September 6-15, 2019 139 days until the fair

Author Archive | bholmes

The Fair Doesn’t Just Happen Overnight…

“So, I thought the Fair was in September?  But you say you work there, and it’s April?  What do you the rest of the year?” Those are among the most common questions that those of us who are fortunate enough to work in the Fair Administration business get on at least a weekly, if not […]

Annual Meeting

On February 11th I had the privilege of speaking at the Annual Meeting of the York County Agricultural Society for the first time as CEO of the York Exposition Center. For this month’s blog post I’m providing the written copy of the presentation which identifies five key areas that we will focus on moving forward. […]

Booking an Act is NOT as Easy as Ordering Fast Food

February 1, 2019 Since we have announced four of the concerts for the Grandstand of Stars at the 2019 York Fair, I thought February’s update would be a good time to explain what all goes into the selection and booking of the various artists that we bring to the Fair each year. Over the last […]

From the CEO’s Desk…

New Year… New CEO Happy New Year from the York Fair and the York Expo Center! As we begin 2019, I am excited to be the new CEO of the York Fair/York Expo Center. After arriving here last August I have spent time learning as much about the York Fair, York Expo Center and the […]

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