EFFE MeetUp 2017

On 4 May 2017 in Wiesbaden, the EFFE MeetUp will take place in the framework of the Arts Festivals Summit of the European Festivals Association, hosted by the Rheingau Musik Festival. All festivals that receive the EFFE Label 2017-2018 are invited to this peer-to-peer networking and information exchange gathering of 250 festival representatives from all over Europe. Please complete and submit the below form to register for the EFFE MeetUp ! There is a limited amount of seats!

EFA members meet EFFE 2017-2018 Label recipients and the Festival Academy alumni for the EFFE MeetUp.
All activities of the EFFE MeetUp day are taking place in the Casino-Gesellschaft Wiesbaden.

Host of the day: Annabelle Van Nieuwenhuyse accompanied by the Kapelsky Trio

9:00 | Registration and welcome coffee

10:00-10:15 | Welcome and Introduction

10:15-13:00 | 'In Conversation with…’

5x30 min. ‘In conversation with….’ is a series of parallel one-on-one (max 10 participants) conversations with inspiring conversation partners that give useful insight and new perspectives on artistic as well as organizational opportunities in festivals. 
Meet the Table Guests and Table Hosts

13:00-14:30 | Lunch

14:30-15:40| Festivals in Europe
Keynote Speech by Sir Jonathan Mills, Composer and Director Edinburgh International Culture Summit, President EFFE International Jury
Introduced by Doris Pack, Former chair of the European Parliament’s Culture Committee and Barbara Gessler, Head of Unit DG EAC D2 Culture & Creativity | Creative Europe
Announcement of the EFFE Label 2017-2018 recipients with official guests

15:40-16:00 | Closing drink and informal networking

18:00 | Meeting all community’s delegates (Dorint Pallas Wiesbaden, lobby)

18:15 | Bus to the Alte Oper Frankfurt

20:00 | Hilary Hahn & Orchestre National de Lyon (Alte Oper Frankfurt, Großer Saal)
Le chasseur maudit‘‘, Sinfonische Dichtung g-Moll FWV 44 by César Franck I Violinkonzert D-Dur op. 35 by Piotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky I Symphonie fantastique op. 14 by Hector Berlioz

22:00 | Bus to Wiesbaden

Registration policy

There is a limited amount of seats for which we use a first come, first serve policy. Festivals can register maximum 2 delegates per festival.

  • Every first delegate per EFFE Label 2017-2018 recipient is offered 1 conference day (including lunch, 2 coffee breaks and conference material).
  • The Second delegate can register for the price of €120 (including lunch, 2 coffee breaks and conference material).

Optional concert “Hilary Hahn & Orchestre National de Lyon” at Alte Oper Frankfurt (including bus transfers to Frankfurt and back) costs €60 per delegate.

We do not book your travel or accommodation. You can find a list of accommodation options in Wiesbaden here.