IAFE - The International Association of Fairs and Expositions

IFM Summit: May 7-9

The IAFE Institute of Fair Management (IFM) Summit will be held May 7-9 at the Galt House Waterfront in Louisville, Ky. Open to all current and past IFM enrollees, this is your opportunity to take IFM courses that you can't get anywhere else. In addition, there will be time set aside to tour the Kentucky State Fairgrounds and Convention Center and Churchill Downs. Click here for more information and to register.

Check Out the Latest CyberSeminars

The IAFE has planned a wide range of CyberSeminars that cover topics that fair managers of all types have been demanding. If you want to learn up-to-date techniques and hear about cutting edge ideas in the fair industry, you need to look into the CyberSeminar series. Click here to learn more!

Get an Ag Activity Station for Your Fair

Need that perfect activity station for your fair? Try one of the Ag Activity Stations from the IAFE. Three different ag activity stations are available for your fair to use at no charge. Each provides an interactive experience for children visiting your fair or special ag event. Your fair is responsible for set-up, operation, and shipping to next fair. Shipping charges to next fair vary, but is approximately $150 per unit booked. Submit an order form to request a station (assignment will be based upon date of order and routing of units). Click here to find out more and reserve your activity.

Takeover the IAFE Social Media

Would you like your fair seen live by individuals and organizations around the world? Now is your chance to takeover the Instagram and/or Snapchat accounts of the IAFE during your fair! You must already have your own respective Instagram or Snapchat account to participate.This is a fun way to mutually build followers for the accounts. The takeover is open to fairs or associates, but the takeover day must take place at a fair. Reserve your day by contacting IAFE Member Services Coordinator Brittney McBride.

Find a Fair Along Your Way!

Whether you are traveling or having a staycation, there is probably a fair nearby. Experience the fun and education of local fairs no matter where you are. Check out IAFE member fair locations by going to FindThatFair.com. There you can see locations and dates for fairs across the world!

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