January 31–February 1, 12am–12amWhere
Columbus Marriott Northwest 5605 Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, Ohio 43017
Ohio AgriBusiness Association’s conference provides education and networking opportunities for agribusiness professionals.
This will be the seventh year the Industry Conference has been held, with more than 350 industry professionals attending the 2018 event.
During general sessions and breakouts, attendees will navigate the future of the agriculture industry with leading experts. Topics include economic outlook, trade, trust and transparency, weeds, insects, nutrient management, transportation, technology, climate trends, risk management, and more.
The Industry Networking Dinner Jan. 31 will feature keynote speaker Thomas A. Balzer, president and CEO of the Ohio Trucking Association. Balzer will explore leadership lessons learned through a most unconventional method, titled “Leadership Lessons I Learned by Being a Couch Potato.”
Continuing education units (CEUs) are available for both Certified Crop Advisers and state licensed pesticide applicators that attend the conference. Agenda
All-inclusive registration for the event covers admission to both days of educational programming, all meals, including the Industry Networking Reception & Dinner and the OABA Annual Meeting. Registration fees are as follows:
OABA Member: $275 ($350 after Jan. 15, 2019)
NonMember: $425 ($500 after Jan. 15, 2019)
Individual day and reception/dinner-only registrations are also available, as are exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities. Visit OABA online for more information and to register.
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, 2019.