ASSOCIATE Spring 2021 Virtual National Conference Information

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Conference Dates

April 9-11: Pre-conference Events (Publicizing your upcoming showcases, creating excitement, getting to know the school delegates and each other)

April 12-15: Conference (Showcases, Exhibit Halls, Educational Sessions)

April 16-21: Post-conference Activities (Networking with schools, Cooperative Buying Sessions)

 

CONFERENCE OPTIONS AND FEES

Step 1

All APCA MEMBERS are eligible to apply for inclusion in the upcoming Virtual Conference. Not a member?

Step 2

REGISTER FOR YOUR ATTENDANCE IN THE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
 **Please note: NO Conference Pass OR Showcase Fees are due until after showcase approval!

APCA has developed a Virtual Workplace where hundreds of school members are active all semester long! The Virtual Conference will be held inside this virtual platform.

CONFERENCE PASS:
$99.00 per person - this gives you your personal profile in the APCA Virtual Community Workplace, valid April 7-28. This allows ample time to set up your profile, and to have follow-up conversations with interested schools.

Conference Pass includes:
The ability to provide content, info about your showcasing artist(s), and network with all schools in attendance around the clock
Late Night Live Group-opportunity to livestream your own performances in the Late Night Live hours (following conference events)
Connect directly with Advisors and other Associates via the Community Workplace via desktop and mobile app.

*Minimum of one Conference Pass required. If your agency has multiple agents, you are encouraged to purchase a Conference Pass for each participating agent.
**Showcasing artists may purchase their own pass as well, if they’d like to be active inside the Workplace throughout conference events.
Register Today!

Step 3

COMPLETE A SHOWCASE APPLICATION
 (ONE SEPARATE APPLICATION PER SHOWCASING ACT)

Every attending Agency or Self-repped Artist must purchase at least one showcase OR spotlight promo option.

Only Showcasing or Spotlight Promo artists will be included in the Cooperative Buying Sessions!

Spotlight Promos:
All pre-recorded spotlight promos will be posted during the conference and throughout the remainder of the semester. Only one artist or attraction per spot.

$149: 60-second pre-recorded Spotlight Promo

$349: 5-minute pre-recorded Spotlight Promo

Mainstage Showcases:
All Mainstage Showcases will be live only, and streamed into the Community Workplace. They will remain posted throughout the semester. Showcases will be produced and hosted by APCA. Artist will receive a link to join the showcase at designated time. Only one artist or attraction per spot.

$599: 10-minute Showcase

$999: 20-minute Showcase

You will receive notification of your showcase approval soon. Once approved, you’ll be invoiced for all Conference Passes and Showcases. Fees must be paid in full prior to start date.

Questions? Contact Jodie Gilbert at associate@apca.com!

Conference Advertising Sponsorship Packages

Premium Sponsorship package: $999
* Full day of sponsor’s banner placed at the top of Community Center feeds in Virtual Community Workplace (during conference week)
* Premium showcase placement in Virtual Conference
* Feature article in CLT (Campus Life Trends Magazine)
* Full page ad in summer edition CLT (Campus Life Trends Magazine)

Sponsorship package: $799
* Full day of sponsor’s banner placed at the top of National Advisor’s Group in Virtual
* Community Workplace (during conference week)
* Half page ad in summer edition CLT (Campus Life Trends Magazine)

Educational Session

Artists with approved Spotlight Promos or Mainstage Showcases may submit Educational Session proposals for a Student or Advisor audience. These sessions will be 45 minutes long, and will be approved based on topic, need, and availability. Selected Ed Sessions will be NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE.