Great Workshops and Speakers highlight what’s trending in Festivals at the 2014 Festivals and Events Ontario conference.

Providing education, professional development and networking while fostering a community of passionate people invested in the festival and event industry, Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) has been representing the festivals and events industry in Ontario for over 25 years. Held annually, the 2014 Festivals and Events Ontario conference is for its 530 members representing over 1,200 Ontario Festivals and Events. The conference highlights what’s new and trending in the Festivals business by providing an extensive lineup of speakers and workshops. Among the content for this years conference is the Honorable David Peterson, former Premier of Ontario and currently the chair … Continue reading

Networking 101

How to build long term connections through networking When attending job fairs, trade events, conferences or even luncheons there are many opportunities to network with other s. Before attending any networking event it is best to have what many refer to as an elevator speech ready before attending a networking event. An elevator speech is a few sentences about yourself and your work that is no longer than an elevator ride. This keeps it short and sweet to not bore whoever you are speaking to and to get across only important information. Networking begins when you first step into the … Continue reading