What is FestForums®?

FestForums® is a conference for ALL FESTIVAL industry leaders that takes place biannually in Santa Barbara, CA and New York City.  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.


Meet some of our amazing speakers! 


A Sample of Festivals Attending FestForums


What The Industry Says About FestForums®

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 - Musician, 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.
— Jesse Lawrence - Contributor, Forbes