Triangle Talent V.P. wins 2012 Associate of the Year

Mark Sparks, Vice President of Triangle Talent was recognized by the Florida Federation of Fairs as being the 2012 Associate of the Year. The presentation was held during the Florida Federation of Fair’s Annual State Convention held this past week end in St. Augustine, FL. The Associate of the year award recognizes a Federation Associate member that has, and continues to contribute to the success of the Fair industry in Florida.

Mark Sparks got his start in the business at the young age of 7 when he received his first magic set for Christmas. Following that day he has made entertainment a priority. He entertained at local birthday parties, civic groups, restaurants, fairs & festivals around the country.

At the age of 20 his talent included comedy magic, juggling, puppets and fire eating. In 1984, while working at the World’s Fair in New Orleans, he met a girl from Wisconsin and they became husband and wife. In 1989 their son made his appearance into their lives.

In 1997 he accepted the offer to join Kentucky based Triangle Talent, one of the largest agencies in the U.S. Since that time he has gone on to work with many top fairs, corporations, TV networks and casinos in the nation.
Now in his fifteenth year with Triangle Talent, he heads up the Missouri based office and is in charge of all grounds and variety entertainment, as well as all trade show exhibits.

The Florida Federation of Fairs & Livestock Shows strives to increase the overall quality of Florida’s Agricultural Fairs, provide the members the support and guidance needed to enlighten our youth and educate the fairgoers on agriculture, trade, entertainment and heritage of Florida. For information visit www.FloridaFairs.org or contact Lisa Hinton at
813-763-0161.

For information regarding this press release please contact: Lisa Hinton 813-763-0161 or email lisahinton@floridafairs.org