NAMAAEM Senior Director of Ag and Utility Exhibitions and Events John Rozum recently assumed the role of president for the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA).

Rozum, a longtime member of NAMA and a member of the organization’s Executive Committee since 2017, officially assumed the duties of NAMA president at the organization's 2023 Agri-Marketing Conference, held earlier this month in Kansas City. Rozum replaces outgoing NAMA President Deron Johnson of Curious Plot.

“I’m thrilled and humbled to help lead this growing organization, and grateful for AEM’s partnership with NAMA,” said Rozum. “It’s exciting to see so many AEM members among those who see NAMA as a valuable tool to help their marketing teams develop new skills and insights.”

Rozum has served as vice president of NAMA, and in addition to holding the role of president of the NAMA Badger chapter. He has also served as chair of the NAMA Chapter Services Committee and is a longtime member of the organization’s planning committees.

His work for AEM trade shows and exhibitions includes serving as Show Director for The Utility Expo and International Fluid Power Exposition (IFPE), and he leads the association’s efforts to support fellow show organizers in holding Commodity Classic.

NAMA is the premier organization for agri-marketing professionals. For over 60 years, the organization has provided education and insights that position NAMA members for success and equip them to deliver greater value for their companies and employers in a rapidly changing world.

Over 3,500 college students and professional members in the food and fiber industry trust NAMA to give them access to solutions and opportunities. And with 23 chapters in six regions across the country, NAMA helps members grow their agribusiness careers both locally and nationally.

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