OAPN 2021 CONFERENCE

2021 OAPN Conference
October 18-20, 2021  Cleveland, Ohio
Hosted at the historic Playhouse Square & Mimi Ohio Theatre
Hotel Accommodations by Crowne Plaza Hotel & Comfort Inn

*YOU MUST BE AN OAPN MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.*

**We are closely monitoring the pandemic and our in-person 2021 Conference will follow all CDC Guidelines, Ohio guidelines, laws, and suggested best practices that are in effect in October 2021.**

OAPN will host an in-person 2021 Conference October 18-20 at Playhouse Square located in the historic Playhouse Square District in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. This year’s conference will host 24 juried showcases from performing artists of all genres. These performances will take place inside the stunning 1,000 seat Mimi Ohio Theatre. Conference attendees can expect to find numerous networking opportunities, exceptional juried showcases, industry meetups, one-on-ones, professional development, and a bustling exhibit hall. 

VIEW OUR 2021 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE HERE.  

  • 1 Day Educator Pass - No Meals (includes up to three students) - $225.00
Meals include: three days of coffee, two days of breakfast, one lunch, and two dinners!  

  • 8' Exhibitor Table Top (must also purchase one 3 Day Registration) - $200.00


HOTEL OPTIONS

Attendees can enjoy a reduced OAPN hotel rate by reserving a room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel located conveniently across the street, or the Comfort Innan 8 minute walk from Playhouse Square. 

Crowne Plaza Hotel:
 

  • Extended Check in/Check out: Saturday, October 16-Friday, October 22, 2021
  • Room Rate = $134/night plus tax, $37/night valet parking with in/out privileges
  • Deadline to book - Friday, September 24
  • Limited number of rooms and booked on first come/first serve basis. BOOK HERE
BOOK THE CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL

Comfort Inn:

  • Check in/Check out: Monday, October 18-Thursday, October 21
  • Room Rate  $134.99/night plus tax, $9.50/night parking
  • Deadline to book Saturday, September 18, 2021
  • To BOOK, call (216) 861-0001, and use the code "Ohio Arts Professionals Network"

Submissions to Showcase are currently CLOSED - selected Artists will be notified by July 26, 2021. 
Selected Artists will be announced on Monday, August 2 to the public. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT SHOWCASING

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT SPONSORSHIPS

 


NOW OPEN
Sponsorship Opportunities
Registration + Hotel Room Reservations

IMPORTANT DATES
Monday, May 10 at 10 AM:
 I Want To Showcase Applications Open

Monday, June 21 by 11:55 PM EST: Submit To Showcase Deadline
Week of July 26: Selected Artists notified
Monday, August 2: Selected Juried Artists Announced
Sunday, August 16: Deadline for Sponsorships
Wednesday, September 1: Conference Registration Deadline to include your information in our printed 2021 Conference Booklet

Friday, October 1: Conference Registration Deadline w/ meals included (your information will be included only in our mobile app)
Monday, October 18 - Wednesday, October 20: OAPN Conference

Our Conference brings together Presenters, Agents, Artists, and Individuals from across the country to connect in an intimate setting. We host a Juried Showcase of 24 selected artists to perform in front of our audience of attendees, provide an expansive Exhibit Hall, one-on-one networking meetings, and nightly after-hours events that allow our attendees to relax and connect in a more personal atmosphere.  

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR CONTINUED CONFERENCE PARTNERS: