Latest News on the Global SOY & Grains Conference - Additional Lodging and More

Another registration discount deadline nears for the Global Soy & Specialty Grains Conference on Friday, July 14

Thank you to all who have already taken advantage of the early registration discounts! For those who have not had a chance to register yet, don't miss out on beating the next upcoming deadline for discounted registration.

Friday, July 14 marks the last chance for early registration rates. Registration will return to full price on July 15. Go to to register.

The 2017 U.S. Soybean Export Council and Midwest Shippers Association jointly-hosted conference is set for August 15-17 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.

For more information on the conference, see! Details are updated and added on a daily basis. See you in Omaha!

Additional Lodging

Nearly all of the rooms under the Conference block at the Hilton Omaha, with the exception of some single-night-stay rooms, have been filled. If you are still in need of lodging for the conference, an additional hotel block of rooms has been arranged at the Hilton Garden Inn Omaha Downtown/Old Market Area. The Hilton Garden Inn is located within walking distance, only a few blocks south of the Centurylink Center.

See for hotel reservations. If you need further assistance, contact us at

International Trade Teams

USSEC's staff, here and overseas, are continuing to pull together another large roster of international soy and grain buyer teams coming to Omaha. More than 200 team members are anticipated. They will include delegations from: The Americas (feed manufacturers, crushers and processors); Black Sea and Mediterranean team (commodity beans and soy meal); China (food soybean team, and commodity and soy meal teams); Egypt and the Arabian Peninsula team (commodity soybeans and meal); Japan (food soybean team); South Korea (crusher processor team); Latin America (soy ingredients and food soybean team); Northern Europe (commodity soybeans and meal); Pakistan and Bangladesh (commodity soybeans); South East Asia (whole commodity soybeans and meal teams, plus soy food teams); and Southern Europe (commodity soybeans and meal). Details about the USSEC-organized Trade Team meetings are about to come out. Key contact is Eric Gibson.

Trade Show

More exhibitors are being confirmed for our 2017 trade show. We now look to be on our way to our largest trade show yet! Thank you to those who are already participating as exhibitors. Visit for information about the products and services of our exhibitor companies. For those who wish to become an exhibitor at the conference, there are still a few booth spaces available, but don't wait too long! See to learn more on how to become an exhibitor. We welcome these exhibitors: AG Processing, Inc (AGP)

Agniel Commodities

Agri Port Services


Al Dahra ACX Global Inc.

Buffers USA Inc.

Bühler, Inc.

Bridge Import Group, Clarkson Grain Company

The DeLong Co., Inc.

Eden Organic Grains


Fornazor International, Inc.


Grain Millers, Inc.

Healthy Food Ingredients

Insta-Pro International

International Feed

Kansas State University

KTI Inc.

Lansing Trade Group Laufer Group International

Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee

Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council

Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council

The Nebraska Soybean Board Nordic Dry

Norseman, Inc.

North Dakota Soybean Council

Northwest Grains International


Perdue Agribusiness

POET Dakota Gold DDGS

Pneumat Systems

Premier Tech Chronos

R.J. O'Brien & Associates

The Russell Marine Group

Satake USA, Inc.

SB & B Foods, Inc.

The Scoular Company

Sealink International, Inc.

SGS North America, Inc.

Sprout Solutions

Stonebridge Ltd


US Soybean Export Council

Valley Worldwide Logistics Solutions

Zeeland Farm Services (ZFS)


We want to extend a huge thanks to our growing list of sponsors, whose contributions go a long way to making this event possible. Sponsorships enable us to keep our costs affordable, with great added value, for an international conference of this stature. For more on sponsorship, visit We thank these sponsors: GOLD SPONSORS:

Aldahra ACX Global, The DeLong Co, Inc, Gavilon, Iowa Soybean Association, Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, North Dakota Soybean Council, SGS, South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board


The Scoular Company




Enerfo, Fornazor International, Inc, Lansing Trade Group, Perdue Agribusiness, Port of Long Beach, SB&B,

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