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The Frances Clark Center invites you to be an exhibitor at The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, July 26th-July 29th, 2017 at the beautiful Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, Illinois. Join us in reaching more than 800 independent and institutionally affiliated keyboard educators.  Questions regarding advertising, exhibit booths, showcases, or special sponsored events should be directed to Mark Greer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


NCKP 2017 Exhibitor and Showcase Application

NCKP 2017 Program Book and Coupon Advertising Insertion Order Form

NCKP 2017 College Row Application

Exhibit Booth and Showcase Requests

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The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy will begin accepting exhibit booth and showcase applications on September 1, 2016. All showcase requests must by received by November 15, 2016. Exhibit booth requests will be accepted as long as space remains available.

Showcases are assigned through a drawing supervised by the NCKP Executive Board. Companies will be notified by November 20, 2016 if they have won the drawing. All exhibitors who purchase showcases will be placed in the first drawing for a single showcase opportunity. If, after the first drawing, additional showcases are still available, a second drawing will be held. Drawings will continue until all showcase times have been filled. In no case will any exhibiting company receive more than one showcase per drawing. Showcase presenters are required to purchase exhibit booth space.

To reserve an exhibit booth or showcase, submit the Exhibitor and Showcase Application to Mark Greer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Exhibit Booth and Showcase Rates

$895 per booth (4 maximum)

$825 per showcase

Exhibitor Showcase Details

Exhibitor showcases are 50-minute presentations of a commercial nature, perfect for the introduction or demonstration of musical products and services that are beneficial to music teachers. Twenty showcases are available for the NCKP 2017 conference. Four showcases will be presented concurrently during showcase hours and will be listed in the Conference Program Book. No other sessions will take place during showcase hours.

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Exhibit Booth Details

The 8' x 10' exhibit booth includes:

  • Black & White 8’ Back Drape and 3’ Side Drape
  • (1) 6’ Skirted Table

  • (2) Chairs

  • (1) Wastebasket
  • 7” x 44” Identification Sign

Each exhibit booth includes four registration badges. Additional badges are available for purchase if more than four people will be working at your booth.

Exhibitors must review the exhibitor kit from Valley Exhibitor Services for information on shipping and options for ordering additional equipment and services. The exhibitor kit will be available here soon.

Exhibitors in need of HSIA, telephone, power, and package handling at their booth must purchase these services from the Westin.  The Exhibitor HSIA,Telephone, Power, and Package Handling Request form will be available here soon.

Exhibit Hall Schedule

Exhibitor Move In          Wednesday, July 26, 2017   12:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Hours         Thursday, July 27, 2017   9:00 am – 6:15 pm

                                      Friday, July 28, 2017   9:00 am – 6:15 pm

                                      Saturday, July 29, 2017   9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Exhibitor Move Out       Saturday, July 29, 2017   1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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Advertising in the Program Book or Coupon Book

To reserve advertising space in the NCKP Program Book, or Coupon Book, submit the Program Book and Coupon Book Advertising Insertion Order Form to Mark Greer.

The deadline for submitting Program Book ad reservations is April 1st.  Artwork is due no later than April 15thPlease note requirements of 300 dpi and the following accepted formats: pdf, jpg / jpeg, tif / tiff. 

Questions, insertion order forms, and artwork should be sent to Mark Greer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

College Row

The Frances Clark Center is delighted to invite you to represent your Keyboard Department on College Row at The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy. Your presence on College Row allows you to introduce your institution to more than 800 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.

College Row Rates

$170   Full Size Table

$100   Half Size Table

College Row Table and Ad Package

Full size college Row tables are available at a special discounted rate of $70 when purchased in conjunction with an ad in the Conference Program Book.