Commodity ClassicThe premier commercial farmer conference in North America is just a couple of weeks away, and AEM is committed to doing its part to build momentum for agriculture by working to make this year’s Commodity Classic the most successful one yet.

Scheduled for Feb. 27-29 in San Antonio, Texas, Commodity Classic has experienced considerable growth and development as a top-notch, farmer-led professional ag show. However, AEM and its show partners – the National Corn Growers Association and the American Soybean Association – have remained steadfast in their efforts to serve both the farmers who attend Commodity Classic and the ag equipment manufacturers exhibiting their latest and greatest innovations on the show floor.

AEM is proud to play a role in putting on a show that’s uniquely positioned to shape the future of ag and help implement the steps necessary to ensure that future is a bright one for farmers and manufacturers. Efforts to grow and develop Commodity Classic have ultimately yielded a trade show produced for farmers and by farmers, as well as one that fosters a uniquely valuable forum for attendees and exhibitors to make meaningful and lasting connections with one another.

One year ago, AEM was pleased to announce it had assumed greater show management responsibility for Commodity Classic, joining the newly formed Management Committee and participating in conversations about the show’s future. Now, the Association is looking forward to the opportunity to take on greater involvement in the execution of Commodity Classic. This year, AEM will assist in surveying both attendees and exhibitors in an effort to provide the show’s Management Committee with accurate and impactful information to further drive the growth and development of Commodity Classic. In addition, next year will see AEM become even more involved with show management and registration.

Commodity Classic is the perfect show for AEM to leverage its experience and knowledge in running trade shows to help further meet the needs, wants and preferences of exhibitors and attendees. And with this year’s show right around the corner, there’s a wealth of reasons to be excited for Commodity Classic to get under way later this month:

  • Countless exhibiting companies are ready to unveil and discuss new and innovative products on the show floor
  • High-quality education sessions will provide valuable information and insights to help farmers in attendance do their jobs more efficiently and effectively
  • AEM – along with the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) – is proud to present the third annual Davidson Prize to three breakthrough and innovative products in the areas of agricultural, food and biological systems engineering

Commodity Classic is a one-of-a-kind event, and the farmer-driven partnership between AEM, NCGA and ASA has the show positioned for sustained success. The future of the show is bright, and AEM looks forward to helping make the premier commercial farmer conference in North America an even better overall experience and gathering place for all segments of agriculture.

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