We are thrilled to announce that the 2022 Conference will be back in-person! Please join us at the Wyndham Riverfront, North Little Rock on February 1-3, 2022. Conference registration includes:

Tuesday, February 1st: Evening Welcome Reception – Wyndham Riverfront

Wednesday, February 2nd: Full Day Conference – Wyndham Riverfront / Band Showcase – Four Quarter (Argenta)

Thursday, February 3rd: Half Day Conference and Awards Luncheon -Wyndham Riverfront

Registration Cost:

Members- $210

Non Members – $250

Vendors – $100 (Display table included)

Students – $75




Please submit your Festival or Event for an by clicking the link below. Winners will be recognized at the Awards Luncheon on February 3th!

Rules for submission:
 Person, business, or organization entering for an AFEA award must be a current, paid member of the Arkansas
Festivals & Events Association.
 Events entered for these awards must have taken place between January 1-December 31, 2021.
 Submissions must be received by January 15, 2022.
 Public voting will take place the week of January 17- 21, 2022 and winners will be notified by January 24, 2022.
 Awards will be announced publicly at the AFEA Conference & Trade Show in North Little Rock on February 3, 2021.

Click below to submit your Festival or Event for an award:


More conference details, speakers, etc. will be added as they are confirmed.

  • Room reservations are available directly through the Wyndham Riverfront. The Wyndham is offering a special conference rate of $99 per night.

To book a room online click here: