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The 90th Annual OFMA Convention January 8-11, is History

    The 90th Annual Convention was a success with great educatinal sessions,  over 1800 registered fair members 1250 Junior Fair Members, 108 Tradeshow spaces sold and Kate Stam Irk, Miss America 2009 giving an inspired Key Note address titled:  Dairy Barn to the MIss America Stage, This Farm Girls Journey" in front of  a standing room only crowd of over 1900 attending.  The 2015 Ohio Fairs' Queen was crowned after Kates message and she is Sarah Everhart, representing Ross County Fair. The Convention closed with  the Annual Meeting with all Delegates seated for the business meeting.  

   The Ohio Fair Managers Association located in the Great Agricultural State of Ohio is a voluntary, not-for-profit Corporation, serving State, Independent and County Agricultural Fairs, shows, exhibitions, and several festivals within Ohio. The associate members of the OFMA associations, corporations, festivals, and individuals engaged in providing products and services to its members, all of whom are interested in the improvement of Ohio’s agricultural fairs.

The OFMA represents 95 Fairs in Ohio, more than 240 associate members from allied fields, and holds its Annual Convention in Columbus, Ohio in early January. Throughout the years, the OFMA has remained true to its purpose of promoting and encouraging the development and improvement of agricultural fairs, shows, and expositions. The OFMA is actively engaged and supports the International Association of Fairs and Expositions as well as the Federation of State and Provincial Association of Fairs.