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APAP|NYC is the world's premier gathering of the performing arts presenting industry and the annual members conference of APAP. Not a member? Learn more.

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  • September 25, 2019

    Deadline to apply for 5 Minutes to Shine at APAP|NYC 2020

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  • October 3, 2019

    Deadline to register for APAP|NYC 2020 at the advance rate, 5 p.m. (EDT)

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  • October 16, 2019

    Deadline for registration cancellation refund

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Every year, APAP|NYC welcomes 3,600 colleagues and peers from 49 U.S. states and more than 29 countries for 5+ days of professional development, showcases, unmatched networking and the world's largest performing arts marketplace.

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News & Announcements

  • Ben Folds to close APAP|NYC 2020

    At our closing plenary on Tuesday, January 14, Folds will share messages on risk, resilience and creativity as highlighted in his critically acclaimed memoir and New York Times Best Seller “A Dream About Lightning Bugs”.

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  • Arrive early for pre-conference intensives and networking!

    Plan your trip to arrive early for the APAP|NYC pre-conference, including networking forums and affinity groups, on Friday, January 10. Free and open to the public, check out the opportunities and RSVP today.

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  • Apply for 5 Minutes to Shine by NEXT Wednesday, Sept. 25.

    5 Minutes to Shine (5MTS) showcases the most innovative audience-building and community engagement work from the field. Finalists receive a complimentary conference registration and other participation support.

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APAP|NYC is a founding partner of JanArtsNYC. A partnership of independent multidisciplinary festivals, industry convenings and international marketplaces, JanArtsNYC is one of the largest and most influential gatherings of its kind.

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Future conference dates

January 8-12, 2021

January 14-18, 2022

January 13-17, 2023

January 12-16, 2024