MEMBER BENEFITS

Membership in WFEA is designed to be ultra-affordable. For only a few dollars per month you become part of the collective voice of the festivals and events industry in our state, you receive timely notices and updates on opportunities and trends affecting our businesses, and you become entitled to major discounts to a multitude of relevant educational and marketing opportunities throughout the calendar year. These discounts alone more than offset the price of your annual membership.

Professional Resources 

  • E-newsletter - Stay up to date about current industry stories and trends, activities and WFEA programming
  • Posting Opportunities - Members are able to post job opportunities on the WFEA website
  • Membership Directory 

Networking 

  • Generate business leads and connect with potential event resources
  • Associate with other individuals working in your field to share ideas and build strategic partnerships
  • Connect with industry leaders for the best referrals and references

Member Discounts 

  • Convention and Expo - save $100 
  • Print Publication - save 15% - 30%
  • Seminars and other educational programs - varies

Education/Training 


  • Annual convention and expo held each spring with over a hundred regional event professionalsattending to share information, build partnerships, learn about new products and services and ultimately generate new ideas for their events. Features three days of professional sessions from cost effective marketing techniques, risk management, sponsorship activation, volunteer programs, social media and much more.
  • Super Seminar is held each spring the day before the annual convention and provides intensive study on critical topics and issues in the event industry.
  • Regional Seminars are designed to focus on hyper-localized topics and issues in different regions throughout the state, typically in half-day and one day formats.
Marketing
    • WFEA print calendar provides a print venue to promote your events throughout the state by region and by calendar with options for listing type and additional advertising. 60,000 copies are distributes to chambers, visitors bureaus and other tourism hot spots.
    • E-newsletter provides opportunities to promote your events through WFEA's extensive email list.
    • Regional Seminars are designed to focus on hyper-localized topics and issues in different regions throughout the state, typically in half-day and one day formats. 

    Contact

    Bruce Skinner, Executive Director
    Washington Festivals & Events Association
    Mailing Address
    1015 Georgiana Street
    Port Angeles, WA 98362
    360.441.7190 
    email

    Membership Rates

    We offer 3 different membership rate levels. For students, individuals and organizations - each based on annual budget.

    $75 / $100 / $150

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