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2019 Volunteer of the Year

2019 IFEA Volunteer of the Year Awarded

LuAnn Chapman Gatts
Nominated by the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau
Grapevine, TX, USA

The International Festivals & Events Association is pleased to announce LuAnn Chapman Gatts from the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau as the recipient of the 2019 IFEA Volunteer of the Year Award.

As this year’s winner, LuAnn was the guest of the IFEA at the IFEA’s 64th Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat, presented by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, September 25-27, 2019 in Colonial Williamsburg, VA, USA. She was recognized and presented with her award during the IFEA Awards Luncheon sponsored by Eventeny, on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.


Award Presentation Photos

Individuals presenting the Volunteer of the Year Award include:
Steven Wood Schmader, CFEE
President & CEO
International Festivals & Events Association
Janet Landey, CFEE, CSEP
IFEA World Board Chair
President, IFEA Africa
SkillsVillage 2030
Karen Churchard, CFEE
IFEA World Board, Chair, Award Committee
Tourism & Events Director
City of Scottsdale
Photos from the IFEA Volunteer of the Year Presentation can be found below:


For questions on any of the IFEA Awards Programs, contact: Nia Hovde, CFEE, Vice President/Director of Marketing & Communications, at +1-208-433-0950 ext:8140 or email: nia@ifea.com
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