The QACC has joined the MN Festival & Events Association and formed a Chamber Festival Committee. Committee Members include Mark Statz, Fete des Lacs, Centerville, Brian Hronski, Blue Heron Days, Lino Lakes, & Heidi Zwarski, Lexington Fall Festival. Joining them are Sharla Fossen, Lily and Lace Events and Dorothy Radermacher, Chamber Secretary.
Attending the 2020 Convention in Duluth were Dorothy Radermacher & Mark Statz March 11 - 13th. Sessions that we participated in were:
- Wednesday Networking: Explore Duluth a Night on the Town
- Thursday: Keynote: You don't need to advertise a good party; Speed Networking Ice Breakfer; Nine Networking Mistakes; Cutting Edge Strategies/Engaging Volunteers to meet Mission; It's Rock & Roll and Like it; Whack a Mole Management; The Do's and Don'ts of Creating a Site Plan; Building Event Content that Attracts Sponsors, Attendees and the Media; From State Fairs to Rodeos - Food and Beverage Trends
- Friday: Partnering with your City - What's better than Free? Your events-Our Parks!; Fundraising for Your Festival and the All - Important Sponsorship Deliverables; Stop the Scroll: Get their attention and maximze Social Media. Active Shooter Preparedness and COVID-19.
This will allow us to be informed and professional in working to collaborate with each of our communities with their annual festival, states Dorothy Radermacher, Chamber Secretary.
MNFEA also has additional events Free to the Membership. You can find out more about them here.