Industry professionals, event producers, promoters and students improve their skills with professional development workshops and targeted networking and exhibit opportunities offered at Arizona's first conference focused on festivals and events. The conference opens with a "show and tell" party from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 2; and continues from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3; $150, $125 member. A pre-conference CFEE training program, “Marketing & Media Relations,” is offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 2; $70, $60 for members. Visit featsaz.org
for a conference schedule and registration.