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The 63rd Annual IFEA Convention, Expo & Retreat, presented by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance , went off with great success October 1-3, 2018 in San Diego, California, U.S.A.! Thank you to all of the industry suppliers that exhibited at our 2018 Expo, and a very special thanks to all who contributed their time, resources and efforts in making the Convention such a great success!

We look forward to seeing you again in 2019 for the 64th Annual IFEA Convention & Expo which will be held in . . . . . Watch this space for more details! Exact Location and Date to be announced soon!

Top Reasons to Exhibit

  • Build Brand Familiarity / Maintain Brand Loyalty
  • Reach Key Decision-Makers in Your Target Market
  • Showcase New Products or Services
  • Add to Your Professional Network
  • Gain Industry Insights & Inspiration

Top Reasons Participants Attend

  • To experience new products and services
  • To compare products and services
  • To help make purchasing decisions
  • To keep up on trends and technologies
  • To receive purchase discounts and incentives

What Exhibitors are Saying


"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


Branding Beyond the Booth

Position your message in front of festival and event professionals in a resource they look to on a regular basis -- ie: the business of international events magazine. ie is published quarterly and ads are available in a variety of sizes and frequencies to meet almost any budget. Get all the details in our 2019 Advertising and Marketing Brochure and check out our current issue here!

Looking for long-lasting impact? Create a closer connection with convention participants and IFEA audiences year-round, and establish your business in a more impactful role with an IFEA sponsorship! Contact Kaye Campbell below for availability and details.

For Questions & More Details

Have a question or looking for additional information? Please contact:

Kaye Campbell, CFEE
Director of Partnerships & Programs
phone: +1 208.433.0950 ext. 8150
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