What is FestForums®?

FestForums® is a conference for ALL FESTIVAL industry leaders.  Addressing cutting-edge technology, talent, ticketing, sponsorships, scheduling, merchandising, operations, sustainability, charitable work, innovation and safety, FestForums® brings together festivals and events of all sizes for collaboration and professional development.

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Upcoming Events:

FESTFORUMS® Santa Barbara 

November 14th-16th
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront
(Formerly The Fess Parker Resort)


 
 

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..“
-Kevin Lyman
Founder CEO, Vans Warped Tour

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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
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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
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With so many great minds and event organizers in one place, ideas and opportunities will be abundant.
Forbes
 
 

sampling of past attendees

Photo Gallery

 

FestForums 'SB 2018 Presenting Sponsors