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Attention - this is a tentative schedule, subject to change

100th Annual Convention of Indiana Association of Fairs

Indianapolis Marriott East

Indianapolis, Indiana

Schedule of Events

Convention Badge is required for attendance at all activities

Friday, January 3, 2020

9:00 am – 8:00 pm – Registration Desk Open – Atrium

9:00 am – 8:00 pm – Silent Auction / Door Prizes Dropped Off – Wilke

10:00 am – Consumer Protection Program Workshop – Registration Required!

1:00 pm – Indiana Ride Amusement Board Meeting – Vets 1

2:00 - 8:00 pm - Communication Awards Accepted

2:00 pm – Indiana State Festivals Association Board Meeting – Private Dining Room

2:00 pm - Associates Meeting– Vets 2

4:00 pm - Indiana State Fairboard Committee Meetings– Veterans 4

3:00 - 4:00 pm – Education Sessions

3:00 – 7:00 pm - Trade Show Open - Liberty Hall

4:00 pm – Sound Check for Showcase

4:30 - 5:50 pm – Education Sessions

5:00 – 8:00 pm - Silent Auction All Convention Items on Display - Atrium

7:00 pm - Showcase - Grand Ballroom

  • Entertainment Acts:
  • 100th Anniversary Celebration immediately following Showcase
  • Drinks provided by:
  • Popcorn Provided by: ConAgra Snack Foods
  • Door Prizes Donated by:Porter County Fair
  • Trade Show Prizes Awarded

Saturday, January 4, 2020

7:30 am – 2:00 pm – Registration Desk Open – Atrium

8:00 am – 5 pm - Communications Awards Display – Honoring Glen Slabach

8:00 - 8:30 am – Breakfast Sandwiches and Coffee:– Atrium

Coffee presented by Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel

8:00 – 10:00 am – Breakfast & Brainstorm Sessions – Roundtable Topics – Salon A-E

8:00 – 10:00 am – Silent Auction / Door Prizes Dropped Off – Wilke

8:00 – 10:55 am - Silent Auction Session 1 - Atrium

9:00 am – Noon - Trade Show Open - Liberty Hall

9:00 – 4:35 pm - Silent Auction All Convention Items on Display - Atrium

10:00 am – Indiana Association of Fairs District Meetings

10:00 - 10:50 am – Education Sessions - Presented by

11:00 - 11:50 am – Education Sessions - Presented by

12:00 pm – Indiana Association of Fairs 100th Anniversary Luncheon – Veterans Ballrooms

  • Welcome INAF President Lynn Kuhn
  • Emcee Lonnie Steele
  • Associate Introductions and Associate of the Year Recognition
  • Parade of Past Presidents and Hall of Fame Members
  • 100 Years of the Organization!
  • Auction of Items

12:00 pm – Indiana State Festivals Association Business Luncheon / Board Meeting – Freedom Ballroom

2:00 – 5:00pm - Trade Show Open - Liberty Hall - (Trade Show Drawing at 4:25pm)

2:00 – 4:35pm - Silent Auction Session 2 - Atrium

2:30pm – Indiana Horse Racing Commission Meeting – Salon A-B

2:00 – 3:30 pm - Entertainment Showcase featuring Acoustic, Strolling and Free Stage Acts – Grand Ballroom

2:30 – 3:20 pm – Education Sessions

3:30 – 4:20 pm – Education Sessions

4:00 pm – Sound Check for Showcase

4:25pm - Champagne Toast to 100 Years of the INAF / Trade Show Prize Drawing / Auction of Items – Liberty Hall

4:35 pm - Silent Auction All Convention Closes - Atrium

4:40 – 5:30 pm – Education Sessions

5:00 – 7:00pm – Saffire Hospitality Hour - Suite 280

5:00 pm - Communications Awards Picked-up - Atrium

5:30 pm –INAF Past Presidents & Hall of Fame Social Hour – Veterans 1 - Appetizers provided by Marriott East Hotel

6:30 pm – Indiana State Festivals Association Scholarship Pageant Dinner – Freedom Ballroom

7:30 pm – Indiana State Festivals Association Scholarship Pageant – Freedom Ballroom

8:00 pm - Showcase – Grand Ballroom

Sponsored by Hot Wisconsin Cheese – Randy & Tracy Reichert

Sunday, January 6, 2020

9:00 am- BREAKFAST & KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Veterans Ballroom

Sponsored by North American Midway Entertainment

Buffet Breakfast

Keynote Speaker: Jeremy Parsons “Take Care”

Auction of Items

10:30 am- INAF BUSINESS MEETING & AWARDS – Veterans Ballroom

INAF Business Meeting – INAF President Lynn Kuhn

Committee Reports

Election of Officers and Board Members

Awards Presentation

Hall of Fame Sponsored by Variety Attractions

Communications Awards – Honoring Glen Slabach

President’s Award

Door Prizes Donated by: Poor Jack Amusements

10:30 am – Indiana State Festivals Association Board Meeting – Private Dining Room

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