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Events are central to connecting industry and community at the conference. Event sponsors raise the visibility of their organization, artists, or service while being inspired at showcases, networking at receptions and breakfasts, or celebrating peers at the International Folk Music Awards.
Baile An Salsa - photo by Jake Jacobson
Sponsors choose artists for their stage from those accepted through the juried applications. FAI will provide stage signage with your logo for the night of your sponsorship.
Eliza Gilkyson, Kris Kristofferson, & Paula Cole - photo by James Dean
To be held this year at the historic Folly Theater, the IFMA show celebrates the legends, legacies, and luminaries of the global folk scene.
Individual Best-Of Awards$1,500
Culture Ireland Reception - photo by Jayne Toohey
Evening Reception (Thurs – Sat)$4,000
Breakfast Sponsor (Thurs – Sat)$2,500
Closing Party Sponsor (Sun)$2,500
The mission of Folk Alliance International is to nurture, engage, and empower the international folk music community - traditional and contemporary, amateur and professional - through education, advocacy and performance.
DATE: February 13-17, 2019
LOCATION: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, Québec, Canada
UPCOMING DEADLINES: Early Bird member registration ends May 31, 2018