2017 Conference – General Information

November 16-20, 2017
Crowne Plaza Executive Center
4728 Constitution Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Submitting a proposal to present a 2017 LMEA Conference Session:

Deadline for submitting a proposal to present a session at the 2017 LMEA Professional Development Conference is June 10, 2017.

Online form for presenting a conference session

Mail-in form for presenting a conference session – can be found in the February edition of the Louisiana Musician.

2017 Conference Registration:
This year, conference registration is available online! Participants can now pay by credit card or continue to pay by check.

LMEA Member Online Conference Registration Form for 2017 
•  If paying by credit card.  You will receive an email receipt.
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If paying by check, register online and mail the email receipt with your check OR print the form in the Louisiana Musician and mail it with your check.
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If you have any problems with this process, email [email protected]

LMEA 25 Year Pin Form for 2017 – for directors who have been LMEA members for 25 years.

LMEA Member Pre-Registration: $60
•  Deadline:  Directors of All-State students must register by October 21, 2016.
•  Deadline:  All other LMEA members must pre-register by November 11, 2016
LMEA Member On-Site Registration: $75
Retired LMEA Members: No fee
Collegiate Student Member: $15

Hotel Information

Conference hotel: Crowne Plaza Executive Center
     4728 Constitution Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70808
     (225) 930-0174 or (225) 930-0130
The LMEA block of rooms will open at 8:00 a.m. on the Monday, October 10, 2016 and close on November 1st. Rooms in this block are $90.00 + all applicable tax per room. Identify yourself as an LMEA member/participant. After November 1, the price of rooms (if available) is at the hotel’s regular price. 

Hotel Reservation Fax Form (Required for 5 or more reservations.)   Rooming list must also be faxed.  The hotel will charge for the first night (plus tax) for each room if 5 or more rooms are reserved. Fax number is 1–225-930-0140.

Embassy Suites
     4914 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
     (225) 924-6566
There is an additional block of rooms available for $159.00 + all applicable tax per room. Identify yourself as an LMEA member/participant.

Holiday Inn Baton Rouge
     
4848 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
     (877) 834-3613

Collegiate and Directors’ Demonstration Band

Information and registration
Monday at 8:00 a.m.

2017 Conference Schedule (TBA) – select menu link

2017 Performances and Presentations (TBA) – select menu link

College/University Exhibitors

Exhibits will be set up in the Atrium on Friday morning. Information will be available to All-State members and their parents throughout the conference.

Commercial Exhibitors

For companies interested in displaying at the LMEA Professional Development Conference, please select menu link for more information.

Exhibit times:

Friday, November 17 11:00 am – 4:00 pm & 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Saturday, November 18 10:00 am – 2:45 pm & 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Sunday, November 19   9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Monday, November 20   9:00 am – Noon