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State Fair and Exposition Commission to Meet

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | 12:51pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission will meet January 23, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. CST in the conference room of the Holeman Building at Ellington Agricultural Center, located at 424 Hogan Road in Nashville. The meeting is open to the public. Some Commission members may participate by electronic means. 

The agenda includes a report from the Nominating Committee, a response to letters sent to counties regarding interest in hosting the state fair, a 2017 State Fair report and a Metro Fairgrounds update. 

The Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission was created by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2012 to select and supervise a Tennessee not-for-profit corporation for the purpose of operating a fair or exposition, and to grant exclusive use of the name “Tennessee State Fair” or “Tennessee State Exposition.”  

The commission comprises nine members including the commissioners of Agriculture, Tourist Development and Economic and Community Development; the University of Tennessee Dean of Extension; the president of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation; an appointee by the mayor of the host county; and three appointees by the governor.  

For more information, contact the Tennessee Department of Agriculture at 615-837-5103.