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Maintenance Mania 2019 is Just Weeks Away! Register Today!

Maintenance Mania 2019:  Tuesday-Thursday, February 26-28, Alameda County Fairgrounds.

New this year:  Motivational Keynote Speaker Elizabeth McCormick, former U.S. Army Black Hawk pilot. Her topic:  You. In the Pilot’s Seat.

A much decorated pilot, McCormick was awarded the Army Commendation Medal (twice), the Army Achievement Medal (twice), the National Defense Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, and the coveted Army Aviator Badge. Her presentation will focus on propelling individuals forward as leaders in their workplace and in their personal lives. Attendees will also receive an autographed copy of her book, The Pilot Method.

Register online at:  www.maintenancemania4fairs.com. You’ll also find daily schedules, session topics  and discounted hotel room information on the website. Remember – Attendance is free!

Tuesday, February 26, is the optional equipment operator certification day. Space is limited – register early; first come, first served.

Maintenance Mania is a long-time educational industry event designed especially for fair staff members responsible for the maintenance and operations of their fairgrounds. During the three-day event, participants can get certified on fork lift and scissor lift operation, as well as learn new skills, workplace safety procedures, and tips and techniques from industry experts who understand first-hand the challenges maintenance crews face daily. Thanks to the generosity of 2019’s event sponsors, attendance is free. Western Fairs Association service members are also invited to attend at no charge.