NCPC Annual Member Meeting 2024

  • June 17, 2024
  • June 19, 2024
  • Asheville, NC
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  • Artist Club Sponsor 50% off one (1) registration.

NCPC Annual Member Meeting 2024
June 17-19th in 
Asheville, North Carolina
at the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts and the Renaissance Asheville Downtown Hotel

The NCPC Board of Directors invites you to the 2024 Annual Member Meeting in beautiful Asheville, NC! There’s something for everyone, so bring your work team and enjoy a gentle mountain breeze while exchanging ideas with colleagues, attending professional development sessions, hearing artist/agent pitches, and seeing live showcases. This year we will dive into what our new membership category encompasses and have insightful conversations regarding professional speakers.

Theme: Together We Grow

Early bird fee until April 21: 
Regular fee (April 22- June 3): $255
Additional Monday night dinner guest(s) $55 each

Registration fee includes:
Opening night reception 
Monday night dinner (bring a guest!)
Sponsor Spotlight Live Showcases 
Professional development sessions
Tuesday continental breakfast sponsored by:
Tuesday lunch sponsored by:
Tuesday evening activity
Wednesday full breakfast sponsored by:

Monday 6/17
4:30-5:30 pm - Registration Check-in & Opening Reception
5:30-7:00 pm - Evening Dinner at the Renaissance Asheville Downtown Hotel sponsored by: Ultra Artists
7:00-9:00 pm - "Sponsor Spotlight" Live Showcases

Tuesday 6/18
9:00-10:00 am - Continental Breakfast & Coffee
10:00-11:00 am - Annual Business Meeting
11:15 am -12:15 pm - PD Session #1 - Introducing Professional Speakers sponsored by Georgia Players Guild.
12:30-1:15 pm - Lunch & Networking. Sponsored by: The Stander Group
1:30-3:30 pm - Artist/Agent Pitches
3:30-4:00 pm - Coffee Break
4:00-5:00 - PD session #2 - Optimizing Film in Your Community w/ Ryan O'Quinn
5:00-5:40 - Optional wine tour of Wortham Center for the Performing Arts
7:00-9:00 -  Dine-arounds

Wednesday 6/19
9:00-9:50 am - Full Buffet Breakfast & Affinity Group Roundtable Discussions. Sponsored by: Jazz Legacy Project
10:00-11:00 am - PD Session #3 (choose 1)
1. The Arts MEANS Business: Connecting the Arts to Economic Development (Jason Cannon, Economic Development Director, Town of Wake Forest, & Sharon Jablonski, Director, CoMMA Performing Arts Center, City of Morganton)
2. Thriving in our New Marketing Reality: Using First-Party Data to Sell More Tickets (Aaron Bare, Etix/Rockhouse Partners)

11:15 am -12:15 pm - Closing Plenary/PD Session #4 - Making the Connection
12:15-12:30 - Wrap-Up & Adjourn 

Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) 9 mins from downtown and hotel.
Charlotte Douglas International (CLT) 3 hours from downtown Asheville and hotel.

Lodging Block: 
Renaissance Asheville Downtown Hotel (CLICK HERE TO RESERVE A ROOM) 
4-minute walk to the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts and downtown restaurants and shops.
$159 per night + tax 
Parking at the hotel: $10 self-parking or $29 valet parking
Last day to book with this block: May 29th

Thank you to our Meeting Sponsors:


This project was funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.



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Wortham Center for the Performing Arts

Carolina Theatre of Durham

The Wilson Center


Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts

BiCoastal Productions

NC State Live

UNCW Kenan Auditorium

AMAZ Enterntainment

CoMMA Performing Arts Center


Sampson CenterStage

Admire Entertainment

The Clayton Center

Cain Center for the Arts

Thalian Hall

Loyd Artists

Siegel Artist Management

Ed Keane and Associates


NC Arts Council

South Arts

National Endowment for the Arts

Our State Magazine

Arts North Carolina


Randy McKay, John Ellis, Joey Bennett, Karen Morgan


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