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2018 Joint Annual Convention Georgia/South Carolina Fair Associations


Choose your areas of interest; make your reservations early, plan to learn and have fun with us.

Our trade show has continued to grow to maximum allowed space so this year space allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis and your spot will be reserved from date of booking.

Here is what everyone needs to know:

What:  Georgia’s 105th annual convention (South Carolina joined our group in 2012)

Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia

4355 Ashford Dunwoody road, Atlanta, GA 30346 – PH: (770-395-7700)

Room rates are $124 plus 12% tax & $5 state surcharge

Suite rates are $194 plus 12% tax & $5 state surcharge

When:  January 25 through January 27, 2018

Membership applications can be found on the link at the lower left hand side of this page. If you have additional questions or need help please call the Secretary/Treasurer Johnny Webb at 706-746-3081.

Your hotel reservations must be made directly with the Crowne Plaza Hotel by calling
770-395-7700 and mentioning that you will be with the Georgia/South Carolina Fair meeting.

Marla Calico, CFE and President/CEO of the International Association of Fairs & Expositions will deliver one keynote address entitled “Life is full of If’s”.  She will also lead a workshop highlighting “Volunteers; Plans, Pitfalls and Best Practices”.

Roxie Mayberry, formerly with the Alaska State Fair will present a keynote address entitled “Perception is Reality”.  In addition to her keynote she will present a workshop on “Creating a sustainable Sponsorship Program”.

On behalf of President Michael Lariscy and your board of directors, we invite, and encourage, you to attend this 105th Annual Convention of the Georgia Association of Agricultural Fairs as we welcome our friends from the South Carolina Association of Fairs meeting with us.

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