Look Who’s Coming to Conference!

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:20 am

We are just a week away from the 2019 Agri-Marketing Conference! Check out who is going to be there. Don’t worry, there is still time to register!

Click here to find all the information you need to know about the conference online.

REGISTER NOW!

Use #NAMA19 for all your tweets about this year’s conference!

MoKan NAMA Taste of KC Tour

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:19 am

COFFEE, COCKTAILS AND CORRUPTION

Savor, sip and share on NAMA’s flavor tour of Kansas City. The food and drink are sure to be on-par with the conversation and networking at The Roasterie and Rye. You’ll feel finer than a Prohibition-Era politician when you end the day with cocktails at Tom’s Town, a 1920’s-style Kansas City Speakeasy!

In the morning, your regularly scheduled caffeine buzz will get a jolt with a behind-the-scenes tour of The Roasterie factory. Attendees will learn secrets of brewing the best at-home coffee, and receive a complimentary Roasterie pub glass – not to mention a sample of The Roasterie’s
mouthwatering Nitro, Cold Brew or Iced Tea.

We’ll keep the fun moving and get back to the roots of agri-marketing with a delicious meal at Rye on the Plaza. After chowing down, attendees will get the chance to learn about Rye’s farm-to-table philosophy, as well as their partnerships with local farmers who provide the ingredients for top-tier American fare.

Then, bootleg the spirit of Kansas City Prohibition-Era Spirits at the beautiful art deco lounge of Tom’s Town Distilling Co., a local speakeasy that draws its roots from the infamously crooked politician, Tom Pendergast. Sip one of Tom’s Town’s award-winning craft cocktails after a tour of the distillery and barrel room. Because, as Tom Pendergast loved to say, “the people are thirsty.”

Register today so you can savor the aroma of the coffee business, share a farm-to-table meal and conversation, and flout prohibition with your NAMA friends and colleagues!

Cost for the tour is $75. 

Wednesday, April 10
9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Click here to register.

NAMA Webinar: GDPR and the Trend to Privacy

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:19 am

GDPR and the Trend to Privacy

In this webinar, Sara Steever, with Paulsen, will cover the impact of GDPR for agri-marketers. Even though it is not the law in the U.S., GDPR is already changing consumers’ expectations for the security and privacy of their data.

As a member of the global community, agriculture and agribusinesses are already feeling the squeeze of compliance. Learn steps you can take now to ensure your digital properties are compliant and learn more about how GDPR will impact your organization in the future.

Cost: $40 NAMA Members and $50 Non-members

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. Central Time

Click here to register!

Support the NAMA Foundation at the Agri-Marketing Conference

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:19 am

The NAMA Foundation is the backbone of Student NAMA. Here are some ways to support the future of agribusiness at the upcoming Agri-Marketing Conference!

Topgolf Outing
Join your peers at Topgolf Overland Park on Tuesday, April 9, for a fun time everyone can enjoy—no golf experience required. Plus, enjoy great drinks and food in an upscale club atmosphere. Click here for more information and to register.

Silent Auction
Support this worthwhile effort by donating to the auction. Click here for the online Pledge Form.

Century Club
Investing $100 in the Century Club provides you the opportunity to help advance the future of agribusiness. All members of the 2019 Century Club will be entered to win a Wine of the Month Club Membership. Drawing takes place on April 11 in Kansas City! Click to view the 2019 Century Club and make your donation today!

Membership Contest Winner

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:19 am

Two Member-Get-a-Member Campaigns have taken place in the 2018-19 chapter year.

Jeff Smith, Farm Progress, was the winner in December 2018 of a free Agri-Marketing Conference registration.

The winner of the most recent Member-Get-a-Member Campaign, which ended March 20, is Bret Kealy with Big Reach Network. Thank you to both for recruiting new NAMA members!

Save the Date: NAMA Fall Conference 2019

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:18 am

Please mark your calendars for the 2019 NAMA Fall Conference!

When: October 7-9, 2019

Where: The Ritz-Carlton in St. Louis, MO.

