Skyride at The Ohio State Fair with promotion by event marketing firm EMS
Promo signage at the Ohio State Fair 2015
Marching band at Ohio State Fair 2015
Brand Ambassador talking with guest at Ohio State Fair
Guests at promotions table at Ohio State Fair
Entrance Gate - Ohio State Fair 2015
Ohio State Fair crowd on a sunny day

Ohio State Fair



The Ohio State Fair is continually one of the largest fairs in the country and the most popular outdoor event in the state with over 900,000 attendees annually. With that, comes the huge responsibility of soliciting, securing and activating event marketing programs for local and national sponsors.


For over 40 years, Event Marketing Strategies has provided the comprehensive management of the Ohio State Fair Sponsorship & Corporate Event Marketing Program. This includes prospecting, selling, negotiating, coordinating and activating every sponsorship. 


Whether brand awareness, a mobile tour, or a strategic sales space; the program is developed to streamline the process for companies looking to participate in the Fair. From pre-event logistics to on-site activation, signage and credentials, EMS tailors each program to meet the clients’ needs and goals.

Services Provided:
  • Strategic Planning & Program Development
  • Sponsorship Management
  • Brand Ambassador Staffing
  • Activation
Client Category: Fairs & Festivals


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