Thank you for your interest in helping with the Arkansas Cornbread Festival. We couldn’t make the day so great without our special ingredient: volunteers just like you!
We are currently recruiting volunteers to be on the 2017 Coordinating Committees. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
The 2017 Coordinating Committees include:
Cornbread Competition – The heart of the Festival! This committee manages the recruitment of competitors, the competition judging, and competitor hospitality and support.
Vendor and Business Relationships – Builds relationships with local businesses and determines creative ways to include them in the Festival, recruits Festival vendors, and manages vendor set-up and hospitality.
Sponsorships – Recruits sponsors to offset costs of the Festival. Manages sponsor promotion, benefits, and hospitality.
Marketing – Develops and implements the marketing strategy for the 2017 Festival.
Volunteers – Recruits and manages volunteers for pre-event set-up, day-of-event tasks, and post-event clean up.
Operations – Manages Festival safety and legal requirements, event layout and setup, contracts, supplies, communication, and transportation.
Ticketing and the VIP Experience – Manages all event ticket sales and develops and implements the new Cornbread Festival VIP experience.
External Events – Plans and implements external events related to the Arkansas Cornbread Festival.
Entertainment – Secures musicians, games, Kids Zone participants, and other entertainment for the Festival. Takes care of entertainment support and hospitality.
Merchandising – Manages the purchase, inventory, and sales of all Arkansas Cornbread Festival merchandise.
Sign up for volunteers to help with Festival set-up, day-of tasks, and clean up will be available in September.