Join NAMA, AAEA & NAFB at the Commodity Classic

Written by NAMA on Thursday, January 31, 2019 , 1:33 pm

Mark your calendars for a joint cocktail reception hosted by 
NAMA, AAEA and NAFB at Commodity Classic in Orlando!

When: Friday, March 1, 2019

Where: 
Orange County Convention Center
Room 307 A
Orlando, FL

Time: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Co-sponsored by AAEA, NAFB and the Florida and Rocky Mountain NAMA Chapters

New NAMA Members

Written by NAMA on Thursday, January 31, 2019 , 1:32 pm

New Member List:
Welcome our New Members for January 2019:

CAROLINAS/VIGINIA
Valerie Rasmussen, Midan Marketing

CHICAGO
Adam Baudoux, AgroLiquid
Molly Conlon, Midan Marketing

CORNHUSKER
Matt Gunderson, Farmers National Company

FLORIDA
Meredith McDuffie, Midan Marketing
Katie Morris, Wedgworth’s Inc.

GATEWAY
Thomas Hosack, Meredith

IOWA
Ryan Albers, Performance Marketing
Shelby Schaa
Catherine Wootten, Meredith Agrimedia

MIDSOUTH
Tim Dlabaj, Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC

NORTH CENTRAL
Nate Praska, Centra Sota
Andy Wuebben, Informa-Farm Progress

NORTHERN PRAIRIE
Alec Winmill, Agweek

ROCKY MOUNTAIN 
Rainey Evens, Brown Company

SOUTHWEST
Jennifer Blackburn, United Sorghum Checkoff Program

AT LARGE
Nicole Arnett
Cory Ritter, AMVAC Chemical

NAMA Job Network

Written by NAMA on Thursday, January 31, 2019 , 1:31 pm

The NAMA Job Network has moved to the Members Only Section of the NAMA website.

Click here to visit the website and login. Once logged in, click on the Member Dashboard link at the top right and then you can choose to post a job or view job listings.

If you are not a NAMA member but would like to have a job posted to our site, please email Lauren Chaney with the job details.

***Be sure to include ALL the following: company name, company website URL, job title, job description, job location and directions on how to apply.

2019 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 10-12

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 , 8:42 am

Register now  for the 2019 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 10-12, in Kansas City. Visit the conference website for conference, hotel and registration details.

Check out our lineup for the 2019 Breakout Sessions

·  Business Transformation

·  A Story About Compelling Storytelling

·  How to Maximize Your Marketing Budget During a Tight    Ag Economy

·  Creating Communication Magic

·  Career Growth in a Changing World  

·  Digital Marketing – Trends and Value

· Farm Forward – Artificial Intelligence for Today and in the Future 

· Five Powerful Ways to Connect with Your Audience by
  Creating & Sharing Content

· Four Immutable Trends in Agriculture for 2019 and Beyond

Connection Point:

Looking for opportunities to place your company’s products and services before decision-makers in the ag marketplace? NAMA’s Connection Point is for you. Contact Lauren Chaney to book your booth today.

Sponsorship:

Looking for other ways to get noticed? Check out the website or get in touch with Jenny Pickett for sponsorship opportunities.

Register today to save money and get a jump on your 2019 calendar! #NAMA19

Best of NAMA Regional/Chapter Events

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 , 8:29 am

Important Dates to Keep In Mind 

January 17
Region III Best of NAMA Event
6:00 p.m.
Prairie Meadows Casino and Hotel
Altoona, IA
Tickets: $75
Click here to register.

  • Region III Hotel:
    Prairie Meadows Casino & Hotel
    1 Prairie Meadows Dr.
    Altoona, IA 50009
    Guest Room: $119
    To reserve: 515-957-3000 or 800-325-9015 and identify as NAMA group or
    Click here to reserve online and enter group code of 01172019FIE
    Cutoff Date: January 8, 2019

January 17
Cornhusker Chapter Event
Celebrate the New Year and Experience the NEW Cornhusker NAMA
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Omaha, NE
Click here for more information.

January 22
Midsouth Best of NAMA Event
6:00 p.m.Grove Grill
Memphis, TN
Tickets: $40
Click here to register.

January 23
Iowa NAMA Event
Metro Marketing MIxer
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.The Iowa Taproom
Des Moines, IA
Click here to register.

January 24
Region IV Best of NAMA Event
6:00 p.m.Prairie St. Brewing Co.
Rockford, IL
Tickets: $85
Click here to register.

  • Region IV Hotel:
    Hilton Garden Inn Rockford
    7675 Walton St.
    Rockford, IL 61108
    Guest Room: $139
    To reserve: 815-229-3322 and identify as NAMA group or click here to reserve online.
    Cutoff Date: December 26, 2018

January 24
Florida/Southeastern Best of NAMA Event
5:45 p.m.Cinco Mexican Cantina
Suwanee, GA
RSVP to Michele Egan

January 31
Carolinas/Virginia Best of NAMA Event
5:30 p.m.
G&S Business Communications
Raleigh, NC
Click here to register.

February 7
Badger Chapter Event
Badger State Bourbon Basics
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
J. Henry & Sons Farm Tour, Tasting, Appetizers
Dane, WI
Click here to register.

Region I Best of NAMA Event
More information will be available soon.

If you would like to list your event on the NAMA calendar, please email the meeting details to Debbie Brummel.

If you have already hosted events, please send any write-ups and photos to Debbie.



Region II Best of NAMA Awards Celebration

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 , 8:27 am

The Region II Best of NAMA Awards Celebration on January 10, 2019 at the Grand Street Cafe in Kansas City, MO. With almost 100 attendees, it was an exciting evening to celebrate the best of the best in agri-marketing. Out of the 313 entries submitted through the Cornhusker, Gateway, Great Plains, Missouri/Kansas, Rocky Mountain and Southwest NAMA Chapters, we learned who would be eligible to compete in the National Best of NAMA Competition. 

Click Here to Download the list of WINNERS

A big thank you to the Region II Best of NAMA Committee for all their hard work to make this night possible: Randy Happel, Bader Rutter; Cheri Knoy, Farm Progress; Jeff Moore, Farm Progress; and Scott Lynn, Woodruff.

Nomination Deadline for NAMA Professional Awards

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 , 8:22 am

NAMA provides several opportunities for professional recognition. Do you have a candidate in mind for one, or all, of these awards? Go ahead and nominate someone today! January 18, 2019 is the nomination deadline for the following awards. These awards will be presented at the 2019 Agri-Marketing Conference in Kansas City!

Ag Association Leader of the Year
About the Award
The Ag Association Leader of the Year award recognizes outstanding achievement in an association or commodity organization.
Click here for the online nomination form.


Agribusiness Leader of the Year
About the Award
The Agribusiness Leader of the Year award recognizes leadership achievement in agriculture and the food and fiber industry. This award attracts agribusiness leaders and leaders in private, public or academic service.
Click here for the online nomination form.


NAMA Marketer of the Year
About the Award
NAMA will recognize its active members with senior management of marketing and/or sales responsibilities with the NAMA Marketer of the Year award. This award is the most prestigious honor awarded to an active member of the association and honors outstanding accomplishments in the field of agri-marketing.
Click here for the online nomination form.


Next Gen NAMA Award
About the Award
To thrive in the future, the NAMA community needs to develop and support the next generation of members. NAMA’s Next Gen Award honors active NAMA members under 35 years of age that show great potential in the industry.
Click here for the online nomination form.



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