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#NAMA23 Wrap Up

Cindy Zimmerman

John Rozum (left) accepts the gavel from Deron Johnson as new NAMA president

The 2023 Agri-Marketing Conference in St. Louis last week was a great success with nearly 900 attending and about 200 of those first timers. The Student Marketing Competition had 25 student chapters competing with the final winner being the New Mexico State University student chapter.

More than 50 Best of NAMA awards were presented this year, including:
Best of Show awards
Advertising: John Deere / In-House
Public Relations: AGCO / Colle McVoy
Digital: Cobalt Cattle Co. / Bader Rutter
Specialty: Purina Animal Nutrition / Filament
GRAND CHAMPION: Idaho Potato Commission / EvansHardy + Young

Congratulations to the new President of NAMA President, John Rozum, Senior Director, Ag & Utility Exhibitions & Events Director with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), succeeding Deron Johnson of Curious Plot. Listen to an interview with Rozum below.
Interview with John Rozum, AEM (10:59)

Congrats also to all of the many organization award winners like Agribusiness Leader of the Year Eric Boeck, Regional Director North America Syngenta Seeds, NAMA Marketer of the Year Award Beth Burgy, President and Chief Operating Officer of broadhead, and Ag Association Leader of the Year Tim Price, Executive Vice President, Southern Cotton Ginners Association (SCGA). Listen to their remarks:

Remarks from Eric Boeck, Syngenta (2:51)

Remarks from Beth Burgy, Broadhead (4.24)

Remarks from Tim Price, SCGA (11:31)

The NAMA Fall Conference will take place early October in St. Louis and the 2024 Agri-Marketing Conference will be back in Kansas City, MO.

2023 National Agri-Marketing Conference Photo Album

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