Register for NAMA Greatness

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The National Agri-Marketing Association is going to be “Growing Greatness in Kansas City.” It’s that time. Time to register for the 2015 Agri-Marketing Conference. Agri-marketers know constant challenge and improvement are critical to success. Settling for status quo and good enough just won’t do in this competitive industry. The keynote speakers NAMA has chosen for the 2015 Agri-Marketing Conference embody …

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NAMA Nominations Sought

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) is seeking nominations for the cream of the 2014 crop – Agribusiness Leader of the Year and NAMA Marketer of the Year. Who do you think belongs in the company of such past agribusiness leaders as Sonny Beck of Beck’s Hybrids (2014), Thad Simons of Novus International (2013), John Becherer of United Soybean Board (2012), …

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Recruit for NAMA and Win

Jamie Johansen

Recruit someone you know to become a National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) member and you will be entered to win an iPad Mini. The “Member-Get-A-Member” campaign will run from October 15 to December 10. The drawing will take place on December 11. Simply tell your recruit to join NAMA online and add your name and company in the “Referred By” box …

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Support Your Local Student NAMA Chapter

Chuck Zimmerman

Hopefully all you members of the National Agri-Marketing Association are finding ways to support your student chapter. Here’s an example of how Florida NAMA just got involved at an event to support our students, Gator NAMA. Gator NAMA is tied in with the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Ag Econ Club. They set up a promotional booth during …

Education, NAMA, University

Best of NAMA Deadline Friday

Cindy Zimmerman

Have you entered your best this year in the Best of NAMA yet? If not, you better hurry because the deadline is tomorrow, October 10. The Best of NAMA awards program honors the best work in agricultural communications. Actually, the best of the best, since companies/agencies must first qualify through regional competition in order to advance to the national level. …

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Support Agri-Business Educational Foundation Auction

Chuck Zimmerman

The Agri-Business Educational Foundation has an Online Media Auction going on until October 15. The proceeds support the National Agri-Marketing Association Student Careers Program. ABEF is the backbone of Student NAMA. With the help of generous funders, ABEF is ensuring a strong future for the agri-marketing industry by providing students the tools they need to succeed. So here’s what you …

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NAMA Fall Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

Sometimes what happens at NAMA stays at NAMA. Unless it’s on Flickr! The 2014 National Agri-Marketing Association Fall Conference has come and gone. I was unable to attend this year. It would have been my last Executive Committee Mtg. but family came first. I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience and camaraderie of working with some great agrimarketers the last three …

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NAMA Announces Professional Development Awards of Excellence

Jamie Johansen

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has named four recipients of the 2014 Professional Development Awards of Excellence. These awards honor NAMA members based on outstanding achievement in four professional development areas including: marketing communications, public relations, product/species management and sales. Award winners include: Marketing Communications Award of Excellence Ryan Rarking, marketing communications manager, Beck’s Hybrids Public Relations Award of Excellence …

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Another Successful NAMA Boot Camp

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This year marked the 11th annual NAMA Boot Camp, a three day conference for professionals in the agriculture industry or in marketing positions. Event participants were able to hear from several different speakers with topics ranging from challenges in the beef industry to the latest and greatest technologies. I visited with NAMA Boot Camp Chair Amanda Sollman to learn more …

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NAMA Fall Conference Reminder

Chuck Zimmerman

This is a reminder about the NAMA Fall Conference. I’ll be there. Will you? There is a great lineup of speakers coming to Chicago. Here are a few of them: Steve Hughes, founder and President of Hit Your Stride, LLC., has made it his mission to help people look and sound smart when they talk. He will give you great …

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