National Convention

Exhibiting with NAEA

Exhibit at the 2022 NAEA National Convention in New York City, March 3-5.

New York historically brings the largest crowds of any convention city for NAEA. Plus, we’ll be celebrating the Association’s 75th anniversary while we’re there. Help us make history while you, as an exhibitor or sponsor, make a direct connection with thousands of visual arts, design, and media arts educators with buying power for their districts, departments, and classrooms. And, don’t miss this opportunity to show your support for these educators as the re-enter in-person professional learning after a challenging 2020-21 school year. Join us!

Download the Exhibitor Prospectus here for details on exhibits and sponsorship opportunities.

Click here to view the exhibitor floor plan.

What is NAEA?

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is the leading international professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators. Members include elementary, middle, and high school visual arts educators; college and university professors; researchers and scholars; teaching artists; administrators and supervisors; and art museum educators. In addition, NAEA serves more than 45,000 student members who belong to the National Art Honor Society or are university students preparing to be art educators. NAEA’s mission is to advance visual arts education to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding.

Why should you be a part of the NAEA National Convention?

The NAEA National Convention is where visual arts education professionals connect, collaborate, learn, and create. As an exhibitor, you can make a personal connection with thousands of prospective customers who have buying power. Your brand and message can reach this audience before, during, and after the event.

What products and services are attendees looking for?

NAEA National Convention attendees love to discover new products, concepts, and techniques intended for all skill levels and ages. They are looking for materials, ideas, and services ranging from classic art supplies to up-to-the-minute media, technology, processes, and professional development opportunities; curriculum resources; college and university programs; visual aids; painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, woodworking, ceramic, glass, and metal arts supplies; art-related travel; graphic design, photography, and drafting supplies; and more!

Who attends the Convention?

NAEA members include PreK-12 art educators, university professors, administrators, supervisors, museum educators, and art education students from across the United States and many foreign countries. Our membership also includes teaching artists, publishers, manufacturers and suppliers of art materials, parents, retired art educators, and others concerned about quality art education.


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