Countdown is on for APAP|NYC!

January 10 - 14, 2020

New York Hilton Midtown and Sheraton New York Times Square

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 2019 small group meeting 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. Sign up here.
  • Tax and Visa Law for Touring: Matthew Covey, Covey Law. Sign up here.
  • Increasing Participation: Jerry Yoshitomi, MeaningMatters. Sign up here.

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

  • Creating partnerships/programs, particularly for POC and International exchange: Cathy Zimmerman, Independent Producer, Curator & Creative Consultant. Sign up here.
  • Organizational Assessment and Strategy Development: Beatrice Thomas, Authentic Arts and Media. Sign up here.
  • Organizational Management Consulting and Individual Career Coaching: Baraka Sele, Consultant. Sign up here.
  • Tips for Job Seekers and Employers: Working with a Recruiter: Bruce Thibodeau, Arts Consulting Group. Sign up here.
  • Building a Resilient and Sustainable Career in the Arts: Patricia Schwadron, The Actors Fund. Sign up here.
  • Long-Range Planning: Jonathan Katz, Consultant. Sign up here.
  • Marketing and Public Relations: Amber Henrie, In the Lights. Sign up here.

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. To schedule an appointment with Brian or Robyn, send an email to bbumby@ggartslaw.com. Write "APAP Consultation" in the subject line, indicate your topic and availability, and GG Arts Law will contact you to schedule an appointment.

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

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

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 H

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 H

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 H

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 H

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 H

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.