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40th Annual MEIEA Summit - Nashville 

Thursday, March 21 – Saturday, March 23

Register Here!

Campus of Belmont University 
1900 Belmont Blvd 
Nashville, Tennessee

Look for further information in the coming weeks on
Summit speakers, sessions, and more!

2019 Summit Registration Prices
Early Bird $289
(Through February 28)
Regular $389
(March 1 – March 20)
On-Site $489
(March 21 – March 23)
Single day registration $199 per day

 A limited number of rooms are available at the Embassy Suites - Nashville at Vanderbilt for Wednesday, March 20 through Saturday March 23 (check out Sunday March 24, includes complimentary breakfast, WiFi and nightly manager's reception). Other dates will be charged at the normally published hotel price.

Click here to book your room at the Summit hotel

Conference to take place on 
the Belmont University campus


The MEIEA Journal

an annually published academic journal

The MEIEA Journal is a refereed scholarly work published annually by the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association and is a resource for anyone interested in scholarly research and writing about the music and entertainment industries. The MEIEA Journal is distributed to members of MEIEA, universities, libraries, and individuals concerned with music and entertainment industry education.

Articles are of business, legal, economic, technical, pedagogic, and historic significance and often reflect current issues that affect the music and entertainment industries and music and entertainment industry education. The MEIEA Journal is indexed in The Music Article Guide and The Music Index.

2017 edition


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Look for your personalized ballot in your email!

MEIEA President Nominee:

  • Armen Shaomian/University of South Carolina
MEIEA Vice President Nominee:
  • Clyde Rolston/Belmont University

MEIEA Director of Membership Nominee:

  • Darren Walters/Drexel University

MEIEA General Board Member Nominees (choose up to four):

  • Jeff Apruzzese/Drexel University
  • David Beatty/Azusa Pacific University
  • Henry Harris/Executive Director and Administrator of Strategic Music Partnerships, Inc.
  • Eric Holt/Belmont University
  • Sean McClowry/College of St. Rose
  • Ulf Oesterle/Syracuse University
  • Terry Tompkins/Hofstra University
  • Larry Wacholtz/Belmont University
  • Shawn Young/York College


Present Your Research at the 2019 MEIEA Summit!

Submission Deadline:

February 1, 2019

MEIEA invites you to submit papers for presentation at the 2019 International MEIEA Summit, March 21-23, 2019 in Nashville. We are seeking papers on all aspects of the music and entertainment industry including original research, historical perspectives, analysis of topical subjects, pedagogical & curricular issues, etc.

Proposals should include:

1) a one-page abstract and, 2) your technology requirements (projector, audio, etc.).

Deadline for submission is February 1, 2019. Conference proceedings will be published following the Summit. Submit proposals to Dr. Bruce Ronkin, Editor,

MEIEA Journal at

1900 Belmont Blvd. | Nashville, TN 37212 | 615-460-6946

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The Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business

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