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Florida Festivals and Events Association’s Convention coming to Bonita Springs Aug. 5-7

By Staff | May 13, 2009

The Florida Festival and Events Association has announced that their 15th Annual, Convention & Trade Show will be held in Bonita Springs, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Creek Resort and Spa from Aug. 57.

This convention will provide pearls of wisdom to Festival and Events professionals from around the state. Featuring three days of exceptional learning and networking opportunities with hundreds of professionals in the event industry, 37 educational sessions will be filled with the best ways to produce high quality, creative, and successful events covering everything from ways to revitalize your events to how to sell sponsorships in a soft economy, to low cost entertainment ideas and ways to increase beverage sales will be presented.

Additionally, 40 trade show exhibitors will display their latest and greatest products and services.

“We are thrilled to be coming to Bonita Springs and the Hyatt Regency Coconut Creek, the Annual Convention & Trade Show is a highlight for our members each year,” said Eleanor Krusell, FFEA Executive Director. “The information gained at the convention is incomparable and a must for anyone working in the Festival or Events field. Each year, leaders from throughout the country provide the latest in industry trends and education and this year’s line-up is our best ever.”

More than 300 attendees are expected to attend, the state’s largest convention of its kind with opportunities for networking and educational programming with peers, exhibitors, speakers and sponsor properties.

The cost to attend FFEA’s 15th Annual Convention & Trade Show is $395 for full delegates and exhibitors. Registration includes an opening reception, two lunches, evening social, and daily late night hospitality hours. Day rates are also available with information found on the Association’s Web site at www.ffea.com.

FFEA is a not-for-profit association dedicated to supporting and promoting more than 750 festivals, events and fairs in the state of Florida through education, networking, and dissemination of information and the cultivation of high standards.

For more information or to register online, visit www.ffea.com or call 561-736-7071.