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ShowFest 2025

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Save the date for ShowFest 2025!
Monday, Jan. 27 & Tuesday, Jan.28
Charlotte, NC

-Educational Sessions
-Exhibit Hall
-Entertainment Showcase
-Awards Program
-Scholarship Auction

2024 Excellence Awards

2024 ShowFest Conference Program

2024 Silent Auction Donation Form

Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel

Book your room for the 2025 conference! A link will be posted here in the fall.

A special rate of $115 will be available until the room block sells out.

2024 ShowCase Entertainment

2024 Speakers & Panelists

2024 Excellence Awards Details

Submit you Excellence Award Entries HERE

Nominations are now open for the 2024 ShowFest Excellence Awards with 21 different categories. All event and supporting members are encouraged to enter. You gotta be in it to win it!

All nominations will be submitted on line through the Eventeny portal. (no paperwork, no email) Click on the link to get started:

All Nominations are due by January 16!

Follow these 3 easy steps:

* Step 1 - Award Registration - Complete the ShowFest Awards Registration form, mark all the entries you plan on submitting and make one easy payment.

* Step 2 - Award Nominations - Upload all nomination materials for each award entry. Select only the award forms for which you want to enter a nomination. Make sure to have all your materials ready to upload. Once a nomination is complete, it cannot be altered. All nominations are due by Tuesday, January 16, 2024.

* Step 3 - On-Site Submissions - Nine (9) of the award categories also require on-site submissions of original items for review. After completing the online nomination, you will need to bring the original item to the conference for the judges to see in person. Online nomination must be completed by Jan. 16 and then the on-site submissions must be turned in by 5 pm on Saturday, January 27, during conference check in. Awards requiring on-site submissions include: Event of the Year, Press Kit, Photo of the Year, Sponsorship Packet, Merchandise, Brochure, Print Media, Poster and T-shirt.

ShowFest Fun!

2023 Excellence Award Winners

Thanks to our 2024 ShowFest Sponsors

Pender County Tourism
Sound Integrity
InterACTive Theater of Jef
The Barbecue Festival

2023 Excellence Award Winners!

2022 Excellence Award Winners!

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