The AFO Top 10 for 2016

In the last 12 months AFO has:

1) Been represented at 46 meetings of local and national interest to festivals

2) Welcomed over 200 delegates to The 30th AFO Conference.  Get the date in your diary now for AFO Conference 2017 (10-12 November)!

3) Welcomed lots of new members (festivals, associates and individuals) increasing our membership to over 250 and still growing

4) Represented the interests of you, our members, at the Events Industry Forum and All Party Parliamentary Groups

5) Worked with PRS to negotiate a new positive deal for the long-term future

6) Presented workshops and seminars at Derby University Events Management Course, The Showman’s Show, The Event Production Show and several other events

7) Written dozens of articles of event industry magazines including a regular article in Stand Out Magazine

8) Represented AFO through work with the BBC, Arts Council England, The Musicians Union, Voluntary Arts Network. Live Nation, Concert Promoters Association, Music Venue Trust and many more

9) Re-negotiated a discount insurance deal for AFO members with La Playa, continued our partnership with LSL Solicitors offering FREE legal advice and are close to announcing a partnership with an accountancy firm offering financial advice

10) Advised our members (old and new) on almost every aspect of festival and event management

Remember the AFO Helpline is there all year round offering you support and advice.  Call 01629 827014 or email