Touring Resources


National Organizations

Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) - The national service, advocacy and membership organization for presenters of the performing arts. They host an annual conference in New York. You can read more about their annual conference here

National Performance Network - a national organization supporting artists in the creation and touring of contemporary performing and visual arts. 

"Doin’ It On the Road: a Beginners’ Guide for Touring Performing Artists” - an information-packed workshop, that demystifies the touring process for performing artists who are interested in learning how to tour their work, regionally and beyond. Click here for more information and to download workshop materials include a packet with: agenda, industry definitions, sample residency budget, sample presenting agreement, sample tech rider, insurance 101, selected bibliography, and survival guide for artists.


Regional Organizations

Western Arts Alliance - a membership association of touring and performing arts professionals engaged in promoting and presenting performing arts throughout the western states and provinces. Their resource page  Includes an list of regional and national booking confrerences and job listings.

Southwest Performing Arts Presenters - a consortium of presenting organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. 

Arts Northwest - a non profit membership organization facilitating professional interaction between performing arts presenters, performing artists, management and performing arts service providers throughout the western U.S and Canada.

State Organizations

Alaska Presenters
Arizona Presenters Alliance
California Presenters
Colorado Arts Consortium 
Florida Professional Presenters Consortium
Montana Performing Arts Consortium 
Nevada Presenters Network 
New Mexico Presenters Alliance
North Carolina Presenters Consortium
Pennsylvania Presenters
Performing Arts Presenters of Hawaii
Rocky Mountain Arts Consortium
Utah Presenters 
Wyoming Arts Alliance

International Organizations

Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA) - promotes and encourages a greater knowledge and appreciation of the presentation of the performing arts in Canada.

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