FREE SPEAKERS FOR YOUR EVENTS!
The CAFE Speakers’ Bureau has been especially designed to meet the needs of the CAFE membership. We are pleased to offer expert speakers for your events, covering a broad variety of topics of relevance to the Canadian Fair Industry. Industry experts will share their knowledge and expertise on issues that are relevant to today’s agricultural societies and exhibitions. THESE SPEAKERS COME TO YOUR EVENT FREE OF CHARGE...you need only provide their travel, accommodation/meals and hospitality
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS - Online Industry Resources & Templates
As a CAFE Member, you can visit the Members Only section of our website and access a portfolio of practical and valuable materials that are used by other fairs, exhibitions and stampedes across the country. Entry forms, prize books, insurance waivers, posters...there are samples to provide ideas to help guide your activities.
DISCOUNTS FOR MEMBERS ON REGISTRATION/TRADE SHOW/SHOWCASING AT THE ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION
The entire CAFE Convention program is designed with the fair and event industry in mind, with professional speakers and industry experts who will challenge and inspire you. As a delegate, you will gain the tools you need for continued success in this dynamic industry. There are opportunities to promote your business or organization in the trade show, or to showcase your talents for an audience of industry professionals and entertainment buyers. If you work in the agricultural society or exhibition industry, the CAFE Convention is “a must” for networking with others in the business.
Canadian Fair News - The Canadian Fair News magazine is a quarterly publication distributed to members. The magazine provides innovative programs, fair industry news and stories. A hard copy is mailed to all members and a digital copy is available on the Member's Zone section of the website.
Website - The CAFE website www.canadian-fairs.ca provides members the opportunity to obtain and share information with the entire Canadian fair industry. It also keeps our members up to date on news alerts, job postings and our members’ upcoming events.
CAFE E-Update - CAFE knows you want to be the best in the industry, and the best way to stay on top is to stay informed. The CAFE E-Update is an informative e-news brief that delivers the most relevant content to your inbox every Thursday.
Directory - The CAFE National Industry Directory, available in the members only section, is an online annual publication listing contact information for all CAFE members as well as hundreds of fair dates. It’s a handy resource for anyone in the Industry.
Facebook & Twitter- Find us on Facebook at “Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions” and Twitter at "@CdnAssocofFairs". Stay current on the latest news and happenings at CAFE in real time by “liking” our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Promotional Email Blast – CAFE can include, once a month and for a minimal cost, members’ messages or ads in an email to all other members and contacts.
NATIONAL AWARDS PROGRAMS:
The CAFE Awards Program recognizes the accomplishments, innovation and long-term contributions of industry organizations and individuals.
Canadian Fair Champions
This program honours the unsung heroes of the Canadian fair industry at a national level, and awards them with an expense paid trip to the Annual Convention.
What is innovation? I’s a new product, service, technology or method that provides a better or more effective end result. It could be in engineering, beautification, competitiveness, environmental programming. Tell us about what your fair has done and how it has enhanced your event.
Jack Libbert Memorial Service Member of the Year
This award recognizes a service member (concessionaire/vendor, midway, service provider) that is deemed to have made the most significant overall contribution to the industry over the past year(s).
Roll of Honour
This award recognizes distinguished service by an individual or organization to our industry. Nominees must have made significant contributions through their leadership, vision, specific expertise, outstanding service or impact beyond their own community.
Future Leaders Awards
These awards recognize exceptional performance and leadership from the “up-and-comers”, staff or volunteers who are under the age of 40, in our fairs and societies. Nominees should show promise as a future leader in your organization. Each winner will receive an all-expense paid trip to the CAFE Convention.
Work Exchange Program
Future Leaders, staff members or volunteers from a fair or service organization can participate in an exchange, in which they work for a period of one or two weeks at another fair.
Ability to purchase CAFE Award plaques for your volunteers.
- Distinguished Service Award
- Order of Merit
Why not give special “national” recognition to those special folks!
HAVE A VOICE at the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
All members are invited to attend and participate in the CAFE Annual General Meeting....voice your opinion about the industry and have your say in the direction of the association.
New members will receive a “A proud member of CAFE” Window Decals
Our new members will receive a window decal with our “A proud member of” logo for you to display.
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