Association of Independent Festivals
The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) is a national not for profit trade association and the UK’s leading festival representative body. Our mission is to represent, empower and provide a vital support network to our unique network of member festival organisers.
We represent over 100 festivals ranging from 500 – 76,000 capacity. The festival sector generates an estimated £1.76 billion GVA for the UK annually with at least 10% of this directly benefitting local businesses and economies according to AIF survey data.
AIF member festivals include some of the most successful and innovative festivals in the UK including the likes of Boomtown Fair, Victorious, Shambala, End of the Road, Boardmasters, Kendal Calling and many more.