• The Jury Is In!
    All 2016 Showcasing Artists
    Are Now Online For Review!
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    Why Join Arts Northwest?
    Presenters: You'll benefit from the exposure to new and emerging artists
    and block bookings!
    Agencies: You'll find the support you need to showcase the work of your artists,
    book engagements, create block bookings and expand your agency's reach!
    Artists: Your membership creates connections and provides the opportunity to network
    with hundreds of dedicated colleagues whose life's work is much like yours.
    As an Arts Northwest member, you'll find the support you need!
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    Thanks for Joining us in Spokane, WA!
    For the 36th Annual NW Booking Conference!
Welcome to Arts Northwest!

Thank you for joining us in Spokane this year for the 36th Annual Northwest Booking Conference! We are proud to have this remarkable privilege to bring the performing arts world together again this year for an exchange of ideas, discovery of talent, and boundless networking opportunities. 

We are excited to announce the recipient of 2016 Showcase Award Grant:

The Quebe Sisters - Congratulations!

Join ANW Now!

We depend on our strong and growing membership base to make it all happen. Join us in creating a more vibrant and exciting arts community in the great northwest!

Juried Showcases

Juried Showcase Applications for the 2017 ANW Booking Conference will be open soon. Keep checking this page for the application date.

The 2016 Juried Showcases were so awesome we decided to keep them around! If you haven't booked them yet give them another look.

The 2016 After Hours Showcases were also fantastic! If you missed them at the Conference check them out!.

Arts NW Member Testimonials!

“We have 10 cities in Alaska and several other dates on hold in Oregon, Washingon and California! The showcase really made a huge difference in our bookings in the NorthWest! Thank you for the opportunity.”
“The Arts Northwest conference is, without a doubt, one of the best run gatherings it has ever been my pleasure to attend. You are a great team and allowed business to be accomplished without any hassles or mishaps. Quite an accomplishment! BTW, it did not hurt that METALES M5 received about 25-presenter interest hits. We are going to have a 6-state tour because of the showcase. THANK YOU! ”
“This is a great opportunity for Alaska Presenters to come together for the purpose of network development, and block-booking tours in our state. I have been able to attend this conference for three years, running, and have seen growth in their participation and positive feedback from small presenter volunteers and staff.”
“This is a great opportunity to experience artists with wonderful talent, to feel comfortable conversing with new acquaintances and having the opportunity to learn more in a friendly setting.”
“(Regarding Block Booking) Thank you, Jeanette for your prompt work. I've gotten a call from Las Vegas already. Talking about dates! Thank you!!!”
“This was my first time attending the conference and I was very appreciative the warmth and openness of everyone I met. The volunteers, artists, presenters, hotel staff, etc were all so very welcoming and engaging. One of the best music conferences I've attended. Great hotel and music venue as well. Thank you for including me in your showcase group this year!”
“To the wonderful team at ANW: Let me say that I was very impressed with the overall vibe at the event. It was friendly, welcoming, professional and inspiring and I think that comes from the organization behind the event and the people tasked with the operations. I remember having questions before I even applied to showcase and from that first question to the closing of the event, mine was a great experience.”
“I enjoyed everything that Arts Northwest offered. Connecting is probably the thing that I value the most and Arts Northwest gives us plenty of opportunity to do that. Starting from the welcome reception through the block booking meetings I had so many opportunities to meet new faces, exchange business cards, and walk away knowing that I have made another connection that may be of some value to my organization.”