Mark your calendar for these winter events from Top Producer
Executive Women in Agriculture
Dec. 3-4, 2015
Palmer House Hilton in Chicago
Now in its fifth year, this business conference dedicated exclusively to women in agriculture will feature dynamic keynote speakers and educational breakout sessions, as well as networking opportunities. You can choose from tracks designed to provide customized information about management decisions, crop and livestock production, advocacy, human resources and more.
Top Producer Seminar
Jan. 27-29, 2016
Hilton Chicago Hotel in Chicago
Sharpen your business skills, learn market trends and borrow ideas at this first-rate conference. The theme for 2016 is “Cultivate Every Opportunity,” and the agenda will be packed with thought-provoking speakers whose insights will help you capitalize on your full business potential during challenging times. You’ll learn more from the best business minds in three short days than at any other seminar all year. Don’t miss the annual Top Producer of the Year award banquet, which will be held Wednesday, Jan. 27. For more information, visit www.TopProducer-Online.com.
Nominate The Nation’s Best Farmers
In 2016, Top Producer will present its 15th Top Producer of the Year Award and fifth Tomorrow’s Top Producer Horizon Award. They pay tribute to remarkable farmers who have taken risks, built successful businesses and given back to their communities. Nominate yourself or someone you respect. Finalists and winners will be recognized at the 2016 Top Producer Seminar, in addition to receiving other prizes.
Entrants are judged on entrepreneurial originality (50%), financial and business progress (30%) and leadership (20%). For complete details, visit www.TopProducer-Online.com and click the “Top Producer Awards” tab.
Top Producer of the Year:
Honors a successful and entrepreneurial producer or farm business.
(Deadline: Aug. 31)
Recognizes a producer under the age of 35 who demonstrates excellence.
(Deadline: Nov. 10)