America's largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention & trade show.
It doesn’t matter what crop you raise. At Commodity Classic you’re certain to raise your expectations for your farm.
You’ll find the answers, ideas, innovation, technology, equipment and expertise that can make a powerful difference on your farm. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show - unlike any other farm show you’ve ever seen. Investing a few days at Commodity Classic will pay dividends on your farm all year long!
2018 Charity Partnership
Commodity Classic is teaming up with Feeding America as this year's charity partner. Over 46 million people are served each year through the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks and we want to help. America's family farmers produce grains and oilseeds that help provide an abundant and reliable food supply for our nation and the world.
Why Commodity Classic is the one “can’t-miss” farm event of the year:
Farmer-led. Farmer-focused. It matters. Commodity Classic is created by farmers, for farmers. So you know that every educational session, every presentation, every experience is designed to help you get the answers, information, ideas and inspiration you’re looking for.
Education that will change the way you think about your farm.
Regardless of what you grow, you’ll learn something that will Check out the incredible line-up of educational sessions on the schedule.
Where America’s best ag companies bring their best. Agribusiness knows that Commodity Classic attracts the nation’s leading farmers. So this is where they showcase their newest technology, equipment and innovation - and they bring their top people to talk with you one-on-one.
The new ideas you won’t find at your local farm show. Take time to explore the hundreds of smaller exhibits on the trade show floor. You’re bound to find the emerging innovation or groundbreaking product that could change the way you farm.
Be among thousands of America’s best farmers. Just like you. Meeting other leading farmers from across the nation is one of the top-rated experiences at Commodity Classic. You’ll be energized by being among top producers who share your passion for agriculture and your thirst for knowledge.
SHOWCASE YOUR BRAND IN FRONT OF THOUSANDS OF AMERICA'S BEST FARMERS.
Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show.
Each year, thousands of the nation’s best farmers come to Commodity Classic to discover what’s new in agriculture - and it’s the best place for you to reach this target-rich group of agricultural leaders.
A TRADE SHOW FOR COMPANIES OF ALL TYPES & SIZES
The trade show at Commodity Classic is where farmers come to engage with the brands they know - and discover the emerging companies that are bringing new ideas and innovation to agriculture.
It’s the perfect place to connect your brand with high-caliber, innovative, professional farmer leaders who hunger for knowledge and are ready to adopt new technologies and new ideas. These are the “early adopter” customers you want to reach. And, since farmers pay to attend, they come with intent and the expectation to go back home with ideas, products and technology that will make them even better at what they do.
Farmers at Commodity Classic take the time engage in deep conversation in the trade show - so be prepared for tough questions, intelligent discussions and insight from the farmers who are leading change in agriculture.
AG MEDIA TO HELP TELL YOUR STORY
Scores of leading ag media representatives (more than 160 in 2017) are also on hand to ferret out the newest and latest. That means you have the opportunity to tell your story through them - and leverage your investment in Commodity Classic well beyond the trade show.
AMERICA’S LEADING AG ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENT COMMODITY CLASSIC
Commodity Classic is presented by the American Soybean Association (ASA), National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG), National Sorghum Producers (NSP) and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).
Having these leading membership associations behind Commodity Classic means you get to talk with farmer-leaders - the influencers who are not only farming at the top of their game, but also dedicated to the future of their industry.
RESERVE YOUR EXHIBIT SPACE TODAY!
Once a company or organization exhibits at Commodity Classic, they tend to return year after year. Discover for yourself by exhibiting at the 2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, California - February 27 - March 1, 2018.
9,303 Total Registrants
4,102 Farmer Operator Decision Makers
162 Top Media Representatives
2017 Trade Show:
425 companies exhibiting in 226,600 net square feet of booth space
2017 show sold-out with a wait list!
|1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||National Wheat Foundation Board Meeting|
|8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||NAWG Committee Meetings|
|8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.||Registration Desk Open|
|12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.||NCGA Issues Briefing, Open Forum and Policy Discussion|
|1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.||ASA Resolutions Subcommittees Meetings|
|3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||NCGA State Caucuses|
|5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.||Welcome Reception|
|7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.||NCGA CornPAC Auction & Hors d'Oeuvres Reception|
|6:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.||Registration Desk Open|
|7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.||Education: Early Riser Session|
|8:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.||ASA State Caucuses|
|8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||NCGA Corn Congress|
|8:00 a.m. - Noon||NSP Board of Directors Meeting|
|8:00 a.m. - Noon||NAWG Board of Directors Meeting|
|8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.||Education: Learning Center Session|
|8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m||Education: Mini What's New Sessions|
|9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||Education: Learning Center Session|
|10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Education: Mini What's New Sessions|
|10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Media Only Trade Show Preview|
|11:00 a.m. - noon||ASA Open Policy Session|
|11:15 a.m. 11:30 a.m.||Trade Show Grand Opening Ceremony|
|11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Trade Show Open (with Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)|
|Noon - 4:30 p.m.||Education: Main Stage on Trade Show Floor|
|6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.||National Wheat Yield Contest Cocktail Reception|
|6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.||ASA Soy Social & Auction|
|7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.||NAWG Presidents Reception & WheatPAC Auction|
|6:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Registration Desk Open|
|7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.||Education: Early Riser Session|
|7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.||National Corn Yield Contest State Award Winners Breakfast|
|9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||General Session|
|11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Trade Show Open (with Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)|
|11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Education: Main Stage on Trade Show Floor|
|12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.||Education: Learning Center Sessions|
|12:30 p.m. 4:10 p.m.||Education: What's New Sessions|
|6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.||NCGA Awards Banquet|
|6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.||ASA Awards Banquet|
|8:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.||NSP PAC Casino Night & Auction|
|7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.||Education: Early Riser Session|
|7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Registration Desk Open|
|8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.||Education: Learning Center Sessions|
|8:30 a.m. - Noon||Trade Show Open (with Morning Snack 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.)|
|8:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Education: Main Stage on Trade Show Floor|
|9:30 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.||Education: What's New Sessions|
|1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.||Closing Learning Center Session|
|1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||NCGA Corn Congress|
|1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.||ASA Voting Delegates Session|
|5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Worship Service|
|8:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.||Evening of Entertainment|