Society for Music Theory
44th Annual Meeting

Nov 4–Nov 7, 2021


We are no longer accepting advertiser or exhibitor reservations. 

SMT program book cover

Please join us this fall as we gather virtually for our 44th Annual Meeting. Our annual meeting attracts more than 650 theorists from colleges, universities, and conservatories from around the world.

About the Meeting

The Society for Music Theory, with 1,200 members, brings together academics, graduate students, and other professionals specializing in music theory. It will be the forty-fourth Annual Meeting and provides an opportunity for attendees to network, share knowledge, and explore new directions in music research and practice. More than 150 presentations are scheduled, as well as meetings, receptions, and workshops.

By participating in this year’s meeting, you will reach a large, specialized audience of customers for your products and services. We are expecting more than 600 registrants of leading specialists, including heads of research institutes, academic deans and department chairs, private consultants, and graduate students.

Ways to participate

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Sponsors receive one complimentary registration, a complimentary banner ad (728x90 pixels), one complimentary exhibit table (for sponsorships $500+), and a complimentary program book advertisement. Sponsors will also receive recognition in the program book, conference website and platform, and on social media. For more questions on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jennifer Diaz.

Reserve Your Complimentary Registration

Sponsorship Pricing

Sponsorship Opportunities Amount Ad Size Notes
Annual Meeting $1,000 Full-page (7.5 x 10.5”), color Reserved by Indiana University Press
Undergraduate Free Admission Program $500 Half-page (7.5 x 4.75”), black & white Reserved by Artusi, Inc.
Plenary $500 Half-page (7.5 x 4.75”), black & white Reserved by Rising Software

The Society for Music Theory will be offering a virtual exhibit hall to all registrants. Benefits of being an exhibitor include the following:

  • Exhibitor page within exhibit section which may include your logo, a link to your website, informational text, and supplementary documents (fliers, sample book chapter, etc.)
  • Set (optional; see schedule below) and drop-in hours.
  • One-on-one meetings with registrants.
  • Scheduled pre-recorded or live product demonstrations.
  • Book exhibit section.
  • Listing in the program book PDF, conference website, conference platform, and social media.
  • One complimentary conference registration. Additional registrations are available for $50 and may be purchased while completing the complimentary registration form below.

Reserve Your Complimentary Registration

Reservations and Deadlines for Exhibits

The Reservation Form and payment or purchase order must be received by October 15, 2021. Cancellations on or before October 31st will be fully refunded (a $25 handling charge will be assessed).

Exhibit Pricing: $275

Exhibits Schedule 

Optional scheduled hours:

Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  9:30-10:45 AM ET 9:30-10:45 AM ET 9:30-10:45 AM ET
4:30-6:30 PM ET 6-7:30 PM ET 6-7:30 PM ET  

Receive a 10% discount when you purchase a booth and program book advertisement.
Conference Program Book Advertising

The digital Program Book contains the final program and is available to all meeting participants. Program Book advertisers will also receive a complimentary banner ad (728x90 pixels), recognition on the conference platform, website, and on social media.

Reservations and Deadlines for Program Book Advertising

The reservation form, ad copy, and payment must be received by October 15, 2021.

Advertisement Pricing

Type of ad Amount
Full-page (7.5 x 10.5”), color $550
Full-page, black & white $400
Half-page (7.5 x 4.75”), color $400
Half-page, black & white $300
Quarter-page (3.5 x 4.75"), black & white $250


Payment is due in full by October 15, 2021. You may opt to receive a Paypal invoice, or mail a check, money order, or purchase order to 1201 E Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.