Top 10 Reasons to Be a FEO Member!

 

FESTIVAL & EVENT PROMOTION

Preferred consideration for your festival or event to be included in the annual Festivals & Events in Ontario Guide, with a distribution of 225,000 throughout Ontario and the USA – and guaranteed listing on the FEO Website.

SAVE MONEY

Discounted rates on FEO products and services; including conference registration, education seminars, workshops and webinars. Exclusive festival-to-industry supplier discounts.

INDUSTRY SUPPLIER GOODS & SERVICES PROMOTION

Receive two free category listings on FEO’s website and in FEO’s Directory of Suppliers – a dedicated publication for industry supplier members distributed in the hands of 2,000 festival and event organizers across the province.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Share and celebrate business and community successes with industry professionals at FEO’s Annual Conference. Take part in other opportunities to exchange ideas, insights and best practices at regional workshops, the Leadership Network Forum and Festivals Helping Festival chat room.

INDUSTRY AWARD RECOGNITION

Share accomplishments and hard work, raise brand awareness, increase festival and event attendance through FEO’s Annual Awards Program. Enhanced promotion is given to FEO Award recipients in the Festivals & Events in Ontario Guide and FEO’s website. The Service Excellence Award recipients are also promoted in the Directory of Suppliers.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Maximize your potential, develop skills and expand your knowledge through numerous FEO educational workshops, seminars and webinars.

COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT

Serve as the voice within FEO – a hands-on opportunity to engage in one of our involved committees – a forum for collaboration and to grow the festival and event industry.

COMMUNICATIONS

Keeping you well informed of FEO’s many programs, initiatives and legislative efforts, industry trends and best practices through social media, our monthly FEO e-News and a weekly FEO Informer e-newsletter

INDUSTRY ADVOCACY

We speak up when it counts, representing your interests, encouraging industry funding, influencing political decision makers at all levels of the government, at meetings, in submissions and through the media.

PERFECT PARTNERSHIPS

FEO consistently collaborates on initiatives and establishes esteemed partnerships with fitting cultural and tourism organizations and associations to offer additional value to its members.