Agribusiness Leader & NAMA Marketer of the Year

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 , 10:50 am

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 2016 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 13 – 15, 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 or fill out the online nomination form.

NAMA Marketer of the Year Application:

Please download the application in Adobe PDF format or fill out the online nomination form.

Submission deadline is January 22, 2016.

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

Register Now for a Chance to Win!

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 , 10:49 am

image001[1]Register for the 2016 Agri-Marketing Conference by the end of 2015 and you will be entered into a drawing to win an iPad Mini!

The 2016 Agri-Marketing Conference will take place April 13-15 in Kansas City, MO. NAMA will get your career growing “From the Ground Up” with top-notch keynote speakers, ground-breaking breakout sessions and, as always, countless opportunities for networking! The AMC website is up and running and will continue to be updated as more information is known.

Register for the 2016 Agri-Marketing Conference by December 31, 2015 for a chance to win. We hope to see you in Kansas City!

Save the Dates for Best of NAMA!

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 , 10:48 am

Save the Dates!

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 website as additional information becomes available.

Region I
(Western Pacific Chapter)
January 27, 2016
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
The Tides Restaurant, San Diego Convention Center
In conjunction with the NCBA Convention
San Diego, CA

Region II
(Cornhusker, Gateway, Great Plains, Missouri-Kansas, Rocky Mountain and Southwest Chapters)
January 14, 2016
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Boulevard Brewing Company, Kansas City, MO
Click here to view the invitation and register.

Region III
(Cornbelt, Iowa, North Central and Northern Prairie Chapters)
January 28, 2016
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Mill City Museum, Minneapolis, MN
Click here for registration and hotel information.

Region IV
(Badger, Chicago, Heartland and Mid-America Chapters)
January 21, 2016
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Austin’s Fuel Room, Libertyville, IL
Click here to view the invitation and to register.

Carolinas/Virginia Chapter
January 20, 2016
HQ Raleigh
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Raleigh, NC
Registration information will be available soon.

Florida & Southeastern Chapter
January 21, 2016
Cinco’s Mexican Cantina
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Suwanee, GA
RSVP to Michele Egan by January 15.

Midsouth Chapter
January 21, 2016
Jim’s Place Grille
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Collierville, TN
Click here to register.

Visit the NAMA calendar frequently for updated information and links.

If you have any questions, please call us at (913) 491-6500.

ABEF Media Auction Last Call

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 , 10:47 am

Are you still looking for a way to stretch your 2016 ad budget?

Buy some of your advertising for next year from the best ag publications at prices more competitive than normal while donating to a great cause! 

Don’t hesitate because the Agri-Business Educational Foundation Online Media Auction buying will close at the end of the year! Proceeds from the Media Auction support the Student NAMA Careers Program.

Simply enter the minimum bid on the package you want and IT IS YOURS!

The Media Auction is available online through the NAMA website. Click here to view the media packages and start bidding!

For questions, call the NAMA office at (913) 491-6500 or email Jenny Pickett.

Winner of the Member-Get-A-Member Campaign

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 , 10:46 am

Congratulations to Mark Vierthaler, Servi-Tech, Inc., for winning an iPad Mini from NAMA! The names of members who referred new members to NAMA membership between October 15 and December 10 were included in a drawing that took place on December 11.  Mark was the lucky recipient whose name was drawn and an iPad Mini is on its way to him. Thanks to everyone who participated for their referrals!

Iowa NAMA Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 , 10:45 am

Join the Iowa NAMA Chapter on January 8th at Monsanto’s training facility near Huxley, Iowa to hear from Randy Krotz, CEO of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance.

Mr. Krotz will share insight on some of the consumer research that USFRA has conducted and some updates on the groups’ activities and learnings. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about connecting with consumers and how USFRA can help enhance the dialogue.

11:30 a.m. — Networking and Lunch

12 – 1 p.m. —  Presentation and Q&A with Randy Krotz

Please register by Tuesday, January 5.

REGISTER NOW!

Questions? Contact Ellie Weiss or visit the chapter’s new website www.namaiowa.com.

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