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Reach 500+ Arts Education Decision-Makers

Exhibiting, advertising or sponsoring at the conference is the best way to increase your visibility and build relationships with more than 600 arts education leaders and an influential market of more than 350 nonprofit organizations with a strong interest in your products and services. Our delegates are leading some of the nation’s highest quality community arts schools; arts and cultural centers; and arts education divisions of performing arts companies, museums, universities, parks and recreation departments and other organizations. They provide arts classes to the general public in every corner of the United States, collectively serving more than 2.5 million students, 20,000 teaching artists, and eight million arts enthusiasts each year.

To get involved contact Ariana Schrier, marketing and public relations manager, at (212) 268-3337 ext. 13 or click here to download a reservation form today!

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2014 Platinum Sponsors

  • NEA
  • Aroha Philanthropies
  • Royal Conservatory Music Development Program

2014 Silver Sponsors

  • Barthelmes Foundation
  • The Colburn School
  • Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • The James Irvine Foundation

2014 Patron Sponsors

  • Ovation TV

2014 Benefactor Sponsors

  • ACTIVE Network
  • Hunt Alternative Fund
  • ASAP
  • Guidebook
  • ModVantage
  • National Center for Creative Aging

2014 Exhibitors

ACTIVE Network

ACTIVE Network helps art education programs save significant time and money with an integrated solution. Streamline course registration, school websites, fee processing and more with easy-to-use online school management software.  


The premier school management software in community arts and music education. Manage your Private Lessons from inquiry through scheduling and billing. Integrate your classes, events, communications, fundraising and lessons into one simplified central system that's easy for all users. Along with the industry's best customer support and real-time reporting capability, you'll gain an experienced technical team dedicated to your performance.

Dedication Technologies, Inc. - StudioSchool Pro

StudioSchool Pro 5 is the premier, integrated Management System for community arts and music organizations. Perfected through 17 years of listening to organizations like yours, StudioSchool Pro is now in use by over 100 schools and 50+ Guild members. Hundreds of powerful, user-suggested features increase efficiency, give you the reporting you need, and save you time and money. Stop by our booth and see why organizations small and large choose
StudioSchool Pro.

Drama Education Network

Standards-based products, staff development, and online resources in arts education and literacy for PreK-12 teachers. Products include The Drama Game File teaching system by Jonas Basom, named California’s Outstanding Arts Educator. Services include staff development in arts and literacy techniques for schools and arts organizations. Online resources include free lesson plans, games, arts advocacy, research, and more!

Eastern University, Urban Studies Department

Eastern University provides a Master of Arts in Urban Studies that prepares change agents for holistic development in urban communities with concentrations in community arts, community development and youth development. The community arts concentration prepares creative practitioners to serve communities in a variety of venues such as community and economic development, education, social services and spiritual development. Coursework is offered in a bended format that combines online learning with a one week class intensive each semester, which makes the program doable from a distance.


At Guidebook, we don’t think it should be expensive or difficult for organizations to connect with their audiences on their mobile devices. We offer beautiful and engaging mobile apps for individual and multiple-events that greatly enhance the attendee and planner experience.


ModVantage provides a unified database for your organization that does absolutely everything.  No need for multiple vendors.  The ModVantage website and database allows you to sell tickets to events, provides class scheduling & registration, teacher payroll, donations, merchandise sales, membership database and tracking benefits and much more.  Reasonably priced and easy to use.

Music & Arts

A one-stop shopping experience for all your musical needs!
Since 1952, Music & Arts has been supporting musical communities with instruments, lessons, rentals, repairs, and much more.Learn more about what Music & Arts can do for your program at, or stop by our booth!


Musikgarten is the leader in early childhood music education – for children and teachers. We offer a complete multi-year educational program that helps infants, toddlers, and children develop a deep love of music and the ability to express it. Our early-childhood music classes range from age-specific parent/child classes for infants, toddlers, and three-year olds, to music and movement classes for four to six-year olds, to beginning group keyboard for six to nine-year olds, allowing for a seamless transition from early childhood music classes to instrumental study.

The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program

The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program (Music Development Program) provides a recognized national standard of musical success through an effectively sequenced course of study from beginner to advanced levels. The Music Development Program inspires excellence through individual student assessments and allows students to celebrate accomplishment and track their progress with others across the country. It also supports teachers with high-quality and innovative resources. All students deserve the opportunity to celebrate their musical achievements nationally. Join the growing community of teachers, students, and families who are discovering the benefits of the Music Development Program as it enriches their lives.

Yamaha Music Education System

Yamaha Music Education System (YMES) offers a comprehensive musical training curriculum for 4 and 5 year old beginners. The 7 year curriculum includes solfege training, keyboard harmony study, improvisation, composition and keyboard performance. Offered in 40 countries, the program has been  the vehicle for developing the musical ability of over 6,000,000 graduates including many professionals. Visit our Conference booth to learn how to be licensed to use the Yamaha method for your early childhood program.

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