2015 Convention Details

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TICKET PURCHASES MUST BE DONE IN ADVANCE OF THE SHOW AND CONVENTION. YOU MAY CALL THE GUILD OFFICES AT 615-469-1595 TO OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS. TICKETS ARE $50.00 PER PERSON UNLESS YOU ARE AN EDUCATIONAL GROUP IN WHICH YOU WOULD NEED TO OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS THROUGH YOUR EDUCATIONAL LEADER. MEMBERS WHO ARE ATTENDING THE ENTIRE CONVENTION HAVE TWO TICKETS INCLUDED INTO THEIR CONVENTION FEE PACKAGE. GUILD MEMBERS WHO ARE NOT ATTENDING THE ENTIRE CONVENTION WILL BE SUBJECT TO REGULAR TICKET PRICES.

ARTISTS PLANNING ON ATTENDING THE ENTIRE EVENT MUST MAKE SURE THEIR CONVENTION FEES ARE PAID IN ADVANCE. THE FEES ARE $450.00 AND INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Display table
  2. Showcases
  3. Seminars
  4. Network training
  5. All food at convention (add $50.00 for each addition person above the registered artist)
  6. Two awards show tickets (each additional ticket above the two must be purchased in advance)
  7. After Party (food included)

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT SHOW SCHEDULES, CONVENTION OUTLINES AND REHEARSAL TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Guild members will load in and set up tables on the afternoon of Nov 9th between the hours of 6:30-8:00 pm. NOT BEFORE!

First day of convention will begin at promptly 9:00 am on Nov 10th. Artists are required to be in the building at 8:45 am to receive information and assigned showcase times.

Artists will break for lunch at 12:00 each day and will return to the facilities at 1:15 to resume Guild activities.

Convention Time Line

All events are at the AG Convention Center unless otherwise specified.

 

Monday, Nov. 9th–Arrival Day

Registration Desk and Exhibit Move-in

Please see Katrina Cowger for official table assignments. If you have questions beforehand you may contact Katrina at Katrina@ArtistsMusicGuild.com.

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Quality Inn has prepared a welcome reception for all AMG artists and guests in the hotel dining area.

 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 10th–Day 1

Wednesday, Nov. 11th–Day 2

Thursday, Nov. 12th–Day 3

Friday, Nov. 13th–Day 4

Saturday, Nov 14th–Day 5


FRIDAY REHEARSALS

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SATURDAY REHEARSALS

DUE TO THE TIME SCHEDULING AND SET UPS, ARTISTS WILL BE DISMISSED AT 12:00 TO PREPARE FOR THE SHOW AND TO EAT LUNCH. LUNCH WILL NOT BE SERVED AT THE VENUE THE DAY OF SHOW

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STUDENT CLASS AND REHEARSAL SCHEDULES

Workshop Schedule

 


9:00am – 10:00am ~

10:00am-11:00am ~

11:40am-12:10pm ~

12:10pm ~ 1:45pm ~

 

 

11:45-12:00pm ~

12:00pm-12:45pm ~

12:45pm-2:00pm ~

2:00pm – 2:45pm ~

2:45pm-3:00pm ~

3:00pm-4:30pm ~

4:30pm ~

 

Call times for Saturday

 

4:00pm ~

4:30pm ~

5:00pm ~

6:00pm ~

7:00pm-10:00pm ~

 

AIRPORT, HOTEL, TICKETS, VENUE  INFORMATION and DIRECTIONS

TRANSPORTATION

Walker's Transportation
Walker’s Transportation

People needing transportation to and from the airport may call Walkers Transportation which is an official service provider of the Guild. They have arranged for special rates for Guild members. They also have special rates for limousines for the night of the awards show. They do need to know your request well in advance to ensure they have a fleet large enough to meet the Guild’s needs. Click on the photo above to be taken to their page.

FORMAL WEAR

If you need formal wear, please contact the Guild’s official formal wear supplier, Shotgun Weddings and Events. They are doing a special deal for ONLY Guild attendees. A custom classic black tuxedo which regularly rents for $125.00 can now be rented for a mere $ if you are attending this event. This does include the entire suit but you will need to act quickly to ensure they have your suit ready for you upon your arrival. You will have to supply them with your measurements in advance and they prefer for you to go to one of your local formal wear stores or men’s suit outlet to be properly measured. If you have any questions they are more than happy to help you. Call them at 704-635-8841 or click on their logo here to be taken to their official facebook page. They are here to make you look your best!

Shotgun Weddings
Shotgun Weddings and Events
The Guild’s Official Formal Wear Supplier
Black Perry Ellis Rio-135
Black Perry Ellis Rio- 135
Black-Prado-177
Black-Prado- 177
Black-Trilogy II-189
Black Trilogy II- 189

Black Perry Ellis Rio
$49.00 complete

Black Prado
$39.00 complete

Black Trilogy II
$39.00 complete

 

HOTEL INFO

We recommend that you make your reservations ASAP! Last year as many of you know we ran out of rooms and people were scrambling to find a room at the very last minute. The hotels are listed in the order of service. You may choose which hotel that would fit your needs the best.

PLEASE CLICK ON THE BLUE LINKS TO BE TAKEN TO THE RESPECTIVE LOCATIONS

Quality Inn and Suites: 13470 East Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105  704-821-9800

$65.00 per night/Full breakfast/Music jam sessions nightly

Directions from Charlotte Douglas Airport to Quality Inn & Suites

Directions  from Hotel to AG Conventions Center

Country Inn & Suites : 2001 Mount Harmony Church Rd.  Matthews, NC  20104   704-846-8000

$65.oo per night/Full breakfast/Room for music jam sessions/Freshly baked cookies nightly

Directions from Charlotte Douglas Airport to Country Inn & Suites

Directions from Hotel to the AG Convention Center

 

Hampton Inn & Suites: 2368 Roland Dr, Monroe, NC 28110  704-220-2200

$85.00 per night/Full breakfast

Directions from Charlotte Douglas Airport to Hampton Inn & Suites

Directions from Hotel to the AG Convention Center

Please have your AMG Membership number ready when you call!

IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED TICKETS YOU WILL OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS THE NIGHT OF THE SHOW BY VISITING TO TICKET BOX OFFICE IN THE FRONT RECEPTION AREA OF THE THEATER. TICKETS WILL BE LISTED UNDER YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER

This event is a BLACK TIE formal event. Proper dress is required!

Should you have a problem please call the Artists Music Guild Offices:  615.469.1595



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