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State Fair and Exposition Commission to Meet

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | 03:35pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission will meet Sept. 6, 2019 at 3 p.m. CDT in the Fifty Forward Building at the Fairgrounds located at 174 Rains Avenue in Nashville.

The agenda includes a review and approval of previous meeting minutes, a report on the 2019 State Fair, a follow-up on old business, and a discussion of the 2020 and the long-term State Fair site. The meeting is open to the public.

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 seven members including the commissioner of Agriculture; the University of Tennessee Dean of Extension; the president of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation; the state advisor of the Future Farmers of America; the executive director of the Tennessee Association of Fairs; the chair of the Tennessee State Fair Association; and the dean of the Tennessee State University, College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension program.

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