Born out of a desire to forge alliances between festival producers in food, beverage, music and film, FestForums is the key stop for all event producers and entertainment industry leaders.
Bringing together Laurie's legal and festival production expertise combined with her extensive network, and Stuart's unmatchable experience in marketing and PR, as well as his impeccable eye, these two sun-and-sea loving best friends concocted FestForums on a napkin at a festival in Austin.
Meet Stuart and Laurie
The FestForums Advisory Board is composed of the finest industry leaders representing all aspects of film, music, food and beverage from across the globe. They provide guidance and expertise on emerging issues and the ever-fluctuating festival trends.
Celebrity Chef, Restauranteur, Author
President & chair of the Board of Directors, Event Safety Alliance
President, National and Festival Sales, Live Nation media & Sponsorship
The Weinstein Company
Head of Music
Chief Revenue Officer, Vendini
Co-Creator, Woodstock - Musical Concert Promoter, Producer and Artistic Manager
Owner-CEO, 4fini, Vans Warped Tour
Sr. Director, New Business Dev & Brand Partnerships, Superfly
President and Co-Founder, Sundance Productions
Co-Founder & Executive Producer, ESM Productions
Managing Director, Global Partnerships
Commerical Director, Glastonbury Festival
Executive Producer and Content Strategy Director, Goldenvoice
Co-Founder, Governors Ball
CEO & Founder, ACCESS Event Solutions
Talent Buyer & Production Services, Summerfest
Co-Founder & CEO, Gigsalad
Founder, Lesa Ukman Partnerships
Meet the crew that keeps us afloat!