CALFEST 25th ANNUAL CONVENTION
January 23-25, 2019 • Grand Sierra Resort • Reno, NV
25th Anniversary Celebration
Join CalFest for three days of educational sessions, motivation, innovation,
fun and the best networking in the
Festivals & Events Industry!
Sessions led by your peers and the best minds in the industry
CalFest Trade Show featuring the latest products and trends for Special Events
Showcasing with talent for every event
CalFest Celebration Awards recognizing excellence in innovation and creativity
Networking opportunities at Luncheons, Gala Dinner, and after-hours in the Hospitality Suite
Gala The social gathering of the convention where you get to dress in costume (or not) and there are prizes, food, live auction and surprises.
8:45 – 4:00 One-Day Special Workshop (Separate Registration Required)
6:00 Welcome Reception
8:30 – 4:00 pm Keynote & Break-out Sessions
Networking Lunch & Trade Show
Gala, Silent and Live Auction – 25th Anniversary Party….
8:30 – 4:00 Keynote & Break-out Sessions
CalFest Celebration Awards Lunch & Trade Show
CONVENTION HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
The Convention will take place at the Grand Sierra Resort, 2500 E. Second St., Reno, NV 89595 Attendees are entitled to special room rates of $69.00/night for a Summit Room, single/double occupancy or $89.00/night, single or double occupancy for a A Room. The Resort Fee is an additional $26.50 + tax per night. For reservations call 1-775-789-2000. You must identify yourself as part of CalFest, using the code Cal-19, to obtain the group rate or click on the following link:
To register as an exhibitor at the CalFest Trade Show:
Online registration: https://form.jotform.com/53073443477155
To download a CalFest Tradeshow form: CalFest Tradeshow Registration Form
Entertainers! Showcasing opportunities are available
CALL FOR SPEAKERS
Each year CalFest offers the most interesting, dynamic presenters at its convention. Do you have some valuable information you would like to share or can you suggest an engaging speaker?
If so, we want to hear from you.
2019 Call for Speakers
CALFEST CELEBRATION AWARDS – FREE THIS YEAR!
One of the benefits of your CalFest membership is your opportunity to enter your materials into the CalFest Celebration Awards. Entries, for a possible 36 awards, are based on three budget classifications in categories ranging from Event Photos to Best Promotional and Commemorative Posters, Media/Press Kit, TV Commercial or PSA and many more. Award recipients will be announced during the CalFest Convention, January 25 at the Grand Sierra Resort.
To enter: 2019 Celebration Awards Entry Form
CALFEST SILENT & LIVE AUCTION
Join in the fun! This is the only fundraiser CalFest holds every year during the annual convention. You are the donors—and the bidders. We ask that you provide experiences, souvenirs, hotel stays, behind-the-scenes tours of your event, golf or vacation packages—Whatever promotes and highlights your community and your event. Be creative! Be generous! Auction Form