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 grainconference.org/register 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 www.grainconference.org! Details are updated and added on a daily basis. See you in Omaha!
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 grainconference.org/hotel-info for hotel reservations. If you need further assistance, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. EGibson@ussec.org.
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 grainconference.org/trade-show 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 grainconference.org/trade-show to learn more on how to become an exhibitor. We welcome these exhibitors: AG Processing, Inc (AGP)
Agri Port Services
Al Dahra ACX Global Inc.
Buffers USA Inc.
Bridge Import Group, Clarkson Grain Company
The DeLong Co., Inc.
Eden Organic Grains
Fornazor International, Inc.
Grain Millers, Inc.
Healthy Food Ingredients
Kansas State University
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
North Dakota Soybean Council
Northwest Grains International
OMIC USA Inc.
POET Dakota Gold DDGS
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.
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 grainconference.org/sponsors 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, SoybeanPremiums.org