Convention Information

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Convention Information 2017-06-30T20:09:53+00:00

Click below to download the word version of the awards and applications for 2017 Convention:


2017 MAFE Convention Brochure (pdf)

Convention Materials
Registration (excel doc) This document has tabs for convention registration and credit card authorization form. Forms must be emailed to Please note – we are currently booked for our room block at the Amway and the adjoining Courtyard. If you need help finding a hotel room, please contact the MAFE office. 
Tradeshow Registration (word doc)
Advertising opportunities (word doc)
Silent auction donation form (word doc)
Sponsorship levels (word doc)
Spouse registration (word doc) updated to Friday 
These forms can also be accessed and downloaded through Google drive by clicking here

Membership applications
Associate Membership application
Festival Membership application
Fair Membership application

Visitor Information

Grand Rapids visitor information can be obtained by calling the Grand Rapids/Kent County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau at 1.800.355.9740 or by visiting their website at

We are always looking for volunteers to become involved with the Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions. There are committees related matters of the Association and committees involving the Convention.

The following are several committees that you may consider volunteering:

  • MAFE Association Convention
  • Audit Committee Banquet Committee
  • By-Laws Committee Raffle Ticket Sales
  • Communications Awards Showcase Committee
  • Finance Committee Silent Auction Committee
  • Harness Racing Spouse Activities Committee
  • Legislative Committee Trade Show Committee
  • Personnel Committee Workshop – Table Topics
  • ResolutionsCommittee
  • Volunteer of the Year

Please click on the Officers & Directors page for Committee contact information.