CAPACOA held its 31th conference in conjunction with the CINARS Biennale and MUNDIAL MONTRÉAL November 12 and 13 2018.

 

Delegates took advantage of bigger than ever international networking opportunities, world-class performances, and thought-provoking professional development.

 

Join us again next year in Ottawa, November 13 to the 17, 2019!

 

News

CAPACOA Issues Guidance about the New Re:Sound Tariffs

January 16, 2018 – With the certification of several new neighbouring tariffs by the Copyright Board, in September 2017, multi-disciplinary presenters and performing arts venue managers may find themselves having to deal with multiple tariffs. In order to help everyone navigate these new tariffs, CAPACOA issued guidance and will hold a web conference to explain the new tariffs.   Read more

Attendance Trends: Captivating Millennial Audiences (part 1)

January 16, 2018 – As the demographics of the Canadian population change, arts organizations find themselves challenged in retaining current audiences while attracting new ones. The question of attendance of the performing arts by Millennials, in particular, has been receiving some attention as of late. Here’s the first of two articles on the topic.   Read more

State-of-the-Art Community Engagement

January 10, 2017 – By Julie Lebel – The 2017 CAPACOA Conference provided many opportunities to explore the theme The Culture of Community, including a professional development session with four practitioners from the field. Here’s a recap.   Read more

Attendance Trends: Why Won’t They Come?

November 29, 2017 – National surveys find widespread attendance of the performing arts among the Canadian population. Yet, many series presenters are finding it more and more difficult to fill up their house. It’s a hard gap to explain, but a few answers could lie in reported obstacles to attendance.   Read more

Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

"The CAPACOA Conference offers a critical national opportunity for presenters to engage with developing trends and challenging issues in the performing arts, enabling them to be leaders of change for their audiences and communities."

Karilyn Brown, Performing Lines Australia

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