Over 80 attendees braved temperatures in the negative numbers to celebrate the Best of Region 3 at the Marriott Courtyard in Moorhead, Minnesota.
Hosted by the Northern Prairie chapter of NAMA, the event honored the best work of the North Central, Iowa, Cornbelt and Northern Prairie Chapters. The region had 319 entries and the judging was held in Kansas City in November.
Emcees, Roger Reierson, AdFarm and Cliff Meyer, Farm & Ranch Guide/MN Farm Guide, kept the group entertained and the show moving along.
First and merit awards were given in 61 categories and 3 best of shows were awarded. Best of Show Awards are as follows:
Category: Brochures, Catalogs-directed to dealers, distributors or sales reps
National Pork Board
The Richards Group
The Other White Album
Category: Customer Events
Minneapolis Grain Exchange
Minneapolis Grain Exchange 125th Anniversary Celebration
Wyeth Animal Health
Adculture Group Inc.
LeptoVax and Duramune
All first and merit winners are eligible to advance to the national competition. Winners will be notified by February 1 on how to advance their entries.
Thanks to all of the Region 3 sponsors:
Farm & Ranch Guide/Iowa Farmer Today/Minnesota Farm Guide/Tri-State Neighbor
Padilla Speer Beardsley
Adculture Group, Inc.
Broadhead + Co.
Farm Progress Companies
Osborn & Barr Communications
Pioneer Hi-Bred International
Successful Farming/Agriculture Online/Living the Country Life
Two Rivers Marketing
John Deere Credit
Paulsen Marketing Communications