The Exhibit Hall enhances the conference and festival experience throughout IBMA World of Bluegrass® week!

One of the biggest highlights during IBMA World of Bluegrass® is our extensive Exhibit Hall. Our goal is to provide a positive, fun experience for exhibitors and attendees alike.

It’s more important than ever for musicians and industry members to find meaningful ways to connect and conduct business with leading-edge product innovations and in-person connections.

IBMA hosts the most in-demand luthiers and instrument sellers, business owners and sellers of the latest music-related products, and vendors who highlight ongoing changes within our industry—and, you get the inside track on consumer trends to help you stay on the cutting edge.

We pride ourselves in providing a centralized place for the bluegrass music community to network, engage, and conduct business with their target demographic in a high-impact way.

—Showcase your brand
—Highlight new and exciting products
—Connect with industry and fan/consumer audiences
—Deliver rich, branded content

Exhibit With Us!

Choose from Business Conference, Music Festival, or Full-Week exhibitor packages to tailor your engagement with the best audience in Bluegrass!

Please direct all questions and inquiries to:
Anna Kline, Business Development Director

Contact Anna Kline


2023 IBMA Exhibit Hall Hours*
Wednesday, 9/27: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday, 9/28: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

*Wednesday and Thursday are open to registered attendees of the IBMA Business Conference only.

IBMA Bluegrass Live! Exhibit Hall**
Friday, 9/29: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, 9/30: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

**Friday and Saturday are open to the public. Festival ticket NOT required for entrance.

Exhibitors are allowed into the hall 1 hour prior to opening each day.

Exhibitor Load-In Information
(Exhibit Days / Hours – SET-UP & TEAR-DOWN)
LOAD-IN hours
Tuesday, 9/26: Noon-8pm
Wednesday, 9/27: 8am-Noon
Thursday, 9/28: 7pm-9pm (weekend-only exhibitors)

*Friday, 9/29: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (weekend only exhibitors)
*NO Loading Dock Access – Hand Carry Only

Thursday, 9/28: 5pm-7pm
(B2B-Only Exhibitors)

Saturday, 9/30: 6pm-9pm
*NO Loading Dock Access – Hand Carry Only

Sunday, 10/1 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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