Join NAMA in the Sunshine State

Shed some new light on your agri-marketing career. NAMA is taking the conference to Jacksonville, Florida in 2014. Soak up the rays as well as the latest trends in ag communications, social media, and industry news. The location may be new, but the forecast for making new connections and chances to rub elbows with leaders in the ag industry is as sunny as ever. You bring the sunscreen—we’ll bring the fresh ideas.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

  • 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Executive Committee Meeting
  • 11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ABEF Golf Outing
  • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Golf Reception

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

  • 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Florida Ag Tour
  • 9:00 a.m. - Noon Chapter Leaders' Workshop
  • 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Board of Directors' Meeting
  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop
  • 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Leader/First-Timer Reception
  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Best of NAMA FInalists' Reception
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Best of NAMA Awards Ceremony
  • 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Best of NAMA Celebration Reception in
  • 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. the Connection Point

Thursday, April 10, 2014

  • 7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Omelet Feast
  • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Opening General Session
  • 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Second General Session
  • 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Connection Point Luncheon
  • 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Student Marketing Competition Finals
  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  • 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Connection Point Break
  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Connection Point Closing Reception/
  • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. ABEF Silent Auction
  • Midnight - 2:00 a.m. Last Call Event

Friday, April 11, 2014

  • 8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions
  • 10:30 a.m. - Noon Closing Session Brunch

John Deere Financial

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

  • Noon - 5:00 p.m. Student Practice
  • 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Student Orientation
  • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Judges' Reception/Orientation
  • 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Student Practice

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

  • 7:30 - 11:00 a.m. Preliminary Heats
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Student Luncheon
  • 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. Semi-Finals
  • 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Student Critiques

Thursday, April 10, 2014

  • 7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Omelet Feast
  • 7:30 a.m. - Noon. Student Finals Practice
  • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Opening General Session
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Second General Session
  • Noon - 1:30 p.m. Student Mentor Luncheon
  • 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Student Competition Finals
  • 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. Student Awards
  • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Student Advisors' Reception
  • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Outgoing & Incoming Student Chapter Presidents' Reception
  • 9:00 p.m. - Midnight Student Party
  • Midnight - 2:00 a.m. Last Call Event

John Deere Financial

Look Who's Coming to Conference!

Check out who’s coming to the 2014 Agri-Marketing Conference at http://www.nama.org/2014AMCRegList.pdf. Get registered today and meet us in Jacksonville, April 9-11.

To register visit https://www4983.ssldomain.com/nama/ConferenceRegistration/Default.aspx?confid=59.

For more information on the conference  visit www.nama.org/amc.

We look forward to seeing you!

 

Mark Your Calendars for Future Agri-Marketing Conferences!

 

2015 – April 15 – 17 – Kansas city
2016 - April 13 – 15 – Kansas city
2017 – April 26 - 28 – Dallas
2018 – April 11 - 13 – Kansas city
2019 – April 10 - 12 – Kansas city

 

2014 Keynote Speakers

Ryan Estis

Ryan Estis

Chief Experience Officer, Ryan Estis & Associates
The Brand Experience

Successful brands serve as a promise about an experience that creates expectations in the hearts and minds of customers and employees. The ability to influence culture will define and determine the impact of your brand experience. In this highenergy, high-impact keynote, Ryan will examine how culture can be a catalyst for success.

Connie Podesta

Connie Podesta

Motivational Keynote Speaker, Sales and Leadership Keynote Speaker, Certified Counselor, Author, Human Behavior Expert

STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD: How to Be #1 and Stay There!

Business as usual? No way! Status quo? Move over! Change? Get used to it! Bottom line: Your future success depends on your ability to outshine past performance...out-think old ideas... and outmaneuver anyone who says it can’t be done. You and your brand have to be so extraordinarily unique and vital that people will choose to do business with you instead of your competitor! Ready? Meet Human Relations expert Connie Podesta. Refreshingly candid and to the point, she’ll bring out your edgy, creative, competitive side as she takes you inside the minds of today’s savvy, but super-demanding global market. Connie will share some powerhouse strategies to help you increase sales, profits, good will and your customer base. Isn’t it time you accelerated past the competition and enjoyed the benefits of being #1? Let Connie show you how.

John Izzo

Dr. John Izzo

Corporate Advisor, Best-selling Author

Stepping Up Your Game in Work & Life

Why do some people keep growing and going to the next level in terms of business success and personal fulfillment? Stepping up means taking the personal initiative to set higher goals and seek feedback. Dr. Izzo will inspire you to make a bigger difference for your clients, connect more deeply with those you serve, and reveal the secrets to lifelong success.

Our Sustaining Partners


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