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AgroNomics - Vision 2013...Your Connection to the U.S. Land Experts

ASFMRA & AgroNomics, Vision 2014 So much more than just another show! Getting the most from your marketing dollar is more important today than ever before. Tight budgets have become commonplace and spending decisions are tougher. AgroNomics - 2014 is one opportunity that you don’t want to overlook. Based on the success of the 2011 & 2012 AgroNomics Trade Show, sponsored by ASFMRA (American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers), interest is high as we move forward with this year’s trade show. Held as part of the Society’s annual meeting, this show draws the industry’s top rural appraisers, farm managers and consultants together in one place along with agricultural land investors and fund managers. This is a key opportunity to talk to the agribusiness professionals who are making the decisions about America’s farmland. Here are just a few reasons to exhibit at AgroNomics - Vision 2014… • Top industry contacts • ‘Tabletop’ or ‘Full-Size’ Trade Show option offers you the flexibility to use your choice of display. • Trade Show is the focal point of the conference • Excellent one-on-one meeting opportunities • Top notch conference program with engaging speakers and timely information • Additional sponsorship opportunities to connect with Society members • Partnership connection between ASFMRA and exhibitors AgroNomics - Vision 2014 Trade Show will be held in conjunction with the ASFMRA’s 84th Annual Meeting on November 13-15 in Reno, Nevada. Contact Cheryl Cooley at ccooley@asfmra.org for a complete Exhibitor Package, call (303) 692-1215 or log onto www.agro-nomics.org for more information.

AgroNomics • Vision 2014 A U.S. Ag Investment Conference November 11-15, 2013 • Reno, NV In Conjunction with the ASFMRA 84th Annual Meeting

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Presented by

American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers 950 South Cherry Street, Suite 508 | Denver, CO 80246 Ph: 303-692-1215 | Fax: 303-758-0190 Email: ccooley@asfmra.org | www.agro-nomics.org

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF FARM MANAGERS AND RURAL APPRAISERS


AgroNomics, Vision 2014…A U.S. Agriculture Investment Conference & Trade Show This year’s AgroNomics - Vision 2014 is the only investment conference that will provide networking and interaction for land investors and fund managers together with land management, property valuation, agricultural consulting and rural land property sales experts. In addition to the powerful networking and learning opportunities that are part of the ASFMRA’s Annual Meeting and Trade Show, AgroNomics attendees will also be able to participate in new and innovative opportunities. The popular ASFMRA Trade Show brings exhibitors from across the country to promote their products and services to this group of highly-trained land experts. The ASFMRA Trade Show continues to offer a time and place for one-on-one contact with conference attendees. The show will present continuous networking opportunities in the Exhibit Hall as multiple receptions, meal functions and general sessions will be held in this area. We invite you to join us in Reno for what promises to be an outstanding annual meeting and gathering place for America’s most trusted rural property professionals – the members of ASFMRA. About ASFMRA The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) is the national organization for professionals who provide management, consultation and valuation services on agricultural and rural assets. The Society, founded in 1929, represents members in 32 chapters throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Society members manage more than 25 million acres of farm and ranch land for absentee owners, banks and trusts; complete more than 150,000 appraisals a year on over 30 million acres of land; and provide consulting services for over 5,500 clients who collectively represent over 7 million acres of rural real estate. AgroNomics, Vision 2014 • At-A-Glance Schedule (Tentative) Tuesday, November 12 ASFMRA Committee Meetings Board of Directors Meeting Welcome to Reno Dinner Wednesday, November 13 Farm Management Ag Tour Sponsored by DuPont Pioneer Rapid Fire Case Studies – Challenges & Solutions Exhibitor Set-Up Accreditation & Awards Ceremony Opening Reception Followed by a Free Evening Thursday, November 14 AgroNomics Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall ASFMRA Welcome, General Sessions & Breakouts AM and PM Breaks in Exhibit Hall Lunch in Exhibit Hall Silent Auction Reception in Exhibit Hall Education Foundation Auction Friday, November 15 AgroNomics Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall ASFMRA General Sessions AM Break in Exhibit Hall Exhibitor Teardown

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm 7:00 am – 3:00 pm 7:30 am – 3:00 pm 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm 7:00 am – 7:45 am 7:45 am – 5:30 pm 10:15 am & 3:00 pm 11:45 am - 1:00 pm 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm 7:00 am – 8:00 am 8:00 am – 12:00 pm 10:00 am – 10:30 am 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Other Ideas? We are very interested in hearing about any new and innovative ideas you or your company may have about sponsorships. Call now and tells us how you would like to partner with the ASFMRA Annual Meeting and with AgroNomics, Vision 2014. Page 1

