McAllen to Host 65th Annual Convention 9/16-21


For the first time ever, McAllen, Texas will be the host city for the International Festivals & Events Association Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat, September 19 through 21, 2022, at the McAllen Convention Center. Courtesy Image
For the first time ever, McAllen, Texas will be the host city for the International Festivals & Events Association Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat, September 19 through 21, 2022, at the McAllen Convention Center. Courtesy Image

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For the first time ever, McAllen, Texas will be the host city for the International Festivals & Events Association Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat, September 19 through 21, 2022, at the McAllen Convention Center which will bring in festival and event producers, host cities, vendors and suppliers and other industry leadership from around the world, including 10 different countries and hundreds of events. Additionally, the Certified Festival and Event Executive (CFEE) professional certification classes will take place over the lead-in days of starting Friday, September 16 and running through Sunday, September 19, 2022, prior to the start of the convention.  The 65th annual event will draw in approximately 400 attendees over the three-day gathering. 

Event sponsors include: Haas & Wilkerson Insurance; City of McAllen; McAllen Chamber of Commerce/Visit McAllen; McAllen Parks & Recreation; McAllen Convention Center; Quinta Mazatlán; Kaliff Insurance; Saffire; Eventeny;; DFEST; Atomic; Fabulous Inflatables/Dynamic Displays; Big Events Inc.; Elsburg Studios; Emamo IFEA Foundation; Lubbock Arts Alliance; Texas Festivals and Events Association.



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