Monday, November 28, 2022 (2:13 pm)

OC Fair wins awards from festival and exposition industry organization

The results are in for the International Association of Fairs & Expositions (IAFE) 2022 Achievement Awards and OC Fair & Event Center is the recipient of several. IAFE represents fairs and expositions worldwide, so to even place is an honor.

The 2022 OC Fair was recognized in several categories with two first-place awards, five second-place honors and one third-place award.

First place went to the 2022 OC Fair Food Guide, Heroes Hall Speakers Series and 2022 Fair Poster.

Second place went to the OC Fair’s Mermaid exhibit photo, mini donkey competition, California Fresh exhibit and fairy garden photo.

Third place went to OC Fair & Event Center’s poppy seed packets.

The awards were presented during the 2022 Virtual Awards Show on both Zoom and Facebook Live.

IAFE, based in Springfield, Mo., 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.