Are you a vendor, artist, crafter, festival, CVB, tourist destination or service provider for festivals and events? Then you’re in the right place. Southeast Festivals & Events includes the states of: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. We are your “go-to” for all things festivals and events in the southeast.


The Southeast Festivals & Events Association (SFEA) is a 501 (c) 6 membership based organization.  Comprised of festival and event planners, venues, and industry service providers, SFEA was founded in 2009 to strengthen the festival and event industry throughout the southeast United States by hosting educational sessions, networking opportunities, award recognition, and additional events throughout the year; thus allowing for continued professional growth within the festivals and events industry. Membership is open to those in the festivals and events industry as well as those wanting to get their start and learn more about this exciting profession. 


To strengthen, educate and unify the festivals and events industry throughout the Southeast

Who Are Our Members

  • Professionals who produce festivals and events
  • Businesses that provide assistance through products and services
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Chambers
  • Visitors Bureaus
  • Students
  • Event Planners
  • Tourism Providers

Benefits of SFEA Membership

  • Discounted SFEA Annual Conference Registration
  • Discounted Registration for Educational Seminars
  • Annual Awards Recognition-Kaleidoscope Awards
  • Event listings on website and social media
  • Behind the scenes tours of events
  • Job listings
  • Networking socials
  • Newsletter
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • Business listing on website

What Does a Membership Cost

  • Event/Festival/Organization : $160 Yearly
  • Vendor/Supplier/Agency : $200
  • Student : $35