Register Now for the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference

Written by NAMA on Thursday, December 15, 2016 , 9:26 am

170x170-amc-buttonWhat do an NFL head coach, “management guru” and a survivor of a potentially deadly childhood accident have in common?

Two things: Incredible leadership lessons to share from their life experiences and the distinction of being a keynote speaker at the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference.

Get ready to “Go Big” with NAMA and the exciting presenters you’ll hear in Dallas! Register now to get more details as the conference unfolds.

The Agri-Marketing Conference website is now live! Check it out now to find information on the keynote speakers, hotel reservations and much more!

 

Save the Dates: Regional Best of NAMA Celebrations

Written by NAMA on Thursday, December 15, 2016 , 9:26 am

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 II
(Cornhusker, Gateway, Great Plains, Missouri-Kansas, Rocky Mountain and Southwest Chapters)
January 12, 2017
6:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00 p.m. – Awards
Children’s Mercy Park at Sporting KC, Kansas City, KS
Click here to register.

Region III
(Cornbelt, Iowa, North Central and Northern Prairie Chapters)
January 25, 2017
6:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00 p.m. – Awards
Up-Down and Wooly’s, Des Moines, IA
Click here to register.

Region IV
(Badger, Chicago, Heartland and Mid-America Chapters)
January 19, 2017
6:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00 p.m. – Dinner
8:00 p.m. – Awards
The Discovery World, Milwaukee, WI
Click here to register.

Florida & Southeastern Chapter
January 19, 2017
Cinco’s Restaurant, Suwanee, GA
Additional information will be available soon.

Midsouth Chapter
January 23, 2017
Additional information will be available soon.

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 Deadline Extended

Written by NAMA on Thursday, December 15, 2016 , 9:25 am

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

The deadline to submit your bids has been extended to Friday, December 23!

Proceeds from the Media Auction support the Student NAMA Careers Program. The ABEF is the backbone of Student NAMA. With the help of generous funders, ABEF is ensuring a strong future for the agri-marketing industry by providing students with the tools they need to succeed.

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.

New NAMA Awards Celebrates the Next Generation

Written by NAMA on Thursday, December 15, 2016 , 9:25 am

To thrive in the future, the NAMA community needs to develop and support the next generation of members. Know someone with a bright future in the industry? Now’s the time to shine the spotlight on them!

There’s sure to be at least one person like this in your company… you know, the go-to guy or gal who impresses everyone with their knowledge of hot trends. The one who always goes above and beyond to make sure your projects succeed. Bright young professionals are the lifeblood of the industry and we want to honor them with a special award.

NAMA will select up to five such individuals. Winners receive Complimentary Registration to the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 26-28, where awards will be presented at one of the opening sessions. Companies or individuals would bear the travel expenses. The group will meet with the NAMA Executive Committee at their April meeting.

Eligibility

•  Nominees must be under 35 years old.

•  Nominees must be NAMA members.

•  Individuals must be nominated by a supervisor or manager within their company or through chapter or national leadership.

•  Individuals are nominated in the following areas:

•  Ag Company, Agency or Media.

•  All nominations must be submitted online.

•  Deadline for nominations is January 1.

•  More than one individual per company may be nominated.

Selection Process

Up to five winners will be selected by the Professional Recognition Committee and Executive Committee liaisons. Previous winners of the award will also be included on the selection panel after the inaugural year.

Winners will be announced on January 31. Winners are awarded a plaque and complimentary registration to the Agri-Marketing Conference where they will be recognized.

Find out more information on the website.

Agribusiness Leader & NAMA Marketer of the Year

Written by NAMA on Thursday, December 15, 2016 , 9:25 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 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 26 – 28, in Dallas, TX.  Celebrate the achievements and impressive careers of the very best in agriculture with NAMA.

Agribusiness Leader of the Year Application:

Please fill out the online nomination form. Click here to find more information about this award.

NAMA Marketer of the Year Application:

Please fill out the online nomination form. Click here to find more information about this award.

Submission deadline is January 20, 2017.

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

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