By John Rozum, AEM Director of Ag Events

Commodity ClassicThere’s no overstating it – AEM’s announcement of our continued participation in Commodity Classic, now as a partner and member of the event’s new management committee – is huge news for the equipment manufacturing industry and the agriculture market it serves.

After all, Commodity Classic is the premier commercial farmer conference in North America. Farmer-led and a top-notch professional ag show, it offers both show attendees and exhibitors a level of professionalism well beyond what other industry events can currently provide. And that’s why AEM is so excited about the next phase of our involvement in Commodity Classic, because our participating members know the farmers they meet on the show floor are there to learn, to network and – perhaps most importantly – to buy.

While Commodity Classic 2019 is just about a week away, our work at AEM is just beginning. We will continue to assist our show partners – the National Corn Growers Association and the American Soybean Association – in elevating the event further in order to create an even better forum for farmers and manufacturers to make meaningful and lasting connections with one another.

It’s been truly incredible to see Commodity Classic grow and develop over the years into what it is today: a show produced by farmers and for farmers, as well as one that pairs uniquely valuable educational opportunities with top-quality interactions between attendees and exhibitors. Now, with AEM’s plentiful experience and proven expertise in producing top-quality exhibitions and events at its disposal, the show will be able to provide an even more robust experience for farmers and manufacturers alike.

While AEM is focused on growing our involvement in Commodity Classic, we’re also looking forward to developing relationships with our partner associations to further our shared advocacy goals in support of a bright and prosperous future for American farmers. A prime example of how AEM currently seeks to do this is through our involvement in joint events like the Ag Demo Days, held for U.S. EPA and USDA staff. These events not only provide first-hand opportunities to see equipment in action and speak with the farmers who use it, they also serve as illustrations of just how strong and impactful our associations can be when they are brought together to work toward a common goal.

Want to hear more about AEM’s partnership with Commodity Classic? Looking to learn more about how our association supports ag equipment manufacturers and the farmers who use it? Stop by the AEM booth at this year’s show, slated for Feb. 28-March 2 in Orlando, Florida, and share your thoughts on how AEM can help your company secure an even greater return on its investment in Commodity Classic. 

Commodity Classic is America's top agricultural convention and trade show, managed by farmers, for farmers. The trade show connects cutting-edge agribusiness decision-makers with high-caliber, innovative, professional farmer leaders seeking the latest innovations in agriculture.

For more information, visit http://www.commodityclassic.com/home

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