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N.C. State Fair takes home 10 awards at IAFE

The N.C. State Fair took home a number of awards for its advertising, agricultural photos, exhibits and promotional materials at the recent International Association of Fairs and Expos Convention in Las Vegas.
The fair won first-place honors for fair agricultural photo, fair agricultural photo series, outstanding electronic newsletter and outstanding printed promotional material. The agricultural photo was of junior exhibitor Mason Stallings showing a pig during the special awards show. The photo series featured photos of tobacco tying activities and loading in the barn on opening day, along with the mock tobacco auction of the tobacco cured on site during the State Fair. The fair’s daily schedule was recognized as the outstanding promotional material.
The fair also received second-place awards for printed material developed and produced by a fair to promote an agriculture program, new or unique division of competitive exhibits, commemorative poster and unique advertising specialities/merchandise/souvenirs.

It also took third place for miscellaneous marketing/promotional display and outdoor advertising.

Entries were judged by fair representatives and industry professionals. The IAFE has over 1,200 members worldwide.


NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Andrea Ashby, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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