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
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 jekyllisland.com. Plan a visit today!