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Two webinars on what you need to know about overtime regulations

5.24.16 Federal overtime rules for nonprofits can be confusing, but they are of critical importance to organizations’ budgets, operations, and staff members. Find out how these new rules impact you in these two webinars. Learn More.​​


Welcome new members who joined in April!

5.9.16 Please join us in welcoming the newest APAP members. View full details and connect with them on our peer-to-peer networking platform, APAP|Community. Meet the Members.​​


Improving the visa process for foreign guest artists

2.11.16 This week, the Arts Require Timely Service (ARTS) Act was introduced in the Senate. This bill would help improve the visa process for U.S. nonprofit arts organizations working with guest artists from abroad. Ask your Senators to co-sponsor this bill! Learn more.​​




News and Announcements

"Getting Past the Inbox" Webinar series on best email marketing practices kicks off June 14!

5.24.16 As part of the Alliance of Performing Arts Conferences (APAC), APAP is joining in presenting an engaging three-part webinar series, "Getting Past the Inbox: Email Marketing to Trigger Opens (and Action) from Busy Presenters." 

Designed for artists, agents, and managers, the webinars will take place on June 14, June 28, and July 12 at 2 p.m. EDT. Free to APAP members! Email for the code. Register Now.


Emerging Leadership Institute (ELI) applications for 2017 are now available

5.23.16 APAP's Emerging Leadership Institute (ELI) is an intensive two and half-day seminar that develops critical leadership skills for arts professionals. This workshop is a beneficial and rare opportunity for each participant to reflect on and develop their ideas about leadership and their own career. Apply by June 30, 2016. Apply Now.


Never been an APAP member? Here’s an experience “Tailored to You”

5.12.16 If you are a presenter, artist, agent, or manager who has never been a member of APAP, you can take advantage of a guided membership experience that is “Tailored to You,” the first-time member! If you join APAP between now and June 30, 2016 the “Tailored to You” program offers discounts on your first year of membership ($60 off) and on one conference registration ($660), as well as a 12-month program to help you make the most of APAP. Learn More.


APAP|NYC 2017 registration opens Wednesday, June 15!

5.2.16 APAP|NYC 2017 will be here before you know it, and we couldn't be more excited! Registration opens June 15, 2016 at noon EDT. Stay tuned for an announcement on the launch of the APAP|NYC 2017 website with detailed conference registration information. Meanwhile, enjoy highlights from the APAP|NYC 2016 conference.


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