2018 Ohio Fair's Season is Complete &Hello Ohio Fairs Convention January 3-6, Hyatt Regency Downtown Columbus
The Ohio Fair Managers and our 95 Member Fairs have spent the summer holding their State, County and Independent Fair Season. Coming into view is the 94th Annual Ohio Fair Managers Associaton Convention themed: "BUILD FOR THEIR FUTURE". President Dan Bullen and the Board of Directors are finalizing the convention program, educational programs, networking oppurtunites and social fun events. Our Key Note Speaker will be Kevin Wanzer and his topic is "Choose to ACT with ALOHA". The Annual Ohio Fairs' Queen Program will run thru the convention with the 5 finalist appearing before the combined Junior and Senior Fair attendees Satruday January 5 with Kevins Key Note address and Ohio Fairs' 2018 Queen Morgan McCutcheon will announce the new queen.
The Annual OFMA Tradeshow will open Friday January 4 at 10 am and run thru Saturday January 5, 5pm on the second floor of the Hyatt meeting space rooms and hallways. The tradeshow will feature over 110 exhibitors with a Poker Chip mixer, door prizes and hospitality both days.
The Ohio Fair Managers Association located in the Great Agricultural State of Ohio is a voluntary, not-for-profit Corporation, serving State, Independent and County Agricultural Fairs, shows, exhibitions, and several festivals within Ohio. The associate members of the OFMA associations, corporations, festivals, and individuals engaged in providing products and services to its members, all of whom are interested in the improvement of Ohio’s agricultural fairs. The OFMA represents 95 Fairs in Ohio, more than 240 associate members from allied fields, and holds its Annual Convention in Columbus, Ohio in early January. Throughout the years, the OFMA has remained true to its purpose of promoting and encouraging the development and improvement of agricultural fairs, shows, and expositions. The OFMA is actively engaged and supports the International Association of Fairs and Expositions as well as the Federation of State and Provincial Association of Fairs.