Fair, Festival & Event Convention Registration

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.

Steps to a successful convention registration.
1. Complete Attendee Registration Form
2. Complete Room Registration Form
3. Renew Membership for your Fair, Festival or Event for 2022
4. Sponsor the Convention
5. Nominate A Fair Person of the Year, Hall of Fame Member or Associate of the Year
6. Apply for the Specturm Weather & Specialty Insurance $500 Scholarship

Have an idea for a convention topic / breakout session?  Email us!

Attendee & Room Registration Forms

Attendee Registration Form

Room Reservation Form

Fair, Festival and Event Membership Forms

Fair Festival and Event Membership Form

Sponsorship, Tradeshow Booth and Advertising Opportunities for Members

Convention Sponsorship, Tradeshow Booth and Advertising Form

Award Information

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

Spectrum Weather & Specialty Insurance $500 Scholarship

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.

Online Scholarship Information and 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.

Event Person of the Year

Past Award Winners

Associate of the Year

Past Award Winners

Hall of Fame

Past Award Winners

IAFE Heritage Award Winners

Brian Carlson

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

Members

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.

HAFFE Membership