The financial landscape of the Napa Valley Expo (NVE) has significantly changed since completion of its Master Plan in 2003, mostly in part due to the 2013 earthquake and the incorporation of the BottleRock music festival. EPS’s recent work on the 2017 NVE Master Plan provides updated financial insight on fairground operations, including a market analysis and evaluation of the financial feasibility of various programming alternatives. The 2017 Master Plan sets a foundation for the 25th District Agricultural Association (DAA)/Napa Valley Expo to guide future planning, decisions, financial priorities, and overall management of the fairground.

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