PNE tweaks programming to rebound from worst attended year in over a decade [with infographic]

Aug 20, 2014 - Strong early attendance has given Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) executives the confidence to predict that their 104-year-old annual fair will improve on last year’s attendance, which was the worst in more than a decade....    Full Article


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