Festival Congress

AIF Congress

The Festival Congress is the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) annual flagship event and the largest gathering of independent festivals in the UK, with over 400 industry delegates expected to attend in 2019.

In 2019, Festival Congress is once again taking place in Sheffield on the 6th & 7th of November. The conference element will be held across both the Abbeydale Picture House Cinema & Picture House Social, and the evening celebration & Independent Festival Awards held at 92 Burton Road, followed by an aftershow party.

The conference has a progressive and innovative format, including high profile keynotes, engaging panel sessions, TEDx style quick fire talks, breakout workshops and fireside chats with experts and inspiring personalities from across the festival and events world.