These resources are intended to help anyone planning or organizing a vegan event. Please contact us if you know of a helpful resource that’s missing or want help in organizing your next event.
- How do I find funding for a vegan project?
VegResources maintains a list of over a dozen grant programs that you may qualify for.
Organizing Large Events
- How to Plan a VegFest – Veg Fest from Start to Finish (Compassionate Action for Animals)
This is a comprehensive guide to everything you could possibly want to know about starting or running a Veg Fest. Compassionate Action for Animals, the group behind this guide, hosts Twin Cities Veg Fest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, which started in 2012. There is a lot of information to start here from multiple contributors with experience.
- Large Vegan Event Organizers Unite! (Facebook Group)
This is a forum for those with lead positions in planning VegFests or other large vegan events and conferences to share and learn from one another (over 300 attendees). They welcome everyone whether they are for or non profit. They do not shame, belittle, or attack one another in this group. Everyone is expected to act like an adult and treat others with kindness and respect. After 3 warnings, you will be removed.
- Organizing a VegFest (PlantPure Communities)
For people who are interested in initiating a VegFest in their community, here is a general guide for planning and organizing the event.
- Tips for Organizing a Successful VegFest (VegFund)
A list of tips for organizing a successful vegFest from VegFund.
Lists of VegFests
- VegEvents.com (view all upcoming Conferences, Markets, and VegFests that are currently listed on our calendar)
- American Vegan Society
- VeganSupply.ca (Canada events only)
- Veg Festivals across the USA (Facebook Page)
- Wikipedia – List of vegetarian festivals
Virtual Event Platforms
Contact us at VegEvents if you would like help in planning or running your virtual event.
Airmeet is an all-in-one platform to host immersive events and build real connections, online. Host multiple sessions with a stage of up to 16 speakers, and a virtual exhibitor hall. Allow your participants to network and move freely between their fully customizable virtual tables that let up to 8 people video chat with each other. One of the lowest cost options available.
Airmeet will not allow attendees to share video or audio on Android devices, but they do have an iOS app. Otherwise attendees must be using a computer or laptop, and preferably with the Google Chrome browser.
We build websites to help people make compassionate lifestyle choices. We built this website, VegEvents.com, and more. We also can help you and your organization with your web development needs.
- Loving Co-Op
The purpose of Loving Co-Op is to support compassionate organizations so they can do more, be more while reaching a wider audience. They provide services & support in these areas of expertise: IT, Google Adwords/ Bing/Yahoo/Facebook Ads, Web Design, Graphic Design, Photography, Writers, Editors, Videography, and more.
- Vegan Web Nerds + Friends (Facebook Group)
This is a group of vegan web nerd professionals and those who need their help. You have come to the right place if you’re a vegan that needs advice from a vegan web nerd or you would like to hire a vegan web nerd. The group consists of Graphic designers, Illustrators, Web Designers, UX/UI Designers, Web Developers, Web App makers, Web Programmers, Web Security, Web Marketers, and more.
We have not vetted any of these options and some of the details may have changed since we wrote the summaries. This list is here to give you a few ideas of services out there if you need to sell tickets for your event. All fees are in USD unless otherwise stated.
- Ticket Tailor
Ticket Tailor charges a per ticket fee or you can signup for one of their monthly plans. They have monthly fees are based on how many events you run and how many tickets you plan to sell. You will need to contact them for a custom quote if you are selling more than 2,500 tickets. And you can cancel your plan at any time.
They offer different plans with different ticket fees based on how many tickets you sold with them in the previous year.