This year’s theme is ‘Sharing the Vision’
The From the Land of Kansas Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held Feb. 25-26, 2016, in Manhattan, Kan. The conference includes the annual meeting for members, partners and farmers’ markets. It will feature general sessions, specialized workshops and a wholesale trade show for all attendees. This year’s theme, “Sharing the Vision,” embraces how members from the trademark program and farmers’ market groups can learn to make their companies and programs more successful.
“The annual meeting is an opportunity to network with other Kansas entrepreneurs in the ag industry,” said Jackie McClaskey, Kansas Secretary of Agriculture. “In addition, sessions will cover a diversity of topics and presentations by experts in the industry for continued learning and growth.”
The keynote speaker will be Doug Worgul from Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, whose presentation, “Finding Your Brand,” will share his business experiences. Participants in the conference and trade show also will be able to hear from other experts in the agriculture, marketing and food industries. Topics which will be featured in sessions and workshops include:
- Business management, employee relations, succession planning
- Food industry updates
- Marketing tools for soliciting and reacting to reviews and managing social media
- Partnership organizations and resources
Click here for information on registering as a buyer, exhibiting in the trade show or becoming a sponsor of the conference.
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