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    • September 28, 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM
    • Zoom
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    What You Need to Know for 2022

    A  Seminar for Eastern Washington Event Organizers

    Karen Hanan, a member of the Governor’s cabinet, has helped guide us through the pandemic, updating us with the latest stage regulations for events. She’ll look into her Crystal Ball during this seminar and let us know what we may need to look out for going forward. Also, hear from event organizers who have been able to hold events and what they have learned from their experiences.

    Via Zoom
    11:00 – 12:45 p.m.
    Tuesday, September 28, 2021

    Planning for 2022; and Funding Opportunities for Event Organizers

    11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

    The only thing that is certain is that our future is uncertain. Karen Hanan of the Washington States Arts Commission (Executive Director) and the Governor’s Cabinet will update us on the future of COVID regulations, and on funding opportunities for festival and event organizers that will come under the purview of the Arts Commission.

    Karen Hanan, Washington States Art Commission, member of Governor’s Cabinet



    2021 Washington Event Success Stories

    11:30 – 12:30 p.m.

    Many events have had to cancel during the past year – hear from event producers who were able to stage their events in Western Washington this summer.

    Peggy Doering, Spokane Valleyfest

    Carl Jensvold, Ellensburg Rodeo

    Amy McGuffin, Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce, Bite of the Burg



    Future WFEA Events and Awards for Event Organizers

    12:30 - 12:45 p.m.


    Bruce Skinner, Executive Director, Washington Festivals and Events Association

    • October 01, 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM
    • Zoom
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    What You Need to Know for 2022

    A Seminar for North Puget Sound, Olympic Peninsula, Pacific Coast, North Puget Sound, South Puget Sound and Greater Tacoma Event Organizers

    Karen Hanan, a member of the Governor’s cabinet, has helped guide us through the pandemic, updating us with the latest stage regulations for events. She’ll look into her Crystal Ball during this seminar and let us know what we may need to look out for going forward. Also, hear from event organizers who have been able to hold events and what they have learned from their experiences.

    Via Zoom
    11:00 – 12:45 p.m.
    Friday, October 1, 2021

    Planning for 2022; and Funding Opportunities for Event Organizers

    11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

    The only thing that is certain is that our future is uncertain. Karen Hanan of the Washington States Arts Commission and the Governor’s Cabinet will update us on the future of COVID regulations, and on funding opportunities for festival and event organizers that will come under the purview of the Arts Commission.

    Karen Hanan, Washington States Art Commission, member of Governor’s Cabinet



    2021 Washington Event Success Stories

    11:30 – 12:30 p.m.

    Many events have had to cancel during the past year – hear from event producers who were able to stage their events in Western Washington this summer.

    Meredith McIlmoyle, Anacortes Arts Festival

    Chuck Denney, Tumwater Parks and Recreation Department

    Ryan Schroeder, Metro Parks Tacoma

    Bruce Skinner, Harvest of Hope, Sequim (Olympic Medical Center Foundation)

    Kaloku Holt, 4 Days of Aloha, Vancouver 



    What County Health Departments Would Like Festival and Events to Do

    12:30 p.m.

    County Health departments have been faced with enormous challenges – hear what they are recommending for events in the near future.

    Tyler Barrientos, Thurston County Health Department


    Future WFEA Events and Awards for Event Organizers

    12:45 p.m.


    Bruce Skinner, Executive Director, Washington Festivals and Events Association

    • November 02, 2021
    • November 04, 2021
    • Embassy Suites - Bellevue, WA
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    Navigating the Recovery!

    Meet the people you Zoomed with Up Close and Personal

    COVID-19 brought us challenges that we’ve never been confronted with before, both personally and professionally. It changed events forever, for no industry was impacted more. Learn how events have already been to recover and how you can plan for your event in 2022!


    Per mandates from King County, all in-person attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination.


    There will be an option for registrants to attend virtually, being able to watch the sessions after the conference.


    November 2 - 4, 2021

    Embassy Suites in Bellevue


    Book your stay now:

    Go to the Embassy Suites website and use the code WF2 in the "group code"

    Embassy Suites Bellevue near Seattle, Washington (hilton.com)


    Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Bellevue

    3225 158th Avenue SE

    Bellevue, WA 98008


    Phone: 425-644-2500

MEMBERSHIP:

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

$95 / $125 / $195


CALL US:

Bruce Skinner: 360-808-3204
Jeremy Gilchrist: 360-477-6556

ADDRESS:

1015 Georgiana St
Port Angeles, WA 98362

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