The Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Missouri, has won more than 20 honors from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions, or, IAFE. Governor Jay Nixon and Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe made the announcement today. Among the awards, the Missouri State Fair was recognized for “excellence in competitive exhibits, agricultural events and exhibitions and communications efforts.”
The Missouri State Fair competed for awards with U.S. and international fairs and festivals with similar attendance – between 250-thousand and 500-thousand.
Wolfe says it affirms that their “celebration of Missouri agriculture is among the best in the U.S. as well as internationally.”
The IAFE is based in Springfield, Missouri.