Festivals and Communities: Realising the Potential (IFEA Europe 2004 Con)

Venue: Cultural Industries Quarter

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 23, 2004 End Date/Time: Sep 25, 2004
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International Festivals and Events Association Europe
in association with

The Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change

is pleased to announce

IFEA Europe Annual Conference

Festivals and Communities: Realising the Potential
Sheffield 23-25 September 2004

The 2004 IFEA Europe Conference provides a unique opportunity for local community representatives, festival organisers and policy makers to come together to learn from the experiences of others and to develop new ideas and productive networks.

A feature of this conference is to bring together experience, best practice and innovations from festival practitioners, policy makers and expert commentators involved with festivals and community development from across Europe.

The conference will feature invited keynote presentations, expert speakers and structured participative workshop sessions around the following main themes:

• Festivals, communities, cultural diversity and civic pride
• Festivals and community inclusion
• Festivals and local communities as attractions for tourists and external audiences
• Festivals as platforms for local community innovation, capacity building and expression
• Policies and programmes for supporting local community festivals

Conference Convenors: Philip Long, Mike Robinson, Joost ter Waarbeck
Venue: Cultural Industries Quarter, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Organized by:
International Festivals and Events Association Europe www.ifeaeurope.com

In association with:
Centre for Tourism & Cultural Change Phone: ++114 225 29 28
Sheffield Hallam University Fax: ++114 225 33 43
Howard Street - Owen Building p.long@shu.ac.uk
Sheffield, SW1 1WB, United Kingdom www.tourism-culture.com