Agronomy Conference and Expo

AUGUST 12 - 14, 2024 | Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, MO

Centered on retail agronomy leaders, this conference serves as a platform to expand agronomic knowledge, network with peers, and discover new market opportunities, while digging into the dynamics of effective business practices. The conference aims to empower attendees with actionable solutions they can bring back to their businesses and customers while exploring the future of agriculture. The expo will provide hands-on engagement and exhibits that showcase the latest innovations.

Who should attend?

Who should exhibit?

  • Suppliers/any company wanting to do business with ag retail or those listed above

The following enhancements have been added to bring you more value at the 2024 Agronomy Conference and Expo:

  • Expanded educational offerings:
    • Addressing your business challenges
      • Attendees will gain insights into business topics including supply chain intricacies, communication strategies, vital soft skills to communicate effectively both within their teams and to their customers, attracting talent and employee retention, and more.
    • Discussion-based and interactive content
      • Hear more from your peers through shared case studies
    • Seated lunch with the option to sit at a discussion table
  • Increased peer-to-peer networking opportunities:
    • First time attendee orientation and reception on Monday to help newcomers navigate the conference and maximize their time away from the office
    • Designated networking lounge with space to meet up with other attendees
    • Dine around on Tuesday evening: if you don’t already have plans of your own, we will provide reservation slots for attendees to sign up for to have dinner with a group of other attendees
    • Join us for a fun late-night party in the lobby bar on Tuesday featuring the hotel’s renowned light show on display
    • Discounted tickets available for the following activities, all located within Union Station: the St. Louis Wheel, Aquarium, Mini Golf, Ropes Course, Carousel, and Mirror Maze
  • Hosted Buyer Program: qualified agronomy leaders can attend the conference on a complimentary basis. Please contact Alice McKinnon at [email protected] to participate in the program.
  • Tailored experiences for retail companies: Contact us to bring a group of 10 or more employees from your company and we will provide a meeting room and other personalized opportunities for team building and networking.
  • Concierge connections: Tell us your interests in product or service categories and we will make the introductions for you
  • Enhanced business development opportunities for exhibitors
    • Increased engagement on the show floor
      • Designated expo-only time on the schedule
      • Tech talks/innovation spotlights: exhibitors can secure a 10-minute presentation to share their products and services on stage
    • New and improved thought-leader sponsorship opportunities: contact us to develop a personalized sponsorship in alignment with your company’s brand; themes include education, environmental stewardship/4Rs, innovation, and more.
    • 10 complimentary customer invites for exhibitors (customers must be a qualified agronomist or grower who is not already registered)
    • Pre-conference marketing assets to help exhibitors maximize their presence at the show

Who Should Attend?

 

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Conference Fees

Rates
TFI Member Early Bird: $350                   
Non-Member Early Bird: 
$495
Regular Member Rate: $450
Regular Non-member Rate: $695

Interested in participating in our Hosted Buyer Program?

  • qualified agronomy leaders can attend the conference on a complimentary basis. Please contact Alice McKinnon at [email protected] to participate in the program.

Discounted rates for group registrations are available. Please contact Peyton Harper at [email protected] to receive discounted rates for TFI members with a group of 10+.

The full registration fee includes:

  • Attendance at all conference education sessions
  • Full access to the tradeshow floor
  • Breakfast and lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Networking Receptions
  • Coffee Lounge throughout the day
  • Conference mobile app containing conference schedule and attendee list

Payment Options

Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Please provide your credit card number, expiration date, and credit card billing address. All credit card transactions are processed in U.S. dollars and subject to the current U.S. exchange rate.  

International Attendees: For international attendees wishing to pay by another payment method, please contact Valerie Sutton at [email protected]Please note: The Fertilizer Institute is not responsible for foreign check or wire transaction processing fees not included in the actual transfer. Attendees will be required to pay the fee if the check is not drawn on a U.S. bank or if a wire transaction processing fee is not included in the actual transfer.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be received via email to Valerie Sutton, [email protected] by May 27, 2023, for a refund of the registration fee (less 25% administrative fee). No telephone cancellations are accepted. After May 27, 2023, all registrations will be non-refundable. No-show attendees will not be refunded. Substitutions may be made by contacting TFI's conference department or onsite. Refunds for payments made by check will be processed within two weeks following the conference.

Registration List
Registrations are not official until payment is received. A list of all registered delegates will be provided to registered and paid attendees only. Please note that your name, company, address, and email will appear exactly as you have indicated on your registration form. A final list of registered delegates will be available on the conference mobile app. No additional list of attendees will be provided during or after the conference.

Terms & Conditions
The TFI Registration Terms and Conditions apply to all registrants and your participation in the TFI Event (both in-person and virtual), regardless of whether your registration is submitted by you or your proxy. By registering, you accept these terms and conditions.

Attendee List Scam Warning
As with many larger conferences and trade shows, companies may try to contact TFI Conference attendees and exhibitors, claiming to represent TFI or its Conferences (and/or leaving out important information so that it’s ambiguous whether they represent The Fertilizer Institute), offering TFI Conference attendee lists or Industry Contact Lists. The Fertilizer Institute does not ever sell or give away membership or attendee contact information*. No company is authorized to distribute or sell any lists for the event. The Fertilizer Institute does not rent, share or sell your attendee contact information to third parties.

Monday,
August 12

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Exhibitor Setup
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TFI Committee Meetings
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
First-time Attendee Orientation and Reception

Tuesday,
August 13

7:30 am - 9:00 am
General Session Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Education Breakouts
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Networking Lunch
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Expo Hours, featuring Show Floor Education
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Happy Hour in the Expo Hall
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
After Hours Party in the Hotel Lobby Bar

Wednesday,
August 14

7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Expo Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Breakouts
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch in the Expo Hall
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closing General Session
3:00 pm
Exhibitor Breakdown

Who should exhibit?

  • Suppliers/any company wanting to do business with ag retail or independent agronomists, including those who provide the following products or services:
    • Biotech and biologicals
    • Consulting
    • Crop inputs
    • Farm management systems
    • Farming equipment
    • Precision farming
    • Robotics
    • Satellite imaging and drones
    • Sensors
    • Software
    • Soil testing and analysis

Pricing
Members $2,400
Non-members: $2,500

For more information on exhibitor opportunities, please contact:

Bethany Murphy Exhibits & Sponsorship The Fertilizer Institute Cell: 732-804-7166 Email: [email protected]

By submission of your company’s exhibit space application, all exhibiting companies agree to abide by The Fertilizer Institute’s Exhibitor Terms and Conditions and any further rules and regulations issued prior to, or at, the show.