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Showcase Submissions Open for Contact East 2016

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Contact EastThe Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) is now accepting submissions for Contact East 2016, which takes place from Sept. 22 – 25 Saint John, NB. The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 31, 2016.

APA is accepting applications through the I Want to Showcase (IWTS) platform; a multi-conference registration site allowing artists to apply to several Contact events across North America.

Since 1975, Contact East, performing arts booking conference for Atlantic Canada, has brought together performing arts presenters and in-demand, tour ready artists to showcase popular and classical music, dance, theatre, and youth-oriented programming. Past showcasing artists include Matt Andersen, Barney Bentall, Dufflebag Theatre, Maria Osende Flamenco, and David Myles.

Contact East says it provides an essential and inspiring experience for delegates who encompass Canadian and international showcasing artists, performing arts presenters, managers, agents and buyers from regional, national and international levels.

Full details on Contact East including how to submit can be found here.

For any questions on apply to showcase at Contact East, please contact Kate at

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