Win a FREE Arts Festival Conference Pass! All you have to do is submit a short blog post telling us why you want to come to Louisville…

Enter for your chance to win a free Arts Festival Conference registration from July 15-21, 2013, by submitting a short blog of 750 words or less that explains why you want to come to the fifth annual Arts Festival Conference, on Oct. 7 and 8, 2013, in Louisville, Kentucky.

Contest Details
To enter, submit a short blog post that answers the following three questions:

1. What do you hope to learn from the 2013 Conference?
2. Why do you believe professional development is important for an artist or arts administrator?
3. Why do you take part in the art fair/festival industry?

Your blog post should also include your name and a short biography. All submissions must be sent via email to with the subject line: ART FESTIVAL CONFERENCE CONTEST WEEK 2.

Entry Rules

Contest ends at 9 p.m. PDT/10 p.m. MDT/11 p.m. CDT/12 a.m. EDT on Sunday, July 21, 2013. Entries received after this time will not be eligible to win the free registration but may still be published on and promoted on Facebook and Twitter or used in conference marketing materials.

About the Arts Festival Conference
The fifth annual Arts Festival Conference, presented by and WESTAF, takes place in Louisville immediately following the St. James Court Art Show. The conference is a two-day event providing professional development benefiting the art fair field — artists, show directors, and festival staff. Take advantage of the best rates by securing your registration no later than Aug. 5, 2013. Single, group, and day-pass registrations are all available. For more info, visit

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