IAFE - The International Association of Fairs and Expositions

Tools of the Trade Specialty Seminar: March 21-23

Learn about the latest on Agriculture, Facility Usage, and Physical Plant Operations at the Tools of the Trade Specialty Seminar, held March 21-23 at the Millennium Hotel Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y. Check out the preliminary schedule and book your room at the rate of $109 per night. Online registration is now open.

To access handouts from workshops at the IAFE Annual Convention click here. 

Join the Upcoming CyberSeminars

More CyberSeminars – educational webinars which provide great education at an affordable price – have been added to the schedule. All are required courses for the Institute of Fair Management, but focus on topics which impact every fair. Get updated on great techniques for building an overall entertainment programs, tips on creating great sponsorship packages and getting new sponsors as well as learn the latest in Human resources techniques. Click here for the complete list of 2016 CyberSeminars and register your team today! Remember, only one site registration ($59) is required – you can have as many people sitting around the computer as you want! These are great sessions to bring in the entire board, other staff members, and/or volunteers.

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