Be a Part of the Connection Point

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 , 1:50 pm

Leading The ChargeEvery year at the Agri-Marketing Conference, professionals gather to explore the latest in techniques, trends and services. The Connection Point is an integral part of this event. If your target audience is the agri-marketer, you can’t afford to miss the 2008 Connection Point!

Over 1,200 agri-marketing professionals and students will be in Kansas City, April 16-18. These professionals include:

• Marketing executives from agribusiness companies
• Advertising agency professionals
• Public relations executives
• Media representatives
• Commodity and trade association professionals

These attendees have a significant amount of buying power. They are in charge of, or influence, media and promotions purchases. Getting exposure with these professionals could pay off for your company.

What happens in the Connection Point?

Receptions in the Trade Show
Wednesday, April 16, following the Best of NAMA Ceremony, the Trade Show will open with a Celebration Reception courtesy of DTN/The Progressive Farmer. Thursday evening will be a casual fun reception with roller roping and old time photography courtesy of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB).

Other Events in the Trade Show
In addition to the two receptions in the trade show, there will be a hot breakfast Thursday morning, courtesy of High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal in addition to the luncheon with a Country BBQ theme, courtesy of Truffle Media Networks and a break that afternoon sponsored by Gibbs & Soell with ice cream treats compliments of Hoard’s Dairyman magazine. Don’t forget to grab a cool beverage from the refreshment station courtesy of Farm Business Communications.

Trade Show Drawings
A 7” digital picture frame will be awarded at the end of each session to a trade show attendee. Plus, a grand prize drawing for an iPod NANO will be held at the end of the trade show session. Each booth will be provided a box to collect business cards, and they will be combined at the end of each session.

Virtual Trade Show
As an exhibitor at the Connection Point you will be featured as an exhibitor in the Virtual Trade Show. Trade show attendees can determine where you will be located and find out more about your organization before the event.

Relaxation Station
In addition to participating in the programs and events at the conference, you’ll be busy networking with peers, attending to business matters, etc. So stop by the Relaxation Station in the Connection Point to release any stress and ease any aches and pains. The Relaxation Station is sponsored by Nicholson Kovac.

To sign-up for a Trade Show booth in the Connection Point, visit

To register for the 2008 Agri-Marketing Conference visit

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