MBA 55th Annual Summer Convention
June 16-19, 2024
Tan-Tar-A Conference Center
The 2024 Missouri Bandmasters Association Clinic and Convention is back and happening June 16-19, at TanTarA Resorts, the Lake of the Ozarks! Come join us and be a part of our eighth year at this outstanding location for concerts and clinics in a family atmosphere. All the facilities of the resort will be available to clinic participants, including two pools, miniature golf course, lake access, and indoor water park. Spouses, children, and significant others are welcome and encouraged to attend.
MBA President Brad Hudson is assembling an outstanding group of clinicians, including Dr. Tim Lautzenhizer, Col. Don Schofield, Chris Sprague, Ted Keck, Clarence Smith, and Brenda Keuck. Featured performers will include the Central Methodist University Alumni Band.
Reading sessions and many other great clinic offerings will be included. Band directors are ready to get back to the Lake to learn and this is the time for MBA and our profession to push forward and grow!
We would like to invite you to become a Sustaining Member of MBA with display privileges at the Convention. The fee is one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00) and entitles you to one display table plus free admission to all MBA concerts and activities. Additional tables may be purchased at the rates listed below.
Sustaining Membership in our organization also gives you full access to our members through the MBA website to build your business contacts with educators across Missouri. We will accept Visa and Master Card credit cards for payment but cannot accept Discover.
We hope you will consider joining us as we continue to further our mission in "Building Better Bands" for Missouri.
Exhibitor Table Rates
$150 One Display Table
$240 Two Display Tables
$315 Three Display Tables
$375 Four Display Tables
$55 *Add Electricity to your exhibit space.
$150 Sustaining Member with no exhibit space.
Exhibit Hall Details
- Exhibitors may start setting up displays on Sunday, June 18 after 3:00 p.m.
- Exhibit Hall Hours:
- Sunday, June 16, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
- Monday, June 17, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, June 18, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
- You have the option of exhibiting during the Jazz Concert, Tuesday evening, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
- Convention rates for the MBA Convention and Clinic are $116 per room, $183 for a one bedroom suite, and $256 for a two bedroom suite.
- Reservations for rooms are available online at Tan-Tar-A.com. The code for MBA Convention rates is ‘BAND.’ The cutoff date for convention rates is Friday, May 17, 2023.
- Exhibitors will receive up to two (2) meal tickets per meal for the evening activities free of charge. One meal ticket will be given for each table purchased for the Spouses’ Luncheon. Extra tickets for all of the activities may be purchased if needed.
Click below to register online as a convention exhibitor and/or sponsor:
Please direct any Exhibitor questions to:
Exhibitor Chairman, MBA
- All exhibitors must register for the convention.
- Exhibitors who are instrumental music educators must be members of MBA
Tan Tar A WILL NOT accept shipping. Shipping should be sent to Page and Brown Convention Services. They can be contacted on the web at http://www.pagebrown.com/ or by phone at (573) 348-5176.
MBA has the authority to reassign the exhibit space of an Exhibitor if deemed to be in the interest of the convention.
Exhibitors may set up displays on Sunday, June 16 after 3:00 p.m. The exhibit hall will be open Sunday, June 16, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.; Monday, June 17, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and the option of exhibiting 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Exhibitors causing damage to the facilities will be held responsible and charged accordingly. Exhibitors will adhere to all rules and regulations. Should an exhibitor fail to comply with the rules and regulations, MBA may remove the offending Exhibitor, and all rights to exhibit at future MBA conferences will be forfeited by said Exhibitor.
In the event of cancellation of the MBA conference due to causes beyond the control of MBA, the Board of Directors of MBA shall determine an equitable basis for the refund of monies received from Exhibitors remaining after payment of expenses incurred.
MBA, its officers and members are not responsible for any injuries to any Exhibitor or Exhibitor’s representatives, nor for loss or damage to merchandise or property. MBA, its officers and members are not responsible for any acts of representations of Exhibitors or their representatives, nor for the Tan Tar A Resort or its representatives. MBA shall have full power to interpret, amend and enforce all rules and regulations of this agreement. All decisions are binding on the Exhibitor. In the event that any provision of this agreement becomes invalid, the contract shall continue in full force without said provision.