TFEA places a premium the exchange of ideas and offers several exciting programs to help events, and the professionals who manage them, continue their professional training and growth.
- TFEA Annual Conference and Trade Show
- Behind the Scenes Tours at Member Events
- Texas Event Leadership Program and Texas Certified Festival Professional Designation
Members have the opportunity to earn professional certification through this award-winning training program offered by Texas A&M University's Agrilife Extension Service and co-sponsored by TFEA. The program, which takes 2-3 years to complete, provides an extensive curriculum of 25 core courses and 12 advanced electives. Click Here for more detailed information on the TELP program.
- TFEA Mystery Shopper Program
Even the best events can benefit from a fresh perspective. TFEA’s Mystery Shopper program will assemble a team of professional colleagues to attend and experience an event as a customer and submit an evaluation and critique to help that event improve. There is no charge for this service other than reimbursement of the evaluator(s) travel expense. To request a Mystery Shopper please call the TFEA office at (830) 997-0741 at least 30 days prior to your event.