ON SIGHT PROGRAM

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2ND

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Trade Show Appointments & Breakfast
 

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration
Sponsored by ShoWorks

9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

<<TBD POWER TALK OR CHAMPIONS CIRCLE>>
 

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 

New IAFE Board of Directors Orientation
Open to those elected to the 2021 IAFE Board of Directors.

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Workshops – More coming soon!

 

Diversity & Community Development
Presented by Froswa’ Booker-Drew and Bemnet Meshesha (State Fair of Texas)

 

IAFE Associate Members’ Vision During Crisis
Moderated by Mark Sparks (Triangle Talent, LLC)

 

GBAC Star Facility Accreditation 

9:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

<<TBD POWER TALK OR CHAMPIONS CIRCLE>>
 

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The Ed Shed
Unite with Convention attendees and ignite your knowledge! Ed Shed educational activities include the 2020 Contest entries. Complimentary USBs featuring the award-winning contest entries are available, courtesy of the North Carolina State Fair. Contest winners can claim their plaques and certificates in the Ed Shed on Tuesday & Wednesday.

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

IAFE Trade Show
Walk through the aisles of nearly 300 exhibitors waiting to serve you and your fair. Find a partner in all things fair, including insurance, entertainment, website/ticketing, and more!
 

10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Institute of Fair Management (IFM) Overview 
Find the answers to your questions about the Institute of Fair Management and the IFM Graduate Certification Program. Come to this no-pressure overview session to learn more about the application process. 
Presented by Lori Hart, CFE (IAFE Director of Education & Member Services)

 

11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Certified in Volunteer Fair Management (CVFM) Overview

Interested in the CVFM program? Think you may be interested? Come to this no-pressure overview session to learn more about the application process. 
 

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Mid-West Fairs Association Meeting
Members Only

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Certified Fair Executive (CFE) Overview 
Interested in the CFE program? Think you may be interested? Come to this no-pressure overview session to learn more about the application process. 
 

12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

How to Market Your Facilities
Institute of Fair Management Course #302

This is an elective, for-credit course of the Institute of Fair Management. 
All attendees are welcome, even if not enrolled in the Institute.

1:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

<<TBD POWER TALK OR CHAMPIONS CIRCLE>>
 

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Workshops – coming soon!

1:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

<<TBD POWER TALK OR CHAMPIONS CIRCLE>>
 

2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

IAFE Association Business Meeting

3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Wednesday General Session & Reception
Join us Wednesday afternoon for the presentation of IFM Graduates, new CVFM & CFE recipients, addresses from our retiring and new Chairs, and the introduction of the 2021 IAFE Board of Directors. Then join us in recognizing our Convention scholarship winners – including the Rhonda Livingstone “Dream Big” Memorial Scholarship. Following the session, a reception (beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres provided) will be held to celebrate all of our winners, graduates, alumni, and enrollees!
    

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

CFE & CVFM Reception and Toast
 

CONTACT US

3043 E. Cairo Street

Springfield, MO 65802

800.516.0313

iafe@fairsandexpos.com

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3043 E. Cairo St.
Springfield, MO  65802
www.fairsandexpos.com