Springfield, Illinois - Tech Prairie STEAM Expo, a new destination at the Illinois State Fair, is set to open this week on Wednesday, August 18 in the Orr Building. The Expo will showcase drone racing, Esports competitions, interactive exhibits and demonstrations from over 30 organizations throughout Illinois highlighting the use of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) in K-12 education, postsecondary education, research, business and industry.