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Wednesday, September 28 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Your health is important to the IBMA, and that is why we are delighted to once again partner withseveral providers, including Sight & Sound Vision Care and MusiCares, The Recording Academy’shealthcare outreach, to bring you the World of Bluegrass Health Fair in Raleigh.

Vision Clinic
Sight & Sound has partnered with the America’s Best Glasses and Contacts to provide free visionscreenings and eyewear to all registered conference attendees.“Sight & Sound, as a provider of eye care to those in the music industry, is thrilled to be workingalongside the International Bluegrass Music Association,” says Mark Lindsey from Sight & Sound.“We understand that not everyone has access to regular eye care. We look forward to providing careto all attendees and hearing some terrific bluegrass music. Please come by our clinic this year forfree exams and eyewear (glasses, readers, sunglasses). Special thanks to America’s Best Glasses andContacts for their donations of time, equipment and resources.”

Dental Clinic
MusiCares, in partnership with Smile Mobile Dental, will be offering a Free Dental Clinic during IBMA’s World of Bluegrass at the Raleigh Convention Center on Wednesday, September 28th, and Thursday, September 29th, from 9am-4pm. Dental screenings, teeth cleaning, and x-rays will be provided at no cost to eligible music industry professionals who have at least 5 years of music industry experience. Dental services will be located in Room 303 on the South Hall of the Raleigh Convention Center, to the left of registration. Stop by to see us at the event or go to https://ibmadentalclinic.eventbrite.com to reserve your appointment slot ahead of time. Feel free to contact the MusiCares office with any questions at 615-327-0050.”

Hearing Clinic
MusiCares, in partnership with ACS, will also be offering ear impressions for free custom ear plugs.MusiCares also works to address the health and wellness needs of music professionals. In supportof these efforts, MusiCares will be joined by an audiologist who will be onsite during select hours toprovide valuable information on the importance of hearing conservation. It is offering ear impressions for FREE* custom musicians’ earplugs, which are will likewise be provided compliments of MusiCares.Danielle Bowker, Manager of MusiCares, notes, “MusiCares is honored to again participate in theInternational Bluegrass Music Association’s Business Conference."

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MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources... Read More →
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Sight and Sound

Sight & Sound, as a provider of eye care to those in the music industry, is thrilled to be working along side the International Bluegrass Music Association. We understand not everyone has access to regular eyecare. We look forward to providing care to all attendees and hearing... Read More →

Wednesday September 28, 2016 9:00am - 5:00pm EDT
Raleigh Convention Center Rooms 302C and 303