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Annual Conference


2018 OAPN Block Booking Conference

October 14-16, 2018  Dayton, Ohio

Hosted by the Victoria Theatre Assocation

Exhibit Hall in the Schuster Center's Kettering Wintergarden


10 Top Reasons for Presenters to Engage at the 2020 OAPN Conference

Number 1: Network with colleagues!  What can you find out by networking? Who’s good? Who’s reliable? Who’s new?

Number 2: Enjoy 24 dedicated juried showcases by top performing artists in the historic Victoria Theatre that will inspire you throughout the conference.

Number 3: Engage in Block Booking opportunities. The 2018 OAPN conference will end with a Block Booking roundtable.  

Number 4: The OAPN Exhibit Hall will be in a new, fun and creative exhibit space inside the beautiful Schuster Center’s Wintergarden, lending itself to real conversations with agents and artists.

Number 5: Stay connected to National and State trends in presenting.

Number 6: Conference activities will take place in the state-of-the-art Schuster Center, showcases at the historic Victoria Theatre, and professional development workshops in the brand new Arts Annex.

Number 7: One-On-One Meetings for a new perspective on networking. Sign your venue up for a free table at our one-on-one session with artists, agents and other presenters. Learn from peers, share your wisdom, build relationships, find out who has ideas for your season.

Number 8: Attend our Professional Development Workshop: “Contracts, Riders & Money, Oh My!” with Larry Kosson, and Robin Spielberg of Kosson Talent agency.

Number 9: Be inspired by Keynote speaker Rodney Veal, who hosts the Emmy Award-winning “The Art Show” on Think TV.

Number 10: It’s Affordable - The very best talent in a comfortable, affordable environment that supports your networking needs.

A Special Thank You to our Continued Conference Partners:

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