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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

One week left to join APAP and get great discounts!

6.23.16 When you join APAP by June 30 as a new member, you are eligible to receive $60 off your first year of APAP membership and receive one APAP|NYC registration for only $660. Please contact our team now at to provide you with the codes needed to receive these great discounts! Learn More.


APAP|NYC 2017 registration now open!

6.15.16 Held each January in NYC, the APAP|NYC conference is the world's leading networking forum and marketplace for performance arts professionals. Join us for five days of professional development, the EXPO Hall and showcases! Register Now.


Read the Summer "Knowledge Issue" of Inside Arts!

6.15.16 The "Knowledge Issue" dives into topics of ongoing relevance to you, your staff and colleagues, such as leadership, diversity, and audience research. Read Now.


APAP announces 2016 cohort of Leadership Fellows

6.8.16 Congratulations to the 26 leaders selected for the second APAP Leadership Fellows Program (LFP) cohort. Building upon LFP's inaugural launch, the program will continue to expand the body of knowledge and professional development opportunities in the field. Meet the Cohort.


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.


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