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 or TFI Director of Member Services Valerie Sutton.

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.

Future Meetings:

Sept. 17-19, 2017
Washington Marriott Marquis
Washington D.C.

Sept. 23-25, 2018
Westin St. Francis
San Francisco, CA

North American Fertilizer Transportation Conference


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

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Future Meetings: 

Oct. 16-18, 2016
Hyatt Aviara
Carlsbad, CA

Oct. 21-23, 2018
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale
Scottsdale, Ariz.

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 2016 Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference will take place Nov. 15-17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., at the Hyatt Pier Sixty-six.

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Future Meetings:

Nov. 15-17, 2016
Hyatt Pier Sixty-six
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Nov 14-16, 2017
Hilton New Orleans
New Orleans, LA.

Nov. 13-15, 2018
Venue to be confirmed


Nov 19-21, 2019
Venue to be confirmed, Fla. 

TFI Annual 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 2017 Annual Meeting will be held Feb. 6-8, 2016 at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Future Meetings:

Feb. 6-8, 2017
Westin Kierland
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Feb. 12-14, 2018
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, CA 


Feb. 11-13, 2019
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Orlando, Fla.


Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2022
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Orlando, Fla.

4R Nutrient Stewardship Summit

The annual 4R Nutrient Stewardship Summit includes a day and a half of sessions and is open to agricultural stakeholders interested in learning more about 4R Nutrient Stewardship efforts and impacts. A wide variety of industry stakeholders, including representatives of key government agencies, are encouraged and welcome to attend. Visit the 4R Nutrient Stewardship website for registration and hotel information.

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