Conference Activities

Best of NAMA Awards

The conference gets underway with the Best of NAMA awards. Awards are presented in 60 categories. It’s an evening ceremony that leaves you in a celebratory mood—and concludes in time to dine with key clients and customers!

Other Awards

Accolades continue into the second day of the conference. You’re invited to attend the General Sessions to celebrate the winners of several prestigious NAMA awards: Agribusiness Leader of the Year, NAMA Marketer of the Year and NAMA Leadership award winners.

ABEF Silent Auction – Support Student Careers

Support promising agri-business students as you mingle with exhibitors in the Connection Point. The Agri-Business Educational Foundation (ABEF) Silent Auction and Raffle benefit NAMA’s Student Careers Program and the ABEF respectively.

Bid on auction items while making your way through the exhibit area and buy your raffle ticket. To donate items to the auction, visit or contact Jenny Pickett at, 913-491-6500.


Mingle and Mentor

Students benefit from the wisdom and experience of seasoned professionals. This informal luncheon on Thursday, April 18, connects mentees with mentors who can give career advice and help begin building valuable professional networks.

To sign up now as a mentor for the luncheon visit