Warm Up With NAMA

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 , 12:12 pm

It’s been a long, cold winter and now it’s time for some summer fun and networking with your friends and peers on the golf course or at your local chapter meeting.

This spring and summer is host to plenty of golf outings and chapter meeting to keep you out of the office and in the warmth of a NAMA event. Check out the NAMA Calendar of Events at http://www.namablog.org/?page_id=16 to locate a Golf Outing or Chapter Meeting near you!

Awards of Excellence

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 , 12:12 pm

Forum LogoIt’s time to begin thinking about who to nominate for the 2006 Professional Development Awards of Excellence. The deadline for submitting nominations is September 1, 2006.

These awards will be presented at the 2006 Agribusiness Forum, November 14-15, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City.

These awards honor NAMA members based on outstanding achievement in each of the Professional Development Areas (PDA): (1) Marketing Communications; (2) Product/Species Management; (3) Public Relations; and (4) Sales. Nominees must be NAMA members. Nominators should target individuals with direct planning and execution responsibilities in the respective Professional Development Area from agribusiness and related companies.

The deadline for submitting nominations is September 1. If you have any questions regarding these awards, please contact Eldon White at eldonw@nama.org.

To download the nomination form in an Adobe .PDF format, visit http://www.nama.org/awards/PDAapplication.pdf.

You can also fill out the form on-line at http://www.nama.org/awards/pdaonlineform.htm.


Written by NAMA on Monday, May 8, 2006 , 11:33 am

AMC LogoThe 2006 Agri-Marketing Conference & Trade Show is over! If you haven’t already, please take a few minutes to fill out the on-line survey at http://www.nama.org/amc/survey.htm. Your feedback will help in the planning of the 2007 Agri-Marketing Conference & Trade Show, April 11-13 in Dallas!

On another note, we would like to thank all of our conference sponsors that helped to make this conference a success. We couldn’t have done it without you! For a complete listing of this year’s sponsors visit, http://www.nama.org/amc/sponsor/sponsors.htm.

If you’re interested in signing up for a sponsorship for the 2007 Agri-Marketing Conference & Trade Show in Dallas, e-mail Eldon White at the NAMA office at eldonw@nama.org to convey your interest

Presentations Available

Written by NAMA on Monday, May 8, 2006 , 11:33 am

Some of the presentations from the Agri-Marketing Conference are available to hear and view. The audio of these presentations are available in an mp3 format and the slides in handout form in a pdf format.

If you were a registered attendee or participant of an event, you were sent the password to access the files. If you do not have the password, contact the NAMA office at lindas@nama.org.

If you did not attend the event, visit http://www.namablog.org/?page_id=86 and click on “Purchase” at the side of the event to order the file or password.

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