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Tri-State Convention • Trade Show • Showcase • 2017

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Date: Nov 10 - Nov 11, 2017

Friday:

4:00 - 7:00 PM Registration

3:00 - 11:00 PM Trade Show Set-up

Dinner on your own

7:30 - 11:00 PM Hospitality room open


Saturday:

7:45 AM Registration opens

8:00 - 8:45 AM Breakfast and Entertainment Showcase

Trade Show (until 4:30 PM)

MA Contest judging (All day)

8:45 - 9:00 AM Welcome, Program Overview, MAFA Business Meeting, CT Announcements, RI announcements

9:00 - 9:15 AM Entertainment Showcase

9:15 - 10:00 General session - speaker

Chris Grant, Young Farmer and Author

A master storyteller with a story to tell.

10:00 - 10:30 AM Break - Visit the Trade Show, CT Raffle and MA Raffle

10:30 - 11:15 AM Workshops or Roundtables

A. Changing Mix of Media

B. Attracting Competitive Exhibitors

C. Educating the public about beekeeping

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Lunch with speaker

Dave Ratner, Retail Marketing Expert & Entrepreneur, Dave's Soda & Pet City and Dave's Pet Food

Insights on management, sales, marketing, customer service and customer loyalty.

12:45 - 1:00 PM Entertainment Showcase

1:00 - 1:45 PM General session - speaker

Rita Graef, Curator, Pasto Agricultural Museum, The Pennsylvania State University

Connecting the History and Science of Our Agricultural Past to the Present Day

1:45 - 2:00 PM Entertainment Showcase

2:00 - 2:15 PM Break - Visit the Trade Show, CT Raffle and MA Raffle

2:15 - 3:00 PM Workshops or Roundtables

A. Customer Service

B. Security

C. Operating a Fair on a low or no budget

3:00 - 3:15 PM Break - Visit the Trade Show, CT Raffle and MA Raffle

3:15 - 4:00 PM Workshops or Roundtables

A. Ag Museums

B. Attracting Millenials

C. Service Animals and ADA

4:00 - 4:30 PM Break - Last chance to visit the Trade Show, CT Raffle and MA Raffle

Refreshments and raffle winners posted in trade show area

5:00 Reception (Walk around entertainers)

5:30 PM Banquet and Awards

MA fair awards

CT fair awards

Photo contest

Premium book

Website

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Central Maine Pyrotechnics
Gold
Durham Fair
Fiesta Shows
Gold
Eastern States Exposition
Gold
Marshfield Fair
Gold
Skyfire Productions
Gold
Woodmansee Insurance
Gold
Eagle Entertainment & Production
Silver
Spencer Fair
Silver
Sounds by Rich
Bronze
Woodbooger Demolition Derby
Bronze
Three County Fair
Silver
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