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Unparalleled Visibility, Opportunity and Value

Why make our team a partner in your marketing and promotion strategy? Because we offer you the greatest value for your marketing dollar in this region. The Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, and our premier event, the North Carolina Mountain State Fair, bring a decisive difference to marketing partnerships. Our broad appeal and sheer attendance numbers, deliver promotions that are on target, geographically, as well as demographically, and on budget. Our numerous, diverse events, and the fair’s ever-growing and loyal fan base, are what make this partnership the “must-stop” destination for sponsors and mobile marketing units.

The Western North Carolina Agricultural Center offers your business wide and diverse visibility throughout the calendar year. We host numerous events and shows, such as: equine and livestock shows, competitive events (horse shows, rodeo, barrel racing, motocross, dance and cheer), trade shows (gun and knife, wee trade, boat and rv), festivals (wedding festival, celtic festival), and special ticketed events and shows (motocross, monster trucks, repticon). These are just a few of the examples of our great events and shows that provide sponsors with unparalleled visibility, opportunity and value.

In its 28-year history, the high-profile, 10-day, North Carolina Mountain State Fair has become one of North Carolina's most treasured traditions. In 2019, 171,391 guests attended the fair! Families from all over the state come to the fair for the annual 10-day showcase of entertainment, exhibits and competition. The fair features over 150 exhibit booths, food vendors, and touring promotional exhibits. Visitors enjoy barns full of animals, a carnival midway, more than 50 free entertainment performances, and a multitude of attractions for all ages.

Our marketing campaigns are hand-tailored to meet the needs of discerning clients. As a Western North Carolina Agricultural Center and/or North Carolina Mountain State Fair sponsor, your fully integrated package of benefits may include:
  • Guaranteed visibility and signage at Ag Center events and/or the fair
  • Display and point of sale promotions
  • Inclusion in Ag Center event and/or fair marketing promotions, fair publications and online
  • Full promotional rights
  • Gate ticket and parking package
  • VIP access to the fair Sponsor Hospitality Suite, including complimentary lunch
  • And much more
We invite your organization to tap the sales and marketing power of the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center and the North Carolina Mountain State Fair.
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