Annual Conference 

Minnesota Festivals & Events Association


Location TBD                                                 

TBD 2015


2014 Conference Agenda:

You won't want to miss this year's conference which is packed with valuable information for you and your festival!  

Thursday, March 13

12:30-1:00pm...............................................................Registration

1:00-1:15pm.....................................................................Welcome

​                                                                                              MFEA President

​1:15-2:30pm.......................................Creative Marketing Ideas: How a minor-league sports team breaks through the clutter in a big-league market

                                                                          Scott Bush, Saint Paul Saints

​2:30-3:30pm...........................................Grant Writing- Where to Start

​                                                    Tony Filipovitch, Mankato State University

3:30-4:00pm...........Idea Swap: Ideas Shared, Visions Formed, A New Level

4:00-8:00pm..........................................................Speakeasy Soiree 


Friday, March 14

8:00-9:00am.....................................................Continental Breakfast

​9:00-9:15am.....................................................................Welcome

                                                                                      MFEA Vice President

​9:15-10:30am..................What You Need to Know About Event Contracts

​                                                         Brian Lukasavitz, Lukasavitz Law Group

10:30-10:45am......................................................................Break

​10:45am-12:00pm.................................Social Media, The Right Platform

​                                                   Adeel Ahmed, Lori Grosslein, Erica Wacker

12:00-1:15pm.............................................Lunch and Annual Meeting

​1:15-2:30pm..............................Volunteers, Our Love Hate Relationship

Cindy Lerick, Cultural Festivals - Saint Louis

​2:30-2:45pm.........................................................................Break

2:​45-4:00pm...................................................Hazards at your Events

Angela Mens-Eastman, Events by Eastman

​4:00-4:15pm.......................................................................Closing

2015 Dates will be coming soon!

2014 Registration Rates were

MFEA Members: $85

​(Includes two day conference registration, Thursday night Social, and Friday Breakfast and Lunch) ​$115 after Monday, March 10

Non Members: $115

​(Includes two day conference registration, Thursday night Social, and Friday Breakfast and Lunch) ​$135 after Monday, March 10

Students: $40

​(Includes two day conference registration, Thursday night Social, and Friday Breakfast and Lunch) 

MFEA Members: $40

​(Thursday Social Only) ​$70 after Monday, March 10

Non Members: $70

​(Thursday Social Only) ​$90 after Monday, March 10

Sponsorship Opportunities Coming Soon!





Contact

 info@mnfea.com

with questions.

Hotel information for 2015 will be posted by late Summer

Special Thank You to Our 2014 Sponsors!