Is Your City Supportive of Festivals & Events?
Does your city openly encourage, support, learn from and recognize positive local environments for festivals & events? If the answer is YES, then it is time for your city to consider entering the 2019 IFEA World Festival & Event City Award!
and events have such a tremendous impact both on the community and the
economy within the cities they serve, but the partnership with and
support from the local community is critical to the success and
sustainability of existing festivals and events, as well as the ability
to attract and encourage new events.
IFEA is pleased to recognize those cities and markets that have
successfully embraced and worked to provide an environment conducive to
successful festivals and events with the IFEA World Festival & Event
With past winning cities such as Sydney, Australia; London,
England; Johannesburg, South Africa and Shanghai, China to Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania; Louisville, Kentucky; Maribor, Slovenia; Reykjavik,
Iceland; Nice, France; Rotorua, New Zealand and many more . . . we look
forward to adding your city to the list!
For each year's selected cities, the IFEA World Festival & Event City Award provides:
- A strong platform from which to recognize the success of current and on-going efforts by every component of your community;
- A clear positioning statement to encourage continued infrastructure, policy and process enhancement and expansion; and
- A powerful marketing statement for use in recruiting and encouraging new festivals, events and businesses.