Save on Your Ad Budget and Support Student NAMA

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:13 am

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 Agri-Business Educational Foundation Media Auction is open for bidding! The deadline to submit your bids is December 15, 2017.

Proceeds from the Media Auction support the Student NAMA Careers Program. ABEF is the backbone of Student NAMA. 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 Sherry Pfaff.

Register Now for Regional Best of NAMA Events

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:13 am

Regional Events:

Region I
(Western Pacific Chapter)
December 6, 2017
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Bayer Crop Science Biologics & Vegetable Seeds Research Site
West Sacramento, CA
Click here for more information and to RSVP.

Region II
(Cornhusker, Gateway, Great Plains, Missouri-Kansas, Rocky Mountain and Southwest Chapters)
January 10, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Grand Street Café
Kansas City, MO
Tickets: $75
Click here to register.

Region II Hotel:
Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Guest Room: $149
To reserve: 1-800-810-3708 and identify as NAMA group
Cutoff Date: December 20, 2017

Region III
(Cornbelt, Iowa, North Central and Northern Prairie Chapters)
January 18, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Securian Club at CHS Field
St. Paul, MN
Tickets: $75
Click here to register.

Region III Hotel:
Intercontinental Saint Paul Riverfront
11 Kellogg Boulevard East
St. Paul, MN 55101
Guest Room: $139
To reserve: (651) 292-1900 and identify as NAMA group
Cutoff Date: December 21, 2017

Region IV
(Badger, Chicago, Heartland and Mid-America Chapters)
January 25, 2018
6:00 p.m.
The Orpheum Theater
Madison, WI
Tickets: $85
Click here to register.

Region IV Hotel:
Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club
One West Dayton St.
Madison, WI 53703
Guest Room: $139
To reserve: 800-356-8293 and identify as NAMA group
Cutoff Date: January 5, 2018


Chapter Events:

Carolinas/Virginia Chapter
January 17, 2018
Durham, NC

Midsouth Chapter
January 22, 2018
Porcellino’s Restaurant
Memphis, TN

Southeastern and Florida Chapters
January 25, 2018
Suwanee, GA

Visit the NAMA calendar frequently for updated information and links.

If you have any questions, please call us at (913) 491-6500.

Win a Free 2018 Agri-Marketing Conference Registration

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:12 am

Recruit a new NAMA member and be entered into a drawing for complimentary registration to the Agri-Marketing Conference next April. The campaign will run through December 15 and the drawing will take place December 18.

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!

December Webinar: Winning the Name Game – How to Create Unforgettable Names

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:12 am

Winning the Name Game – How to Create Unforgettable Names

A series of letters. A word. That’s all a name is. Choose the right one, though, and it can create magic. It can change behavior. It can be the difference between success and failure. It can live for generations.

Join Mollie Young, Founding Principal of Nametag International, a global naming and brand strategy firm, as she leads you through a step-by-step process of how to create unforgettable names.

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Time: 2:00 p.m. (Central)

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

Click here to register for this webinar!

New NAMA Members!

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:12 am

New Member List:
Welcome our New Members for November 2017:

Deborah Wing

Mark Giz,
Jeffrey Luke, BioWorks

Rachel Beilsmith, FamilyFarms Group
Ariel Weinman, FamilyFarms Group

Tyler Campbell, LS2group
Krystal McLaughlin, Winfield United

Amy Sharp, Sullivan Branding

Marci Rhind, Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition

Mark Vanderlinde, CHS, Inc.
Jennifer White, Infinity Direct

North Central Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:12 am


Come and share the Holiday cheer with the North Central NAMA chapter on Thursday, December 7th from 5:30-9:00pm at the Fulton Brewing Taproom. The event will provide free food and beverages for all attendants. If you know a co-worker or friend who should be a member of NAMA, please bring them with you! It will be a great recruiting event.

The chapter is encouraging each guest to bring a gift for Toys for Tots. It is a way for our organization to contribute back to a worthy cause this time of the year. Have a Happy Holiday Season!

WHEN: Thursday, December 7th, 5:30PM – 9:00PM

WHEREFulton Brewing Taproom | 414 N 6th Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Toy donation for Toys for Tots is encouraged

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: For any questions, please email Tyler Smith.

Badger Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 , 9:12 am

Second Harvest Food Bank Volunteer Event

Make a difference this holiday season!  Join Badger NAMA in volunteering at Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin.  The group will help prepare food and other products for distribution to food pantries, shelters, meal sites, etc.  Tasks may include sorting, labeling, and packaging food into family-friendly portions.  Attendees will also tour the facility and learn how Second Harvest maximizes its impact to nourish southern Wisconsin families.

WHEN: Wednesday December 13
9 to 11:30 a.m. – Volunteer at Second Harvest
12-1 p.m. – Lunch at The Great Dane Eastside

WHERE: Second Harvest: 2802 Dairy Drive, Madison, WI 53718.
Lunch at The Great Dane Eastside: 876 Jupiter Drive, Madison, WI 53718

$20 for members
$25 for non-members
$15 for students


Deadline to register: Monday, December 4

For each person who participates, Badger NAMA will donate $20 to Second Harvest Foodbank up to a maximum of $500.

Contact Andrea Slattery (608.250.4257) with any questions.

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