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About the Conference

This year’s Conference venue, the Hyatt Regency Columbus, is within walking distance from The Short North, a lively and artistic neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio. Photo courtesy the Short North Business Association.

The Arts Midwest Conference is coming to Columbus, Ohio

The preeminent booking and education conference for the Midwest performing arts industry will take place Monday, August 28–Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.

Connect with your colleagues and experience the performing arts together. We are 1,100 arts professional comprising Midwest performing arts presenters; artists, managers, and agents; and arts administrators from communities across the country and beyond.

Explore thousands of artists in our exhibit hall and see hundreds of performances. Be inspired by the creativity and expression of artists from all genres: dance, music, theater, variety, youth & family, and everything in between.

Challenge your perceptions. Raise the important questions. Bring new ideas home. We’re committed to introducing new voices, elevating diverse perspectives, and finding innovative solutions to our challenges.

Make lasting memories. It’s a busy four days, but there’s still time to discover Columbus with your colleagues–from the Columbus Museum of Art to a baseball game at Huntington Park.