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APA Festival Network Meeting - February 2016

January 19, 2016 | The APA will gather Festivals from across the region in early 2016 as the next step in developing its Festival Network.

The APA gratefully acknowledges the support of Canadian Heritage.

When & where?

Dalhousie Arts Centre - Halifax, NS

February 6th, 9:30am - 4:00pm

February 7th, 9:00am - 1:00pm

What is the Atlantic Presenters Association’s (APA) Festival Network?

For the past few years, the APA has been working to refine its programs and services to better meet the unique needs of its festival members. In March 2015, the APA hosted a Festival Network Development meeting to create an action plan of network priorities and services of interest. A Working Group of members has been created bring these action items to life in collaboration with the APA staff. The discussions at meetings over the past year have informed the February meeting agenda.

Who’s attending the meetings?

The meeting is open to Festivals, including both members and non-members of the APA. Multiple representatives per organization are welcome and encouraged.

Why participate?

“Like the theatre presenters within APA’s membership, festival members can benefit greatly from opportunities to network, share ideas, participate in education sessions, group purchase and block book artists. Ultimately APA can help us grow our audiences and do our jobs better, easier and more profitably.“ - Troy Greencorn, Stan Rogers Folk Festival, NS

“Having an organization like APA help coordinate bookings on behalf of the Festival Network Development Group, introduces festivals like ours to opportunities that we wouldn’t otherwise have access to.” - Don Quarles Executive Director, Summerside Lobster Festival, PE

"The APA Festival Network presents a fantastic opportunity to our Maritime Festival community as a whole. By creating an avenue to collaborate and communicate efficiently through workshops and webinars, we both individually and collectively can grow and advance this budding industry" – Paul McAllister, Feels Good Follyfest, NB

What’s being discussed?

Based on the priorities outlined at meetings over the past year the following topics will be on the Agenda 1) Festival funding 2) Bulk buying as an APA service 3) Programming

Travel subsidies

Members will be eligible to receive travel subsidies to attend. Subsidies will be based on need. APA will distribute an expense claim to be submitted no later than 10 days following the meetings.

Registration

Registration is being managed through Ticketpro. Click here.

Members

1. Enter the promocode “APAworkshop”

2. Click “submit.”

3. An option will display for an “APA member Registration” for no cost. Enter number of participants

4. Click “add to cart”

5. Proceed to “check out.” You’ll be prompted to set up a Ticketpro account if you don’t have one already.

6. Register by filling in your personal information.

Non-members

1. Enter the quantity of participants attending.

2. There is a fee of $50 per person (or a special price of $75 for two) to attend. Service fees will apply.

3. Click “add to cart”

4. Proceed to “check out.” You’ll be prompted to set up a Ticketpro account if you don’t have one already.

5. Register by filling in your personal information.

Questions?

Contact Jennifer Gillis, Manager of Programs and Operations (jennifer@atlanticpresenters.ca).

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