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MNFEA Annual Conference (2018)

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Friday, April 13, 2018
  • Treasure Island Resort & Casino, 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Welch, MN 55089




The Minnesota Festivals and Events Association will host its annual conference at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Red Wing, MN - just 40 miles southeast of the Twin Cities. This year's conference will be packed with valuable information for event and festival professionals, vendors, and service providers!

Stay tuned for more details including a great line-up of sessions, networking time AND...the annual "Soirée" social event! 

A sample of session topics include:

  • Social Media & Marketing
  • Sponsorship
  • Public Relations 
  • Volunteer Management 
  • Event Security
  • and more! 

Take advantage of early bird pricing and register by February 28th! Hotel rooms should be reserved separately at time of registration by calling 1-800-222-7077, be sure to mention MNFEA for the group rate of $109/night!


Set ashore for the Island on Wednesday night for Xtreme Bowling and interactive games.  MNFEA will provide the bowling, pizza and fun.  The Island will handle the cash bar.  Don’t bowl? No worries.  Come at 5:00PM for social hour to meet conference attendees and laugh along with others with bowling starting at 6:00PM!


The Island is calling you Thursday night! All aboard the S.S. MNFEA Shuttle for the Treasure Island harbor.  We’ll be alone in the deserted paradise for a tropical-themed night of food, fun & games. Wear your beach party apparel and prepare for a fiesta MNFEA-style!


Early Bird Registration: Now through February 28th
MNFEA Members $140/person
Non-Members $180/person

Regular Registration: March 1st through March 15th
MNFEA Members $160/person
Non-Members $200/person

Late/Onsite Registration: March 16th through April 13th
MNFEA Members $180/person
Non-Members $220/person

All fees include sessions, workshops, networking, activities and most meals.

**Note** When registering, be sure to click on the Pay Online button in the yellow box to finish your registration. Payment must be made in full in order to be registered.

Click here to learn more about the conference

MNFEA Conference Cancellation Policy: Registrations cancelled more than  60 days prior to the event will be refunded 95% of the registration fees. Registrations cancelled less than 60 days of the event will not be eligible for a refund. Registration can be transferred to another person.

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