Join NAMA & ARC at NAFB Convention

Written by NAMA on Friday, October 20, 2017 , 11:27 am

NAMA and the Agricultural Relations Council will co-host a reception at the NAFB Convention, Wednesday, November 8, 2017. It will take place at the Westin Crown Center on the Garden Terrace in Kansas City from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Watch your email for more details.

For more information visit the NAFB Convention website.

2017 Best of NAMA Regional Events

Written by NAMA on Friday, October 20, 2017 , 11:27 am

December 6
Region I Best of NAMA Awards Event
Location TBD

January 10
Region II Best of NAMA Awards Ceremony
Grand Street Café
Kansas City, MO

January 17
Carolinas/Virginia Best of NAMA Awards Ceremony
Durham, NC

January 18
Region III Best of NAMA Awards Ceremony
Securian Club at CHS Field
St. Paul, MN

January 25
Region IV Best of NAMA Awards Ceremony
The Orpheum Theater
Madison, WI

January 25
Southeastern Best of NAMA Awards Event
Location TBD

Donate a Package and Support Student NAMA

Written by NAMA on Friday, October 20, 2017 , 11:27 am

ABEF would appreciate your support by contributing a media package from your organization to help support the efforts of our Student NAMA Chapters. Proceeds from the media auction will help fund scholarships, student NAMA activities and the Student Marketing Competition.

The deadline to submit packages is November 1, 2017.

Please visit the website for a list of guidelines and to donate a media package.

Win a Free Conference Registration

Written by NAMA on Friday, October 20, 2017 , 11:27 am

Recruit someone you know to become a NAMA member and be entered into a drawing for complimentary registration* to the Agri-Marketing Conference next April. The campaign will run from October 15 through December 15. The drawing will take place December 18.

Simply tell your recruit to join at and add your name and company in the box titled “Referred by.”

The more members you recruit, the more your name will be entered into the drawing!

*Registration is non-transferable.

Have a Presentation You’d Like to Share?

Written by NAMA on Friday, October 20, 2017 , 11:26 am

NAMA is providing an opportunity for you to share a presentation with the agri-marketing community via webinar. Webinar topics must be both cutting edge and of current interest.  Case studies showcasing strategies and results are also popular with members.

In addition to the opportunity to engage our community, webinar presenters receive recognition through pre- and post-promotion via the NAMA website, e-News and social media feeds.

If you’re interested in learning more, follow this link for additional details. But don’t let too much time go by; the deadline to submit is November 15. Presentations submitted are in consideration for the 2018 calendar year.

November Webinar: Synergy Between Marketing & Sales to Dominate Your Market

Written by NAMA on Friday, October 20, 2017 , 11:26 am

Synergy Between Marketing & Sales to Dominate Your Market

When the marketing team and sales team work in unison, feedback flows freely in both directions, products & services are launched that fit the market at the right time and a company grows. Greg Martinelli, with Ag Sales Professionals, will cover some common disconnects between marketing and sales that occur over time. He will also cover ways to recognize and prevent them.

Greg Martinelli is a Sales Coach, Consultant & Trainer who works with Agriculture companies to dramatically increase sales productivity, profits and ultimately dominate their market. He spent the last 25 years developing sales teams across the Midwest that focused on the feed and grain business for both national & international markets. He runs Ag Sales Professionals, focusing on high engagement and high productivity, which lead to higher profits and increased market share for the sales teams he works with.

When: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Time: 2:00 p.m. (Central)

Cost: $40 for members and $50 for non-members

Click here to register for this webinar!

Heartland Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Friday, October 20, 2017 , 11:26 am


Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM (CDT)
1200 Greenbriar Drive
Normal, IL 61761

A 45-minute guided private tour with beer tastings and a souvenir glass. On this complimentary $7 tour (paid by Heartland NAMA), guests will experience an up-close view of the brewery’s operations while receiving a more in-depth account of how the brewery cellars and sours some of their most sought-after beers.

Tour will include:
• Malt/grain room
• Mill room
• Brewhouse
• Fermentation lane
• Packaging area
• Cooler
• Barrelhouse
• Beer Sampling
• 10% off any merchandise purchased on the same day as the tour (beer and food excluded)

You MUST be 21+ and have a valid ID to participate. Please check-in at the Brewery Shop located on the east end of The Beer Hall at least 10-15 minutes prior to the tour.

*Brewery Tour attendees MUST wear closed toe shoes. Any guest wearing open toe shoes will not be admitted on to the tour.

You’re invited to stay afterwards for dinner (at your expense).
Email Jill Messamore to RSVP.

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