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63rd Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat
Town & Country San Diego
San Diego, California, U.S.A.
October 1, 2, 3, 2018*
*IFEA Expo – October 2, 2018

Mark Your Calendars and get ready to join your professional peers from around the world for the 63rd Annual IFEA Convention, Expo & Retreat, presented by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, this October 1, 2, 3, 2018 in San Diego, California, U.S.A. with the IFEA Annual Expo being held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

Why Should You Be There?

  • The IFEA Convention Attendees are your target audience - festivals and events, large and small, parks and recreation, universities, cities, chambers and everything in between.
  • The IFEA Expo your opportunity to make your mark on hundreds of program decision-makers.
  • The IFEA Convention & Expo is your chance to not only exhibit at the Expo, but also attend the convention. What better way to get to know your target audience than to learn about the trends, topics and issues they are facing today.
  • The IFEA Expo is your chance to get in front of the best in the event industry.
  • The IFEA Expo is the show to pull out all the stops – to wow and impress!

Tailor Your Experience

Tailor your participation to whatever fits your company best, with an Expo package designed to compliment your IFEA Convention focus! Whether it’s:
  • Enjoying more face-to-face time with attendees
  • Attracting new interest through advertising in the Convention’s print materials and a profile in our ie Magazine or
  • Taking advantage of it all with both.
We can also help you create an even closer connection with Convention participants and IFEA audiences year-round, and highlight your business in a whole new way with an IFEA sponsorship! Contact Kaye Campbell below for availability and more details.

Take It From Your Peers . . .


"Very well organized at a terrific resort. IFEA was very helpful to exhibitors. Nice, friendly atmosphere."
- Gary Todd, Deltronic Labs


"One of the best run trade shows! From start to finish, it was a pleasure to work with wonderful people."
Carol Flemming, Carol Flemming Costume Design


"Personal relationships are the most important key to good business. You can buy mailing lists; you can't buy friendships. And the most valuable personal relationships are best built face-to-face. For 62 years the IFEA has been bringing our industry together face-to-face."

- Pete Van de Putte, CFEE, dfest


"IFEA was such a wonderful experience and led to many great connections."

- Chelsey Panchot, Up with People



We're here to help! Please contact:
Kaye Campbell, CFEE
Director of Partnerships & Programs
Phone: +1-208-433-0950 x815 Email:
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