APAP|NYC is the world's premier gathering of the performing arts presenting, booking and touring industry and the annual members conference of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals. 

APAP|NYC+ 2021 took place January 8-12.
Save the date for APAP|NYC+ 2022 on January 14-18, 2022.

Access to conference content was available to registrants through February 28, 2021.
The conference platform is now closed.

APAP members can find conference resources and replays on the APAP website in the coming months.

APAP|NYC+ 2021 Media Registration

Thank you for your interest in joining us and covering APAP|NYC+ 2021, the annual membership conference and global convening produced by the Association of Performing Arts Professionals. 

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APAP|NYC is one of the largest gatherings of performers, agents, presenters, and producers in the world. Every January, the industry comes together to share its stories, experiences and insights from across the country and around the world. Annually, the conference focuses on new and emerging ideas affecting the field, wide-ranging speakers and opportunities to connect with arts leaders who shape what we see, hear and experience in the performing arts in the U.S. and globally.

The APAP|NYC+ conference will be held all-online from January 8-12, 2021 with pre-conference events beginning January 6, 2021. This year's conference conference, with its plenaries, information sessions, and specific fieldwide conversations, will be an agenda-setting conference, tightly focused on issues that will help the performing arts field navigate the next 12-18 months. Learn more about the APAP|NYC+ 2021 Conference Program.

Media Credentials

Media credentials are limited to working press that register and receive confirmation that they will receive a credential to APAP|NYC. This includes working press who cover the performing arts and related topics for one or more established news outlets. Freelancers who have applied and provided a letter from their editor stating the type of story they've been assigned to produce will be considered. We appreciate and ask that you send us links to or copies of your story/ies once they are posted, published or broadcasted. If you have not attended APAP|NYC in the past, samples of relevant published articles/stories are requested with your press credentials application.

We begin considering media applications the weeks leading up to the conference, on a rolling basis. We will confirm the status of your application weekly. Please check the schedule frequently for program updates.

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Media Requests

We encourage media, whether attending the online conference in-person or not, to request interviews, quotes and photos in advance. Requests to interview APAP's new President and CEO Lisa Richards Toney and/or members of the APAP leadership team during the conference will be considered based on availability. Audio and video recording of plenary sessions intended for broadcast or webcast requires prior arrangement and permission through APAP.

Media Contact

Thank you for your interest in the Association of Performing Arts Professionals and in attending and covering our annual conference.

For more information, please contact Jenny Thomas, Director of Marketing and Communications at jthomas@apap365.org.

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