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Entries for September 2019

  • Make sure your membership is current before registering for APAP|NYC 2020!

    Next Thursday, October 3 at 5 p.m. (EDT) is the APAP|NYC advance registration deadline. You must be a current member registered for conference to attend APAP|NYC 2020, purchase an EXPO Hall booth and purchase showcase listings. Even better, making sure your membership is current through Jan. 2020 me...
  • You can travel abroad with APAP's Cultural Exchange Fund!

    The Cultural Exchange Fund (CEF) provides APAP members with support that allows them to go out into the world and bring new artists and ideas back to their uniquely diverse home communities. APAP awards stipends of up to $2,000 to individuals and up to $10,000 for groups traveling outside of the U.S...
  • Tell a friend to apply for the Artist Access membership

    Do you know an artist who has always wanted to join APAP and attend APAP|NYC? Now is the perfect time to become a member! Artist Access is a special membership program for self-represented, individual artists who are brand new to APAP. Qualifying artists get a $100 membership rate, discounted confer...
  • Longtime APAP members honored with Western Arts Alliance Awards

    Three APAP members received awards during the recent 2019 WAA annual conference. APAP board chair Karen Fischer received Western Arts Alliance's (WAA) Distinguished Service Award, former APAP board member Larry Kosson received the Mentoring Award, and APAP|NYC 2020 co-chair Lynn Fisher received the ...
  • ICYMI: Replay our "How to APAP" webinar series

    New to APAP? Never attended APAP|NYC or just need a refresher on the ins and outs of conference? Experts and colleagues in the field provide their tips and advice in this webinar series. How to APAP: Getting the most out of APAP|NYC 2020 How to APAP: Exhibiting at APAP|NYC 2020 H...
  • Multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter Ben Folds to close APAP|NYC 2020!

    Regarded as a major music influencer, Ben Folds has performed with some of the world’s greatest symphony orchestras, and currently serves as the first ever Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center. A champion of arts education and music therapy, he is a member ...
  • 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. Connect with colleagues and get a jump on the week ahead! Free and open to the public, check out the opportunities and RSVP today. Interested in intensive learnin...
  • Deadline Alert: Apply for 5 Minutes to Shine by NEXT Wednesday, Sept. 25.

    Apply now for 5 Minutes to Shine (5MTS) for a chance to win a FREE conference registration and travel stipend! If you've got a story to tell about audience building success or failure then we want to hear it! (Plus, you’ll get to work with a seasoned journalist who will help bring your story...
  • Look who's coming to the APAP|NYC 2020 EXPO Hall!

    With more than 370 booths, the APAP|NYC EXPO Hall pulsates with energy. It is the one-stop-shop to connect with artists, managers, agents, producers and vendors. Find out who will be in the EXPO Hall through the interactive floor plans or our regularly updated exhibitor lists (alphabetical, by floor...
  • Learn how colleagues in the field are finding work-life balance

    Why are the people behind arts organizations---which so often serve people's need for creative time and down time---so susceptible to failing to create the same for themselves? We gathered arts leaders to talk about the importance of work-life balance and how arts organizations are uniquely position...