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NCPC Annual Meeting

June 19, 2017 12:00 PM to June 21, 2017 12:00 PM
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The Wilson Center @ Cape Fear Community College
703 N. 3rd St.
Wilmington, NC 28401


$135.00 NCPC Member Ticket
$160.00 after 12:00 am June 10

$50.00 Spouses and Guests attending any sessions or meals

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1:00-4:00pm Board Meeting (NCPC board members only) The Wilson Center       
4:00-5:30pm Registration/Check In Wilson Center Lobby
5:30-7:00pm Reception & Dinner Wilson Center Stage
7:15pm- Welcome & Keynote
with guest Susi Hamilton, NC Secretary of Natural & Cultural Resources
Wilson Center Stage
  Breakfast on your own  
8:30-9:00am Registration open / Coffee service Wilson Center Lobby
9:00-10:15am Annual Business Meeting Wilson Center Performance Hall
10:30am-12:00pm Building Creative Community
Corey Madden, Executive Director of the Kenan Institute for the Arts at the UNC School of the Arts
Wilson Center Performance Hall
12:15-1:45pm Lunch & Brief Agent/Artist Pitches Wilson Center Stage
2:00-3:30pm Ethics & Daily Dilemmas
adapted from IAVM's Performing Arts Managers Conference BootCamp
Wilson Center Stage
4:00-5:00pm Town Hall Meeting: The Arts & Politics
moderated by Karen Wells, Executive Director of Arts North Carolina
Thalian Hall
  Dinner on your own

NCPC Speakeasy & Jam Session!
Enjoy late-night fellowship, light refreshments, and drinks (cash bar) at the top of the historic Trust Building with 360-degree views of historic Wilmington, reserved for NCPC members and their guests. Guitars & other musical instruments welcome! Hosted by Shane Fernando & Tony Rivenbark.

The Penthouse - 2 North Front Street, 9th Floor
8:30-9:30am Roundtable Discussions & Breakfast
TOPIC: Discuss the ins and outs of cultivating effective agent/artist/presenter relationships. Groups will be pre-assigned.
Wilson Center Lobby
9:45-11:45am Audience Development vs. Audience Engagement
Brett Ashley Crawford, Executive Director of the Arts Management and Technology Lab & Assistant Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon University
Wilson Center Lobby
11:45am- Open Mic / Wrap Up & Adjourn Wilson Center Lobby



Best Western Plus Coastline InnBest Western Plus Coastline Inn
503 Nutt St.
Wilmington, NC 28401

This riverfront hotel is known for its stunning views of the Cape Fear River. Located in the historic district downtown, guests can walk to many top attractions, easily join walking tours and discover the treasures of the city by foot.  Parking is free and there is a complimentary full breakfast.


Hampton Inn Wilmington DowntownHampton Inn Wilmington Downtown
225 Grace St.
Wilmington, NC 28401

Book by phone: Call 910-251-3930 and mention THE WILSON CENTER for the best local negotiated rate

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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.