Like always, NAMA’s Fall Conference will not disappoint! Make sure you save these dates so you can join us in St. Louis!

New NAMA Members!

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:18 am

New Member List:
Welcome our New Members for March 2019:

AT LARGE    
John Mattingly, AgMetrics Research & Consulting
Jeff Rushton, Fastline Media Group
Jack Stambaugh, CTB, Inc.
Y Trepanier, Marrone Bio Innovation

BADGER
Lynn Bartholomew, Kuhn North America

CAROLINAS/VIRGINIA
Loren Lindler, Abraham Baldwin Ag. College

CHESAPEAKE  
Melisa Augusto, Agricultural Retailers Association
Niki Jones, IDEAg Group, LLC

CHICAGO
Amy LaTessa, IDEAg Group, LLC

CORNBELT
Logan Torrance, Archer Daniels Midland

FLORIDA
Jennifer Mizell, Abraham Baldwin Ag. College

GATEWAY
Elizabeth Davis, Novus International, Inc
Rachel Meyer, Novus International, Inc

HEARTLAND
Caleb Harre, Altorfer Ag

IOWA
Linda Bartling, OBI Creative
Ashlie Chambers, Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC
Nathan Huss, Two Rivers Marketing
Hanna Plants, Two Rivers Marketing

MID-AMERICA
Mindy Brooks, Chore-Time
Mark Hodges, Hodges Marketing Solutions

MISSOURI-KANSAS
Michelle Brasel, Actagro LLC
Laurel Caes, John Deere
Brenda Fraser, Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition
Cate Galligan, Kansas State University
Karen Hiltbrand, American Angus Association
Hayley Oswald, Ceva Animal Health

NORTH CENTRAL
Ellen Brinn, Yamamoto
Dan Johnson, American Farm Bureau Federation/IDEAg Group, LLC
Kristin Krell, Environmental Tillage Systems
Adam Luckeroth, Modus
Kelly Morrison, IDEAg Group, LLC
Scott Odin, American Farm Bureau Federation/IDEAg Group, LLC
Rachel Oehlke, CHS Inc

OHIO 
Laura Davis, Peace Corps
Tod McCloskey, Meister Media Worldwide
Makenna Vorst, Unverferth Mfg. Co., Inc.

SOUTHEASTERN
Scott Arnold, Cassin Media & Marketing
Lauren Braddy, Abraham Baldwin Ag. College
Taylor Mock, Abraham Baldwin Ag. College

WESTERN PACIFIC
Jennifer Torres, California State University, Fresno

Gateway Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:18 am

Networking Happy Hour

Join Gateway NAMA for a Happy Hour to make new connections in the chapter or re-connect with longtime industry friends. Drinks and appetizers will be served compliments of Gateway NAMA. This meeting will also provide an opportunity to share your feedback on future Gateway NAMA events.

Do you have a co-worker or friend who might be interested in being a part of Gateway NAMA? Feel free to bring them too!

WHEN: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

TIME: 4:30 to 6:30 PM

WHERE: Herbies, 8100 Maryland Ave., Clayton, MO 63105

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Chesapeake Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:18 am

Student Marketing Competition Presentations

Join the Chesapeake NAMA Chapter and help the Delaware Valley University Student Chapter prepare for the NAMA Student Marketing Competition!

WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2019

TIME: 5:00 to 7:00 PM

WHERE: Room 105 Life Sciences Building, Delaware Valley University, 700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown, PA 18901

CLICK HERE TO RSVP!

Western Pacific NAMA at World Ag Expo Reception

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 , 10:18 am

The Western Pacific NAMA Chapter hosted a reception in conjunction with Media Day Monday at World Ag Expo® in Tulare, CA. AgNet West and World Ag Expo® collaborated to provide an opportunity to network at the one of the world’s largest annual outdoor farm shows.

At the end of the final day of set up and media previews, NAMA members, and potential members, shared food, drinks and conversation while overlooking the show grounds and enjoying views of the Sierra Nevada range.

Thanks to the International Agri-Center® for the photos.

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