"Participating in the CAPACOA conference keeps me up to date on national issues and trends and always reminds me of why we do what we do. I always leave the conference feeling energized, connected, and comfortable in knowing and developing my place and role in the national touring scene."

Tim Yerxa, The Fredericton Playhouse

Official Conference Partner



Culture of inClusion 2015

 Juried Showcases at the 28th Annual CAPACOA Conference "Culture of inClusion"

NEW THIS YEAR! CAPACOA's conference, the Culture of inClusion, will serve as a valuable platform to view performances by outstanding national artists who have been selected by a rigorous jury process. Those interested in showcasing can apply through the I Want to Showcase platform. The application deadline for juried showcases is August 14th, 2015 at 5:00pm EST.

The 28th annual Canadian Arts Presenting Association’s (CAPACOA) conference “The Culture of inClusion” will take place in Ottawa, ON November 25th – 28th, 2015 at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel and various Ottawa venues. Conference Early Bird Registration will begin at the end of July. Stay tuned for more info!

A three-day gathering of Canada’s national and international presenting and touring sector, the conference is an opportunity to reconnect with your colleagues and make new connections from coast to coast to coast. With more than 250 presenters, agents, managers, artists and other performing arts professionals in attendance, participants can expect new networking opportunities, informative sessions and peer meetings as well as world-class theatre, music and dance showcases. All this in a friendly and intimate setting designed to foster business relationships with performing arts colleagues from across Canada.

CAPACOA members as well as those wishing to become new members can take advantage of the early bird registration rates before Friday, September 4th, 2015. Advertising and sponsorship information can be found on the CAPACOA website. More programming will be announced in the coming weeks.


Want to Showcase at CAPACOA? Apply HERE!