Why JOIN?

Educators

1. Network with other educators from around the world via the JEN forum and conference
2. Perform with your group in front of the leading jazz educators in the world
3. Hear other bands & choirs from around the world to evaluate where your group fits in to the world of jazz
4. Receive discounts to strategic partner Jazz-based magazines and other sources
5. Allow your students to listen or participate in the JENerations Jam Sessions
6. Hear some of the top jazz professionals in the world LIVE on stage at JEN!
7. Check out all the new gear (instruments, music, etc.)
8. Learn new teaching techniques to take back to your school
9. Special focus for K-8 jazz educators
10. Earn continuing education credit
11. Take advantage of special offers for members
12. Opportunity to vote and run for a board seat
13. Opportunity to serve on JEN committees

Students

1. Network with other students from around the world
2. Hear other high school or college bands & choirs from around the world to evaluate where you fit in the world of jazz
3. Listen or participate in the JENerations Jam Sessions
4. Hear some of the top jazz professionals in the world LIVE on JEN stages!
5. Check out all the new gear (instruments, music, etc.)
6. Talk to recruiters at universities with strong jazz programs
7. Participate in scholarship and award contests
8. Take advantage of special offers for members
9. Receive discounts to strategic partner Jazz-based magazines and other sources

Professional Musicians

1. Network and jam with your peers in the premiere professional organization, and fraternity for musicians
2. Exposure to jazz educators which could lead to future gigs
3. Network with record labels, instrument manufacturers, journalists, performing arts presenters, managers, and publishers
4. Receive discounts to strategic partner Jazz-based magazines and other sources
5. Take advantage of special offers for members
6. Opportunity to vote and run for a board seat
7. Opportunity to serve on JEN committees

Exhibitors

1. Network with 3,500+ educators, musicians and students to show off your wares
2. Ability to purchase exhibit space at the annual conference
3. Support your existing artists and writers
4. Sign new artists to endorsements or publishing contracts
5. Attract students to your colleges or network groups that may sign up for one of your tours
6. Make money!
7. Show the jazz world you are a major player
8. Opportunity to vote and run for a board seat
9. Opportunity to serve on JEN committees
10. Receive discounts to strategic partner Jazz-based magazines and other sources
11. Link to the Jazz Education Network website as a partner member
12. Ability to offer member discounts and receive special listing to JEN members