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Mark your calendars and save the dates for a spectacular experience at the IFEA Annual Convention & Expo, presented by atVenu, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.!

IFEA Annual Convention & Expo
Presented by atVenu
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
September 29 - October 1, 2024

Our world continues to change around us, influenced by both the natural evolution of our profession and communities and external circumstances beyond our control. All of these factors have the potential to blur our grand visions on any given day. To keep our events crystal clear, relevant, creative, and sustainable, we must make the time, on a regular basis, to Refocus.

REFOCUS the many components, programs, and relationships that contribute to our success and set us apart from the pack. REFOCUS on being the best that we can be. REFOCUS on what inspires us, motivates us, and drives us.

We invite you and all those important to making your visions a reality, to join your global peers for the IFEA Annual Convention & Expo, presented by atVenu and make that important investment to Refocus, learn, imagine, share, expand your horizons, and reconnect with the grand visions that inspire you the most.

Mark your calendars and save the dates for a spectacular experience at the IFEA Annual Convention & Expo, presented by atVenu! Set to take place at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown in the vibrant city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Convention promises unparalleled opportunities for networking, professional growth, and inspiration.

Join us from September 29 - October 1, 2024 as we refocus our efforts to connect with industry leaders, engage in insightful discussions, and explore the latest industry trends and issues. Don't miss out on this extraordinary event – mark your calendars and get ready for an exceptional experience at the heart of the festivals and events community!

*NOTE: The IFEA Annual Convention & Expo footprint will run through 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2024. Be sure to make your travel arrangements accordingly.

*Certified Festival & Event Executive (CFEE) Certification education classes will be scheduled in the days leading up to the convention – September 26, 27, 28, 2024. Separate Registration is Required. For more details, Click Here.

V.A.L. is Back!
Festi-V.A.L. That Is!

Your Virtual Attendee Liaison for the IFEA Annual Convention & Expo!

Are you excited to attend the Convention, but have a question about hotel details, transportation to Pittsburgh, parking at the hotel, navigating the schedule, how to find a speaker or exhibitor . . . or you want to stay up to speed on any real-time updates and alerts about schedule changes and other important information while you're there?
Look no further than Festi-V.A.L, the new Chat Bot created by IFEA to help you make the most of your Convention experience! Available 24/7, don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to enhance your IFEA Convention experience with Festi-V.A.L

Chat With V.A.L. by:

  • SCANING in the QR code on your phone
  • TEXTING "HI" to 833-572-0211
  • VISITING the convention pages on the IFEA website.

The IFEA Convention Chat Bot, Festi-V.A.L., is powered by 42Chat. Learn more.

Thank You To Our Association Endorsed Partners and Convention Sponsors:

Presenting sponsor of the IFEA Annual Convention & Expo!

Presenting sponsor of the IFEA Convention & Expo atVenu is a leading platform specializing in live event sales. They offer a range of comprehensive solutions, including point-of-sale, inventory management, real-time reporting, digital food vendor settlements, and more. With feature sets specifically designed to meet the unique needs of live events, it is a trusted partner for hundreds of festivals, sporting events, concert venues, fairs, and more. atVenu's point-of-sale system is quick and easy to set up, manage, and deploy, making it ideal for small teams and events big and small alike. The platform is built to save you time, ensure faster-moving lines, and be reliable when your connectivity isn’t so you never lose out on sales. LEARN MORE:

Haas & Wilkerson Insurance
“As a not-for-profit 501(C)6 organization, the IFEA reserves the right to refuse or cancel the registration of any individual or organizational attendee, who, at its sole discretion, may represent/display unprofessional, unlawful, unethical, unsafe, or other actions/positions deemed contrary to the best interests of the IFEA and our global industry.”
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