Best of NAMA Awards Banquet Dates

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 , 1:11 pm

NAMA Regions and Chapters are making plans for their individual Best of NAMA Awards events.

We know you won’t want to miss these fun events, so we’re providing the various dates so you can add as many as you’d like to your calendar.  These will be updated on our site as additional information becomes available.

Region II Best of NAMA Awards Banquet
January 15, 2015 – Click to view the invitation.
Boulevard Brewing Company
6:00 p.m.
Kansas City, MO
Click here to register for this event.
If you are traveling from out of town, you can reserve a room at the Sheraton Crown Center. The cutoff date for the NAMA rate is January 6th at 5:00 p.m. so don’t delay if you want a room.

Midsouth Chapter Best of NAMA Awards Banquet
January 20, 2015
Jim’s Place East
6:00 p.m.
Collierville, TN
More details, including registration, will be available soon. 

Region III Best of NAMA Awards Banquet
January 22, 2015 - Click to view the invitation.
World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
6:00 p.m.
Des Moines, IA
Click here to register for this event.
If you are traveling from out of town, you can reserve a room at the Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown. The cutoff date for the NAMA rate is January 5th so don’t delay if you want a room.

Southeastern Chapter Best of NAMA Awards Banquet
January 22, 2015
Cinco’s
5:45 p.m.
Suwanee, GA
Click here to register for this event.

Region IV Best of NAMA Awards Banquet
January 29, 2015 – Click to view the invitation.
Harley-Davidson Museum
6:00 p.m.
Milwaukee, WI
Click here to register for this event.
If you are traveling from out of town, you can reserve a room at one of the following hotels: The Iron Horse Hotel (888) 543-4766, Hilton Milwaukee City Center (414) 271-7250 or DoubleTree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown (414) 273-2950.

Information for Carolinas/Virginia Chapter winners is not available at this time.

Visit the NAMA calendar frequently for updated information and links.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at (913) 491-6500.

Agribusiness Leader/Marketer of the Year Awards

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 , 1:09 pm

Don’t forget to nominate the cream of the crop – Agribusiness Leader of the Year and NAMA Marketer of the Year.  Check out a list of current and past winners for Agribusiness Leader of the Year and NAMA Marketer of the Year.

Winners of these prestigious awards will be honored at the 2015 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 15 – 17 in Kansas City, MO.  Celebrate the achievements and impressive careers of the very best in agriculture with NAMA.

Agribusiness Leader of the Year Application:

Please download the application in Adobe PDF format here. Or fill out the online nomination short form here.

NAMA Marketer of the Year Application:

Please download the application in Adobe PDF format here. Or fill out the NAMA Marketer of the Year online nomination form here.

 

Submission deadline is January 16, 2015.

If you have any questions about these awards, please contact Jenny Pickett at (913) 491-6500 or jennyp@nama.org.

NAMA Industry Partnership Events

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 , 1:08 pm

Mark your calendars for these important dates to upcoming NAMA Partnership Events.  Watch the NAMA calendars for more events to come. National Events or Chapter/Regional Events

February 4
NAMA Reception at NCBA
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Meeting Room: Bowie B
8:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Click for more info on the NCBA Trade Show

February 27
NAMA/AAEA Reception at Commodity Classic
Phoenix Convention Center
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Click for more info on Commodity Classic

Leadership Changes for 2015

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 , 1:07 pm

A special thanks to all of the leaders that served this past year.  A special note of thanks to Kenna Rathai, Kenna B. Rathai Communications and Chuck Zimmerman, ZimmComm, who will be leaving the NAMA Executive Committee.  And welcome to Sara Steever, Paulsen and Gary Sakin, Monsanto who join the Executive Committee in 2015. We look forward to the coming year.

Winner of the Member-Get-A-Member Contest

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 , 1:06 pm

Congratulations to Chris Wood, Meredith Agrimedia, for winning an iPad Mini from NAMA on December 10.  Chris’ name was included in a drawing because he referred a new member to NAMA.

Win an iPad Mini from NAMA!

Written by NAMA on Monday, December 1, 2014 , 9:26 am

Only TEN more days to recruit!

Recruit someone you know to become a NAMA member and you will be entered to win an iPad Mini!

The “Member-Get-A-Member” contest will run from October 15 to December 10. The drawing will take place on December 11.

Simply tell your recruit to join NAMA online at http://www.nama.org/register.aspx and add your name and company in the “Referred By” box at the bottom of the page. They can also call the NAMA office, (913) 491-6500, to become a member, just remind them to mention you as their referral.

The more members you recruit, the more your name will be entered into the drawing and the better your chances are of winning the iPad Mini!

Region I Best of NAMA Awards Banquet

Written by NAMA on Monday, December 1, 2014 , 9:23 am

Invite-BestOfNAMAAwardsRegion I Best of NAMA Awards Banquet in One Week!

When: Monday, December 8, 2014

Where: Ad Farm, 1111 16th St., Sacramento, CA

Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Send your RSVP to ghains@capitalpress.com.

***Please RSVP by this Wednesday, December 3rd!***

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