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Partner Conference Profile

2020 OAPN Block Booking Conference

📅 When:

Where: Cleveland, OH, USA

💼 Organizer: Ohio Arts Professionals Network

💲 Application Fee: $1.00 USD

Deadline: (Passed)

Contact Info


Jessica Rosenblatt


PO Box 10606,
Columbus, OH
United States 43201

PLEASE NOTE: You must be a current member of OAPN to apply to showcase. To sign up for membership (or renew), please visit http://oapn.org/registration.html

OAPN2020 has been canceled. Please learn more here [https://oapn.org/news-events/announcements.html] For the artists who submitted to showcase for OAPN 2020, we would like to show our gratitude by offering you a special opportunity. OAPN will soon launch a platform where artists and agents may receive personal feedback from our Showcasing Committee members, access to our showcasing artist webinar, and a chance to be featured in our Artist Focus Spotlight Series on social media. More information coming soon.

We invite performers of all backgrounds, genres and locations to apply. Applications are reviewed by a diverse group of panelists May-July.

NOTE: Ohio Arts Professionals Network does not advocate, support, or practice unlawful discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background.

Conference Overview

Please read the following notes carefully!

Artists or their booking agency representatives must be members for the 2020-21 fiscal year in order to apply to showcase. If you need to renew your membership, or join OAPN, please visit http://oapn.org/membership/register-to-become-a-member.html and complete your renewal or sign up.

All fees are nonrefundable.

Showcasing Artist Eligibility
All performing artists, companies and organizations are encouraged to apply. OAPN welcomes applicants from all backgrounds including genre, origin and experience.

Obligations of Showcasing Artists
Showcasing Artists (or management) must:

  • Be an artist or management member in good standing with OAPN for the 2020-21 fiscal year (from $75-$250, based on individual’s criteria)
  • Pay application fee per showcase application ($1.00)

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Showcase Provisions


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Showcase Criteria

Applications are evaluated according to artistic quality and readiness to tour. NOTE: All applications must include a work sample showing past performance(s). Applicants are strongly encouraged to include audience interaction in work samples.

Required Support Materials For All Applicants
Electronic materials are required by the selection committee:

  • Electronic Photo-high res
  • Technical rider or Stage Plot for the 15 minute showcase
  • Biographical materials
  • Video link marked with the section that you would like the panel to listen to/view. Panelists will view approximately 3 minutes of work. Please make sure your sample reflects artistic quality and audience interaction.

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Terms & Conditions

You must be a member of OAPN to apply to showcase.

If you are an agent, please fill out an application for each showcasing act.

Please keep a copy of your e-mail confirmation of this application for your records. OAPN reserves the right to reject incomplete applications. NOTE: All fees paid are nonrefundable.

Ohio Arts Professionals Network does not assume any responsibility for member artists infringing on other artists' copyrighted material. Artists applying to showcase assume all responsibility in regards to copyrights, and ensure they either own rights or have obtained proper licenses to the material they are presenting for showcase consideration.

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