February 1–2 2018, All dayWhere
Columbus Marriott NW 5605 Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, Ohio 43017
The Ohio AgriBusiness Association will hold its annual Industry Conference, providing education and networking opportunities for agribusiness professionals, including the OABA Industry Dinner and OABA Annual Meeting.
During general sessions and breakouts, attendees will explore challenges and connect knowledge to help improve the industry. Topics include economic outlook, crisis communication, hiring challenges, weed and insect management, trade, decision making, nitrogen management, technology, risk management, transportation, cover crops and more.
The Industry Networking Dinner on Feb. 1 will feature keynote speaker Jamie Richardson, pice President of government & shareholder relations for White Castle Systems, Inc. Richardson will address how employee passion and excellent customer service work to create a family of customers.
Continuing education units (CEUs) are available for both Certified Crop Advisers and state licensed pesticide applicators that attend the conference. A complete agenda is available.
All-inclusive registration for the event includes admission to both days of educational programming and all meals, including the Industry Networking Reception & Dinner and OABA Annual Meeting. Registration fees are as follows:
OABA Member: $260 ($335 after Jan. 15, 2018)
OABA Non-member: $400 ($475 after Jan. 15, 2018)
Individual day and reception/dinner-only registrations are also available, as are exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities.
Hotel accommodations for the Columbus Marriott Northwest can be made online or by calling 614-791-1000 and using the code “Ohio AgriBusiness Association.” The OABA hotel block reservation deadline is Jan. 15, 2018.