FestForums - Santa Barbara

The Place Where Festivals & Artists Converge

November 14 thru 16, 2018


The Deal

About The Deal
  • YOUR OWNER/PRODUCER/STAFF ACCESS: For festival industry professionals & non-profits only. Includes access to all panels, parties, & exhibit hall. (Does NOT include hotel stay)
  • YOUR FESTIVAL VENDORS/SERVICES GA: Access to all panels, parties, & exhibit hall. (Does NOT include hotel stay)
  • YOUR FRIDAY PASS: For festival industry professionals and non-profits only. Access to Friday program only. (Does NOT include hotel stay)
  • YOUR TALK/LUNCH/PERFORMANCE: Access to ONLY the Guy Webster Talk on Thursday. Includes Year Of The Women Lunch & live music by Judith Owen
  • YOUR CONCERT: Entry to Benefit Concert for Rockshop on Wednesday November 14th 7-10 PM Reagan Room at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
What We Love
  • THE EVENT: The three-day flagship event of FestForums is a unique, engaging and diverse interactive networking conference event where festival organizers, entertainment industry leaders, event producers and artists converge
  • THE THEME: The theme for the FestForums SB ’18 conference is “ The Year of the Woman," a salute to the incredible leadership women have had in the industry
  • THE ARTISTS: Featured artists performing are Michael McDonald, Dennis Quaid and the Sharks, Kenny Loggins, and Dishwalla
  • THE PANELS: 2 days of panels with 2 tracks each day. Panels will include diverse and current topics such as VR, cryptocurrency, and the always popular festival bootcamp (subject to change) with industry-leading speakers
More Information
When & Where:
Wednesday, November 14
Opening Night Party 5:00pm
Thursday, November 15
9:00am - 11:00pm
Friday, November 16
9:00am - 11:00pm
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
633 E Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
This year over 1000 attendees are expected at the 9th semi-annual FestForums conference at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort in Santa Barbara, CA. You can expect a one-of-a-kind interactive and networking event specifically for music, film, food + wine + beer festival organizers. Festivals and Events from around the world will be united for lively collaboration, camaraderie and professional developement. The theme for this year's event will be "The Year of the Woman", saluting the incredible leadership women have provided in the industry. This November 14th - 16th, come out and enjoy music, food + wine, film, technology and more over a mentally invigorating, three day event with hundreds of festival and industry insiders. 

Need to Know

Tickets Valid
Expires November 16, 2018 at 12:00 AM PDT
Expiration dates may be extended upon request
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Please note that when purchasing multiple vouchers/deals, each participant must register separately and individually with his or her uniquely assigned Rush49 voucher ID.

Step #2:
Online registration is required for FestForums 2018. Click here to register.

  • Select your "Admission Type" and quantity, click "Proceed to Checkout"
  • Enter your Rush49 voucher code where it says "Enter promo code", click "Apply" 
  • Once you enter your voucher code the balance will zero out
  • Complete "Customer Information" 
  • Complete "Attendee Information"
  • Click "Complete Purchase" to confirm your registration
Fine Print
  • Must be 21 and over to attend
  • This deal is non-refundable
  • Valid only for option purchased

Promotional value expires November 16, 2018 at 12:00 AM PDT



The Business

FestForums® is a conference for all festival industry leaders. Addressing cutting-edge technology, talent, ticketing, sponsorships, scheduling, merchandising, operations, sustainability, charitable work, innovation and safety, FestForums® brings together festivals and events of all sizes for collaboration and professional development.

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