The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) hosts a number of conferences on an annual basis. Each event is designed to provide TFI members the most current information on industry trends and policy and regulatory issues, while also creating an environment for exceptional networking opportunities with fertilizer industry leaders and decision makers.

For more information regarding any of the Institute’s conferences, please contact TFI Director of Conferences Linda McAbee by telephone at (202) 515-2707 or via e-mail at or TFI Director of Member Services Valerie Sutton at

TFI World Fertilizer Conference

TFI's largest meeting, the World Fertilizer Conference, draws approximately 800-900 delegates from as many as 60 different countries that represent all sectors of the fertilizer industry. The conference, which takes place each September, provides two days of networking and conducting business with industry leaders. The agenda includes two breakfast sessions with high profile speakers focusing on the global challenges facing the fertilizer industry. The 2014 World Fertilizer Conference will be held Sept. 7-9 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, Calif. Conference information will be available in May, 2014.

Future Meetings:

Sept. 7-9, 2014
Westin St. Francis
San Francisco, Calif. 
Sept. 27-29, 2015 
Westin Boston Copley Place and Fairmont
Boston, MA

Sept. 25-27, 2016
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, Calif.  

North American Fertilizer Transportation Conference

The North American Fertilizer Transportation Conference is co-hosted by The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) and the Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI). The meeting provides an opportunity for shippers and carriers to discuss issues of concern and work to reach mutually-beneficial solutions to logistical problems.

Future Meetings: 

Oct.  19-21, 2014
Lowes Ventana Canyon
Tucson, AZ  


Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference

The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) and the Fertilizer Industry Round Table (FIRT) jointly host the Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference in the fall of each year. The conference is geared towards industry members, financial analysts, business consultants, trade press representatives, agricultural retailers, agronomists, engineers and government economists. Conference participants can expect to gain perspective on the outlook for agriculture and major fertilizer materials and inputs from industry experts. New technology and issues that impact plant nutrition are also key topics of discussion at the conference. The 2013 Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference will take place Nov. 19-21 in Tampa, Fla., at the Tampas Marriott Waterside Hotel.

Future Meetings:

Nov. 18-20, 2014
Hyatt Regency
Savannah, Ga. 

TFI Fertilizer Marketing & Business Meeting

The Fertilizer Marketing Business Meeting, which is held in February each year, brings together members from each sector of the fertilizer industry for two days of networking and conducting business leading up to the spring planting season. The 2013 Fertilizer Marketing Business Meeting will be held Feb. 3-5, 2014 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, Calif. Click here to view the conference website. 

Future Meetings:

Feb. 3-5, 2014
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, Calif.

Feb. 9-11, 2015
Westin Kierland
Scottsdale, Ariz. 
Feb. 1-3, 2016
Westin Diplomat
Resort and Spa
Hollywood, Fla.