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APAP is the national service, advocacy and membership organization for the performing arts presenting industry and the convener of APAP|NYC, the world’s leading gathering of performing arts professionals, held every January in New York City

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The APAP|Community

Welcome new members who joined in August

9.8.16 Please give a warm welcome to APAP’s newest members! Get to know them on APAP|Community. Meet the Members.​​


Question about "Self Producing" Presenters

7.12.16 Join APAP members as they discuss and identify identify other APAP colleagues who, in addition to the customary presentation of performers, also self-produce their own professional theatrical works from scratch. Join the Discussion.​​


Join the Inside Arts "Knowledge Issue" conversation

7.5.16 The "Knowledge Issue" dives into topics of ongoing relevance to you, your staff and colleagues, such as leadership, diversity, and audience research. As you read through this issue, share your thoughts on the articles in APAP|Community. Join the Conversation.​​




News and Announcements

How to APAP: FREE webinars for first-timers

9.26.16 Learn about APAP|NYC 2017 through our webinars designed for first-time attendees, exhibitors and showcasers this October! Special bonus webinar on the year-round benefits of APAP. Register Now.


APAP Emerging Leadership Institute Announces 2017 Class of Participants

9.8.16 The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) announces its 16th class for the Emerging Leadership Institute (ELI). ELI is an intensive two and a half-day seminar that develops critical leadership skills for emerging performing arts professionals. Each year, a new cohort is invited to participate in ELI and attend APAP|NYC, APAP's annual members conference held in New York City every January.  Learn More.


Hit replay on the "Getting Past the Inbox" webinar series

9.1.16 Did you miss this engaging three-part webinar series, "Getting Past the Inbox: Email Marketing to Trigger Opens (and Actions) from Busy Presenters"? Or want to replay something you heard? All three are now available on APAP's webinar archive page. Designed for artists, agents, and managers, these webinars provide valuable information on best practices. Replay Now.


Creative Accounting: Budget tips from an arts management expert

8.17.16 Inside the "Knowledge Issue" of Inside Arts we talk to an arts management expert about budget tips and how to use your budget as a tool for your organization. Read More.


Submit your story to the APAP|NYC 5 Mintues to Shine competition!

8.15.16 Have a bold idea or success story about building arts audiences? Tell us your story and you could win a FREE REGISTRATION to APAP|NYC 2017. Deadline is Oct. 6. Learn More and Apply.


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