Jekyll Island One-Day Seminar

  • Thursday, August 09, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Jekyll Island GA Convention Center



The Southeast Festivals & Events Association (SFEA) and the Jekyll Island Authority are hosting a One-Day Seminar on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center-Oceanside Room 4/5. Lunch is provided. If you work in festivals and events, or have an interest in the industry, then this seminar is for you. Do you have employees that need continuing education? The mission of SFEA is to strengthen, educate, and advance the festivals and events industry throughout the Southeast. Our membership consists of event planners, venues, CVB’s, Chambers of Commerce, Tourism & Visitors Bureaus and industry providers. We host educational seminars throughout the year, provide networking opportunities, awards recognition, and partner with you to promote your events all year long. Think of us as your friend and best supporter in the event industry.


9:00 am- 9:30 am       Registration

9:30 am-10:30 am      Why Measuring Matters

                                       Greg Fuson, TMP, FEP, Director of Research for Chandlerthinks in

                                       Franklin, Tennessee will help us easily identify the basics of                                                   measuring the economic impact for your festival. This session                                             will outline how to do your own study; and most importantly,                                               how to merchandise it to others.   


10:30 am- 10:45 am   Break/Introductions    

10:45 am- 11:30 am   Facebook and Twitter and Instagram…Oh My!

                                       Jessica Scott, Marketing Communications Manager for Jekyll I                                              Island Authority will talk about the wonderful and complex world                                        of social media and how to use it to your advantage to take your                                          event to the next level.

11:30 am- 12:30 pm   Lunch


12:30 pm- 2:00 pm     Getting Your Ducks in a Row

                                       Nancy Kring Rowan, TMP, FEP, Director of Events for the Jekyll                                               Island Authority explains how to create an award-winning                                                     notebook.

The Days Inn and Suites of Jekyll Island is offering a rate of $145.00 for island side guestrooms and $155.00 for ocean side guestrooms + tax. A complimentary deluxe continental breakfast is included.

Days Inn and Suites

60 S. Beachview Drive

Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Phone: 912-635-9800

TOLL FREE: 888-635-3003

One-Day Seminar Pricing:

SFEA Member                          $45/per person

Non- Member                          $60/per person

Pricing includes sessions and lunch

*Remember to bring your business cards as well as any brochures or postcards that you would like to share in relation to your events.


For questions please contact                                                    

Executive Director Lisa McCray                                   



Special thanks to the Jekyll Island Authority for being our co-sponsor for this event. Check out their website at Plan a visit today!



Southeast Festivals & Events Association, PO Box 720152, Atlanta, GA 30358

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