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With an extensive global professional network, membership with the IFEA not only allows you access to this unique peer group, but also provides multiple resources and tools to allow you to communicate with and keep up to speed with them.

Online Membership Directory

Look up key contact information and utilize multiple search options to connect with other IFEA members.

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.

“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. IFEA Members also have the opportunity to be featured in "ie" magazine through Individual or Event profiles.
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Venue Safety & Security Magazine

Created by the combined Association Alliance partners - the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA), the International Association of Assembly Managers (IAAM), the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA), the International Association of Fairs & Expositions (IAFE) and the Outdoor Amusement Business Association (OABA) - Venue Safety & Security magazine was designed to help anyone involved in the events and venue business better focus on the critical areas of life safety and security.
(No longer being published, but past issues are available to IFEA Members.)
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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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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, Instagram and YouTube.

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IFEA's Update & Events

IFEA's e-newsletter, sent out every other Tuesday, keeps you informed on the latest association News, Programs, Conventions, Resources and Services available to you, delivered right to your inbox! To ensure you receive this valuable association news, be sure to add the following email addresses to your safe sender list:
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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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Virtual Trade Show

Easily preview and connect with the vendors that will be exhibiting at the annual IFEA Expo.
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Global Networking Opportunities

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

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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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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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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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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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.

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.
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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 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.

Advertising Opportunities

Advertise your product or service in IFEA publications (digital and online), promotional materials, and e-newsletters. A variety of ad sizes and frequency options are available to fit every budget.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Connect your brand with our festivals and events audience at the most visible and far reaching levels with an opportunity customized to meet your specific business objectives.

Safety & Security / Risk Management Resources

Available to IFEA Members only, an extensive list of Safety/Security and Risk Management Resources has been made available by the Department of Homeland Security and other industry Security/Risk Management professionals.
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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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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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