Presenters:AJ Duerr and Cory Bennett, MFCF Lobbyists
Moderator:Steve Storck, MFCF Vice President
Come and hear about the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE).The IAFE has many resources that member fairs can utilize!Whether your fair is already a member or whether you’re interested in hearing more about the IAFE, come, listen and learn!
Presenter:Matt Immel, IAFE Zone 4 Director
Moderator:Emily Grunewald, Red River Valley Fair Livestock Coordinator and Big Iron Farm Show Coordinator; 2019 IAFE Rising Star Award Winner
Department of Agriculture County Fair Grant Update
Get an update on the grant programs (including both AGRI and Legacy funding) and learn what qualifies.Get tips for the application and close-out processes.
Presenter:Lisa Sawyer, Ag Marketing and Development, MN Dept of Ag
Moderator:Kirk Peysar, MFCF Treasurer and District 6 Director
Get Streamlined, Get Focused, Get Organized
Do you need help “getting it all together?” If not, we’ll try to be friends anyway. But if so, join us as
we inspire you to create and live our priorities, streamline our workload so we have more time for what’s important and get organized to live our best life. Make sure you’ve had your coffee before attending this fast-paced session that will help you leave the convention on the right foot!
Presenter:Jodi Buresh, CFE, Director of Partnerships – Saffire
Moderator:Karin Hadoff, MFCF District 4 Director
Public speaking and storytelling go together like peanut butter and jelly. I spent nearly 20 years as a public figure. I’ll show you how I prepare and some simple tips on how to be a better public speaker.
Presenter:Jay Olstad, Storytelling Consultant and Coach
Moderator:Ray Erspamer, MFCF President
Come and hear updates on the 4-H program.
Presenter:Dr. Jennifer Skuza, Associate Dean and MN 4-H Director and Sharon Davis, Director of Animal Science
Moderator:Jodie Grabarski, MFCF District 5 Director
Measuring Your Success
Other than attendance
Presenter:Jeremy Parson, CFE, Clay County Fair, Spencer, IA
Moderator:Carol Schumann, MFCF District 1 Director
SHARING TABLE: Buildings and Grounds