Why Exhibit?

Music & Drama Education Expo is the largest music education event in Europe of its kind, offering free, high quality CPD to music teachers. Our extensive exhibition gives visitors the chance to discover, try out and buy new products, and you the chance to meet your customers and find new ones.

Here are a few reasons why you should exhibit:

Benefit from a footfall of c.2,500 music and performing arts teachers across the two days and have the chance to demonstrate the benefits of your products and services.

Speak to your target audience in one place - if you exhibit we can bring the relevant customers to you.

Every delegate is given a Show Guide to use throughout the day and to take away with them, which includes the full conference programme, as well as a floorplan, and exhibitor list.

Enhance your presence and give yourself that all-important competitive edge. Benefit from additional presence at the show or in the marketing running from September right up until the event.

Get in touch with our team and we'll be able to let you know about all of the sponsorship opportunities.

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Exhibitor Testimonials

Here's what some of our exhibitors said about the show:

“Music & Drama Education Expo is one of the best global exhibitions of it’s kind. The footfall at the event brings a mix of diverse, discerning and studious group of musicians who are serious about understanding the many strands of the music industry. The event has been hugely rewarding for us in marketing our brand and directly helping customers to make informed decisions about purchasing.”

Shea Lolin

“Music & Drama Education Expo is a golden opportunity for us to meet existing and potential new customers and even with the technology of today you can’t beat meeting people face to face. The Expo also gives us the opportunity to bring a wide range of educational music that people might not know and it gives them the opportunity to browse and discuss their musical needs with us directly.”

Adrian Connell
Manager - Universal Edition
“We find that both the London and Manchester Music & Drama Education Expo’s are extremely important events. They allow us to meet a large number of music teachers all gathered together in the same place, rather than having to spend a lot of time and money on individual visits. There is always a good buzz at these busy shows, with teachers keen to interact and find out what’s new. We always enjoy meeting new and old friends at the Expo, and hearing how our products are helping their students. Steinberg fully support Music & Drama Education Expo and look forward to the next show.”

Richard Llewellyn
UK Education Manager - Steinberg

“Music & Drama Education Expo is now a pivotal event in the music calendar that brings together all of those working for excellence in music education. This is something that is important for the Music Teachers' Association to be a part of and we look forward to 2016 where we can meet, support and encourage thousands of music teachers through both the Expo and Music Teacher Awards.”

Keith Ayling
National Media Manager, Music Teachers' Association
"The Musicians’ Union have been involved with the Expo since the offset and it is now an integral part of our calendar of events. The two days offer a great array of debate, workshops and presentations on all the current issues affecting those working in education as well as fantastic networking opportunities for those attending. At the MU stand we like the opportunity the Expo gives to engage with members and those interested in the work we are doing and it provides an invaluable chance to showcase the work we are doing representing musicians who teach."

Diane Widdison
National Organiser: Education and Training - The Musicians' Union

“Alfred Music have attended every Expo since inception. The opportunities Expo provides for music publishers to talk directly to teachers, for teachers to talk to authors and composers, and to receive that one-to-one feedback, positive or otherwise, on specific publications is a rare and precious one which we value highly.”

Andrew Higgins
Director of Sales and Marketing, Alfred Publishing

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"A fantastic event, giving you the tools and resources to inspire the next generation of musicians"

Attendee via survey

"Thank you Music & Drama Education Expo for holding an amazing few days at Kensington Olympia. I have gone away feeling inspired, excited and ready to bring music and drama into the lives of others every day!"


"Our singing teacher Emily got some amazing lesson ideas from the Music and Drama Expo, we can’t wait to try them!!!! #MDEE"

Junior Jam via Twitter

"Thank you for putting on what I can only say was an outstanding Expo. Full of interesting stands, people, performances, discussions and presentations."

Jan Murray

"Thank you for an amazing conference at the Music & Drama Expo 2019. My colleagues and I are still discussing topics that were covered in the sessions and talking to our administrations about just how impressed we were."

RJ Jensen, Performing Arts Teacher