Uniting and empowering independent festivals

The Association of Independent Festivals is a non-profit trade association created to represent and empower independent festivals. The key aim is to help the businesses of our individual members and overall needs of the independent festival sector.

"The AIF: the closest thing you can get to a union as an independent promoter. Indispensable." – Freddie Fellowes, Secret Garden Party

Find out how joining a community of leading independent festivals can help you!

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"Being a friend of the AIF has given us great insight into what is important to independent festivals and has provided us with invaluable networking opportunties." – Peter Kwong, Fezzee

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Our resource area contains a range of downloadable documents and links intended to help you with the efficient and safe management of your events.

Some of the documents consist of content from previous AIF events, in addition to bespoke guides and documents produced by external companies. You will also find links to helpful sites and documents that are hosted elsewhere.

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Friend of AIF Membership Overview

Download [ pdf ] Resource added: 24 Jul 2018

Festival Congress 2018 Event Assistant: Job Description and Details

Download [ pdf ] Resource added: 16 Jul 2018