The National Agri-Marketing Association

The nation's largest association for professionals in marketing and agribusiness

2018 NAMA Boot Camp

Whether you’ve just entered the rough working world or one who’s been through the NAMA Boot Camp drill before, sign up for this program today to learn more about the agri-marketing industry. This year the Boot Camp will take it to a new level expanding on marketing and agriculture basics.

Join the National Agri-Marketing Association for the 15th annual NAMA Boot Camp, August 15-17, in Kansas City. 

Who should attend?

  • Agency Account Executives
  • Media Professionals
  • Art Directors
  • Copywriters
  • Marketing Professionals
  • Sales Professionals
  • Previous Boot Camp Attendees

***All attendees will receive a notebook packed with agricultural terminology, facts, case studies and speaker presentations. This notebook has become one of the most popular aspects of the boot camp experience.

Did you attend last year?

If so, we want you back. This year’s program is a perfect continuation of the previous programs. Plan to come early for the Ag Tour. This tour will be sponsored by the MoKan Chapter of NAMA. Whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, the Agri-Marketing Boot Camp will give you the tools you need to more professionally market to the ag industry.


Wednesday, August 15



8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

MoKan Ag Tour

5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Dinner & Networking Activity

Thursday, August 16



8:30 to 9:00 a.m.


9:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Producer Panel

10:30 to 11:00 a.m.


11:00 a.m. to Noon

General Session

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon Session

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

2:30 to 3:00 p.m.


3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

4:30 to 6:30

Offsite Reception

Friday, August 17



8:30 to 9:00 a.m.


9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

General Session

10:00 to 10:15 a.m.


10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

Mentor Panel Discussion

11:30 a.m.

Meeting Adjourn

2018 Boot Camp Rates: 


On or Before July 24 After July 24
Members $325 $375
Non-Members* $400 $450
Ag Tour $75 $75

*NOTE: Non-Members will receive one year of NAMA membership free with a full Boot Camp registration. 

The Hotel:

The Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO. The room rate is $155.00 and the cutoff date is July 24, 2018. Reservations made after July 24 are subject to higher rates and potential unavailability. Call Marriott Reservations to reserve your room, 1 (800) 810-3708. Make sure to mention the National Agri-Marketing Association when making reservations. Click here to make your reservations online.

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