MNFEA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Minnesota Festivals and Events Association is Minnesota’s premier event industry association. We strive to provide event planners, volunteers and vendors with education, networking opportunities and industry knowledge.
Join MNFEA at the Annual Conference! Each session is crafted to meet educational needs of the event industry. Sessions are presented by local planners and professionals who are leaders in their field. Not only will you learn event management skills, you will come away with innovative ideas, new connections and applicable practices for your next event.
In addition to a great line-up of sessions, join us for networking fun on Wednesday night and the annual "Soiree" social held Thursday night.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
8:30 - 10 a.m. - Networking Breakfast and Registration
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.: Events / MNFEA 101
10:15 - 11:15 a.m.: Working with the Media
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Permits! Permits! Permits!
1:15 - 2 p.m.: The Sponsorship Process
2:15 - 3 p.m.: Building a VIP Space at your Event
3:15 - 4 p.m.: ADA Compliance
Thursday Night "Soiree" at Schell's Brewery
5 - 8 p.m. - Tour, German Dinner and Beer
Friday, March 11, 2016
9 - 9:30 a.m: Food Trucks on your Event Menu?
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.: The Language Of Positive Engagement
11 - 11:45 a.m.: Agitators & Security at Events
**LUNCH AND ANNUAL MEETING**
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.: How the Local CVB can help your Event
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.: Booking the Right Talent for your Event
Closing remarks and prize drawings