Private Showcase Presenter Application

  Private Showcase Presenter applications are now open!

 Contact Jim Schultz at privateshowcase@folk.org for questions about becoming a Private Showcase Presenter.

Jim Schultz - photo by Neale Eckstein

Download the Private Showcase floor plans for premium rooms

Download the Private Showcase floor plans for standard rooms

General Info

To host a Private Showcase room you will need to complete an application and submit the $135 application fee. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis.

Additional room fees are required and outlined below. You may choose to pay to have the bed(s) removed from your room and/or purchase folding chairs for supplemental seating (see bottom of page for costs).

You are must host a Private Showcase room for a minimum of three nights. Room numbers will be assigned in December 2017.

FAI produces a full directory of all Private Showcases (the Pocket Guide) that is distributed to all delegates at the conference. Your Private Showcase room's schedule will be included if submitted by January 14, 2018 at Midnight.

Outline of Costs

Application Fee

Private Showcase Room Host application fee, non-refundable$135


Host a Standard Hotel Room

No amplification systems of any kind permitted in standard hotel rooms.

Room cost ($149/night + 16.97% tax + $1.76 dev. fee)$176.05/night


Host a Premium Room

Amplification allowed.

Room cost ($149/night + 16.97% tax + $1.76 dev. fee)$176.05/night
Administrative fee to Folk Alliance International$25/night


Host a 5th Floor Meeting Room

Amplification allowed.

Meeting room cost (no tax)$350/night


Host a 5th Floor Meeting Room plus Sleeping Room

Amplification allowed.

Meeting room cost (no tax)$350/night
Sleeping room cost ($149/night + 16.97% tax + $1.76 dev. fee)$176.05/night


Host a Suite (3 rooms together)

Amplification allowed.

Room cost 3x ($149/night + 16.97% tax + $1.76 dev. fee)$528.15/night


Exhibit Hall Booth

  Before Dec 1 After Dec 1
Booth $500 $600

Daytime Programming

One-time administration fee for hosting daytime programming$30


Beds & Chairs

Removal of bed(s) from room$100
Folding chair rental$5/each

Link to Application

Want to read all the fine print before applying? Download a copy here.

  Apply Now!

Mission Statement

The mission of Folk Alliance International is to nurture, engage, and empower the international folk music community - traditional and contemporary, amateur and professional - through education, advocacy and performance.

Additional Conference Events

2018 FAI Conference

DATE: February 14-18, 2018

LOCATION: Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City, MO, USA

UPCOMING DATES: 

Contact

816.221.3655