The National Agri-Marketing Association

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

2020 Agri-Marketing Conference

Keynote Speakers

Kelly McDonald
How Your Ag Business Can Market, Sell and Service Customers to Grow in New Ways

Kelly McDonald

Opening Keynote

Charlie Plumb
The Power of Choice

Charlie Plumb

Second Keynote

Frank Miles
Laugh At Fear

Frank Miles

Closing Keynote


The Brand Flip: Position Your Company for the Meaning Economy

Marty Neumeier

Bonus Keynote

Schedule of Events

Professional Schedule

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting
12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Beer & Bocce Ball to benefit NAMA Foundation
7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. San Diego Ag Tour
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Chapter Leaders' Workshop
12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Session
2:00 to 2:30 p.m. Board of Directors' Meeting
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Leader/First-Timer Reception
4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Best of NAMA Finalists' Reception
5:00 to 6:15 p.m. Best of NAMA Awards Ceremony
6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Best of NAMA Celebration Reception in the Connection Point
7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Opening General Session
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Second General Session
12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Connection Point Luncheon
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:00 to 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Connection Point Closing Reception
8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Bonus General Session
9:45 to 11:15 a.m. Closing Session

Student Schedule

12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Student Sales Competition
12:00 to 8:30 p.m. Student Marketing Competition Practice
5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Student Orientation
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Judges' Reception and Orientation
7:30 to 11:00 a.m. Student Marketing Competition Preliminary Heats
11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Student Luncheon
12:30 to 3:00 p.m. Student Marketing Competition Semi-Finals
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Student Critiques
7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast
7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Student Finals Practice
1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Student Marketing Competition Finals
5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Student Awards