The Michigan Association of Fairs and Exhibitions is a 125 year old organization, a patriarch within the industry, serving over 400 members; comprised of fairs (87 county or local fairs), festivals and associate members. Associate members include livestock groups and agricultural shows, representatives of grandstand entertainment, carnival and amusements, supplies and equipment, concessions, midway games and trophy services.


Fair and Festival Cover Letter
Associate Cover Letter
Fair Profile Form
Festival Event Profile Form
Associate Membership Application
Convention Registration Form
Hotel Reservation Form – pg 1
Hotel Reservation Form – pg 2
Trade Show Registration
Advertising Opportunities
MAFE Sponsorship Levels
Showcase & Kids Showcase Application
Hospitality Room Proposal
Hospitality Room Cost Proposal
2013 Volunteer of the Year Application
2013 Heritage Award
2013 Communications Contest – Fairs & Festivals

MAFE Executive Director Job Opportunity

Karen M. Klug will be stepping down from the MAFE Executive Director Position after the 2014 annual convention. Anyone interested in applying for this position, please send a resume to Jan Murphy, President at 262 Sprague Street in Coldwater, MI 49036 or email to by November 15, 2013. Download job requirements here.


2014/2015 school year scholarship applications must be submitted from September 1 to October 31, 2013 – winners will be awarded at the 129th Annual MAFE Convention – January 9-11, 2014 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids

Download guidelines and scholarship form

MDARD 120 Day Reports

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2013 Michigan Fairs & Events brochure

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