CMEA Leadership continues to monitor developments with COVID-19 and recommendations from the CDC-Colorado Department of Health and State and Local orders. Any revisions to this timeline will be communicated as changes occur, at this time the CMEA Board of Directors is still planning for an in-person conference in January 2021.

Timeline for Call for Proposals for Conference Sessions –
The call for proposal form for presentations at the 2021 CMEA Conference are now live. The link is on the main page of the CMEA web site.

June 1 – July 31- Call for Proposals open on CMEA Web site
August 5th – August 18th- council members review and vote on proposals
August 19th – August 25th chairs make final selections and indicate final selections in the goggle document.
August 26th – 31st- Chairs notify those selected and not selected to present a conference session and begin plugging sessions into a predetermined conference schedule from the June meeting.

Timeline for Performing Group Submissions –
August 1, 2020 through September 16, 2020- submission window opens

Late September/early October (date to be determined soon)- CMEA selects performing groups and selected directors are notified

Revised Timeline for Honor Awards and Hall of Fame Award Nominations –
August 1, 2020 through September 16, 2020- nomination process opens and forms can be located on the web site under the “General Information” menu > Awards. If you have already submitted a nomination with last year’s form the Honor Awards Chair will accept this form and there is no need to submit a new form.
October 15, 2020- Individuals receiving awards are notified

CMEA conference registration will open on August 15, 2020.
This year CMEA will offer three different tier options for registration:
Conference Early Bird Registration – August 15th – October 14th
Conference Pre-Registration – October 15th – November 30th
Conference Regular Registration – December 1st – January 15th