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Fair Wins Multiple Awards At IAFE- Las Vegas

North Idaho State Fair received international recognition for the 2017 Fair.


Nov. 29, 2017

International Association of Fairs and Expositions

Rebekah Lee, Director of Communications


International Fairs and Expositions Contest Results Announced

Las Vegas – The North Idaho State Fair received Awards of Excellence in multiple contests at the 127th annual International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) convention. First place awards included: Hall of Honor Communications, Innovative Sponsorships, Agricultural and Competitive Exhibits.

“The IAFE contests provide fairs with a unique collaboration experience, allowing them to critique sponsorship relationships, promotional materials, aspects of agriculture, and competitive exhibit techniques throughout fairs internationally,” Lori Hart, Director of Education and Member Services, said.

The awards were presented during the final general session on November 29, 2017. The contests entered by the North Idaho State Fair received a total of 1,396 entries, showcasing a vast array of creativity and recognition. Sponsors of the award categories include Etix, K&K Insurance, ShoWorks, and North American Midway Entertainment.

The International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE), based in Springfield, Mo., is a voluntary, nonprofit corporation, serving state, provincial, regional, and county agricultural fairs, shows, exhibitions, and expositions. Its associate members include state and provincial associations of fairs, non-agricultural expositions and festivals, associations, corporations, and individuals engaged in providing products and services to its members, all of whom are interested in the improvement of fairs, shows, expositions, and allied fields. For more information, visit, follow the IAFE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat, or call 800.516.0313.

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