Upcoming Chapter Events

Written by NAMA on Monday, September 12, 2011 , 11:03 am

Mark your calendars for an upcoming chapter event near you!

If you have any write-ups or photos from your previous events, please send the information to Kathi Conrad at kathic@nama.org to get it in the NAMA e-News.

MoKan NAMA ~ Tuesday, September 13

Please save the date for a Mo-Kan NAMA Chapter luncheon discussion you won’t want to miss!  Tuesday, September 13, an experienced panel will tackle the issue of “How to Maintain Your Corporate Identity in a World of Social Media.”

WHAT:  September Mo-Kan NAMA Lunch Meeting
Sally Behringer, BCS Communications, Cory Sullivan, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., David Darr, Dairy Farmers of America
:  Tuesday, September 13 – Networking at 11:30 am; Lunch and Panel begin at Noon
:  Trezo Mare, 4105 North Mulberry Drive, Kansas City, MO 64116 (in the shops of Briarcliff Village), (816) 505-3200

Meal cost is $15 for members, $25 for non-members. We will be drawing for a $50 cash door prize.  Make sure to bring your business cards!  Must be present to win.

Cornbelt NAMA ~ September 15

Please join Cornbelt NAMA for a TRI-tour – 3 in 1 on Thursday, September 15. We’ll meet at the Kirkwood Equine Center on the Kirkwood Community College Campus at 2:15.

2:30 – Diamond V  – walk thru their Research and Innovation Center at the Kirkwood Community College
3:30 – Liz Lindner, the Equine Center’s Assistant, will discuss how they market the facility that is eastern Iowa’s premier show facility
4:00 – tour of the Iowa Equestrian Center

In lieu of a charge for the meeting, we’ll ask for donations to the Iowa Equestrian Center.

Please reply to Luann Pisark at luann@jlfarmakis.com. (cell-319-631-2383 – in case you need to call for directions)

CAMA Webinar~ September 20

Topic: New challenges need new approaches for agri-food leaders

You are invited join us on Tuesday, September 20 to hear Dr. David Sparling, Professor and Chair of Agri-Food Innovation and Regulation, Richard Ivey School of Business.

Time:      2:30 pm – 3:30 pm EST   (1:30 – 2:30 CDT; 12:30 – 1:30pm CST & MDT)
Cost:      $30 per person

Click here to register for the webinar.

Thank you to our sponsor: Top Crop Manager

If you have any questions about the webinar or how to register, please contact Mary Thornley, CAMA Executive Director, (519) 389-6552;  info@cama.org

Ohio NAMA ~ September 21

Are you attending the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio? If so, Ohio NAMA is providing a meet and greet so NAMA members can get together and enjoy some snacks and beverages.  Please make plans to join them at the Vice President’s Tent on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, from 5:00 until 6:30 p.m.

Questions can be directed to Mike Krouse (mikek@unverferth.com)

Northern Prairie NAMA ~ September 21

Golferoo 2011! Registration deadline extended to Sept. 19!

King’s Walk Golf Course
Grand Forks, ND

Entry fees: $65/person
Membership Special: $200 – Tournament Registration plus 1 year of NAMA Membership
Sponsorship Opportunities – $100
Team: $350 – 4 player registration and recognition in tourney program and at awards banquet

Email your name, company, sponsorship level or registration option to Dave McSparron at dave@rrfn.com or call 218-230-3010
Please include other team members if you wish to play with a certain group or ask to be assigned to a team.

Iowa NAMA ~ September 30

The first 2011-2012 Iowa NAMA meeting is on Friday, September 30, at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines. Iowa State Fair Marketing Director Lori Chappell will give us a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to plan and promote the state’s largest event. Join us and find out why nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair!

Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program starts at noon. The cost is $20 per person.

Please RSVP by Monday, September 26!

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Sheraton Hotel
1800 50th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Friday September 30, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CDT

Badger NAMA ~ October 6

You’re invited to the Badger NAMA Reception at World Dairy Expo 2011!

Date: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011
Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. – Student Chapter Program – “The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: What I wish I knew going into my first job” (professionals welcome to attend)
Upstairs Lounge of WDE Exhibition Hall

Please join the Badger NAMA Chapter at our World Dairy Expo 2011 reception. Share some Expo laughs with your colleagues and relax after a long day working the tradeshow, watching the pristine bovine or entertaining clients. The reception will include beverages sponsored by Alltech, light appetizers and networking with dairy industry professionals from across the country. Friends and colleagues welcome to join!

RSVP via Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/BadgerNAMA

For any questions or additional information, please contact Andrea Bloom at abloom@vitaplus.com.

Southwest NAMA ~ October 11

Texas State Fair – Agriculture Awareness Day ~ 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

You are invited to a catered event by FH Chevy Texas.  Southwest NAMA will have the opportunity to drive a Chevy and meet other professional influencers in the area.  The Chevy Team will speak briefly on the Chevy Texas PR activities at the TX State Fair both this year and last.

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