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NCKP 2023: The Piano Conference

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The Frances Clark Center invites you to be an exhibitor at NCKP 2023: The Piano Conference, July 26-29, 2023 at the beautiful Westin Chicago Lombard Hotel in Lombard, Illinois. Join us in reaching more than 700 independent and institutionally affiliated keyboard educators.

We have limited in-person space and will close reservations when exhibit booths and showcases are sold out. In addition, from May 15, 2023, any exhibitor purchases will be represented on our conference app but are not guaranteed to appear in the printed conference program book.*

Questions regarding Exhibit Booths, Showcases, Program Book Ads, or College Row should be directed to Sarah Jenkins at nckpsales@francesclarkcenter.org.

Exhibit Hall Schedule

Exhibitor Move In

  • Tuesday, July 25, 12:30PM–5:00PM
  • Wednesday, July 26, 8:00AM-12:00PM

Exhibit Hall Hours

  • Wednesday, July 26, 12:00PM-6:00PM
  • Thursday, July 27, 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Friday, July 28, 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Saturday, July 19, 9:00AM-12:00PM

Designated Exhibit Hall Time in Program Schedule

  • Wednesday, July 26, 3:30-4:00 PM
  • Thursday, July 27, 12:30-1:30 PM, 5:00-6:00PM
  • Friday, July 28, 12:30-1:30PM, 5:00-6:00PM

Exhibitor Appreciation Reception

  • Thursday, July 27, 6:00PM

Exhibitor Move Out

  • Saturday, July 29, 12:00-4:00PM

Exhibit Hall Booths – $999/booth

8′ x 10′ exhibit booth includes

  • 8’ Back Drape and 3’ Side Drape
  • (1) 6’ Skirted Table
  • (2) Chairs
  • (1) Wastebasket
  • Identification Sign
  • (4) Registration badges. Additional badges are available for purchase at a discounted rate.

Additional Equipment and Services

Exhibitors must review the exhibitor kit for information on shipping and options for ordering additional equipment and services. Exhibitors in need of HSIA, power, and package handling at their booth must purchase these services from the Westin. Links to the Exhibitor Kit and other forms will be available soon.

Exhibit Hall Schedule

  1. Exhibitor Move In
    • Tuesday, July 25 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET
  2. Designated Exhibit Hall Hours
    • Wednesday, July 26 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM ET
    • Thursday, July 27 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET
    • Friday, July 28 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET
  3. Exhibitor Move Out
    • Saturday, July 29 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Additional Advertising Opportunities

Program Book – full color

Inner PagesPricing
Full Page$1,750
1/2 Page (horizontal only)$850
1/3 Page$600
1/4 Page (vertical only)$475

Live Area: 8.375″ x 10.875″
Trim Area: .25″
Bleed Area: .25″

Live Area: 7.38″ x 4.94″ 

Live Area: 7.38″ x 3.29″

Live Area: 9.87″ x 2.46″ 

Live Area: 3.69″ x 4.94″

Coupon Book – black & white

$175/ad; Dimensions: 8.25″ x 3.25″

Educational Institution Opportunities

College Row Package – $149/package

The Frances Clark Center is delighted to invite you to represent your school or keyboard area on College Row at NCKP 2023: The Piano Conference. Your presence on College Row allows you to introduce your institution to more than 700 keyboard educators and pedagogy students. While enjoying concerts, lectures, demonstrations, and workshops presented by leading artists, teachers, researchers, and musicians, NKCP attendees are both motivated and focused on all aspects of keyboard pedagogy. Engage the attention and interest of prospective students, teachers, and supporters in this unique setting.

Package Details

Educational Institution Listing in Program Book

  • School logo and 30-word description in the Conference Program Book

College Row Table (optional)

  • Conference registration is not included in College Row packages.

* After March 1, 2023, all exhibitor reservations are final and cannot be cancelled for a refund.

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