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Washington Festivals & Events Association Hall of Fame

The Washington Festivals and Events Association has re-instituted its Hall of Fame, and will recognize individuals who through their exceptional work and achievements have made a significant contribution to the events industry.

“There are many individuals who have made a profound difference in the communities they serve,” said WFEA Executive Director Bruce Skinner. “They have worked many a long day to bring citizens together of all backgrounds to celebrate together.”

Sponsored by Grand Event Rentals of Bothell, individuals will be recognized at a special awards ceremony at the annual WFEA Hall of Fame dinner and auction.

“We jumped at the chance to partner with WFEA to make this a reality,” said Eddie Redman of Grand Event Rentals. “Many professionals, volunteers, vendors and supporters have truly made their respective communities a better place to live and we want to be a part of recognizing them.”

Festivals and events throughout the state are invited to nominate worthy event organizers.

Nomination Criteria

  1. Must be a current or past WFEA member
  2. Must have made a significant contribution to the industry
  3. Nominee should have made substantial achievements in our industry
  4. Nominees can be from any facet of our industry – vendor, supporter, senior professional, volunteer, etc.
  5. Current WFEA Board of Directors and staff are not eligible to be nominated*

*Exceptions can be made at the discretion of the Hall of Fame Committee

Hall of Fame Selection Process

  • WFEA staff is soliciting nominations from the membership, a “Call for Nominations”
  • Nominations are due to by Friday, September 30
  • Once nominations have been received, the WFEA Hall of Fame Committee will review all nominations and select one or more individuals to be honored

Honoring the Inductee

  • The honorees will be the guest of WFEA and receive a complimentary registration to the main conference and one night’s lodging at the WFEA Conference
  • WFEA will mail out a release to the list of media submitted by the honoree
  • Winners will also be recognized on the WFEA website and on social media

Individual Submitting Nominee

  • Nominee contact information?
  • If your nominee is selected, will you be willing to help ensure that they attend the conference?
  • Will you help gather materials on the nominee?
  • Please submit a 1-2 page general overview of your nominee’s career, including organizations they have worked for, positions held, titles, awards, and highlighting how your nominee has made a difference to the festival and special events industry


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