NATC/NATC-R 2023 Host City Proposal
Is your community ready to host the full-blown North American Taiko Conference? Or maybe start off a bit smaller with the new, proposed "NATC-Regional"? Please submit your proposal below, and let's work together to bring back NATC!
Deadline: Monday, October 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Potential Dates (2023? 2024?)
Maximum Participant Capacity (estimated)
Which taiko groups will be helping organize and support the conference?
The physical location for your conference!
Estimated Overall Rental Cost
Plenary Session Facility
Auditorium or large-capacity venue for opening and closing sessions.
Seating Capacity of Plenary Facility
Plenary Site Amenities
Describe the estimated quantity and seating capacity for workshop spaces.
When estimating room capacity, please consider that most workshops will require additional space per participant for drums.
Describe the physical proximity between workshop spaces. (Are workshop spaces close enough to transfer drums between sessions? Will sound mitigation be an issue? Any other considerations?)
Name of Taiko Marketplace Facility
Large, secure, open space for vendor booths
Marketplace Equipment availability
Available for rent
Marketplace - Additional Comments
"Formal" Theater Facility (ie: TaikoJam)
"Casual" Theater Facility (ie: TaikoTen)
Pre-Conference Reception Facility
"Jam Session" Facility
Discussion Session (non-drumming) Facilities
Casual Meeting/Hangout Spaces
What's a Taiko Conference without taiko?
Please list the sources of equipment and estimated rental costs.
Please describe any support and costs that will be needed to transport equipment to the conference venue. (ie: hauling services, rental trucks, drivers, etc.)
People power makes the Conference happen!
Staffing positions and sources
Local Taiko Students
Local Taiko Support
Local Outside Groups
Plenary & Evening Ushers
Photographers & Videographers
Concierge / "Ask Me"
Hospitality / Green Room
Stage Crew & Direction
Describe potential volunteer sources, ideally non-taiko practitioner organizations - service clubs, civic groups, etc.
Describe any volunteer/staff positions that could serve as a potential Mentor or Intern opportunity.
Housing & Meals
Please describe housing options (location, estimated costs, etc)
Please describe meal options (food court, restaurants, catered?)
Nearby Attractions & Points of Interest
What makes your venue unique?
Please highlight any attractions, sightseeing spots, or activities for people visiting your area for conference.
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