The IAFE CyberSeminars


Upcoming CyberSeminar Events

Critical Conversations Information

January 18, 2024 | 2:00pm Central

The result is the new and cutting-edge document, “Critical Conversations: The Future of the Fair and Carnival Relationship,” a practical guide to facilitate communications between fairs of all sizes and their carnival midway provider. In this session we will discuss the guide in detail.

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IAFE Institute of Fair Management Open House

January 25, 2024 | 2:00pm Central

Join us for the IAFE Institute of Fair Management virtual open house! Not enrolled in the Insitute? That’s OK, join us and learn from current enrollees, graduates, and faculty about the IAFE Institute of Fair Management. This is a casual networking opportunity and FREE for all IAFE members. We look forward to seeing you.

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Contest Marathon

February 14, 2024 | 10:00am-7:00pm Central

The IAFE Contest Marathon is a day-long, virtual experience. 2023 IAFE contest winners will present their winning entries. Each session is 30 minutes long with a variety of topics from the Agriculture, Hall of Honor Communications, Non-Fair Facility Usage, Competitive Exhibits and Innovation in Sponsorship.

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Business Planning- IFM #101

February 15, 2024 | 2:00pm Central

What does it take to develop a successful business plan?  This IAFE CyberSeminar will provide tools that will aid in developing a business plan; including, why do you need a business plan? What are the components of a business plan and how is a business plan used?  AND identifies the key factors of business planning.…

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How do I Register for a CyberSeminar?

1. Register Online

Registration involves logging onto the IAFE secure site for payment of fees by credit card. To register for a CyberSeminar as an IAFE member, you MUST be logged into the IAFE site.

2. Verify Registration

You will be sent a confirming e-mail message, and a login link. Most CyberSeminars are presented on the Zoom platform* and registration within Zoom may be required. For those participating in the Institute of Fair Management courses (via GoToWebinar platform) It is critical that you complete the second registration step, registering in GoToWebinar. This step must be completed to receive IFM credit. You will receive a final confirmation e-mail which contains the log-on information, dial-in phone number (toll charges apply), and passcodes to use.

3. Attend Online

Technology makes it convenient for members to log-on to the Internet and dial in to a conference call from the convenience of their office or home. A high-speed Internet connection is recommended to view the seminars. Using the final confirmation e-mail which contains the log-on information, dial-in to the phone number (toll charges apply) and enter passcodes.


Let’s Talk, virtual sessions are timely, industry relevant discussions. The IAFE works closely with IAFE committees and others to develop the virtual round table topics. A casual atmosphere to engage in conversation and learn from industry peers. Let’s Talk sessions are FREE for all IAFE members.

Registration is by site, so members are encouraged to gather additional staff, volunteers, or board members around the computer and phone to join in for this learning experience. Each CyberSeminar lasts approximately 60 minutes. We urge you to log on at least five minutes to the start time in order to insure you can access the website and view the presentation screen.

Have an idea for a CyberSeminar topic?

Please contact Lori Hart if you have an idea for a CyberSeminar topic.

Check back often to find the updated CyberSeminar schedule. All members will be notified by the Network Newsletter (e-mail) when CyberSeminars are scheduled.