2017 AAPPAC Guangzhou Conference

Through this Conference, Xinghai Concert Hall hopes to enable delegates to gain key insights into the performing arts industry in China and to discuss topical issues facing arts venues today.

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2017 AAPPAC Guangzhou Conference

As the city’s largest scale professional music landmark, Xinghai Concert Hall’s architectural acoustics design complies strictly with world-class standards.

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As the biggest network of arts centres and organisations in the region, we are at the heart of major developments in the performing arts industry in Asia Pacific. Come be a part of our growing family.



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John Kotzas

Chief Executive Officer

Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Australia

We all know collaboration has long been the linchpin of successful performing arts outcomes, and today, connectivity emerges as equally important. AAPPAC’s role in facilitating opportunities for the dynamic Asia Pacific PAC industry to connect and collaborate sees us thriving as we collectively navigate through the complexities of the world today.

Duncan Pescod GBS JP

Chief Executive Officer

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Hong Kong

AAPPAC is an excellent platform for industry players in the Asia Pacific region to connect. It provides opportunities for us to develop ties, while building a strong network and fostering development of the industry through collaboration and exchanges.

Douglas Gautier

Chief Executive Officer & Artistic Director

Adelaide Festival Centre, Australia

AAPPAC is, to my knowledge, the biggest and most active Pan- Asian Pacific cultural organisation. As such it is a great resource for all its members and a unique platform for true cultural engagement across our region.

Robbie Macrae


Auckland Live, New Zealand

AAPPAC give us the opportunity for cultural collaboration from Japan and South Korea in the Northern hemisphere right through to New Zealand and Australia in the Southern hemisphere. We are able to traverse distance which would be difficult to achieve otherwise.

Florian Riem

Chief Executive Officer

Tongyeong Concert Hall, South Korea

In this ever-changing world, it is great to be part of an Asia-Pacific network with common goals and values among its members. We share knowledge and experience, but also dreams and visions, across cultures and boarders. AAPPAC opens doors and brings people together in a wonderful way!

Guo Xiao Lan

Executive Director & General Manager

Shenzhen Concert Hall, China

AAPPAC builds a significant communication platform for the performing arts organisations in Asia-Pacific area, where Shenzhen Concert Hall has benefited a lot. It is expected to play a more active role in leading the development tendency of performing arts industry in this region and promoting the cultural exchange and cooperation between members.

Bruce Carmichael


Canberra Theatre Centre, Australia

AAPPAC provides a fantastic opportunity for venues to work together, to share skills and for us all to explore avenues to share our cultures.