Daren Coppock, President/CEO, Agricultural Retailers Association, gave us a preview of last week’s convention and now you can hear his review. I told him I look at these interviews as the bookends for my coverage! Although I might still have a couple more stories to share.
Daren says, “We’re really pleased and the basis for that opinion is the feedback I’ve gotten from members that have been here.” The last number he had heard at the time of our interview was 798 in attendance which is a record for the convention. Daren commented again on how important the networking opportunities are for ARA members and that’s why they build the program to include as much of that time as possible. Daren says the staff has a very busy winter season that includes a January board meeting and more. No rest for the weary I guess.
Listen to my interview with Daren here: Interview with Daren Coppock, ARA President/CEO