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THE 63rd ANNUAL IFEA CONVENTION, EXPO & RETREAT IS DESIGNED TO INFORM AND ELEVATE ALL OF YOUR PERSPECTIVES;providing access to many points-of view; increasing awareness of changing technologies, trends, issues, opportunities and risks; and extending educational and networking opportunities to share and grow your professional experience and expertise.

WE HOPE THAT YOU WILL PLAN NOW TO JOIN US(with your staffs, boards, key volunteers, city representatives, sponsors and vendors) as we welcome the world’s top events, host markets and industry experts, for an unforgettable opportunity to evaluate, prepare for and respond to the many critical and changing perspectives that are influencing our industry and all those that we depend on.

WE PROMISE THAT YOU WILL LEAVE WITH MULTIPLE FRESH PERSPECTIVES OF YOUR OWN.Can You Afford to Miss It?
IT DEPENDS ON YOUR PERSPECTIVE

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Special Display [clear filter]
Sunday, September 30
 

6:00pm PDT

Giant Inflatables Display
The giant parade and decorative inflatables displayed throughout the convention area and events add the same fun and eye-catching ambiance to our event as they can to your own! Stop by the Expo or contact our IFEA friends at Fabulous Inflatables/Dynamic Displays and Big Events for more information!  


Sunday September 30, 2018 6:00pm - 10:30pm PDT
Throughout the Convention Area & Events
 
Monday, October 1
 

7:00am PDT

IFEA Foundation Silent Auction
Our primary, annual fundraising event is an all-important source of support that allows us to confidently provide convention scholarships to many young professionals who will become the next generation of industry leadership and to those deserving organizations working to build a solid and successful foundation for their festivals, events and communities. The funds raised also support our capabilities to provide and host top-quality industry presenters, speakers and programming, helping us to raise the bar for everyone in our global industry.

This year’s IFEA Foundation ‘Silent Auction’ will take place over the course of our first two convention days (October 1st & 2nd) in the Golden Ballroom Foyer. Bidding will begin at 7:00 a.m. and close promptly at 6:00 p.m. each day, with checkout at the IFEA Convention Registration Desk. Items will change each day, so be sure to check out all the great items and deals! Also, plan to bid on our remarkable Live Auction items during the IFEA Foundation 25th Anniversary Party & Auction - 'Surf's Up!' - on Tuesday night!  

Sponsors

Monday October 1, 2018 7:00am - 6:00pm PDT
Location - North Atlas Foyer

7:00am PDT

Giant Inflatables Display
The giant parade and decorative inflatables displayed throughout the convention area and events add the same fun and eye-catching ambiance to our event as they can to your own! Stop by the Expo or contact our IFEA friends at Fabulous Inflatables/Dynamic Displays and Big Events for more information!  


Monday October 1, 2018 7:00am - 10:30pm PDT
Throughout the Convention Area & Events
 
Tuesday, October 2
 

7:00am PDT

IFEA Foundation Silent Auction
Our primary, annual fundraising event is an all-important source of support that allows us to confidently provide convention scholarships to many young professionals who will become the next generation of industry leadership and to those deserving organizations working to build a solid and successful foundation for their festivals, events and communities. The funds raised also support our capabilities to provide and host top-quality industry presenters, speakers and programming, helping us to raise the bar for everyone in our global industry.

This year’s IFEA Foundation ‘Silent Auction’ will take place over the course of our first two convention days (October 1st & 2nd) in the Golden Ballroom Foyer. Bidding will begin at 7:00 a.m. and close promptly at 6:00 p.m. each day, with checkout at the IFEA Convention Registration Desk. Items will change each day, so be sure to check out all the great items and deals! Also, plan to bid on our remarkable Live Auction items during the IFEA Foundation 25th Anniversary Party & Auction - 'Surf's Up!' - on Tuesday night!  

Sponsors

Tuesday October 2, 2018 7:00am - 6:00pm PDT
Location - North Atlas Foyer

7:00am PDT

Giant Inflatables Display
The giant parade and decorative inflatables displayed throughout the convention area and events add the same fun and eye-catching ambiance to our event as they can to your own! Stop by the Expo or contact our IFEA friends at Fabulous Inflatables/Dynamic Displays and Big Events for more information!  


Tuesday October 2, 2018 7:00am - 10:30pm PDT
Throughout the Convention Area & Events
 
Wednesday, October 3
 

7:00am PDT

Giant Inflatables Display
The giant parade and decorative inflatables displayed throughout the convention area and events add the same fun and eye-catching ambiance to our event as they can to your own! Stop by the Expo or contact our IFEA friends at Fabulous Inflatables/Dynamic Displays and Big Events for more information!  


Wednesday October 3, 2018 7:00am - 6:00pm PDT
Throughout the Convention Area & Events