Agribusiness Showcase & Conference | Des Moines, Iowa

February 12-13, 2019

The Agribusiness Showcase & Conference offers multiple educational opportunities while showcasing industry innovation and technology through featured speakers, presentations and exhibitors. Below are the available events at the Showcase & Conference. The schedule is subject to change.

TUESDAY - February 12, 2019

WEDNESDAY - February 13, 2019

8:00 AM

Ag Industry Crop Management Conference

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Morning Plenary Session (Upstairs)
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Break Out Sessions
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CCA Luncheon (Upstairs)
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Afternoon Plenary Session (Upstairs)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Break Out Sessions

11:30 AM

CCA Awards and AAI Member Joint Luncheon

Years of service awards for 15, 20, and 25 year CCAs, CCA of the Year Awards, and the Water Quality Initiative Awards by IDALS.

12:30 AM

Afternoon Plenary Session


2:00 PM

AAI Annual Meeting

Following the luncheon, ALL members are invited to the AAI Annual Meeting. In addition to lunch, the annual meeting includes key updates. 

Featured Speaker: 


3:00 PM

Special Session 

4:00 PM

Showcase Floor Opens

Silent Auction
4-7PM Tuesday
8-3PM Wednesday 

5:00 PM

All Industry Reception

The reception features a relaxed atmosphere, cold drinks throughout the floor, heavy hors-d'oeuvres, AND our first shotgun giveaway of the event at the conclusion of the evening. (Must be present to win.)

6:30 PM

(NEW!) Live Auction

6:45 PM

Showcase Raffle Drawings

7:00 PM

Showcase Floor Closes

7:30 AM

"Shotgun" Pancake Breakfast

Open to exhibitors and ASC early birds. PLUS – a special shotgun drawing ONLY for those who attend the breakfast. 

8:00 AM

Showcase Floor Opens

9:00 AM

Conservation Training

Presented by CTIC
Conservation Training plenary session  9-10:40 am
Conference Room D (2 CEUs)

10:00 AM

Agribusiness Career Day

One student from each of our fifteen represented Iowa community colleges will receive a $1,000 scholarship. 

Community College Student Job Fair

Over 200 community college students will flood the Job Fair looking for potential contacts, job opportunities, and internships. Click here to register as an exhibitor. 

11:00 AM

Conservation Training

Presented by CTIC
Concurrent breakout sessions from 11:00-11:50 in
Conference Room C & D (1 CEU each)

12:00 PM

All Industry Luncheon

Iowa Seed Association Scholarship Recipient Recognition

Susana Goggi, ISU Seed Center

Featured Speaker: 


1:30 PM

Conservation College

Presented by: INREC
This session provides an in-depth overview of practices included in the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.

2:45 PM

Showcase Raffle Drawings

Shotguns and more!

3:00 PM

Showcase Floor Closes

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