The Santa Maria Fairpark recently enjoyed industry accolades for its annual county fair and local strawberry festival with achievement awards from the Western Fairs Association (WFA) and International Association of Fairs & Expositions (IAFE).
“It’s an outstanding honor to receive these achievement awards and to be recognized by others in the industry," said Santa Maria Fairpark CEO Richard Persons.
"We have a great team with S. Lombardi & Associates, and we’re thrilled to share these awards with them,” Persons said.
The annual awards by the two groups recognize fairs for outstanding achievement in a variety of areas of fair management and community outreach.
At the WFA Achievement Awards Santa Maria Fairpark took the following honors:
At the IAFE Convention the fair earned the following recognition:
Agriculture: 2nd Place – Single Photo - Santa Barbara County Fair
Communications:2nd Place – Outdoor Advertising Billboard – Santa Barbara County Fair
For more information, visit www.santamariafairpark.com.
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