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With over 18,000 annual attendees representing all 50 states and over 30 countries, The Midwest Clinic is the largest instrumental music education conference in the world. There is no better place to showcase your company and brand through one of our sponsorship programs. NOTE: Sponsorship's will only be accepted from companies that have submitted a contract to exhibit at the current year's conference.

Sponsor Benefits

In addition to the recognition specific for each sponsorship opportunity below, each sponsor will be recognized as follows:

Any sponsorship level:

  • Company name and logo on sponsors page in the official conference program book
  • Inclusion on sponsors tab in the conference mobile app

Sponsorships of $2500 or more receive the above benefits plus:

  • Inclusion on the sponsors wall outside the exhibit hall entrances and/or exits
  • Inclusion on sponsors video presentation in Skyline Ballroom W375AB performance hall
  • Company logo displayed within the exhibitor’s icon on the mobile app

Mobile App Banner Ads  (5)  $2000 each
Banner with sponsor image displays at the top of the conference mobile app to create brand awareness (rotates between sponsors). Viewed 1.5 million times during the 2018 conference.

Wednesday Welcome Coffee (3) $1500 each    
Sponsor logo displayed outside Skyline Ballroom W375AB prior to the opening concert of the conference. Sponsor(s) may also greet attendees as they grab a cup of java prior the official start of the conference.

Evening Entertainment at the Hilton Chicago (1) $1500 
Sponsor logo displayed at the “Jammin’ at the Hilton’ nights (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday evenings) in the 720 lounge.

NEW!!! Conference Attendee Badging  (1) $12,500  SOLD 

See Example. Sponsor logo will occupy the top or bottom of the badge where the Midwest logo currently resides. Total badge dimensions are 3.5 x 5.5

Circle route preference(s):

Route 1
Hilton Chicago $2,500

Route 2
Palmer House Hilton $2,500

Route 3
Embassy Suites $2,500

Your company name/logo displayed on the official shuttle buses, which run continually between the McCormick Place West and the hotels listed above. This not only gives exposure to over 8,000 attendees that utilize this service, but is also seen by all traffic during driving time.

Charging Stations (2) $1,000 each
Sponsor logo displayed on charging stations (located in the exhibit hall and lounge)

Shuttle Passes (1) $2,500
Sponsor logo printed on the shuttle bus passes distributed to over 8,000 attendees.

WiFi Buyout for Exhibit Hall (4) $3000 each

Information Booth (1) $1,000
Sponsor logo displayed on information booth located at the main entrance of McCormick Place West.

High School Institute (2) $2,000  
Sponsor logo displayed on all supporting marketing collateral (signage, email campaigns, t-shirts, tote bags) for this most special one-day event for future music educators.

Lanyards (1) $10,000 SOLD 
Attendee lanyards co-branded with your logo and The Midwest Clinic. Worn by over 18,000 attendees.

Conference Registration Kiosks (1) $9,000 SOLD 

Exhibit Hall Aisle Signs (20)  $800 each

Mobile App Splash Page (1) $5000  

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