The National Agri-Marketing Association

The nation's largest association for professionals in marketing and agribusiness

Whether you’ve just entered the rough working world or one who’s been through the NAMA Boot Camp drill before, sign up for this program today to learn more about the agri-marketing industry. This year the Boot Camp will take it to a new level expanding on marketing and agriculture basics.
Join the National Agri-Marketing Association for the 16th annual NAMA Boot Camp, August 14-16, in Kansas City. 

Who should attend?

  • Agency Account Executives
  • Media Professionals
  • Art Directors
  • Copywriters
  • Marketing Professionals
  • Sales Professionals
  • Previous Boot Camp Attendees

Did you attend last year?

If so, we want you back. This year’s program is a perfect continuation of the previous programs. Plan to come early for the Ag Tour. This tour will be sponsored by the MoKan Chapter of NAMA. Whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, the Agri-Marketing Boot Camp will give you the tools you need to more professionally market to the ag industry.

Program of Events    

Wednesday, August 14

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Ag Tour (optional)
4:00 p.m.
Boot Camp Registration
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception and Dinner

Thursday, August 15

8:30–9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00–10:30 a.m. Producer Panel
10:30–11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.–Noon General Session
Noon–1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30–2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
2:45–3:00 p.m. Break
3:00–4:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Offsite Reception

Friday, August 16

8:30–9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00–10:00 a.m. General Session—Growing Your Career
10:00–10:15 a.m.
10:15–11:15 a.m. Mentor Panel / Closing Session
11:30 a.m. Boot Camp Adjourns

The Hotel

Boot Camp will take place at the Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza, located at 4445 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111. Room rates begin at $159.  Hotel Cutoff date is July 23, 2019.
Reserve your room today!


There are great sponsorship opportunities available for Boot Camp! For more information, please contact Jenny Pickett at (913) 491-6500 or

2019 Boot Camp Rates


On or Before July 26 After July 26
Members $325 $375
Non-Members* $400 $450
Ag Tour $75 $75

*NOTE: Non-Members will receive one year of NAMA membership free with a full Boot Camp registration. 

Get the Notebook

All attendees will receive a notebook packed with agriculture terminology, facts, case studies and speaker presentations. This notebook has become one of the most popular aspects of the boot camp experience. 

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