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Elevate ’15: That’s a Wrap!

The 92nd annual Western Fairs Association (WFA) Convention and Trade Show opened on January 11 at the Grand Sierra Resort, for the start of a highly successful four-day run. A record-breaking 1,250+ fair CEOs, directors, staff, service members and fair industry professionals attended our premier event. Trade Show¬† Attendance was strong from start to finish  Continue Reading »

Merrill Award Nominees Announced

Six fair projects have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Merrill Award and as presenters at the upcoming Western Fairs Convention, January 11-14 in Reno. The Merrill Award has become the “Oscar” for the fairs of the west, and is given to the projects that demonstrate outstanding vision and leadership in the field of  Continue Reading »

Service Member Receives Top Honor – Barham Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to Ovations Fanfare, LP, the recipient of the prestigious Western Fairs Association Barham Award. “The Ovations team stepped outside of their regular food and beverage role to help capture a unique opportunity for the California State Fair, the Sacramento community and, of course, their own operation,” said WFA President Pat Kress. “This is exactly  Continue Reading »