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yMAFE Scholarship – deadline extended

2018-09-12T20:34:24+00:00September 2nd, 2018|MAFE Events|

Once again the Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions Young Professional Program, yMAFE, will offer scholarships to attend a fair convention. This year yMAFE will award up to three (3) scholarships to attend the 2018 IAFE convention and two (2) scholarships to attend the 2019 MAFE convention. Click here for information, rules and application.

Deadline extended to September 17!!

IAFE Consumer Protection Program – October 13

2018-09-12T20:31:56+00:00September 1st, 2018|MAFE Events|

MAFE will be partnering with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to offer an exciting training to our members.

On Saturday, October 13, we will offer the Consumer Protection Program (CPP), a program developed by the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE). The CPP workshop has been recently updated to include a special section on swine influenza.

The training will be held simultaneously in East Lansing, on the MSU campus, AND in Escanaba, at the UPCAP building.

Through our partnership […]

Associate member scholarship program

2018-06-28T18:00:14+00:00July 27th, 2018|MAFE Events|

The Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions is proud to announce a new scholarship program for youths involved with a current associate member.

2018 MAFE Associate Scholarship application

  1. Each year one (1) scholarship of $1,000 may be awarded specially for youths involved with a current MAFE Associate member. Involvement can include, but is not limited to employees, child, or grandchildren of existing MAFE member.
  2. Scholarship is open to applicants that are high school seniors or currently enrolled […]

Communication Awards

2017-10-30T16:28:11+00:00October 28th, 2017|MAFE Events, MAFE News|

Be sure to fill out the forms for the 20th Annual MAFE Communications Awards Contest (Please note these documents are housed in Google Docs. Click on the arrow in the top right hand side to download or the printer icon to print the document)

Associate member communication awards application

Fair ad Festival communications awards application

Photo contest application

Entries are due November 15, 2018

2018 MAFE Convention Materials

2017-10-30T16:31:51+00:00October 1st, 2017|MAFE Events|

All the 2018 MAFE Convention Materials are up on the website and ready to be filled out!

Click HERE to download the 2018 MAFE convention forms (to download from Google Docs, click on the arrow on the top right hand side) This Excel document contains tabs for each of the following:

  • Convention registration – due by November 29, 2017
  • Hotel reservations (must accompany convention registration) due by November 29, 2017
  • Payment form
  • Youth Registration
  • […]

Animal ID Webinar Recording

2017-07-05T20:58:42+00:00May 5th, 2017|MAFE Events|

On May 4 the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Animal Industry, in partnership with the Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions and MSU Extension, hosted a webinar to discuss animal identification and answer other animal related questions.

Click here to view a recording of that webinar.

If you have follow up questions, please contact the MAFE office.

Homemaker of the Year Application

2017-07-05T20:59:19+00:00March 6th, 2017|MAFE Events|

Click the link for the 2017 Michigan Homemaker of the Year application. This contest is open to all 2016 Homemaker of the Year winners at the county level only. Previous Michigan Homemaker winners are ineligible to compete.

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2017. Please send completed applications to:

Michigan Homemaker
c/o Saginaw County Fair
P O BOX 449
Chesaning, MI 48616

Reminder – MDARD Livestock and Commodity Exposition Grant

2017-02-15T21:04:15+00:00February 6th, 2017|MAFE Events|

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will again offer the Livestock and Commodity Exposition Competitive Grant. This grant will award, through a competitive grant process, a total of $20,000 to county fairs, regional fairs, local fairs or livestock and commodity expositions that are a non-profit 501(c) 3 or 501(c) 5.

Full guidelines and application can be found here Livestock and commodity exposition grant

Be sure to read the full guidelines which includes full schedule, eligibility requirements, funding […]

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