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Resources & Networking

With an extensive global professional network, membership with the IFEA not only allows you access to this professional group of your peers, but also provides multiple resources and tools to allow you to communicate and network with them.


Contact Beth Petersen, Director of Member Services at +1-208-433-0950 ext: 8160 or beth@ifea.com.

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If you're interested in joining the IFEA, we have many different membership specials offered throughout the year.


“i.e.: the business of international events”

IFEA’s quarterly e-magazine created especially for the business of international events, covers news, issues, trends and other pertinent industry information that can help keep your event on track in today’s changing world. Members are able to download full issues of the magazine, in addition to industry specific articles and columns.
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IFEA Membership Directory

IFEA's Membership Directory provides you with access to a global list of peers and resources and available in two easy to use formats including our printed style version: Who Who in the Festivals & Events Industry and our Online Membership Directory.

Online Event Resource Marketplace

The IFEA Event Resource Marketplace is filled with industry-friendly and targeted suppliers and service providers, making it the most complete global resource for products and services in the festivals and events industry.
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Safety & Security / Risk Management Resources

Filled with valuable security and risk management resources from the Department of Homeland Security and top security professionals around the globe, this IFEA Member Only resource page alone is worth the cost of your IFEA membership!

E-News & Social Media

Keeping you informed on the latest programs, resources, events and happenings at the IFEA and within the Festivals & Events Industry is a vital benefit of belonging to the International Festivals & Events Association. The main medium source that news is shared with our members at the IFEA is through email communication as well as our social media sites, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

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IFEA's Event Insider

Sent out every Thursday, the Event Insider is our most popular and highly read on-line information source bringing you the top reported stories from across the globe in the Festivals & Events Industry.
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IFEA Job Bank

Listing information for both job openings and job seekers, the IFEA Job Bank is a valuable resource available only to IFEA Members as part of your member benefits.
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IFEA Career Network

Looking for a more in-depth job search/listing? Take a look at the IFEA’s Career Network, our fee based Job Bank, with a partnership through online job board and applicant tracking system, TeamWork Online.
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Virtual Trade Show

Easily preview and connect with the vendors that will be exhibiting at the annual IFEA Expo.
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Professional Programs & Services

Responding to the changing marketplace that those in our industry must now do business in, the IFEA created a menu of cost-effective, professional programs and resources such as: Economic Impact Studies; Sponsor Audit; Online Marketing Audit; Sponsor Summit and much more.
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The IFEA Template Section provides template examples of festival and event industry specific tools such as: how to write a contract; volunteer handbooks; operation and marketing materials and more.
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Member Event Calendar

IFEA's Calendar of Events provides you easy access to find out when all IFEA's events and deadlines are in addition to member festivals and events.
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Industry Surveys

Providing association and industry benchmarks for our members on topics such as: Compensation & Benefits, Economic Impact, Service Support & Usage and more.
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Advocacy & Media Representation

The IFEA exists to serve the needs of the festivals & events industry. We are here to represent and stand by you on multiple fronts, helping to ensure the most positive environment possible for our industry to succeeded including: providing a spokesperson on the Festivals & Industry regarding issues and hot topics that may be applicable to you and your event; and providing news and story ideas for media to focus on when covering your event.

Member to Member Questions

Do you have an issue you’re trying to deal with? Let us find a fellow member professional through our network of experts who can help you.

IFEA Logo Placement

Build credibility by aligning your organization with the top festivals, events and suppliers worldwide by posting the IFEA Member logo on your website and promotional materials.

Global Networking Opportunities

Whether you're attending the IFEA's Annual Convention, Seminars, Tradeshows, online or offline, the networking opportunites with your peers are endless.

Professional Industry Representation

The IFEA is able to service and represent our members and industry close to home and around the globe thanks to the important efforts and support of our global affiliates.

IFEA Foundation Silent & Live Auction

The IFEA Foundation's Live & Silent Auction provides you with access to many special and unique items donated by festivals, events, vendors & suppliers from around the world.
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IFEA PointsMap

The IFEA, together with PointsMap, have created a dedicated map, specifically for the Festivals & Events Industry allowing you to find Festivals and events around the world.
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