Sponsorship Commitment Form Contact Name________________________________ Company Name __________________________ Address ____________________________________________________________________________ City ________________________________________State ____________ ZIP________________ Phone __________________ Cell____________________ Email ______________________________ Email ______________________________________ Signature ______________________________ Payment Options: r Please Invoice r MasterCard r VISA r Check Enclosed CC #:____________________________ Expires _________ Card Name__________________________ To participate in AgroNomics - Vision 2014, select items below and email ccooley@asfmra.org or fax to 303-758-0190. Your requests will be confirmed quickly. Thank you for your support of ASFMRA and AgroNomics - Vision 2014.

The Trade Show r Trade Show Booth (Includes One Exhibitor Registration) ....................................................................$1,600 Booth and exhibitor registration forms will be sent upon receipt of commitment form.

r Trade Show Drawings Sponsorship Amount: $____________ ................................................$750 and up Face-to-Face Time with Members r Networking Discussion Table ................................................................................................................$1,000 Top Tech Sponsorships r Mobile App ............................................................................................................................................$7,500 r Complimentary Internet for Attendees (Sponsorship Pending)..............................................................$5,000 r AV Support Amount: $____________ ........................................................................................$500 and up r Live Webcast..........................................................................................................................................$7,500 r Chapter Officer's Workshop ..................................................................................................................$2,000 Entertainment r Opening Reception Recognizing Newly Accredited & Award Recipients ........................................Reserved r Silent Auction & Reception ....................................................................................................................$7,500 r Education Foundation Live Auction ......................................................................................................$7,500 r Beverage Tickets - rOpening Reception rSilent/Live Auction ..........................................................$1,900 r Auction Entertainment ............................................................................................................................SOLD Program r Ag Innovations Bid Amount: $____________............................................................................Open for Bids Minimum bid: $2,000. Bids for the presentations will be accepted with placement going to highest offers. Current contribution: $6,500.

r Rapid Fire Case Studies...Unique Appraisal Challenges ......................................................................$2,700 r Board of Directors Meeting ....................................................................................................................$5,500 r Presentation of the Colors ....................................................................................................................$1,000 General Events & Activities r Hotel Room Key Cards ..........................................................................................................................$2,500 r Hotel Room Drops ................................................................................................................................$2,500 r Padfolios ................................................................................................................................................$4,500 r Registration Bags ..................................................................................................................................$4,500 r Registration Packet Stuffers ..................................................................................................................$1,200 r Name Badge Lanyards ....................................................................................................................PENDING r Electronic Survey ..................................................................................................................................$1,200 r Registration Brochure ............................................................................................................................SOLD r On-Site AgroNomics Program Booklet ................................................................................................$2,500 r Registration Packet Envelopes ..............................................................................................................$1,700 r Registration Gifts ..................................................................................................................................$1,000 r AgroNomics Speakers and Sessions ........................................................................................................TBD Meal Opportunities r Executive Council r Breakfast - $1,500 r Lunch - $1,800 r Dinner - $2,200 ................ $____________ r AgroNomics Networking Breakfast rThursday Morning r Friday Morning ......................................$7,500 r AgroNomics Networking Lunch rThursday Noon ............................................................................$15,000 r Trade Show Refreshment Break - rThursday AM rThursday PM r Friday AM ..........................$3,500 r Committee Meeting Refreshments ........................................................................................................$1,500 r Committee Chair Lunch ........................................................................................................................$3,000 Advertising r Conference Program Ad r Full Page Ad - $850 r ½ Page Ad - $525 r ¼ Page Ad - $295 r Pre-Conference E-Blasts ......................................................................................................................$1,500 * r Confirm these same sponsorship options at this price for 2013 and the 2014 conference* Page 6


Meal Opportunities Annual Meeting Kick-off

The Trade Show -RESERVED-

This is an opportunity to welcome all meeting attendees to Reno. The perfect setting for attendees to renew old acquaintances. An exceptional evening for all.

