Registration Now Open for 2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange/Midwest Specialty Grains Conference

You can now register to attend and make your hotel reservations for the upcoming 2016 U.S. Global Trade Exchange and Midwest Specialty Grains Conference, set for August 30 - September 1, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana USA. Attendees will be pleased to learn that the event's affordable registration costs remain the same as they have been for the past three years. The joint U.S. Soybean Export Council and Midwest Shippers Association event continues to provide great value at reasonable costs for an international event of this caliber. This year's conference and trade show will be held at the four-star J.W. Marriott Indianapolis luxury hotel. The 33-story J.W. Marriott is the newest conference hotel in downtown Indianapolis. Conference attendees can book rooms at the low event group rate of $144 plus tax. Go to to register and arrange your lodging by following the link to the hotel reservation site. Once again this event promises to be THE most important international soy and grain trading event of the year in the U.S. Well over 200 international trade buyer teams from over 45 countries have attended the event each of the past three years, and are anticipated to attend again this year. (For international, overseas-based soy industry buyers that might be attending as part of a USSEC sponsored teams, your registration and hotel arrangements will be handled through your area USSEC regional office. However, all other non-US., international-based grain and soy buyers wishing to attend the event can attend at the lowest registration level at

Indiana Soybean Alliance joins as Major Sponsor; Other sponsors lining up

The Indiana Soybean Alliance is a new major Gold Level Sponsor of the conference. ISA joins the United Soybean Board, American Soybean Association (Platinum Recognition) and Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (Gold Sponsor), which are returning as major sponsors. ISA is also helping host and plan industry tours that will be available for those international trade teams that will have extended stays in the Hoosier state.

SB&B Foods, the food grade soybean and specialty grain exporting company from Casselton, ND and Bloomer, Wis., has also confirmed as the Bronze Level Lanyard Sponsor.

Trade Show Exhibitors The first confirmed exhibitors for the growing trade show include:

  • CorrPak Bulk Packaging Systems - supplier of bulk container liners and bagging solutions for international ocean container transport.

  • Grain Millers, Inc. - global supplier of conventional non-GMO specialty soybeans and organic specialty grains, pulses, edible beans, milling products, food and feed ingredients.

  • Mirasco - export supplier of livestock and poultry feed ingredient products.

  • Norseman, Inc. - bulk packaging solution provider for contamination free container shipping of bulk grain and soy products.

  • Satake USA - manufacturer and supplier of optical grain sorting equipment.

  • SB&B Foods - processor and export supplier of identity preserved grains, including non-GMO and organic food grade soybeans and other commodities.

Information on how to become an exhibitor or sponsor can also be found at You'll note that Midwest Shippers and USSEC members can participate at especially attractive early discount rates. Check out your opportunity now. Email for any registration, sponsorship or trade show questions.

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