Happy Thanksgiving from the WFA Team!
 
 
 
 
To celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, the WFA office will
close at noon Wednesday, November 22
and reopen at 8:30am Monday, November 27

Enjoy your time with friends and family this weekend, and thank you for being a valued member of the Western Fairs Association.
 
 
 
 
 
Important Deadlines
 
 
 
We're fast-approaching our 2018 Convention & Trade Show, so here's a quick list of important deadlines to make your trip to Anaheim all the more enjoyable:
 
 
 
 
Intern
Applications
December 1
 
 
 
 
The Blue Ribbon Foundation is pleased to offer a unique and exciting opportunity for enthusiastic college students to serve as interns at Western Fairs Association’s annual Convention & Trade Show, January 3 - 6, 2018 at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, California. 

The application deadline has been extended to December 1. Don't be bored this Winter Break; Go West!
 
 
 
Registration & $99 Room Rate
December 10
 
 
 
Join us at the Anaheim Marriott as we Go West January 3-6, 2018 Special room rates of $99/nt are available through THIS LINK ONLY and must be reserved by December 10.

This rate is good January 2-7, 2018. Rooms at the preferred rate are extremely limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


 
 
 
 
Publications
Deadline
December 1
 
 
 
 
Whether you're looking to advertise your business at convention or haven't turned in your update form yet, December 1 is the last day to reserve your place in the 2018 Date List & Membership Directory and the Winter (Convention) Issue of the Fair Dealer magazine.

If you know anyone thinking about joining WFA, let them know they must join by December 1 to get in the Date List!
 
 
Be an Intern
Book Your Room
Contact Chris with Questions
 
 
 
Service Member
Board Elections
November 24
 
 
 
 
Voting will close
Friday, November 24

Results will be announced
Monday, November 27

 
 
 
 
Second Podcast
Episode is Live!
November 22
 
 
 
 
The Minnesota State Fair sees almost 2 million people over its 12-day run and brings in $47 million in food gross. As License Administration Manager for the Minnesota State Fair, Dennis Larson manages the existing food contracts and determines what new foods will come to the fair each year. So whether you're wondering how milk & cookies are their top-selling item or want an insiders view on how concessionaires are selected at one of the world's largest fairs, join us for our food-themed Thanksgiving episode of the Fair Share podcast.
 
 
Download Today
 
 
We're Going
to IAFE
November 26-29
 
 
 
 
Visit us at Trade Show Booth 825 as we join IAFE at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.

We'll have sunglasses, Fair Dealers, convention programs, and (for a lucky few) cookies!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Explore our new website at westernfairs.org
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