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Opera Conference

OPERA America’s annual Opera Conference is the largest assembly of opera administrators, artists, trustees, and associates in the world.

Hosted by one of our Professional Company Members, hundreds of stakeholders convene in a different location each spring for discussions, networking, and performances that move opera forward.

Opera Conference 2025
May 20–23, 2025

Join OPERA America and Opera Memphis in Memphis, TN for the largest gathering of opera administrators, artists, trustees, and advocates at Opera Conference 2025. Featuring four days of networking, discussions, panels, and performances.

Registration will be open in November 2024.

Conference Experience

When you attend the Opera Conference, you join colleagues, peers, and associates from across North America with a shared dedication to advancing the art form and industry.

  • Gain insights from inside and outside the field at inspiring plenary sessions.
  • Learn practical tips in breakout sessions to expand your on-the-job skill sets.
  • Reconnect with colleagues and expand your professional network to advance your career.
  • Enjoy performances of new and traditional works produced by the conference’s host company.
Sponsors and Exhibitors

We invite businesses, civic institutions, arts organizations, universities, and foundations to join as partners in presenting the annual conference. By sponsoring conference activities or hosting a table in the communal exhibit hall, you can enhance your experience with:

  • Access: Take advantage of networking opportunities with over 650 opera professionals and decision-makers.
  • Promotion: Receive customized recognition packages to showcase your brand and connect with attendees.
  • Appreciation: Earn admiration from the field by contributing to the sector’s most valuable annual convening.

The 2025 Sponsorship Prospectus will be available in Fall 2024.

Contact Jenny Fornoff, Institutional Giving Manager, at JFornoff@operaamerica.org or 646.699.5258, for more information.