Networking Opportunities

Countless networking opportunities bring APAP|NYC attendees back year after year. 

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Networking

The number one reason people attend the conference is for networking, and APAP|NYC has added more opportunities than ever for you to make connections with your colleagues, formally or informally, including:

  • Pre-Conference Forums
  • Affinity Groups and Consortia Meetings
  • Dine-Arounds and Thematic Social Gatherings
  • APAP After Hours
  • Post-Session Talk Time
  • New Colleagues Orientation
  • Opening Reception
  • EXPO Hall

You can find more information about each of these sessions by selecting the "Networking Event" filter in the Detailed Schedule.

Consortia Meetings, Forums and Affinity Groups

Connect and collaborate! Gather with state and regional consortia of presenters and other performing arts forums and affinity groups on topics of interest. 2019 meetings include:

Consortia

  • Arizona Presenters Alliance General Meeting
  • California Presenters
  • Illinois Presenters
  • New England Presenters
  • Ohio Presenters
  • Pennsylvania Presenters
  • Southern Presenters Regional Meeting
  • Women of Color in the Arts (WOCA)

You can find more information about each of these sessions by selecting the "Networking Event" filter in the Detailed Schedule.

Forums

  • Broadway Forum
  • Classical Music Forum
  • Dance Forum
  • Festivals Forum
  • Transgender Arts Professionals Forum
  • Youth and Family Programming Forum

NEW! Affinity Groups

  • Agents and Managers Affinity Group
  • Artists Affinity Group
  • Independent Consultants and Entrepreneurs Affinity Group
  • International Presenters Affinity Group
  • Municipal Presenters Affinity Group
  • People of Color Affinity Group
  • Small and Mid-Sized Presenters Affinity Group
  • University Presenters Affinity Group

And More!

Consultations

Meet with a subject-matter expert for a free one-on-one consultation focused on your questions and needs on topics from marketing and development to grant applications and legal guidance.Available on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for more information and to signup.

Info Sessions

Get valuable information from arts service organizations on their programs, including field opportunities and grant support. Learn about eligibility and guidelines, as well as get your specific questions answered. Past presenters include the National Endowment for the Arts and the Mid- Atlantic Arts Foundation. Click here for more information, search for session type “Partner Programming” in detailed schedule.

Innovation Sessions

Spend face-time with tech experts! Not a sales pitch, these sponsored sessions offer you a look into some of the most exciting technology opportunities for the performing arts field. Click here for more information, search for session type “Partner Programming” in the detailed schedule.