NAMA Releases Slate of Events for 2016

Kelly Marshall

Save the date!  National Agri-Marketinig Association is announcing their schedule of events so you won’t have to miss anything.  The NAMA calendar will also be updated regularly, so check back for new information. Region I (Western Pacific Chapter) January 27, 2016 San Diego, CA Region II (Cornhusker, Gateway, Great Plains, Missouri-Kansas, Rocky Mountain and Southwest Chapters) January 14, 2016 6:00 – …

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NAMA Professional Development Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

NAMA announced the winners of this year’s Professional Development Awards at the recent Fall Conference in Denver. Each year, NAMA recognizes industry leaders in the areas of marketing communications, sales and public relations. The 2015 Marketing Communications award recipient is Christine Hart-Nieland, Senior Account Manager at Brighton Agency. An agri-marketing veteran of nearly 25 years, today Chris is on the …

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2015 NAMA Fall Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2015 National Agri-Marketing Association Fall Conference is underway in Denver. Daily reports are once again being posted to YouTube by Max Armstrong. His first one is below. Like many of us who would like to be at the conference I’m following when I can on social media. Isn’t it great? I hope so. Even though you may not be …

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Rocky Mountain Ag Tour 2015

Chuck Zimmerman

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association conducted a tour just prior to this week’s NAMA Fall Conference. Titled, “Fun, Flour and Farm-to-Table,” this group visited Rock Creek Farm, Ardent Mills and Linger Restaurant. Photos from the tour can be found here. After an opening reception last night the program kicks off with meetings and beginning workshops. The …

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NAMA Honors Professional Development Winners

Kelly Marshall

National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) recognizes leaders from each of three fields; marketing communications, sales and public relations.  They are pleased to announce the 2105 Professional Development Award winners. The 2015 Marketing Communications award recipient is Christine Hart-Nieland, Senior Account Manager at Brighton Agency. A veteran of nearly 25 years, today Chris is on the Brighton Ag Leadership team and directs …

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What Does Sustainable Mean to the Consumer?

Jamie Johansen

The 2015 NAMA Bootcamp was again held in Kansas City, MO. The event attracts those new to the world of agri-marketing or simply new to the agriculture community. Sustainability and the consumer was one breakout session which discussed how farmers and ranchers can communicate with food connectors and millennials about sustainability. U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) CEO, Randy Krotz, …

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NAMA Boot Camp ZimmCast

Chuck Zimmerman

This week the National Agri-Marketing Association’s annual Boot Camp is taking place in Kansas City, MO. The Chair for the conference this year is Michelle Jones, Iowa Soybean Association. During the conference Jamie Johansen spoke with her about this year’s schedule and how the conference was going. So, I’m sharing that interview in my ZimmCast this week. In case you …

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NAMA Boot Camp 2015

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association’s annual Boot Camp is taking place starting with a farm tour hosted by the local MOKAN Chapter. Our Jamie Johansen is there. Follow her on Twitter where she has already broadcast live via Periscope this morning. The first stop of the farm tour is Byergo Angus. There will be an opening general session and dinner this …

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NAMA Boot Camp Deadline to Register

Chuck Zimmerman

Just two weeks. That’s all you’ve got left to register for the NAMA Boot Camp and hotel room. After that the price goes up. The cutoff date for the Sheraton is August 3. Make sure you book your room by then in order to get the cheaper NAMA room rate. Click here to reserve your room today. August 3 is …

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Preview of NAMA Fall Conference 2015

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s not too early to look ahead to the National Agri-Marketing Association Fall Conference. This year it is taking place in Denver, CO, September 22-14. To learn what it’s all about I spoke with Committee Chair Alison Berry, HLK. She says the theme, “Reach New Peaks,” really hits on the location and on the fact that since everyone is trying …

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