Deadline for NAMA Awards

Written by NAMA on Thursday, December 7, 2017 , 10:12 am

Celebrate the achievements and impressive careers of the very best in agriculture. NAMA has FOUR different opportunities, including a new award, with upcoming deadlines.

Winners of these prestigious awards will be honored at the 2018 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 11 – 13, in Kansas City, MO. Check them out below.

NEW! Ag Association Leader of the Year Award:
This new award recognizes outstanding achievement in association or commodity organizations. Click here to find more information about this award and fill out the online nomination form.

Agribusiness Leader of the Year Award:
Nominate a leader with amazing achievement in agriculture and the food and fiber industry. Click here to find more information about this award and fill out the online nomination form.

NAMA Marketer of the Year Award:
Can you think of a NAMA member who has outstanding accomplishments in the field of agri-marketing? Click here to find more information about this award and fill out the online nomination form.

Next Gen NAMA Award:
Know someone with a bright future in the industry? Now’s the time to shine the spotlight on them! Click here to find more information about this award and fill out the online nomination form.

Submission deadline is January 19, 2018.

Contact Jenny Pickett at jennyp@nama.org if you have any questions.

Check Out the Agri-Marketing Conference Website

Written by NAMA on Friday, December 1, 2017 , 2:31 pm

The Agri-Marketing Conference returns to Kansas City for 2018! Make plans to join NAMA April 11-13 and Power Up your agri-marketing education.

Find out everything you need to know about the upcoming conference on the website! Check back often for updates on speakers, breakout sessions, an all new Taste of KC Tour and much more!

Register today!

Save on Your Ad Budget and Support Student NAMA

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:13 am

Buy some of your advertising for next year from the best ag media companies at prices more competitive than normal while donating to a great cause!

The Agri-Business Educational Foundation Media Auction is open for bidding! The deadline to submit your bids is December 15, 2017.

Proceeds from the Media Auction support the Student NAMA Careers Program. ABEF is the backbone of Student NAMA. ABEF is ensuring a strong future for the agri-marketing industry by providing students with the tools they need to succeed.

The Media Auction is available online through the NAMA website. Click here to view the media packages and start bidding!

For questions, call the NAMA office at (913) 491-6500 or email Sherry Pfaff.

Register Now for Regional Best of NAMA Events

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:13 am

Regional Events:

Region I
(Western Pacific Chapter)
December 6, 2017
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Bayer Crop Science Biologics & Vegetable Seeds Research Site
West Sacramento, CA
Click here for more information and to RSVP.

Region II
(Cornhusker, Gateway, Great Plains, Missouri-Kansas, Rocky Mountain and Southwest Chapters)
January 10, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Grand Street Café
Kansas City, MO
Tickets: $75
Click here to register.

Region II Hotel:
Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Guest Room: $149
To reserve: 1-800-810-3708 and identify as NAMA group
Cutoff Date: December 20, 2017

Region III
(Cornbelt, Iowa, North Central and Northern Prairie Chapters)
January 18, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Securian Club at CHS Field
St. Paul, MN
Tickets: $75
Click here to register.

Region III Hotel:
Intercontinental Saint Paul Riverfront
11 Kellogg Boulevard East
St. Paul, MN 55101
Guest Room: $139
To reserve: (651) 292-1900 and identify as NAMA group
Cutoff Date: December 21, 2017

Region IV
(Badger, Chicago, Heartland and Mid-America Chapters)
January 25, 2018
6:00 p.m.
The Orpheum Theater
Madison, WI
Tickets: $85
Click here to register.

Region IV Hotel:
Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club
One West Dayton St.
Madison, WI 53703
Guest Room: $139
To reserve: 800-356-8293 and identify as NAMA group
Cutoff Date: January 5, 2018

 

Chapter Events:

Carolinas/Virginia Chapter
January 17, 2018
MEZ
Durham, NC

Midsouth Chapter
January 22, 2018
Porcellino’s Restaurant
Memphis, TN

Southeastern and Florida Chapters
January 25, 2018
Cinco’s
Suwanee, GA

Visit the NAMA calendar frequently for updated information and links.

If you have any questions, please call us at (913) 491-6500.

Win a Free 2018 Agri-Marketing Conference Registration

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:12 am

Recruit a new NAMA member and be entered into a drawing for complimentary registration to the Agri-Marketing Conference next April. The campaign will run through December 15 and the drawing will take place December 18.

Tell your recruit to join at nama.org and add your name and company in the box titled “Referred by.”

The more members you recruit, the more your name will be entered into the drawing!

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