While the 2017 Convention Schedule
is packed full of can't-miss sessions, we've managed to choose a few items we know you'll love!
Former head of Training & Development for Hard Rock International, Jim Knight
shares how to create a company 'Culture that Rocks!'
Previous WFA Barham Award winner and miraculous survivor of a truck accident, Elisa Hays
shares her life lessons both from business success and physical recovery.
Join Dr. Stephen Neel and examine your fair's livestock layout to reduce the risk of E. coli contamination.
Whether you have a 4-person team or want to be partnered with new friends, take part in the unofficial kick-off to the Convention.
Eat, drink, and make contacts at this special luncheon designed to connect - and RECONNECT - you with everyone on your networking list.
Cap off Convention with a celebration of 'all that's fair', including Hall of Fame, Barham Award, and Merrill Award presentations.
One of the hottest topics at Convention, join the discussion around legalized cannabis and what it means for fairs.
including details on each of the highlighted programs!
*Ticket required; contact Liz for details
**Cannabis programming is as follows:
4:45-6pm - Tahoe Room - Impact of Legalization on Communities & Fairgrounds
3:45-5pm - Crystal 1 & 2 - Marijuana Policy
8:30-9:45am - Crystal 1 & 2 - Marijuana Public Messaging
1-2:15pm - Crystal 1 & 2 - Marijuana Exhibits
2:30-3:45pm - Crystal 1 & 2 - Marijuana Operations/Interim