Taking place in Eastwood Hall, Nottinghamshire on 16-18 November this annual gathering of industry professional has long been a leader in the events industry. Now for the first time it opens its doors to an international partner as it welcomes this special delegation.
Joe Heap, General Manager of the AFO said “We have a great history of collaborations and partnerships, with the likes of The Musicians Union, Arts Council England and many others but this represents such an exciting opportunity to see some world class artists from Canada and network with arts professionals from a completely different background”
8 Canadian bands will perform over the weekend across 2 showcases, with a special reception for delegates on Saturday night where authentic Canadian East Coast cuisine will be served by their own chef.
The AFO Conference, now in its 25th year is one of the biggest gatherings of events professionals in the country and is dedicated to the festival industry. The agenda will offer presentations, debates, panels and one to ones on all manner of industry topics from Wet Weather Insurance to Media Buying, Health & Safety Passports to Riders and Artist Hospitality.
The Showcases on Friday and Saturday nights are open to the public and are completely FREE. Conference Sessions are open to booked delegates only.
Delegate passes are £90 for EFDSS and AFO members, £110 for non-members before 1st November, rising to £120 if you book after that date. They are available through www.festivalorganisers.org tel 01629 827 014.