Access to network of fairs and exhibitions across Canada

Access to a variety of educational tools and programs

Representation in the federal government

Online resources and templates for your events and activities



Industry-specific training and professional development

National recognition through our rewards program

Free communication material, including photos

Discounts on insurance, printing, promotion, web design, etc.

Engaging Future Leaders, including a fair work exchange program

To support and ensure the success and dynamism of an exceptional industry

For information about membership categories, click here

  • Cowboy at the Rodeo

    Fair, Exhibition or Agricultural Society

  • Colorful Carnival Ride

    Service Member

  • Farm Field

    Provincial Association

  • Volunteer Group


  • Go Team


Starting at $195/year
Starting at $375/year

When you become a member of CAFE, here are the benefits you will receive:

  • Free industry experts as speakers at your events

  • Webinars, online industry resources and templates, including access to 3,000+ free stock photos

  • Discounts on member activities such as our convention and magazine advertising

  • A quarterly industry magazine and bi-weekly email updates

  • Free job and event postings

  • Access to member's directory

  • Opportunity to participate in our national awards program

  • Opportunity to recognize your fairs and organizations with national CAFE plaques

  • Voting rights at the annual general meeting

  • Discounts on corporate legal services, promotional material, ticketing programs, awards products, hotels, work clothes, car rental, insurance, discounts at hundreds of stores, restaurants and more

As a service member, you receive all of the above, AND: 

  • Exclusion from the CAFE levy fee

  • Free listing on our website

  • Access to the NICA Certified Concessionaire Program

If you are a member and want to learn more about any of the above and how you can access them, please email

For information about membership categories, click here


Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions

78 George St. Suite 204

Ottawa, ON K1N 5W1

Tel: 800-663-1714

Fax: 800-663-1714

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