Loading Events

Past Events

October 2017
AIF's Festival Congress 2017

AIF’s Festival Congress 2017

October 30 @ 10:00 AM - October 31 @ 6:00 PM
Unnamed Venue,
Cardiff, United Kingdom

ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT FESTIVALS ANNOUNCE CORE PROGRAMME AND MORE SPEAKERS FOR FESTIVAL CONGRESS 2017 TICKETS ON SALE NOW www.festivalcongress.com The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has announced further details of its flagship event in Cardiff, featuring a two-day conference and Independent Festival Awards. Confirmed for the 30th and 31st October, the fourth annual Festival Congress will play host to over 400 delegates and is expected to be the final year in Cardiff.    Extending the ‘Pseudoscience’ theme of this year, the…

Find out more »
March 2017
PR & Marketing For Festivals - Training Day

PR & Marketing For Festivals – Training Day

March 2
Wilton’s Music Hall,
1 Graces Alley, Whitechapel, E1 8JB United Kingdom

AIF presents an all-day marketing and PR training day for members and non-member festivals. Featuring a panel discussion, festival case studies and fireside chats, the day will provide insight into various areas of effective marketing and PR. The event will feature guest speakers from YouTube, Eastern Electrics, The Zeitgeist Agency, Wigwam and Streetteam. EVENT INFORMATION WHEN: 10am-6pm Thursday 2nd March WHERE: Wilton’s Music Hall (1 Graces Alley, Whitechapel, London E1 8JB). COST: £50+VAT for AIF members, £100+VAT for non-members, includes…

Find out more »
January 2017
Funding For Festivals - Training Day

Funding For Festivals – Training Day

January 31 @ 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

AIF has partnered with PRS Foundation to present ‘Funding for Festivals’, a training day for AIF members and non-member festivals. Featuring a headline panel discussion, festival case studies and fireside chats, the day will throw some light on various funding opportunities for festivals. Guests from PRS Foundation, Arts Council England and Help Musicians UK will be joined by the likes of Liverpool Sound City, Sŵn Festival, Brainchild Festival and Samphire Festival.  EVENT INFORMATION WHEN: 1.30-6pm Tuesday 31st January WHERE: Wilton’s Music…

Find out more »
November 2016
Festival Congress 2016

Festival Congress 2016

01 Nov 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 02 Nov 2016 @ 5:00 PM
TBC

  Confirmed for the 1st and 2nd November 2016, the third edition of AIF’s flagship event Festival Congress returns to Cardiff. The two-day conference, evening celebration and awards attracts over 400 delegates from across the festivals and events world each year. The conference takes place at the Wales Millennium Centre (WMC), the party and awards takes place at The Depot, with street food and ‘Purple Rave’ tribute to Prince from Rob da Bank and Tayo 3000. Awards categories include ‘New…

Find out more »
April 2016
AIF Presents Festival Futures Manchester

AIF Presents Festival Futures Manchester

07 Apr 2016
BIMM Manchester,
Bank Chambers, Faulkner St, Manchester, M1 4EH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

After a successful two years establishing and selling out the Festival Congress in Cardiff as a leading festival industry event, The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) announces ‘Festival Futures’- two co-ordinated one-day conference events in Brighton and Manchester this April. These will feature festival promoter keynotes, quick fire ‘Talking Heads’ sessions and fireside chats with industry experts alongside opportunities for networking with the leading lights of the festival world. All day conference events, presented in association with leading music education…

Find out more »
AIF Presents Festival Futures Brighton

AIF Presents Festival Futures Brighton

05 Apr 2016

After a successful two years establishing and selling out the Festival Congress in Cardiff as a leading festival industry event, The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) announces ‘Festival Futures’- two co-ordinated one-day conference events in Brighton and Manchester this April. These will feature festival promoter keynotes, quick fire ‘Talking Heads’ sessions and fireside chats with industry experts alongside opportunities for networking with the leading lights of the festival world. All day conference events, presented in association with leading music education…

Find out more »
February 2016
Digital Marketing Training Day - SOLD OUT

Digital Marketing Training Day – SOLD OUT

23 Feb 2016
AIF Office,
Lamb House, Church St, London, W4 2PD United Kingdom
+ Google Map

AIF are delighted to announce an all-day digital marketing workshop with Darren Hemmings from Motive Unknown to follow on from a very well received presentation at this year’s Festival Congress. The workshop will aim to focus on how Festival organisers can better use a combination of advertising and remarketing to deliver better paid marketing with greater efficiency. The primary platforms for focus will be Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and will also touch upon Google AdWords too. By the end of…

Find out more »
November 2015
The Festival Congress 2015

The Festival Congress 2015

05 Nov 2015 - 06 Nov 2015
Wales Millennium Centre (WMC) and The Great Hall, Cardiff University.,
Cardiff,

The Festival Congress is back in Cardiff again this year on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th November, with a two-day conference at the Wales Millennium Centre (WMC) and a festival themed evening celebration event at The Great Hall, Cardiff University. We’re delighted to confirm that Radio One DJ and Sŵn Festival Co-Founder Huw Stephens is the keynote speaker for this year. Find out more at the Congress micro-site  Pre-register for tickets with Una Tickets, the exclusive ticketing  partner for the Festival Congress…

Find out more »
September 2015

AIF member’s meeting

23 Sep 2015 @ 2:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Please email renae@aiforg.com for details and to RSVP.

Find out more »
May 2015
+ iCal Import Listed Events