Inside Events & Festivals

The official publication of the Washington Festivals & Events Association


Creating Agriculture Events

The Historic Festival Narrative & Agritourism

By Trevor Lane, Washington State University, Ferry County Extension

WFEA supports rural and agricultural communities.  Community events and festivals are part of rural and urban communities that date back to the early underpinnings of harvest festivals... 

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Visiting the Waterfront Blues Festival

By Jon Stone, CEA Partners

This past summer I was invited to tour the legendary Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland Oregon as guests of the producers, WFEA members Peter Damaan and Erika Olsen. Actually, the invite had been extended annually for more years than I can remember but I was always tied up with my own events during the summer...

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Read Inside Events & Festivals - Edition 5

Working with Vendors

By Eddie Redman, Grand Event Rentals, Scott Carls, AVMS of Seattle

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The Effective Sponsorship Proposal

“Don’t sell the steak, sell the sizzle!” ELMER WHEELER, American advertiser

By Bruce Skinner, WFEA Executive Director, Author of Event Sponsorship

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Choosing the Right Vendors

By Denise Rice, Honey Bucket Portable Restrooms

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Leadership Tune-Up

By Sonja Mejlaender, Community Relations & Events, City of Renton & Renton River Days

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Developing A Strategic Plan for Events

By Jon Stone, Principal, CEA Partners

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Chocolate Bombs

By Lt. Stephanie Allestad, Grays Harbor Fire District #8

Chocolate on the Beach Festival

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The Power of Social Media

By Erika Olsen - Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival and Marketing Director for Waterfront Blues Festival 

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Hello Tunnel, Goodbye Viaduct

Seattle's Tunnel to Viaduct 8k

By Jaren Loranger - Race Director – Tunnel to Viaduct 8K, Owner, Fizz Events

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“Standoutness”

Boo-coda Spectacular sets itself apart with “spook-tacular” festival

Standoutness, how can you have your festival and event standout from the crowd?

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The Rapidly Changing Marketing Landscape

Learn how to be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timebound

By John Thorburn. Bold Hat Productions


Food Truck Legislation Introduced 

If passed, Senate Bill 5218 will reduce costs for the state’s mobile food vendors

By Lori Johnson, Washington State Food Truck Association


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