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Why Become A Member?

If you are a PRESENTER: Presenters from across Ohio (and beyond) become members of OAPN to interact with others in the performing arts field through networking and professional development opportunities. A membership enables you to build relationships, block-book with other presenters, grow professionally, and collaborate with other organizations and artists. Our Presenter members have access to our weekly "Tuesday Talks" virtual programming and networkinga robust membership database, and an invitation to our Annual Juried Showcase Conference. As a member, OAPN can recommend your venue to be featured in the Ohio Art Council's #FeaturedFriday & Resilient Ohio series. As a new or experienced Presenter who hosts an array of performing arts, an OAPN membership guarantees you access to those in the field doing the same job as you. 

If you are an AGENT: There is no better way to connect with Ohio Presenters and book your Artists than by becoming a member of OAPN. Our Agent members have access to our weekly "Tuesday Talks" virtual programming and networking, a robust membership database, and an invitation to our Annual Juried Showcase Conference. You can connect with fellow Artists & Agents within our membership portal to collaborate and book co-bills to further your audience and reach. OAPN is continually growing its Presenter Membership to better serve our Agents & Artists, too. With a current roster of 40+ active Presenters from 25 Ohio Counties, it is OAPN's goal to have Presenter representation from all 88 Ohio Counties by December 2022. 

If you are an ARTIST: Whether you are an "in" or "out-of-State" Artist who is un- or self-represented, OAPN is your way in to connect with Ohio Presenters looking to book talent like yours! Our Artist members have access to our weekly "Tuesday Talks" virtual programming and networkinga robust membership database, and an invitation to our Annual Juried Showcase Conference. OAPN has partnerships with organizations to benefit our Artist members including the Ohio Arts Council #FeaturedFriday series, Bandzoogle, BMI and others. Book your show directly with Presenters, connect with fellow Artists, and meet with Agents when you are a member of OAPN.

If you are an ARTS PROFESSIONAL: OAPN is made up of fellow Service Organizations, Individuals, Arts Professionals, Students, and Supporters. As a member you have access to our weekly "Tuesday Talks" virtual programming and networkinga robust membership database, and an invitation to our Annual Juried Showcase Conference. Let our members find your organization which will lead to long-lasting business relationships & opportunities. 

See Our Membership Levels