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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

ELI Announces Class of 2016!

8.28.15 APAP's Emerging Leadership Institute (ELI) is an intensive two and a half-day seminar that develops critical leadership skills for emerging arts professionals. Each year, a new cohort of 25 individuals are invited to participate in ELI and attend APAP|NYC, APAP's annual conference held in New York City every January. Meet the Class.​​


How to use email to reach out

8.19.15 Email is a very important part of what we have as outreach tools and we are all very concerned that it be used responsibly by all parties. Your APAP colleagues are talking about these best practices in APAP|Community. Join the Discussion.​​


Welcome new members who joined in July!

8.10.15 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.​​




News and Announcements

APAP on the road at WAA, Arts Midwest and PAE!

8.28.15 Attending any of the regional performing arts conferences? So is APAP! Stop by our booth to have a one-on-one chat with APAP Membership Director, Sue Noseworthy and enter to win a FREE year of membership or a FREE APAP|NYC conference registration! 


Who will shine at the APAP|NYC Awards Luncheon?

8.19.15 The APAP Awards Program is a longstanding association tradition that honors, celebrates and recognizes our exceptional peers whose hard work and dedication have contributed to the strength and power of our industry. Nominate your hero (individual or organization) for a 2016 APAP Award by October 16, 2015! Nominate Now.


The fall issue of Inside Arts is here

8.10.15 The latest issue of APAP's member magazine is here! Read about how our Building Bridges program is helping challenge stereotypes, what's happening at regional conferences, how our new Artists Committee is bring important voices to the table and more! Read it online now.


Before and after: How to attract an elusive audience

7.28.15 Learn how the San Francisco Girls Chorus was able to attract new audiences to its performances in this Wallace Foundation case study. Bonus features include focus group findings and before and after examples of their website, live performances and more! This and other audience building case studies are available on APAP's website. Read More.


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