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ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT!
Register for 2020 VISION!

Register and book your room at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino for the Western Fairs Association Convention & Trade Show through Friday, December 27th! Registration closes on the 27th. You will not be able to register again until Registration opens onsite in Reno. Onsite Registration Fee is $50. The room block is filling up fast make sure to secure your spot!

 
 
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CAN'T MISS PROGRAMMING
ONLY SEEN AT 2020 VISION!
This year at Convention we have a number of exciting and new programs, that will help all start off their year with 2020 VISION!

Check out sessions from organizations like Burning Man, save big on training like Consumer Protection, and hear from engaging Keynotes, Tami Evans and Bill Ogg!

Don't forget the many free programs that are included in your registration: Board and CEO Training, State Specific Training, Division Breakouts, and so much more!

 
 
 
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SIGN UP FOR BOWLING
 
 
 
 
The WFA Bowling Tournament is often referred to as the “unofficial kick-off” to Convention, and you’ll definitely want to be part of the fun! This event sells out every year so register your team of 4 today!

Enjoy meeting new friends, seeing old friends, a no-host bar, prizes and lots of laughter and fun at this must-attend event at the Grand Sierra Bowling Lanes.
 
 
 
 
 
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Only found at the Western Fairs Association Convention & Trade Show, SAVE 50% on The Consumer Protection Program workshop! 

This program helps fairs and businesses understand enteric pathogens such as E.Coli and to provide information on controlling traffic flow in all animal areas (not just petting zoos), creating proper signage, installing hand-wash areas and establishing specific cleaning protocols.  This is an intensive, seven-part, workshop.
 
 
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PRESIDENTS RECEPTION with
FAIR & LIVE SHOWCASE
 
 
 
 
This event is open to all who are wearing a Convention Badge! Everyone at 2020 VISION will come together to celebrate the 2019 fair season while enjoying complimentary refreshments and the exciting performances from the best entertainers in the industry! Sit back and enjoy the tunes, for our premier night of  live showcasing. This party’s the one to be at!
 
 
 
 
INDUSTRY AWARDS DINNER
 
 
 
 
​The culmination of our week in Reno, the Industry Awards Dinner features presentations of the Barham Award for outstanding  entrepreneurship, Wilson Events, the reveal of the Merrill Award for innovation and vision in fair management, and the WFA Hall of Fame award honoring Barbara Quaid, and Don Delahoyde's commitment and service to the fair industry.

The event will conclude with the installation of WFA Board Officers and a message from President-Elect Cliff Munson.
 
 
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NEW!
2020 COMMITTEES MEETING
 
 
 
 
Join a WFA Committee and  start 2020 working to build better fairs together! Stepping into a leadership role in the industry provides you with unique networking opportunities, an enhanced global view of the industry, and the opportunity to shape our future. Attend to learn more and join!
 
 
 
 
SUPPORT THE BLUE RIBBON FOUNDATION
 
 
 
 
The Blue Ribbon Foundation is a subsidiary of the Western Fairs Association. As a charitable, nonprofit organization, it is dedicated to supporting the fair industry through professional and public outreach. The vision of the Blue Ribbon Foundation is to sustain the fair industry with a consistent presence of leadership and support through training, educational scholarships, and professional services.
Support the Blue Ribbon Foundation by donating to the live or silent auction today! Thank you for your continued support!
 
 
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BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE GRAND SIERRA HERE
 
 
 
 
See you in Reno!
 
 
      
 
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