Executive Council Sponsorship

Varies

Sponsor the hard-working Executive Council at a meal or meeting function and support ASFMRA with the future direction and innovations that come out of this meeting. (Three Sponsorships Available) r Breakfast - $1,500 r Lunch - $1,800 r Dinnner - $2,200

AgroNomics Networking Breakfasts

$7,500

The Trade Show will be center stage for networking opportunities at AgroNomics - Vision 2014. Meeting attendees will start their day off with a cup of coffee and a quick breakfast while walking the show and speaking with vendors. Take advantage of two premier opportunities to gather with conference professionals first thing in the morning! (Only One Sponsorship Remaining) r Thursday r Friday

Trade Show Refreshment Breaks

$3,500

Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy some beverages while networking during the morning and afternoon breaks that are located directly in the trade show hall. (Interested in providing attendees with a light snack as part of the break? Contact us for pricing options.) (Three Sponsorships Available) rThursday AM

rThursday PM

Committee Meeting Refreshments

r Friday AM

AgroNomics Trade Show Booth (Includes One Exhibitor Registration)

$1,600

Be a part of the popular AgroNomics & ASFMRA Trade Show! All meal functions, general sessions, and event receptions are held directly in the Exhibit Hall offering numerous opportunities to meet with attendees and promote your products and services. Booth fees include 10’x10’ space, pipe and drape, 6’ table, chairs, wastebasket, signage, one complimentary exhibitor registration, and your company name in the onsite Conference Program/Trade Show Guide. (Multiple Booth Spaces Available)

Trade Show Drawings

$750 and up

Promote your company by providing convention attendees a chance to receive a special prize. As the sponsor, your company will be the one to draw the lucky winners name! (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

Face-to-Face Time with Attendees Networking Discussion Table

$1,000

The perfect opportunity to visit with a handful of members without interruptions. Purchase a networking table and invite members to join you for breakfast and a visit on Friday morning. Lead a discussion on a new product or innovation from your company, visit about work opportunities, set out handout materials, or just enjoy bringing people together. Provide special treats or gifts for those at your table...be creative. Tables will seat 10 people. (Multiple Opportunities Available)

$1,500

Top Tech Sponsorships

The committee members really appreciate a sponsor who provides them a break during a tough committee meeting. Let the leaders of our organization know your company supports their efforts.

Committee Chair Lunch

$ 3,000

The committee leaders take on a full role in helping to guide the organization. Show your appreciation to these leaders. Join them for lunch and enjoy time for networking.

Thursday Networking Lunch

$15,000

One of the best networking opportunities in the Trade Show...Thursday’s casual lunch will be held amongst the vendor booths as conference attendees grab a light lunch and spend some more time in the Trade Show hall. This is the only luncheon opportunity in the Trade Show and is sure to be a popular event!

Advertising Pre-Conference E-Blasts

$7,500

An exciting new opportunity for your company to stand out. Provide meeting attendees with an app for their mobile device. This will give you exclusive rights to provide attendees with a daily message, links to speaker information, map of the trade show, and so much more right at their fingertips. (One Sponsorship)

Complimentary Internet for Attendees - SPONSORSHIP PENDING

$1,500

Convention Program Ads An advertiser’s dream...the full-color Convention Program for AgroNomics is the ultimate attendee tool as it contains the critical information needed to get the most out of the convention. (Multiple Sponsorships Available - Sponsorship Deadline – 8/31/13) Full Page Ad ............................................................................................$850 ½ Page Ad ..............................................................................................$525 ¼ Page Ad ..............................................................................................$295

$5,000

Everyone needs to stay in touch with their business especially while on the road. Provide attendees complimentary Internet access in their sleeping rooms to help them be productive! Cards will be provided to all attendees to help promote your sponsorship of the complimentary Internet service.

AV Support

Let your message reach all ASFMRA members and contacts in pre-conference e-blasts. Multiple e-blast messages will be sent out during the months and weeks leading up to the start of the event. Include your company name, logo, website link, and message in one or more e-blast. Make sure the audience knows how to reach you when they get on-site. (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

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AgroNomics Mobile App

$500 and up

Technology accompanies great meetings and AgroNomics is no exception. The right audio visual equipment ensures a memorable impression for both presenters and attendees. Your company can help provide the latest in presentation tools and techniques. (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

Live Webcast

$7,500

Promote your company to ASFMRA members and other agronomic professionals who are unable to attend the AgroNomics Conference by providing a live webcast of these quality programs and events.

Chapter Officers Workshop

$2,000

This much anticipated event is one our Chapter Officers do not want to miss! Show ASFMRA leaders your support by sponsoring this meeting with beverages and snacks.

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Entertainment

General Events & Activities

Opening Reception Recognizing Newly Accredited Members & Award Recipients - Reserved for Chapters and Member Sponsorships

Hotel Room Key Cards $2,500 Put your company name and logo in the hand of ASFMRA hotel guests every time they open their door! Each key card will prominently display the sponsor's name and logo along with AgroNomics - Vision 2014.

