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Imagining 2021 and moving forward…

APAP|NYC offers unparalleled face-to-face networking opportunities in a business that has at its heart, human interaction and creativity. Over the course of five exciting, networking-filled days, APAP|NYC hosts nearly 400 exhibitors, spread out over three floors; more than 1,300 performance showcases at venues throughout the city of New York and more than 40 professional and leadership development sessions. It's not only the largest most inclusive marketplace for the performing arts in the world, but it is the destination for experiencing what's next, and learning who's doing it!

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Organized and produced by the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), the nexus for performing arts presenting worldwide, APAP|NYC is open to members committed to experiencing the center of an expanding network of events and festivals celebrating the arts.


  • More than 3,600 of your colleagues from 49 states in the U.S. and 27 countries attend APAP|NYC, making it the largest performing arts industry event in North America.
  • Attendees represent the entire breadth and depth of the field – including presenters, agents, managers, artists, consultants, vendors, funders, foreign governments, producers and more.
  • 49% of attendees are decision makers or performing arts programming specialists and 54% of attendees are in senior management.
  • APAP|NYC gives you access to the field’s top executives, talent and innovators; showcase performances; and opportunities to do business.


Registration opens in the summer 2010.  For more information and to start planning for APAP NYC 2011 please contact: 

  • Judy Moore, Conference and Meetings Manager, at for information on showcasing or purchasing an exhibit booth in the EXPO Hall
  • Sean Handerhan, Business Development Consultant, at for information on sponsorship opportunities and finding the best vehicles for increasing your visibility among attendees
  • Sue Noseworthy, Membership Service Manager, at if you’ve never been to APAP|NYC before and are wondering what it’s all about

Preliminary Schedule | Pricing | Expo Hall Hours 



APAP|NYC Conference