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MNFEA Annual Conference (2020)

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Holiday Inn,200 West First Street, Duluth, MN 55802


  • Current Visit Duluth CVB Members Only


The Minnesota Festivals and Events Association will host its annual conference at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Downtown Duluth! The 2020 conference will be packed with valuable information for event and festival professionals, vendors, and service providers!

Stay tuned for more details including a great line-up of sessions, networking time AND...the annual "Soirée" social event! 

A sample of session topics include:

  • Social Media & Marketing
  • Sponsorship
  • Public Relations 
  • Volunteer Management 
  • Event Security
  • and more! 

The Schedule:
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
6:00 PM - Wednesday Night Networking

Thursday, March 12, 2020
8:00 AM - Registration Opens
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Conference Sessions (More details to come)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Conference Sessions (More details to come)
6:00 PM - Evening Networking Event

Friday, March 13, 2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Breakfast and Registration
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Conference Sessions and Lunch (More details to come)
2:00 PM - Conference Ends

Hotel rooms can be reserved by February 24, 2020 for the group rate of $99/night!

Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth - Downtown
200 West First Street
Duluth, Minnesota 55802

Once you've registered for the conference, there are two options for booking your hotel room:
1. Call the Holiday Inn directly at 218-722-1202 and reference the Minnesota Festivals & Events Association Block.
2. Click here to use the online booking link. You just need to enter your arrival and departure dates and the system will walk you through the rest.


Early Bird Registration: thru January 31, 2020
MNFEA Members $140/person
Non-Members $180/person

Regular Registration: February 1 - March 8, 2020
MNFEA Members $160/person
Non-Members $200/person

Late/Onsite Registration: March 9-13, 2020
MNFEA Members $180/person
Non-Members $220/person

All fees include sessions, workshops, networking, activities and most meals.

**Note** When registering, be sure to click on the Pay Online button in the yellow box to finish your registration. Payment must be made in full in order to be registered.

MNFEA Conference Cancellation Policy: Registrations cancelled more than  60 days prior to the event will be refunded 95% of the registration fees. Registrations cancelled less than 60 days of the event will not be eligible for a refund. Registration can be transferred to another person.

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