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Jun 19

NCPC Annual Meeting

Open to all NCPC members, the Annual Meeting focuses on networking and professional development.

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Annual Meeting

NCPC Annual Meeting - June 19-21, 2017
Wilmington, NC
Open to ALL member categories

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The NCPC Annual meeting is just over a month away, and we've got some exciting plans!

Here are some highlights:

» Welcome and Update from Susi Hamilton, NC's new Secretary of Natural & Cultural Resources

» Discussion on Building Creative Community with Corey Madden, Executive Director of the Kenan Institute for the Arts at the UNC School of the Arts

» Audience Development vs. Audience Engagement (and how presenters, agents, and artists can work together) with Dr. Brett Ashley Crawford, Executive Director of the Arts Management and Technology Lab & Assistant Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon University

»Town Hall Meeting: Art & Politics with Karen Wells, Executive Director of Arts North Carolina

» Other discussions, activities, meals, and networking time. And this being NCPC, you can bet there will be some exciting unplanned antics, too!

Registration is $135 per member and includes three meals. Hotel rooms are available for $129/night at the Best Western Plus Coastline Inn. Parking is free and full breakfast is included.


Thanks to our generous meeting hosts, The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College and Thalian Hall!

NCPC's meetings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, and the North Carolina Arts Council.      

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2017-18 Sponsorship

Sign up to support NCPC and reap the rewards

Any company or organization can become a sponsor--agencies, presenters, vendors--and the entry level is only $500. As a sponsor, you receive benefits for not just one specific event, but for the entire 2017-18 fiscal year (July 1-June 30).  And since it’s an ArtsMarket year, there are many amazing conference benefits awaiting your investment! 

In addition to all of the perks, you'll bask in the satisfaction of helping NCPC remain one of the strongest presenter networks in the U.S., bolstering the performing arts across the state and bringing quality creative experiences to residents from the mountains to the coast.

Join your colleagues who have already pledged their support for next year: Admire Entertainment, Baylin Artists Management, BiCoastal Productions, goingbarefoot, Kosson Talent, Loyd Artists, and the Paramount Theatre!

Visit our SPONSORSHIP page for complete information and online enrollment. 

Thank you for investing in our success!

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ArtsMarket imageShowcase application deadline is May 31st!

Showcasing at ArtsMarket is a valuable way to have your work seen by hundreds of southeastern presenters looking to book their upcoming seasons. Known for its high quality showcases and excellent value, ArtsMarket is a premier opportunity for artists interested in making connections with venues in our area.


Hotels now ready to book!

Rooms are available for ArtsMarket at the Durham Marriott City Center (connected to the Carolina Theatre and Durham Convention Center) and at 21C Museum Hotel (approx. 2 blocks away). Both are offering an excellent $149/night rate.

Visit our Venues and Accommodations page for more info and links.

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Membership Renewals

Many memberships will be up for renewal now through the summer months. Do you know if yours is one of them?

You can easily check your renewal date using the MEMBER AREA of  

The Member Area is located in the black bar at the top of the Home page.  Once you log in, select "Manage/Renew My Membership" from the left menu, then click the DUES tab.

You should receive automated renewal notices, but check the Membership Manager in case they are not reaching you.

For a quick visual tutorial, check out our NCPC Website Walk-Through. 

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Classified Ads


The Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applications for the position of Executive Director for the Lively Arts (Manager 200).

The Executive Director for the Lively Arts at IUP is responsible for leadership and management of Performance Services, Production Services, and Arts-in-Education Services related to and in support of the programs in IUP's College of Fine Arts, offering university-centric cultural opportunities for IUP students, faculty, and staff and for the greater Indiana regional audience under the banner of the Lively Arts. 
The ED develops, markets and presents a season of touring performances and presentations, reflecting principles iterated in the College of Fine Arts Mission Statement and the University Strategic Plan, and provides communications and marketing support for the departments of Art, Music, Theater and Dance, as well as the University Museum. 

The successful candidate will possess superior oral and written communication skills, arts marketing, management/promotion skills and experience, and significant web and print design skills and experience. 

The Lively Arts ED also works with the college and with university-wide advancement to optimize multiple development opportunities tied to the performance season. 

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