Join NAMA & NAFB at Ag Media Summit

Written by NAMA on Thursday, June 13, 2019 , 12:34 pm

Headed to Ag Media Summit? Join NAMA and NAFB for a post-dinner reception on Monday, July 29, from 9-11 p.m. at TGI Fridays Patio (Next to Doubletree Bloomington), 7730 Normandale

This is a great way to network with colleagues and meet other NAMA members. This event is free to all and there’s no need to register.

Fall Conference Theme Announced

Written by NAMA on Thursday, June 13, 2019 , 11:59 am

Mark your calendars for Hustle – the 2019 NAMA Fall Conference, October 7-9, in St. Louis. The Gateway NAMA Chapter will host an Ag Tour on October 7. Watch for details!

Special thanks to Brighton Agency for the Fall Conference theme and logo design.

Fall Conference Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Written by NAMA on Thursday, June 13, 2019 , 11:59 am

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the NAMA Fall Conference, October 7-9, in St. Louis.

The opportunities below are a great way to get your company noticed.

Contact Jenny Pickett, for more details.


Opening Video – Video production costs

Second Keynote Speaker – $2,000

Closing Session – Through the Lens of a Leader – $2,000

Thursday morning panel with Agency C-Suites –  $1,000

Continental Breakfast – 2 available – $1,500 each

Breaks – 3 available – $1,000 each

Onsite Signage – $1,000

Breakout Sessions – $500

Name Badges – $500

Program Guide Ads: Full Page – $1,000; Half Page – $500; Quarter page – $250


Logo and name listed on the website, promotional brochure, emails, program guide and on signage.

If sponsoring a reception or break, the ability to use your own signage or distribute items.

If sponsoring a speaker, the opportunity to introduce them

First right of refusal for next year’s event.

NAMA/Connectiv Webinar: The New Ag Census and What it Means to Agri-Marketers

Written by NAMA on Thursday, June 13, 2019 , 11:59 am

Dr. Michael Gunderson, Professor and Director at the Purdue Center for Food and Agricultural Business, will present key findings from the recently released 2017 Ag Census and explain how they will impact agri-marketers. Dr. Gunderson will highlight key data and trends in both the crop and livestock sectors. 

July 18, 2019, 2 pm CT
Registration information will be available soon.

Cardinals Game with Gateway NAMA

Written by NAMA on Thursday, June 13, 2019 , 11:57 am

Join St. Louis area agri-marketing professionals for an evening at the ballpark from Busch Stadium’s new Premium Party Suites!

Gateway NAMA invites you to join other members (and friends of NAMA) to cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals as they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Come see old friends — and make new ones — from the area’s thriving agribusiness industry.

WHEN: Tues., July 16 (first pitch 7:15; pregame networking happy hour begins at 5:30)

WHERE: Busch Stadium, 700 Clark Ave., St. Louis, MO 63102 Premium Party Suite

COST: $35 per person Full buffet and bar service included

To RSVP and purchase your ticket(s), please click below before July 1, 2019.

Tickets will be mailed to the address provided in registration.


Questions? Interested in becoming more involved in Gateway NAMA?

Contact Colin Pennington, or Nancy Hallahan,

Look for details on other exciting NAMA-sponsored events soon!

Badger NAMA Pizza on the Farm Social

Written by NAMA on Thursday, June 13, 2019 , 11:57 am

June is National Dairy Month! To celebrate, join Badger NAMA for a social including a farm-to-table wood-fired pizza dinner at Mapleton Farm by Flying Cow Pizza. Brett Buchanan, owner of Flying Cow Pizza, will give a brief talk on the history of Flying Cow Pizza and the importance of the dairy industry. There will also be live music, local craft beer on tap, and more.

Location | Mapleton Barn: W359N9370 Brown Street, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 53066 

Date | June 20, 2019 
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Dinner and Networking 
Cost | $15 

Register Now

Nominations Open for Professional Development Awards of Excellence

Written by NAMA on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 , 11:06 am

Nominations are being accepted for the NAMA Professional Development (PDA) Awards.

The Professional Development Awards of Excellence honor NAMA members based on outstanding achievement in each of the Professional Development Areas (PDA). Awards of Excellence will be presented in the areas of (1) Marketing Communications, (2) Product/Species Management, (3) Public Relations and (4) Sales.

The deadline for submitting nominations for the Professional Development Awards of Excellence is July 19, 2019.  These awards will be presented at the 2019 Fall Conference, October 7-9 in St. Louis.

Nominees for the Awards of Excellence must be NAMA members. Nominators should target individuals with direct planning and execution responsibilities in the respective Professional Development Area from agribusiness and related companies. If you have any questions regarding these awards, please contact Jenny Pickett at

Please fill out the online nomination form.

View the rules and regulations and past winners on the NAMA website.

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