Forum

Forum

The NYS Agricultural Society’s Annual Forum on January 5th, 2017 is the largest statewide agricultural meeting bringing together all sectors of the food system to explore topics critical to the future of New York Agriculture.

Register before December 16th for discount!

(or you can download a copy of the NYS Ag Forum Invitation & Form here)

Registration

Attendees:

Registration includes Membership; Meals are Additional

Registration Deadline– December 16th: $55
At the Door: $80

Meals

Luncheon: $27
Dinner: $35

Register early and SAVE! Early registration guarantees your meal selection and helps us with planning for nearly 500 attendees.

(or you can download a copy of the NYS Ag Forum Invitation & Form here)

Sponsorship

Have a presence at the Forum! (Act by Dec. 1st)

Renew your 2017 Business Membership for…

  • Exhibit Space
  • Ads in the Program Book
  • Your logo on Screen
  • Comp registrations, lunches & dinners

(see membership levels for associated benefits)

Sponsor an AwardSpeaker, or Product(s) for meals & refreshments

(Same benefits as above, based on value of sponsorship)

Schedule

Thursday, January 5, 2017

8:30 am Registration, Exhibits & Coffee
9:30 am Welcome & Overview of Annual Agricultural Forum
9:45 am Ag Society Business Meeting
10:00 am Keynote Address
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Networking Time
12:15 pm Taste NY Buffet Luncheon
1:00 pm Awards

  • “Cap” Creal Journalism
  • Century & Bicentennial Farms
  • Business of the Year
  • Agricultural Promotion
  • Farm Safety Awards
  • Next Generation Farmer Award
2:30 – 2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Introduction of Panelists and Overview
4:00 pm Moderated Q&A – Panelists & Keynote Speaker
5:00 pm Reception
6:00 pm   NY’s Bounty Banquet
7:00 pm Awards

  • FFA Chapter of the Year
  • Distinguished Service Citation

State of the State’s Agriculture – Commissioner Richard Ball

 

 

 

Lodging

The Holiday Inn
441 Electronics Parkway
Syracuse/Liverpool NY 13088
Rooms: $90 (single or double)
Call: 315-457-1122 (RSVP by Dec. 18th)
*Request group rate under NYS Agricultural Society

Directions

FROM E/W: TAKE I-90 TO EXIT 37 (ELECTRONICS PARKWAY)
HOTEL LOCATED ACROSS THE STREET.

FROM N/S: TAKE I-81 TO EXIT 25 (7TH NORTH STREET) RIGHT OFF EXIT.
FOLLOW 1 MILE TO END.