2017 Schedule at a Glance

ARTS NORTHWEST BOOKING CONFERENCE 
(Activities take place at 
The Hotel Murano and Theater on the Square (TOTS) 
October 9 – 12, 2017 (Schedule is Subject to Change)

SUNDAY, October 8
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM         Arts NW Board of Directors Meeting: Lido Boardroom
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM        Board Reception/dinner: The Gallery

MONDAY, October 9
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM         Registration Open: Registration/Bicentennial Pavilion 
12:00 PM – 6:30 PM       Exhibitor load-in: Main Hall/Bicentennial Pavilion    
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM        Workshops: Hotel Murano, 2nd Floor, various rooms 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM         New Colleagues Meeting: TBA
5:00 PM – 6:45 PM        Welcome Reception: Dinner buffet/No host bar: Rotunda/Bicentennial Pavilion 
7:15 PM – 10:15 PM      Juried Showcase #1. Location: Theater on the Square

TUESDAY, October 10
8:00 AM                        Registration Open: Registration/Bicentennial Pavilion
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM         Exhibitor finish set-up: Main Hall/Bicentennial Pavilion            
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM      Workshops: Hotel Murano, 2nd Floor, various rooms
11:00 AM - 1:15 PM       Juried Showcase #2. Location: Theater on the Square
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM        Lunch on your own in and around downtown Tacoma
2:15 PM – 4:15 PM       Exhibit Hall Open: Main Hall/Bicentennial Pavilion    
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM        Afternoon Tea/ Coffee: Inside Exhibit Hall.
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM       One-on-One Consultations (previous sign up required) Seating areas around Rotunda
4:15 PM – 5:45 PM       Block Booking Meeting #1 - (Presenters ONLY): TBA
4:30 PM – 5:45 PM       NAPAMA Membership meeting: TBA
6:00 PM – 7:45 PM.      Dine Arounds in Downtown Tacoma. Previous Sign up required: Meet in registration area
8:00 PM - 10:45 PM     Juried Showcase #3 Location: Theater on the Square
        
WEDNESDAY, October 11
8:00 AM                      Registration Open: Registration/Bicentennial Pavilion
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM      Workshops: Hotel Murano, 2nd Floor, various rooms
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM    Join the Arts Northwest Board for coffee and pastries: Rotunda
10:00 AM – 11:15 PM   Pitch /Perform Session: Rotunda
11:15AM – 1:00PM       Exhibit Hall open: Main Hall/Bicentennial Pavilion
11:15 AM – 12:45 AM   One-on-One Consultations (previous sign up required). Seating areas around Rotunda
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM      Afternoon Coffee: Inside Exhibit Hall: Main Hall/Bicentennial Pavilion
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM      Keynote Luncheon (Ticket required): Venice Ballroom
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM       Juried Showcase #4 Location: Theater on the Square
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM       Arts Northwest Membership Meeting Theater on the Square
6:00 PM-7:45 PM         Dinner on your own in Downtown Tacoma
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM      Exhibit Hall open {accessible hours – booth staffing optional}: Main Hall/Bicentennial Pavilion
8:00 PM-8:30 PM         Dessert and No Host bar: Rotunda
8:30 PM – 10:45 PM    After Hours Showcases: Rotunda stage

THURSDAY, October 12
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM     Final Block Booking Meeting - (presenters ONLY): TBA
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM    Exhibit Hall open – last chance! Main Hall/Bicentennial Pavilion
10:00 AM – 11:30 PM    Coffee, smoothies and more: Inside Exhibit Hall
11:00 AM                      And the winner is…. Showcase Award Grant Presentation
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM     Exhibit Hall Breakdown. 
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM     Arts NW Board of Directors Luncheon.  Location: Gallery