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APAPNYC 2017 Reading Inside Arts


When you advertise with APAP, you get multi-channel access to performing arts leaders. It’s the most cost-effective way to reach decision makers in the performing arts industry.

Engage with APAP members two ways—in our year-round communications and at APAP’s flagship event, the world’s leading performing arts conference, APAP|NYC, happening every January in New York City.

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For more information on advertising, contact Kristen Cooper, advertising and sponsorship sales manager, at 410.458.9291 or

Year-Round Advertising

Inside Arts Member Magazine

Distributed quarterly to APAP members, Inside Arts explores issues critical to the performing arts presenting, spotlighting innovation in the field through features, interviews and member news.

With a base circulation of 1,700 print readers per issue, a pass-along readership of 5,000 and added exposure via the digital edition, Inside Arts helps you reach a well-defined target audience within the performing arts market. Rates start at $765. Advertise in all four issues for added savings and year-round connection to this desirable audience.

In 2017-2018, Inside Arts will follow this publications schedule:

  • Fall 2017: Mailed August 2017 - Includes bonus distribution at regional conferences

  • Conference 2018: Mailed December 2017 - Includes bonus distribution at APAP|NYC 2018 conference

  • Spring 2018: Mailed March 2018

  • Summer 2018 ("The Knowledge Issue"): Mailed June 2018

Spotlights E-Newsletter

The bi-weekly newsletter distributed to all staff of APAP member organizations, Spotlights is packed with vital information on APAP’s year-round services such as funding opportunities, professional development programs, member updates and industry news.

Emailed the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month to more than 4,000 performing arts professionals, Spotlights delivers your message right to your audience’s in-box with an average open rate of 27%. Rates start at $85.

APAP Website

Promote your organization, artists and services on APAP’s recently redesigned website which has more than a quarter million annual visitors. Rates start at $150.

Conference Advertising

Each year, the APAP|NYC welcomes more than 3,600 attendees from all 50 U.S. states and more than 36 countries.

APAP|NYC Annual Conference Program & Showcase Listing Guide

A must-keep 200+ page resource distributed to highly-targeted APAP|NYC conference attendees as they are actively making programming decisions. Your advertisement will be seen alongside full conference program information and 1000+ artist showcases performances. Rates start at $1,950.

Ask about special “conference combo” packages and our conference mobile app advertising (limited inventory).

Conference E-News

The bi-weekly conference newsletter distributed to APAP members and recent conference attendees, Conference E-News provides essential information on keynote speakers to professional development opportunities, “need to know” updates and important dates for APAP|NYC.

Emailed the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from August through January to more than 6,000 recipients, Conference eNews offers you prime-time exposure with an average open rate of 29%. Rates start at $85.

And More!

Ask about these additional advertising opportunities at APAP|NYC:

  • Tote Bag Inserts

  • Video Ads

  • Charging Stations

Don’t forget the Conference 2018 issue of Inside Arts!