BAM! Baird Artists Management Consulting
BAM! Baird Artists Management Consulting assists artists with the required paperwork to perform in the United States or Canada.
Services include Visas (O-1, P-1, P-3, O-1, O-2, etc.), work permits, Withholding (CWA) Waivers (R105), Taxation, Contracts, Riders, Merchandise, and everything to do with crossing borders. Robert Baird is President of BAM! Baird Artists Management Consulting in Toronto, and an acknowledged expert in international touring including visas, withholding and taxation. He offers free advice to artists, agents, managers and venues and has an international clientele. He is former President of NAPAMA (North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents), served for many years on the Executive Board of Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO), and is a former Vice-President of that organization. Mr. Baird currently serves as President of OAPN (Ohio Arts Professionals Network) and as APAP (Association of Performing Arts Professionals) Showcase Coordinator. Mr. Baird is an A.F.M. Booking Agent and an Acceptance and Withholding Agent for the I.R.S. Mr. Baird had a monthly column on “Crossing Borders” in International Musician: The Official Journal of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada, has a new column in "ie" the magazine of International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA), publishes a monthly BAM Bulletin and offers a library of free publications on his website www.bairdartists.com.