Chart Your Course to Success With #NAMA20 Keynote Speakers

Written by NAMA on Friday, January 17, 2020 , 12:40 pm

Join NAMA in San Diego where our keynote speakers will help you:

  • Discover innovative ways to reach clients and customers
  • Navigate through difficulty and overcome challenges
  • Learn to laugh at fear, take hold of opportunity and sail toward your goals 

Watch the videos on YouTube to hear from our fantastic keynoters. They’re ready to guide your marketing voyage as you cast off for exciting new destinations.

Sponsorship Opportunities in San Diego

Written by NAMA on Friday, January 17, 2020 , 12:39 pm

Sponsorship at the Agri-Marketing Conference is a great way to get your company noticed. Many opportunities are still available. NAMA also welcomes creative sponsorship opportunities. Contact Jenny Pickett at

Join NAMA, NAFB and AAEA at Commodity Classic

Written by NAMA on Friday, January 17, 2020 , 12:39 pm

Planning to be in San Antonio for Commodity Classic? Mark your calendars to attend a reception hosted by NAMA, NAFB & AAEA on February 28 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Room 211 of the San Antonio Convention Center. All are welcome and there is no need to register.

National Ag Day Opportunities

Written by NAMA on Friday, January 17, 2020 , 12:39 pm

Food brings everyone to the table thanks to American agriculture. Your company can ensure that message is heard on National Ag Day – March 24, 2020 – and gain recognition as a trusted leader and partner.
Become an Ag Day sponsor and enjoy opportunities to:

  • take an active role in shaping the public’s perception of ag
  • help shape the Ag Day experience in planning stages
  • make grassroots community and educational events possible
  • inspire a new generation of ag champions
  • put your organization in front of key industry and government decision makers

Events will be held across the nation and culminate with Ag Day in Washington, DC. As a sponsor, you’ll get vital exposure through Ag Day Contests, Taste of Ag Celebration, Capitol Hill visits and more. Unique options are available for Commodity Organizations!

To learn more and secure your seat at the table, visit or call (913) 491-1895.

For questions, email Jenny Pickett at

NAMA Welcomes New Members

Written by NAMA on Friday, January 17, 2020 , 12:39 pm

Welcome to new members since December 12, 2019.

Kevin Roepke, US Soybean Export Council

Jenna Crayton, Charleston|Orwig, Inc.

Matthew Bradley, BASF

Belinda Harter, Women in Agribusiness

Angie Harden, GROWMARK, Inc.

Amy Busch, National Pork Board
Katie Hultgren, Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance

Todd Hickman, Fastline Media Group, LLC

Shields Thompson, Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC

Alex Blake, Angus Media
Katie Burns, OBP
Carlos Caraza, Bayer Crop Science
Tyler DuBry, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity

Samantha Coulson, Natl. Cattlemen’s Beef Assn.

Desiree Allen, Ag Information Network & CAYAC
Tommy Allen, Ag Information Network of the West
Kevin Blodgett, Capital Press

Region 2 Honors Best Creative Work

Written by NAMA on Friday, January 17, 2020 , 12:39 pm

Region 2 (MoKan, Gateway, Cornhusker, Great Plains, Rocky Mountain & Southwest Chapters) kicked off the new year with their Best of NAMA Ceremony on January 9 at the Grand Street Event Space in Kansas City. The ceremony, emceed by Tyne Morgan, Farm Journal Media, had approximately 100 in attendance. To see a complete list of the winners, click here and check out NAMA Flickr for pix of the event.

Region 3 Celebrates in Minneapolis

Written by NAMA on Friday, January 17, 2020 , 12:39 pm
Leaders from North Central NAMA and the Regional Best of NAMA Committee.

The McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota was the venue for the Region 3 Best of NAMA Ceremony (North Central, Iowa, Cornbelt, Northern Prairie Chapters).

Almost 120 were in attendance and were entertained by emcee Phil Johnson.

Special thanks to all the sponsors and leaders that made this event possible. To see a complete list of the winners, click here and check out NAMA Flickr for pix of the event.

Watch Your Mailbox for the 2020 Conference Brochure

Written by NAMA on Thursday, January 2, 2020 , 2:19 pm
The brochure for the 2020 Agri-Marketing Conference will hit your mailbox soon! Chart your course to success in San Diego, April 15-17.

You won’t want to miss the special Pre-Conference workshop on Wednesday, April 14. This workshop is geared towards in-house and small marketing departments.

In addition to the great breakout sessions, the conference will feature four keynote speakers.

Kelly McDonald
How Your Ag Business Can Market, Sell And Service Customers To Grow In New Ways
Thursday, April 16, 9:00 a.m.

Charlie Plumb
The Power of Choice
Thursday, April 16, 11:00 a.m.

Marty Neumeier
The Brand Flip: Position Your Company for the Meaning Economy 
Friday, April 17, 8:30 a.m.

Frank Miles
Laugh at Fear
Friday, April 17, 9:45 a.m.
Register online at

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