This information is for the APAP|NYC 2020 conference and is for your reference only.
APAP|NYC 2021 information will be updated in the summer.

Consultation Salons

APAP|NYC provides invaluable opportunities for conference registrants to connect and learn from each other. Sign up for free one-on-one Consultation Salons, for personalized consulting time with colleagues who have specialized expertise.

APAPNYC 2020 Networking by Adam Kissick/APAP

 

Sign up for your free 15-minute consultation with one of these experts.

Consultation Salons

Sunday, January 12, 3:30-5 p.m.

  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Keryl McCord, Equity Quotient. Hilton 4th Floor, Midtown Suite. 
  • Tax and Visa Law for Touring: Matthew Covey, Covey Law. Hilton 4th Floor, Harlem Suite. 
  • Increasing Participation: Jerry Yoshitomi, MeaningMatters. Hilton 4th Floor, Board Room. 

Sunday, January 12, 5-6:30 p.m.

  • Creating partnerships/programs, particularly for POC and International exchange: Cathy Zimmerman, Independent Producer, Curator & Creative Consultant. Hilton, Concourse B. 
  • Organizational Assessment and Strategy Development: Beatrice Thomas, Authentic Arts and Media. Hilton, Concourse C. 
  • Organizational Management Consulting and Individual Career Coaching: Baraka Sele, Consultant. Hilton, Concourse D. 
  • Tips for Job Seekers and Employers: Working with a Recruiter: Bruce Thibodeau, Arts Consulting Group. Hilton, Concourse E. 
  • Building a Resilient and Sustainable Career in the Arts: Patricia Schwadron, The Actors Fund. Hilton, Concourse G. 
  • Long-Range Planning: Jonathan Katz, Consultant. Hilton 4th Floor, Harlem Suite. 
  • Marketing and Public Relations: Amber Henrie, In the Lights. Hilton 4th Floor, Midtown Suite. 
  • Tax Planning for Performances in Canada: Richard Dermer, R.A.M. Management, Hilton, 4th Floor, Board Room  

GG Arts Law Consultations

Arts attorneys Brian Taylor Goldstein and Robyn Guilliams of GG Arts Law will be on hand throughout the conference for individual, one-on-one appointments. Their areas of expertise include immigration, tax and other issues involving foreign artists; management of arts-based businesses and non-profit organizations; contractual issues; copyrights and licensing; artist and arts management; and new media and technology.

Consultants: Brian Taylor Goldstein (BTG) and Robyn Guilliams (RG)

  • Saturday, 9:30-11 a.m., BTG, Hilton, Concourse F
  • Saturday, Noon--1:30 p.m., BTG, Hilton, Concourse F
  • Saturday, 4-6 p.m., BTG, Hilton, Concourse F
  • Sunday, Noon-1:30 p.m., BTG, Hilton, Concourse F
  • Sunday, 4-6 p.m., RG, Hilton, Concourse F
  • Monday, Noon-1:30 p.m., BTG, Hilton, Concourse F
  • Monday, 4.-6 p.m., BTG, Hilton, Concourse F

GG Arts Law Workshops

Arts attorneys and consultants Brian Taylor Goldstein and Robyn Guilliams of GG Arts Law will be leading round table workshops on a variety of issues of topics relevant and timely to all aspects of the performing arts field. Working exclusively in the performing arts, their areas of expertise include artist immigration and tax as well as arts-based businesses and non-profit organizations; contractual issues; engagements; rights and licensing; and artist and arts management. No appointments are necessary. Just show up eager for enlightenment.

Licensing and Performing Rights for Artists and Presenters
Saturday, 2-3:30 p.m., Hilton, Concourse F

What rights and licenses no presenters and artists need to worry about? What is covered by SESAC, ASCAP, BMI licenses? Who are Global Music Rights, Tresona, and Concord Licensing? When is a dramatic license requests as opposed to a performance license? What about the right to make arrangements? Is anything fair use anymore? This workshop will cover basic concepts and practical considerations in the areas of rights and licensing.

Licensing and Performing Rights for Artists and
Sunday, 9:30-11 a.m., Hilton, Concourse F

What rights and licenses no presenters and artists need to worry about? What is covered by SESAC, ASCAP, BMI licenses? Who are Global Music Rights, Tresona, and Concord Licensing? When is a dramatic license requests as opposed to a performance license? What about the right to make arrangements? Is anything fair use anymore? This workshop will cover basic concepts and practical considerations in the areas of rights and licensing. .

Visas and Taxes In The Age Of Trump
Sunday, 2-3:30 p.m., Hilton, Concourse F

Assuming he hasn’t been removed from office yet, new regulations and policies imposed (and proposed) by The Screaming Carrot Demon have plunged the already tortured process of bringing non-U.S. artists into the U.S. into yet another level towards Inferno. Changes are happening quickly. This workshop will cover a review of basic visa and tax concepts, with a focus on new rules, requirements, and policies.

Visas and Taxes In The Age Of Trump
Monday, 9-11 a.m., Hilton, Concourse F

Assuming he hasn’t been removed from office yet, new regulations and policies imposed (and proposed) by The Screaming Carrot Demon have plunged the already tortured process of bringing non-U.S. artists into the U.S. into yet another level towards Inferno. Changes are happening quickly. This workshop will cover a review of basic visa and tax concepts, with a focus on new rules, requirements, and policies.

Law & Disorder: Performing Arts Division
Monday, 2-4 p.m., Hilton, Concourse F

From contract terms to right and licensing to visas and taxes to profit and non-profit business organization, practices and management, this is an open forum for you to bring your questions, gripes, and conundrums and get answers and sympathy.