AQHA Offers Show Management 101

April 18th, 2012 12:45 PM | No Comments

Press Release

AQHA will be holding a special morning workshop – Show Management 101 – for those who are new to show management. This special morning workshop will be held in conjunction with our show management workshop on May 19 in Bloomington, Minnesota. This workshop will offer you details of holding an AQHA-sanctioned show and learning the ins and outs of show management.

Become a more effective show manager/secretary by attending this show management workshop. Do not miss this exclusive opportunity where you will learn effective management techniques that you can use at AQHA-approved shows!

AQHA Executive Director of Shows Patti Carter-Pratt and AQHA Director of Competition Administration Melynda Ackley will teach this in-depth seminar. You will take a deeper look into marketing, promoting, organizing and managing AQHA shows.

The Show Management 101 workshop for beginners will be held prior to the AQHA show management workshop 8 a.m.- noon on Saturday, May 19 at the Minneapolis Airport Marriot in Bloomington. Registration for this seminar is $25 in addition to the $155 for the show management workshop registration fee.

The show management workshop is 1-5 p.m. on May 19 and 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. on May 20 at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott. Registration for this seminar is $155. Bring your laptop and a copy of any entry forms you have used and would like to share with others.

Get your reservation in early, as space is limited. Reservations to attend this workshop must be booked in advance by submitting the form to Valerie Smith by May 9, 2012. You email your registration to or by fax at (806) 349-6412.

To receive these rates, reservations must be made prior to May 5, 2012.

To book a room, contact
Minneapolis Airport Marriott
2020 American Blvd East
Bloomington, MN 55425
Simply mention the Group Name “American Quarter Horse Association or AQHA” and dates of stay to reserve your room at your discounted $89.00 room rate.

Single/Double Occupancy: $89.00
Triple/Quadruple Occupancy: $89.00

You can book online at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott personalized Web link. Enter “Dates of Stay” and your Group Code (AQHAQHA), then click “Find” and reserve your room.

Reservations made after that date will be on space available only at the  hotel’s prevailing rates.

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