The 2021 Heartland Association of Fairs, Festivals and Events Convention will be held November 18-20, 2021, at the Best Western Ramkota in Aberdeen, SD.
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This scholarship is designed to enable an individual from Heartland Association of Fairs, Festivals & Events (HAFFE) to attend the 2021 Heartland Association of Fairs, Festivals & Events Annual Convention in Aberdeen, SD – November 18-20, 2021. (1) scholarship will be awarded in 2021, providing up to $500 towards recipient’s trip for expenses including registration, hotel and travel costs. Recipient will be asked to give a brief report on their experience of the convention (up to that point) at the convention during the banquet. A copy of the following paid items must be submitted to the HAFFE Office for reimbursement: hotel registration and travel arrangements.
Download the 'Associate of the Year' form Download the 'Event Person of the Year' Award form Download the 'Hall of Fame' Award form
Online 'Associate of the Year' Award form Online 'Event Person of the Year' Award form Online 'Hall of Fame' Award form
We pay tribute to those who have given much to the fair industries in North and South Dakota. Below you will find those were honored by the respective North and South Dakota Fair Associations prior to merging to form the Heartland Association of Fairs, Festivals and Events.
Neil Fleming - Pembina County and North Dakota State Fair
Edwin Schmidt - McLean County Fair
Charles 'Chuck' Meikle - Stutsman County Fair and North Dakota State Fair
Any fair, festival, event, associate or individual may become a member of the Heartland Association of Fairs, Festivals and Events! Members will be listed in the membership directory that will be handed out at our annual convention, as well as displayed on our website, allowing for additional exposure to help reach individual goals. Members will also receive a wealth of information that will help in generating new ideas to enhance future events. We invite you to apply for HAFFE membership, as well as view information on our current members.