Sponsor the #1 networking opportunity of the convention.This is the perfect opportunity for Chapters and Members to get involved and show their support for the ASFMRA members who have received their designation and received the Society’s top awards. Interact with attendees while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the trade show floor. (Multiple Joint Sponsorships Available)

Silent Auction & Reception

$7,500

The popular gathering place following a day of program sessions and the kickoff for the evening’s ‘big event’ in the Trade Show Hall. During the Reception, attendees will be vying to be the winning bidders at the Silent Auction booth and mingling with one another before settling into the highly anticipated Live Auction. Attach your name to this event – everyone will be there!

Beverage Tickets

$1,900

Provide beverage tickets for one of the evening activities. Select the r Opening Reception and/or the r Silent/Live Auction. Attendees will enjoy a complimentary drink while visiting with vendors as well as old and new friends. (Only One Sponsorship Remaining)

Education Foundation Live Auction

$7,500

The Education Foundation Live Auction is always a highlight of the annual meeting - a fun-filled event immediately following the Silent Auction and Reception. Your company can be the life of the party by sponsoring this lavish extravaganza!

Auction Entertainment

SOLD

The Education Foundation auction brings attendees together for an evening of high energy excitement. Help jazz up this popular event with some special entertainment. (Joint Sponsorships Available)

Program Rapid Fire Case Studies...Unique Appraisal Challenges

$2,700

This session is specifically designed for the appraisal members of ASFMRA. Rapid Fire Case Studies brings unique appraisal assignments to the table. The topics vary widely and the sessions are brief, so everyone is guaranteed a fast-moving day filled with diversified material.

Ag Innovations

Varies

Once again, the Ag Innovations session is the place to gather information about what's new and what's coming in agribusiness products and services from key industry players. Ag Innovations is a fast paced, highly informative session offering one-on-one contact with company representatives. Contributions for each of the six presentation slots will be accepted. Highest contribution gets their pick and so on until all are committed. Current high contribution is: $6,500.

Board of Directors Meeting

$5,500

The ASFMRA annual business meeting is a perfect opportunity to show your company’s support of the country’s top AgriBusiness professionals. This sponsorship includes a 5-7 minute opportunity to address all of the Annual Meeting attendees.

Presentation of the Colors

$1,000

Help kick off the meeting by showing your American pride by sponsoring a Color Guard to present the colors during the opening ceremony. Bring in a group of your choice or help support a group with a donation made in your company name. Page 3

Hotel Room Drops $2,500 Place your company logo item or literature into the hands of attendees when they return to their room following informative program sessions. Your company provided logo item or brochure will be delivered to attendees’ hotel rooms during the convention. (Multiple Sponsorships Available) Padfolios $4,500 Let's face it, all attendees take notes at meetings. Have your company name or logo imprinted on the front of each padfolio to be presented to attendees at registration. Call now to discuss your options!

Registration Bags

$4,500 Let your name and logo move throughout the conference on popular registration bags used by all attendees. Even after the convention, this item will continue to promote your company all across the U.S.

Registration Packet Stuffers

$1,200

Include information on your company’s latest product or service by placing a one-page brochure inside attendees registration packet. Each attendee will see your information firsthand! Inserts are provided by sponsors and should be one page fliers or small brochures. (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

Name Badge Lanyards

PENDING

Let convention attendees promote your business by wearing a lanyard displaying your company name and logo. This opportunity provides continuous exposure throughout the convention.

Electronic Survey

$1,200

Reach attendees with a follow-up message once they are back home. As ASFMRA collects valuable feedback from the AgroNomics Conference, your name, logo, and message will reach everyone’s inbox.

Registration Brochure

SOLD

This is your opportunity to reach all of ASFMRA’s land experts and investment professionals with your company name and message with a full-page advertisement in the registration brochure. Your message will reach ASFMRA’s full marketing list, members, and all who request information on the AgroNomics Conference.

On-Site AgroNomics Convention Program

$2,500

This guide ensures that your company is fully recognized. The back cover is exclusively yours to welcome the ASFMRA Land Experts and Investment Professionals to AgroNomics.

Registration Packets

$1,700

Place your company name and logo on the registration packets provided to all those attending the AgroNomics Conference. Your message will be the first that attendees see when they arrive on-site.

Registration Gifts

$1,000

Want to give a gift to all attendees as they check-in at the registration desk? ASFMRA staff will distribute your gifts to all attendees during the check-in process. You provide the gifts and we will take care of the rest, including providing your company with all the recognition.

AgroNomics Speakers & Sessions

TBD

Your company can help bring in top market speakers to make this the best conference possible. Contact ASFMRA for session and speaker availability. This sponsorship may allow for your company to have time to address the audience and introduce the speaker. Page 4


Sponsorship Opportunities Guide