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2007 Press Releases 

12.31.07: Arts Presenters Announces 51st Annual Members Conference Focused on the Future of the Performing Arts Globally
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (Arts Presenters) announced the details of its 51st Annual Members Conference, which will take place in New York City January 11 - 15, 2008. The Conference, themed "Presenting America: New Ground," will be attended by over 4,000 individuals from all 50 states and more than 25 different countries who work in the performing arts.

12.28.07: Arts Presenters Awarded $1.12 Million Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Grant
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters has received s $1.12 million grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) as part of its Core Support Grants for National Organizations initiative. The grant will provide general operating support as well as build cash reserves for Arts Presenters over a four-year period.

04.10.07: Arts Presenters Announces Creative Campus Innovations Program Grantees
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (Arts Presenters) has awarded eight grants totaling $1 million to colleges and universities for strengthening the performing arts on campuses and in the academy through the Creative Campus Innovations Grant Program.

01.23.07: Arts Presenters/MetLife Foundation Awards for Arts Access Announced at 50th Annual Members Conference
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (Arts Presenters) and MetLife Foundation honored leaders in the performing arts who demonstrate a culture of accessibility and inclusion yesterday at the 50th Annual Members Conference Awards Ceremony. The awards were given out to Mixed Blood Theatre Company in Minneapolis, MN and University Musical Society (UMS) in Ann Arbor, MI. Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, founder of Urban Bush Woman, was the Master of Ceremonies.

01.23.07: Arts Presenters 50th Annual Members Conference Comes to a Close with Powerful Address by Anna Deavere Smith and Draws Largest Attendance Ever
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (Arts Presenters) 50th Annual Members Conference concluded today. This was the largest and most successful Conference to date, drawing over 4,400 delegates from 28 countries. With standing room only, Anna Deavere Smith topped off the 5-day event with a powerful and poignant address concerning the need to cross boundaries and embrace differences.

01.22.07: Performing Arts Leaders Honored at Arts Presenters Conference
New York, NY - The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (Arts Presenters) honored leaders in the performing arts industry today with an emotional and inspirational Awards Ceremony at the 50th Annual Members Conference. Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, founder of Urban Bush Woman, was the Master of Ceremonies. The Arts Presenters Conference is the largest event in the world for the performing arts industry; this year's Conference has drawn over 4,200 delegates of presenters, artists, agents, and managers from all 50 states and 28 countries.

01.20.07: National Endowment for the Arts Announces Major New Grant Intiative at Arts Presenters 50th Annual Members Conference
New York, NY - The 50th Annual Arts Presenters Conference, a gathering of more than 4,200 performing arts professionals from all 50 states and 28 countries, was the venue where NEA Chairman Dana Gioia announced a new component of the national initiative American Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius, which invites the nation's presenters to participate in a program that shares the best of American cultural and artistic legacy through touring, presentation and arts education. This 5-day event is the largest event in the performing arts industry, offering participants panel discussions, performance showcases and networking opportunities.

01.19.07: Arts Presenters 50th Annual Members Conference Opens With A Look At the Future by Andrew Zolli, Renowned Futurist
New York, NY - The 50th Annual Arts Presenters Conference, a gathering of more than 4,000 performing arts professionals from all 50 states and 25 countries kicked off today with an insightful look at the future of the industry by Andrew Zolli, globally renowned futurist and head of Z+ Partners, a futures research, and strategy think-tank. This 5-day event is the largest event in the performing arts industry, offering participants panel discussions, performance showcases and networking opportunities.

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