PLEASE SEE THE UPDATED AGENDA AS WE PREPARE FOR INCOMING WINTER WEATHER

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, Feb 1 : Wyndham Riverfront Hotel

 5:30-8:00 pm : Welcome Reception Wyndham Riverfront Hotel

Wednesday, Feb 2:  Wyndham Riverfront Hotel

8:00- 9:00: Registration/Breakfast

9:00- 9:15: Welcome

9:15-10:15: Keynote- Daniel Hintz

10:15-10:30: Break with Vendors

10:30-11:30: Board Table Talk

11:30-11:45: Break with Vendors

11:45-12:45: AWARDS LUNCHEON

12:45-1:00: Break

1:00- 1:45: Working with Vendors – Chellie Longstreth, Downtown Little Rock Partnership

1:45-2:30: Social Media Throughout the Event – Shelby Fisher, CJRW

2:30-3:00: Break with Vendors and Snacks

3:00-4:00: Argenta – Chris Kent, Argenta Downtown Council

Wednesday, Feb 2:  Four Quarter Bar

6:00-9:30: Band Showcase

Thurs, Feb 3: Wyndham Riverfront

8:00- 9:00: Registration/Breakfast

9:00-10:30: Membership Event Idea Sharing

Registration Cost:

Members- $210

Non Members – $250

Vendors – $100 (Display table included)

Students – $75

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:

https://forms.gle/71k95Fhg2b1SaKyH7

AFEA AWARDS LUNCHEON

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:

https://forms.gle/T4H5AeCoQ8pGxrVC8

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:

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/groups/hr/arkansas-festival-and-events-association1