Robert Baird, President of NAPAMA, and long-time agent with BAM! Baird Artists Management in Toronto, was honored at Performing Arts Exchange (PAE) in Miami Beach FL in September and at Arts Northwest in Boise ID in October.
At PAE, Robert was awarded the Mary Beth Treen Award in recognition of his work in the field as an administrator, speaker, and mentor. The Mary Beth Treen Award is presented annually during the Performing Arts Exchange to a respected member of the performing arts presenting and touring community.
In addition, Robert was awarded the Coyote Award at the Arts Northwest Conference in Boise, ID. The award recognizes extraordinary leadership, service, innovation and artistic excellence. It honors an Arts Northwest member who has imagination, daring and determination - the qualities that embody the spirit of the coyote and its ability to survive and prosper regardless of surrounding conditions.