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WPN Membership

The Wisconsin Presenters Network membership is open to any presenting individual or organization, and non-presenting individual (exclusive of agents) in Wisconsin or a neighboring state (Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota) that share the mission and goals of the Wisconsin Presenters Network.

Annual Membership is July 1 to June 30. Registration for the 2023-24 Membership will open July 1.

 

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

 

Presenter Organization

Any non-profit Wisconsin or neighboring state (Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota), organization that presents the professional performing arts is eligible for membership. Organizational members get one vote per organization.  Members in good standing are allowed to attend and vote.  One member per organization will be given voting slips to ensure all organizations are accounted for. ​Fees are based on performing artist’s fees paid in the latest fiscal year.

  • Two organizational members, but one vote

  • Includes one WPN summer conference registration.  Additional members would pay the conference rate.

  • All access to website

  • Access to the block booking/routing meetings and WPN wish list forum

  • Tri-Annual Business Meetings (fall, winter, and summer)

  • Regional social networking

  • Monthly zoom discussions

Membership Tiers

  • Under $49,000             $250

  • $50,000 - $99,999        $275

  • $100,000 - $499,999    $300

  • $500,000+                    $325

 

Presenter Organization Associate

Additional representatives from a given member organization that already has a full "Presenter Organization" membership, may be granted non-voting access to member benefits.

Associate Membership Cost $50

  • Includes one member from an existing Presenter Organization, no vote

  • Includes all access to website

  • Access to the block booking/routing meetings and WPN wish list forum

  • Tri-Annual Business Meetings (fall, winter, and summer)

  • Regional social networking

  • Monthly zoom discussions

  • Does not include WPN summer conference registration. Member would pay the conference rate.

 

Presenter Organization Student

To assist with inspiring our future leaders in arts management, a college/university that already has a full "Presenter Organization" membership, may have college students as part of the Wisconsin Presenters Network.  Non-voting member category.

Student Membership Cost $10

  • Includes one member from an existing Presenter Organization, no vote

  • Includes access to website

  • Access to the block booking/routing meetings and WPN wish list forum

  • Tri-Annual Business Meetings (fall, winter, and summer)

  • Regional social networking

  • Monthly zoom discussions

  • Does not include WPN summer conference registration. Member would pay the conference rate.

 

Affiliate

An affiliate is an artist or non-presenting individual (exclusive of agents), with an interest in the performing arts and the WPN objectives. Affiliate must reside in Wisconsin or neighboring state (Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota). Consulting members must be working with an Organizational member with Wisconsin or a neighboring state. Non-voting member category.

Affiliate Membership Cost $200

  • Includes one member, no vote

  • Includes one WPN summer conference registration

  • Includes affiliate access to website (not full access)

  • Includes WPN networking, but excludes from all block/routing meetings

 

Emeritus

This membership level is open by nomination only to candidates who have offered the highest level of service to their community, the Network, the State and the field of presenting through their years of service. Emeritus Membership to the WPN is bestowed with no annual fee and waived fees for the annual WPN summer conference. Non-voting member category. Nominations may come from any Organization member and must be approved by a ¾ majority of voters present during any official meeting of the membership.

Emeritus Membership Cost $0

  • Includes one WPN summer conference registration

  • Includes all access to website

  • Access to the block booking/routing meetings and WPN wish list forum

  • Tri-Annual Business Meetings (fall, winter, and summer)

  • Regional social networking

  • Monthly zoom discussions

Emeritus Members

Michael Goldberg, 2014

Jim O’Connell, 2014

Dan Schmal, 2017

Matthew Schliesman, 2020

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