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Volunteer Committees

Are you looking for ways to expand your professional network and contribute to FFEA? Committee volunteers help shape FFEA by advancing its strategic plan and influencing the direction of our industry. Serving on a committee is one of the best ways to become involved and make an impact on your profession. If you’d like to become more engaged, we invite you to volunteer to serve on a year-round or Annual Conference Committee.

“I volunteer because it’s a rewarding and fulfilling membership with the best people in the industry. The relationships and the memories that come from FFEA are unmatched by any other volunteer opportunity in our field.”
Maiken Stefany, KnightCap Events


  • Establish enhanced credibility through leadership role.
  • Meet new contacts through association with other committee volunteers and FFEA members.
  • Increased recognition through visibility on FFEA website and FFEA events.
  • Recognition at all events by wearing a Committee Member Ribbon.
  • Sharpen networking, communication, marketing and leadership skills through interaction with other members.
  • Camaraderie developed through relationship building with other committee volunteers, members and event community.
*All committee volunteers must be a Member in Good Standing during entire term


Responsible for promoting FFEA membership, events, activities and benefits through social media, public relations, promotional campaigns and other means. Subcommittees Include: Graphic Design, Member Outreach & Social Media

Meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday at 1pm.

Educational Program

Serves to create a diverse and relevant group of speakers and presentations specific to the Events Industry for the annual Conference.

Meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday at 1pm


Serves to assist with the production of the Expo during the annual conference, providing exhibitors opportunities to network with event planners and planners the opportunity to discover the many products and services offered both locally and nationally.

Meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday at 11am

Education & Emerging Leaders

Responsible for engaging students and Young Professionals with an interest in pursuing a career in the Events Industry through education, networking, and mentoring, Also responsible for facilitating the Scholarship Program.

Meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday at 11am

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Serves to assure FFEA is committed to Diversity and Inclusion at every level of the organization and to act as a resource to the industry by creating and strengthen Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives.

Meets monthly on the 2nd Monday at 1pm


Serves to create and execute a sustainability plan for FFEA Annual Conference in partnership with the Sustainable Events Network. Will also assist FFEA with producing programs and best practices for members who wish to create sustainability initiatives for their organizations and events.

Meets monthly on the 1st Wednesday at 11am.

Sunsational Awards

Serves to execute the Sunsational Awards program recognizing members’ excellence in communications, marketing and programming. Members of this committee are still able to apply for awards.

Meets monthly on the 1st Thursday at 10am.

Hospitality / First Timers

Serves to ensure ample networking opportunities through conference events including First Timers Meet & Greet, after hours Cocktails & Conversation and any official pre and post conference Behind the Scenes Tours & Mixers.

Meets bi-monthly on the 1st Tuesday at 11am

Silent Auction

Serves to produce the annual auction to raise funds for the Harvey Franklin Campbell Student Scholarship and the Emerging Leader Scholarship.

Meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday at 10:30am

Entertainment Showcase

Serves to showcase the variety of entertainment options available for events by FFEA members from around the Country.

Meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday at 10am.


Assists with Membership Recruitment and Retention through various marketing efforts, events, community outreach and the Member Referral Program. The committee serves as a resource and sounding board to FFEA’s staff on the development of strategy and campaigns. Through this engagement, the committee creates a sense of community— face-to-face and virtually— that enhances the membership experience and strengthens the organization.

Meets monthly on the 1st Monday at 11am

Regional Ambassadors

Mix of event professionals and industry partners who volunteer to personally engage current and potential members of FFEA within their region through local educational and networking events.

Meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday at 10am.

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