2019 Spring Leadership Conference and Day at the Capitol

March 24, 2019 12:00 PM to March 25, 2019 3:00 PM
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Oregon State Fairgrounds
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

2019 Spring Leadership Conference and Day at the Capitol.

OFA invites all members to the 2019 Spring event including leadership education and events with legislators at the Capitol. Help represent and advance the fair industry in Oregon!  Sunday will include an educational sessions at the Oregon State Fairgrounds as well as a reception and dinner with some of our legislators.  Our 2019 Day At The Capitol will take place on Monday.

Please register by March 11th.

2019 OFA Spring Workshop Agenda

Sunday, March 24th at the Oregon State Fairgrounds, Cascade Hall

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm - Lunch and keynote speaker Elisa Hays ("Beyond ADA: Create Devoted Fans with
                                   Inviting, Inclusive, and Impressive Experiences for People of all Abilities"
  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm   - Board Meeting
  • 3:00 - 4:00            - Legislative Training Session
                                   Speakers: Kelly Ross, Tammy Dennee (Oregon Dairy Farmers Association), Dave Dillon
                                   (Oregon Farm Bureau)
  • 4:30                      - Buses Leave from Holiday Inn to Salem Convention Center 
  • 5:00 - 5:45            - Dinner at Salem Convention Center with 4-H Youth Voices in Action Group and
  • 5:45 - 6:30            - Brief Comments from 4H members and Legislators; Entertainment by JuggleMania
                                   (Rhys Thomas)
  • 7:00                      - Bus Leaves from Salem Convention Center to Holiday Inn


Monday, March 25th at the Oregon State Capitol

  • 8:30am - Bus departs Oregon State Fairgrounds for Capitol
  • 9:00am - 2:30pm - OFA Day At The Capitol - Meetings with legislators, OFA fair exhibits, box lunches, viewing House & Senate in session, and more
  • 1:30pm - First bus back to Oregon State Fairgrounds
  • 2:30pm - Second bus back to Oregon State Fairgrounds
  • 4:00pm - Third bus back to Oregon State Fairgrounds



OFA has a room block reserved at the Holiday Inn for the discounted rate of $119. The rate includes a King Executive or Two Queen Room, plus breakfast for two. To place reservations please call 503-370-7888 or book online here. Group rate deadline is March 11, 2019.