Happy Halloween!
Thank you first responders! And, thank you to the many fairgrounds and fair staff for dedicating your Fairgrounds for aid at this critical time. Our hearts are with the many affected by these fires, and hope that all are able to return home safely!

Even in times of tragedy, our membership shines through. Thank you all for your dedication to your communities, and those surrounding you!
Trick or Treat?!

Whoever said you were too old for Trick or Treating? Here at WFA, we say you never are! No tricks just treats! The Western Fairs has a few treats for our members, including new showcasing options, discounted programs found nowhere else, and many more opportunities for you to grow your business!
Save! Consumer Protection Training

Save Nearly 50% on this program by signing up for this program at the Western Fairs Association Convention & Trade Show! ⁠

The Consumer Protection Program workshop helps fairs understand enteric pathogens such as E.Coli and to provide information on controlling traffic flow in all animal areas, creating proper signage, installing hand-wash areas and establishing specific cleaning protocols.  This is an intensive, seven-part, workshop and includes a 3-ring binder with all the details from the PowerPoint presentation, templates, and tools to go home and work out a plan that is best for their fair.
New! Variety Act Showcase

You asked and we delivered: Variety Act Showcasing! This is a new opportunity to Showcase your act, product, or service to fair CEO’s, fair staff and fair buyers. Reserve your spot now to Showcase your act, product or service in this exclusive Showcase Area in the Trade Show!

Applications are found on our website or follow this link to apply! We can't wait to watch you share your talents!
New! Strolling Act Showcase

Help us welcome attendees to the 2020 WFA Convention & Trade Show. This Strictly Strolling opportunity is perfect for Balloon Artists, Stilt Walkers, Jugglers, etc., with no set-up or AV needs.
Monday, January 20 attendees will gather in the Grand Salon for coffee before the Opening Keynote. This is your opportunity to greet and welcome the Convention attendees.

Applications are found on our website or follow this link to apply! We can't wait to watch you share your talents!

January 19-22, 2020
Grand Sierra Resort
Reno, Nevada

See You There!
Award Applications & Nominations
Applications Due November 15th

Every year the Western Fairs Association awards our members for the fantastic work that they do. Listed below are the many awards that you can receive or nominate other deserving members for!
Achievement Award
Merrill Award
Years of Service
Video Showcase
Applications Due November 15th
This year we are seeing the video showcase with 2020 VISION. Using Augmented Reality, the Video Showcase Gallery allows you to demonstrate to buyers how your act or booth really looks -and sounds- at a fair, showing actual fair goers loving engaging with you! The Video Showcase Gallery will be located in the Ballroom Foyer, providing access to delegates every hour the convention is open, with heavy traffic as delegates gather for whole-room sessions! A WFA Convention Intern will be available to assist delegates in viewing your business directly on their phone or with one of the WFA provided devices. Since each viewer controls the volume on their phone, the performance will always be perfect!
Apply Today!
Sponsorship & Buyer Opportunities
Call the Western Fairs Association office for more Sponsorship Opportunities
Wine & Cheese Reception
Live & Silent Auction Donation
Blue Ribbon Foundation
Convention Internships
The Western Fairs Association's Blue Ribbon Foundation is pleased to offer a unique and exciting opportunity for enthusiastic college students to serve as interns at the Western Fairs Association’s Annual Convention and Trade Show, January 19-22, 2020 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada.
Explore all of your Western Fairs Association Membership benefits!
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