Kelly Hall, Elaine Reynolds, Mitzi Barnes and Margie Harris with the Longview Chamber of Commerce and Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau will attend the 2011 TFEA Annual Conference & Trade Show in Corpus Christi July 7-10. This year’s conference will feature more than 25 educational sessions, great networking opportunities, talent showcases, awards programs and the TFEA Trade Show.
Elaine Reynolds and Mitzi Barnes will receive their Certified Festival Professional certification at this year’s conference.
The Texas Festivals and Events Association (TFEA), an official affiliate of the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA), is a professional trade association for Texas-based festival and event planners, volunteers and suppliers. All Texas members of IFEA become a member of TFEA, providing both local support and activity and a global connection to the events industry.
TFEA represents the hundreds of festivals that celebrate the history, legends, culture, art, folklore and natural beauty of the Lone Star State.  In addition to the vast offering of money-saving benefits and networking opportunities provided by IFEA, the Texas Festivals & Events Association provides local programming to help members learn, grow and increase professional standards and practices.