INDIANAPOLIS – Clay County Agriculture Fair Executive Director Tasha Hyder was recognized at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions annual convention as a graduate of the Institute …
INDIANAPOLIS – Clay County Agriculture Fair Executive Director Tasha Hyder was recognized at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions annual convention as a graduate of the Institute of Fair Management.
Launched in 2007, the Institute consists of a series of courses covering the areas of core competency necessary for today’s industry professional and volunteers involved in the production of their agricultural fair. Courses include management, risk management, marketing, programming, operations and year-round facility usage.
Hyder enrolled in the program in 2020 and was one of 21 graduates honored at the IAFE Convention. Currently, there are more than 221 people enrolled in the Institute of Fair Management from across the U.S., Canada and Australia.
Hyder has been the Executive Director of the Clay County Fair since 2016 and has received numerous industry awards throughout her tenure. She serves on several committees for IAFE and Florida Associations. The Clay County Agricultural Fair also brought home 16 awards from their Marketing, Sponsorship, Agriculture, Ag-Education, Early Florida Village and Creative Arts areas.
The International Association of Fairs and Expositions, based in Springfield, Missouri, is a voluntary, nonprofit corporation, serving state, provincial, regional, and county agricultural fairs, shows, exhibitions and expositions. Its associate members include state and provincial associations of fairs, non-agricultural expositions and festivals, associations, corporations and individuals engaged in providing products and services to its members, all of whom are interested in the improvement of fairs, shows, expositions and allied fields.