We’re excited to share that registration for the 33rd Annual Convention, taking place February 1-7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, is now open. With such a great location, it’s only natural that our theme this year be Good Vibrations!
The farmers inspired Convention brings together farm direct marketers and agritourism operators from all over North America for an immersive experience of learning and networking. The full Convention is a six-day/six-night event hosted at the Crowne Plaza LAX and consists of engaging bus tours, educational sessions, hands-on workshops and a live business exchange. The Convention culminates with the annual Celebrate Excellence Banquet. To view the Convention schedule, click here.
Three days of the Convention are dedicated to touring the surrounding areas, with each bus having an individualized focus to give attendees an in-depth opportunity to network and learn from one another. Farm visits will include Historic Seven Sycamores Ranch in the San Joaquin Valley, Underwood Family Farms in Ventura County, and the famed Hollywood Farmers’ Market in Los Angeles. Learn more.
Educational Workshops and Sessions
Two full days of sessions and workshops will showcase both peer and professional speakers from the industry to provide attendees information on a variety of topics including Farm Retail, Enterprise Development, Marketing, Employee Management, and Hosting Events on the Farm. Learn more.
Business Exchange and Trade Show
This unique trade show features the latest products and services available for farm retail and on-farm entertainment. A farmers inspired General Store and outdoor agritainment play area will allow vendors the opportunity to meet with potential customers outside of the traditional booth setup. Learn more
For more information about the 2018 Convention, and to register, go to farmersinspired.com/convention.