KMEA Conference

2025 Conference Information

February 5–8, 2025

The 2025 KMEA Professional Development Conference will be held in person from February 5–8, 2025 in the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY.

Registration Fees

  • Pre-registration for a member: $?? — Onsite registration for a member: $???
  • Pre-registration for a spouse who is a member: $?? — Onsite registration for a spouse who is a member: $??
  • Pre-registration for a non-member: $??? — Onsite registration for a non-member: $???

Registration Forms

  • “Smart Person” pre-registration, printable form (for payment with card, check, or with the image of a signed purchase order) Deadline, Friday, January 17, 2025.
  • Online “Smart Person” pre-registration (for payment with card) Deadline, Friday, January 17, 2025.
  • Online “Smart Person” pre-registration, free (for CNAfME members, Retired KMEA Members, Administrators, All-State Coordinators) Deadline, Friday, January 17, 2025.
  • On-site Registration Form, Google Doc version—complete, print and bring to the KMEA registration desk in Louisville
  • On-site Registration Form, PDF version—complete, print and bring to the KMEA registration desk in Louisville

Events/Schedule

  • Schedule (Sessions and Performing Groups)
    • KMEA.org performing group page
  • Housing
  • Officer Candidates (not yet available)
  • List of who is registered (not yet available) for the conference. (During times that KMEA staff is entering new names it will be temporarily out of alphabetical order, but you can still electronically search for your name.

Conference Exhibits

In order to advertise in KMEA publications or exhibit at our conference, visit our Advertising Specs page.

For Performing Groups/Clinicians

Clinic Session Application guidelines:

  1. Complete the linked survey with the clinic information
  2. Upload in the form, or email any supporting documentation to melissa@kmea.org
  3. Deadline, Wednesday, March 6, 2024
  4. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be issued by the first business day in June of each year.

Clinic topics that are of highest interest to the attendees are listed below. Those with expertise in one of these areas should be encouraged to apply.

  • Rehearsal techniques/methods
  • Performance styles/practices
  • Classroom management
  • Reading sessions
  • Teaching techniques/methods
  • Technology
  • Guitar
  • Jazz
  • Special learners

The Clinic Selection Meeting for the 2025 KMEA Professional Development Conference and the 2025 Fall Collegiate Conference and will be Saturday March 23, 2024.

Years-of-Service Award Application

Past KMEA Conferences

All-State and Conference Performing Group Photos

2021 Conference Clinic Handouts
2020 Conference Clinic Handouts
2019 Conference Clinic Handouts
2018 Conference Clinic Handouts
2017 Conference Clinic Handouts
2020 All-State Group DVDs and CDs

Future Conference Dates (tentative):

  • February 5–8, 2025
  • February 4–7, 2026
  • February 2–6, 2027