APAP|NYC 2020 Call for Proposals
The deadline to submit your proposal for a professional development session is May 22, 5 p.m. (EDT).
APAP|NYC (January 10-14, 2020) is the world’s premier gathering of performing arts professionals and APAP’s annual member conference. Join us in New York City to engage with your colleagues to explore and discuss the critical issues, practices, trends and insights impacting the arts and our evolving industry.
Artists, agents/managers, presenters, producers, and other industry professionals---YOU are invited to submit proposals to lead professional development sessions.
We are looking for engaging and informative panel discussions, roundtable conversations, solo presentations and skill-building workshops for a range of experience levels and roles in the field on a wide array of topics.
What attendees want:
- Content that is new and dives deep
- Practical takeaways they can use immediately and share with colleagues
- Interactive sessions with discussion, Q&A or hands-on learning
What attendees do NOT want:
- Content that is common knowledge and surface-level
- Sales pitches or self-promotion
- Talking heads with little engagement
|APAP|NYC 2020 Topics of Interest
|Art and Social Responsibility
||Artistic Development and Creative Practice
||Business and Industry Know-How
|Curation, Programming and Producing
||Engaging Audiences and Communities
||Equity, Inclusion and Access
|International Programming and Exchange
||Leading and Addressing Change
||Marketing, Fundraising and Digital Strategies
|Small and Mid-Sized Presenter Issues/Strategies
||Venue and Operations Management
*Up to three separate session proposals may be submitted.
The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, May 22, 5 p.m. (EDT).
This form is for full session proposals only. If you would like to propose a topic or speaker, but not a full session, please use this form.
Read the guidelines and submit a proposal.
Please note: If proposing a session with more than one speaker, you must include all proposed speaker names in order for the proposal to be considered. You can find the full guidelines HERE.