Mark your calendars! FestForums.com will be back for its 7th iteration in sunny Santa Barbara, CA on February 16th and 17th, 2024. Meet hundreds of festivals in one beautiful location!
What did our FestForums 2023 attendees say?
“Great people, good learning, great venue!”
“Always excellent panels and receptive, open-to-connect attendees.”
“Fantastic sessions, events and networking!”
The festival industry needs a gathering place to learn, network and discuss best practices. FestForums is a live gathering with panels, networking, exhibitors and parties galore presented in a relaxing convivial environment. Over the years, thousands of festivals have attended including Coachella, SXSW, Sundance, Burning Man, Tribeca, Aspen Food & Wine, Lollapalooza, Life is Beautiful, Bonnaroo, Global Citizen, Afropunk, Woodstock, Glastonbury, EDC, Essence Fest, Toronto Film Festival, South Beach Food & Wine, Harlem Eatup, Governors Ball, and hundreds more.
Highlights over the years have included keynotes by Quentin Tarantino, The Coen Brothers interviewing T Bone Burnett, Alice Cooper & Shep Gordon, Jack Johnson, Rita Coolidge, Taj Mahal, Bruce Dern, Frances Fisher, Christopher Guest & Harry Shearer, Penelope Spheeris, and performances by prominent musicians such Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Dennis Quaid, Dave Mason and Chuck Leavell, an interactive exhibit hall with various sponsors catering to your festival needs and sponsored experiential events such as the Dome,the James Beard Celebrity Chef dinner, the CAPS calm lounge, yoga at the beach, film premieres and cooking demos!