Register for FestForums® Santa barbara today!
Celebrate our 5th Anniversary!
november 20-22, 2019
Hilton Santa Barbara
633 E Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Leonard Michael Maltin is an American film critic and film historian, as well as an author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory narratives
Shaun Tomson is a former World Surfing Champion, has been described as one of the greatest surfers of all time (Surfing Magazine 2004), and one of the most influential surfers of the century (Surfer Magazine 1999).
Jon Anderson are one of the most recognizable voices in progressive rock as the lead vocalist of Yes. He was a major creative force behind some of the band’s most artistically ambitious ideas that yielded such groundbreaking and enormously popular albums as Fragile, Close to the Edge and Takes from Topographic Oceans.
Newly renovated spacious guest rooms with fresh, coastal design
Private balcony or patio with garden, mountain or ocean views from every room
The largest outdoor pool in the region, shuffleboard and sports courts
Newly designed indoor/outdoor event space including the Plaza Del Sol overlooking the ocean
Private beach catering and iconic Fess Parker Wine Tasting room
Hotel Reservations can be made here:
What is FestForums®?
FestForums® is a festival and conference for LARGE and SMALL FESTIVAL industry leaders, event producers, and artists.
With an exhibit hall and panels addressing
FestForums® brings together festivals and events of all sizes for networking, collaboration, professional development, and fun!
Interested in exhibiting at FestForums?
All Sponsorships Include:
• Logo placement on website, conference signage, official programs, and apps
• Company description, video, and other media to go with logo on website (optional)
• Registration code for 2 All access passes
• 50% discount on any additional passes
• 4 Complimentary passes for festival clients
What The Industry Says About FestForums®
“The diversity of the attendees is the key to the success of FestForums.
It seems the attendees are as well curated as the panels..“
Founder CEO, Vans Warped Tour
Laurie & Stuart & all the staff put together an amazing and well thought out program for the entire conference. Informative, educational, fun…and wonderful memories created.
— Chuck Leavell - Recording Artist – The Rolling Stones
Major vision. Remarkable.
— Archie McLaren
Founder & Chairman, Central Wine Classic
It’s an honor to receive the FestForums Sustainability Award. The conference was a perfect opportunity to further conversations and inspire people to take the next steps in greening festivals across the country.
— Jack Johnson
Recording Artist, Co-Founder & Director, Kokua Hawaii Foundation & Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation
It was wonderful to meet such an inspiring group of women who are making real change in the industry.
— Wendy Guerrero
Festival Director, Bentonville Film Festival
With so many great minds and event organizers in one place, ideas and opportunities will be abundant.
Upcoming Events - FestForums 2020:
FestForums® San Francisco is an exciting and intimate two-day event with one vibrant main track of panels, presentations, keynotes as well as exhibitors and a cocktail party at the end of each day. We are anticipating about 400 attendees.
This event will feature speakers on all topics Festival related - Ticketing, safety, sponsorship, talent buying, as well as some interesting topics outside the festival focus that offer new ideas and perspectives. We also include musicians, artists, poets, meditation gurus, comedians, etc. to inspire and beguile!