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APAP|NYC 2016 Closing Plenary with Rita Moreno and APAP|NYC 2016 new member orientation by Adam Kissick/APAP

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What is APAP?

The Association of Performing Arts Presenters is the national service, advocacy and professional organization for presenters of the performing arts. APAP is dedicated to developing and supporting a robust performing arts industry and the professionals who work within it.

What does APAP do?

In addition to the annual APAP|NY​C conference - the world's leading convening for the performing arts (January 6-10, 2017) - APAP is the industry's leading community for networking and knowledge. APAP strengthens and advances your career and the field through professional development, resource sharing, advocacy and civic engagement. Click here to learn more about member benefits.

Who joins APAP?

Our more than 5,000 national and international members come from:

  • performing arts centers
  • arts venues
  • university and municipal performance facilities
  • artist agencies and management companies
  • touring companies
  • consulting practices
  • vendors
  • self-presenting artists
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