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CNEA Community-at-Large Membership Opportunities


Established in 1879, the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual event and the fifth largest fair in North America.

A non-profit, the CNEA became independent from the City of Toronto in 2013. As a 139-year-old startup, the organization is at an exciting juncture in its distinguished history. The organization has recently filed two of the most highly attended fairs in the past 18 years in its record books. The current Strategic Plan is guiding the organization toward new and innovative opportunities, and we are seeking individuals to help support and foster this process as Community-at-Large Members.

We are currently recruiting for five community-at-large members in each of the CNEA’s Membership Sections (total 15 positions available): Manufacturers & Industry; Agriculture; and General & Liberal Arts. Particular focus will be placed on competencies that align with the Strategic Plan, which include: innovation; indigenous peoples, and their contributions, culture and traditions; and accessibility & inclusivity.

Smiles on faces, our tradition.

Please follow the links below to review pertinent information related to the application process:

Thank you for your interest in the CNEA. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Contact our Corporate Secretariat with questions at 416-263-5201 or

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