APAP|NYC is the annual membership conference of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters. Held each January in New York City, the conference is the world's largest networking forum and marketplace for performing arts professionals. More than 3,600 presenters, artists, managers, agents and emerging arts leaders from all 50 states more than 30 countries convene in the city for five days of professional development, business deals and exciting performances.
APAP|NYC is the place to feel the pulse of the industry. Plenary speakers such as John Kani, Rosanne Cash, Harry Belafonte and Ira Glass inspire attendees. Innovators from various fields share knowledge. Colleagues exchange practices and problem-solving techniques. The popular EXPO Hall is the one-stop networking hotspot with 370 exhibitors. More than 1,000 artist showcases make up a mini festival of the performing arts.
FREE pre-conference sessions are open to APAP members and non-members alike.
In 2016, APAP will offer three full-day intensives as part of the Professional Development Institute. These intensives will help you and your team strengthen skills, grow opportunities and build careers. $125 fee. Open to the public. Discount available for APAP members.
APAP|NYC is the heart of the performing arts industry. Registration for APAP|NYC begins in the summer. Visit
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Future APAP|NYC Conference Dates
January 15-19, 2016
January 6-10, 2017
January 12-16, 2018
January 4-8, 2019
January 10-14, 2020