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Join TAF&E For Only $100/Year!

Sign me up! For just $100/year you can receive all the benefits of being a TAF&E member!
TAF&E’s membership year runs from December 1 to November 30. Simply sign up today to begin receiving your TAF&E membership benefits! You will receive a welcome packet in the mail upon receipt of your application and payment.

We invite you to join our proud legacy by becoming a member of the Texas Association of Fairs and Events today! Your annual $100 membership investment in TAF&E provides both fair/event members and associate members with a variety of valuable benefits and services.

To become a member, register and pay by Mail, or Online.

Become a Member - Mail in your form and check

Become a Member - Online Registration Method

You can also complete the Online Fair/Event Membership Form and Payment (below).

TAFE Fair/Event Membership Form

Membership year runs annually from December 1- November 30

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To add more additional contacts, please email names and email addresses to texasfairsandevents@gmail.com

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Membership Dues

1 year TAFE Membership
Fair-Event Membership

Who Should Join?

Our membership is made up of events, festivals, shows and organizations across Texas! If you're part of any of the following, we would love to have you part of our organization:
  • Community festivals and gatherings
  • County fairs
  • District and regional fairs and livestock shows
  • Rodeos
  • Festivals
  • Any other special events

Membership Categories

The membership of TAF&E is made up of events and organizations from across the state and from neighboring states as well. It includes fairs and festivals of all sizes, including community, county, district, regional and state-wide events.

TAF&E also includes Associate Members that provide services and supplies to our fair and event members. From carnivals and entertainers to food concessions and equipment companies, TAF&E encourages fairs and festivals to do business with these reputable supporters of our industry.

Why Join TAF&E?

Your membership investment of $100/year qualifies you to receive a host of member benefits to enhance professional development and increase business opportunities.

The collective buying power of TAF&E’s membership has allowed us to negotiate meaningful membership benefits that will save you time and money. A sample of these savings include:
  • A 10% discount on all event decorations and free consulting services from Dixie Flag Company
  • Discounted registration fees on all TAF&E activities and programs
  • FREE event evaluation by some of the most respected professionals in the state through TAF&E’s Event Evaluation Program
TAF&E Annual Convention & Trade Show (Held in January)
This is the highlight event of the year for TAF&E and those who attend! Convention events include educational workshops, trade show, talent showcases, fun and fellowship.

In addition, members can participate in these educational opportunities:
  • Regional Workshops – Educational opportunities offered closer to home include day-long discussion roundtables and/or classroom training.
  • Behind-The-Scenes Tours – Hands-on learning tours with back door access to all event operations has become a membership favorite.
  • Texas Certified Fair Executive (TCFE) Program – Upon completion of the Texas Event Leadership Program (TELP), offered in partnership with Texas A&M University’s Cooperative Extension, professionals may earn this special designation demonstrating their commitment to professional development and accomplishment.
All members are listed in our annual membership directory. Members also have access to a “members only” portion of the website where they can upload and update their profile information allowing their events and/or goods and services to be promoted on our website for public access.

Membership in TAF&E marks your organization as one with a high commitment to maintaining and increasing the professional standards of our industry. To recognize these accomplishments, TAF&E hosts the following:
  • Ray Cammack Shows Awards of Excellence in Marketing & Communication – Presented at the Annual Convention, the marketing awards allow events and associate members to have their marketing materials professionally judged and displayed for the benefit of idea sharing.
  • Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award – Induction into the Hall of Fame marks the pinnacle of achievement in the Texas Fair and Events industry.
  • TAF&E Professional and Volunteer of the Year Awards – Each year the Association recognizes the shining stars of our industry at the Annual Convention.
BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS (Great for Associate Members!)
As one of the largest state associations of fair and event planners in the United States, membership offers countless opportunities for business growth. When you join you receive access to the following business building tools:
  • Your business listed in the membership directory including key contact name and information
  • Listing as a Preferred Supplier (associate members only) on TAF&E’s website
  • Exclusive access to members at the TAF&E Trade Show (only members are allowed to exhibit)
  • Year-round access to membership updates and TAF&E staff
Timely and relevant communication through TAF&E is your link to the very latest in industry trends and happenings. Members of TAF&E receive a quarterly newsletter, access to updates, events calendar, supplier directory and more at www.texasfairs.com, and email blasts featuring quick and efficient news on job postings, business opportunities, legislative issues and association activities in their email inbox.

Sign me up!
TAF&E’s membership year runs from December 1 to November 30. Simply sign up today to begin receiving your TAF&E membership benefits! You will receive a welcome packet in the mail upon receipt of your application and payment.
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