WHAT THE INDUSTRY SAYS ABOUT FESTFORUMS®

 
 
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Founders Laurie Kirby and Stuart MacNaught and all the staff put together an amazing and well thought out program for the entire conference. Informative, educational, fun…and wonderful memories created. Thanks, guys!
— Chuck Leavell - Recording Artist – The Rolling Stones

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.
— ack Johnson - Recording Artist - Co-Founder & Director Kokua Hawaii Foundation / Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation

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FestForums is a great place for filmmakers to get to see what happens behind the scenes at festivals. I learned all sort of ways to support a film in a festival environment.
— Caroline Suh - Owner, Suh Films

Super Worthwhile. Great hospitality. Superbly fun event.
— Colin Stanfield - PEI Film, Food & Idea Festival
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Incredibly well run and full of informative, actionable information.
— Richard "RB" Botto - Founder and CEO, Stage 32

Such a wonderful event with such a lovely group of speakers/industry leaders.
— Anika Grant - Associate Director, Sponsorship, ESSENCE Festival
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Major vision. Remarkable.
— Archie McLaren - Founder & Chairman, Central Wine Classic

Impressive job of bringing together the festival worlds.
— Dawson Ludwig - General Manager, Noise Pop Industries
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First class setting, well organized, beautifully executed and high level attendees.
— Keith Goldberg - Chief Revenue Officer, Vendini, Inc.

Wonderful, heartwarming experience.
— Doug Richter - Founder, Meritage Entertainment
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They really nailed it!
— Leo Stanko - President, OTW Safety

It was wonderful to meet such an inspiring group of women who are making real
— 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

A wonderful environment for experienced festival professionals to share news, flesh out ideas and explore market trends.
— Danny Hayes - CEO, Danny Wimmer Presents
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We were certainly impressed with the caliber of attendees and enjoyed seeing some of the most exciting film festivals from around the country attend.
— Michael Pine - Vice President Business Development, Cinetransformer Intl