Registration is now open for the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Conference & Expo, Ag Retail Top Guns: Preparing Your Business for the Future. The conference will be held Nov. 27-29, 2012, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California.
This year’s ARA conference is packed with sessions offering practical and innovative ideas for your business, as well as several social activities, including the Annual Dinner and Auction event on the USS Midway and the ARA Golf Tournament at Torrey Pines.
Conference General Session speakers include Carl Casale, president and Chief Executive Officer of CHS; Charlie Stenholm, political consultant and former Texas Congressman; John Foley, a former Blue Angel and business motivational speaker; and John May, President of Agricultural Solutions and Chief Information Officer with John Deere. New this year, we’re also offering concurrent breakout sessions focused on four key areas to help improve your business, including: 1) employee development and succession planning; 2) technology; 3) fertilizer inventory management; and 4) financial benchmarking. Send enough people to hit all the sessions and take home as many ideas as possible!