage plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Company name/logo displayed prominently on all ten (10) street signs throughout the entire convention center and exhibit hall.
Sponsorships available: Four (4) at $1,750 (1 of 4 sold)
Recognition: Company name/logo printed on all ten (10) street signs plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Company name/logo at aisle intersections on two-sided, two-sectioned signs, to be seen all three days of the Convention as our 29,000+ attendees move around the most dynamic show floor in the nation.
Sponsorships available: Three (3) at $2,500 each
Recognition: Company name/logo on aisle signs plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Your company name or logo displayed prominently on the cover page of the respective All-State Programs that are not only used at the concerts but are kept as treasured keepsakes. The tickets for these concerts are highly coveted and attendees include TMEA teacher members and performer family members.
- All-State Band Concert Programs: One at $1,500 sold
Five concerts with up to 9,000 attendees
- All-State Orchestra Programs: One at $1,500 sold
Three Concerts with up to 7,000 attendees
- All-State Vocal Concert Programs: One at $1,500
Four concerts with up to 9,000 total attendees
Recognition: Sponsor name/logo displayed prominently on the cover page of chosen programs plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Company name/logo prominently displayed at the three Music Showcase locations throughout the convention center. These areas attract vast crowds all three days of the convention during a variety of performances.
Sponsorships available: Four (4) at $750 each
Recognition: Company name/logo prominently displayed in the Music Showcase areas plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Company name/logo prominently displayed on the Media & Graffiti Wall (Social Media photo opportunity on one side, Graffiti Wall on the flip side) located in the NEW 'Take Five" exhibit hall rest area.
Sponsorships available: One (1) at $2,500
Recognition: Company name/logo prominently displayed on BOTH sides of Wall plus standard benefits.
Opportunity: Company name/logo prominently displayed at the Exhibit Hall Cafe. This area attracts vast crowds all three days of the convention.
Sponsorships available: Two (2) at $2000 each (1 of 2 sold)
Recognition: Company name/logo prominently displayed in the Exhibit Hall Cafe plus standard benefits.
Applicable to all sponsor levels. In addition to the recognition specific for each sponsor opportunity above, each sponsor will be recognized in the following ways:
- Inclusion on thank you page in pre-convention publicity
- Inclusion on thank you page in the convention printed program
- Sponsor booth(s) will be highlighted on the interactive floor plan
- Only companies with a completed 2018 Convention booth application may apply for a TMEA Convention Sponsorship.
- Previous sponsors have first right of renewal.
- Sponsorships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis based on the submission date/time of the sponsorship application.
- Recognition detailed above will be provided only for companies that complete their application by November 7.
- If an acceptable logo file is not received by November 7, the company name will be displayed in text only. Click here for logo file submission requirements.