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Register now for the 2019 ARA Conference & Expo
Dec. 3-5  |  New Orleans

Register by Oct. 15 to take advantage of early bird rates.

Network and Learn

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From the ARA Invitational Golf Tournament to the final keynote presentation, the attendees at the ARA Conference & Expo will connect, be informed and engage with key leaders within the ag retail sector. 

Top Notch Speakers

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ARA's conference speaker lineup will not disappoint. Attendees will hear from experts on leadership, economics, customer service, and the latest advances in technology to advance your organization.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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The premier event for leaders in the agricultural retail industry offers sponsors myriad opportunities to showcase products directly to key customers at the conference and throughout the year. Review all our sponsorship opportunities.

Schedule

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See the full conference schedule including the Garden District Tour and the Port of New Orleans Tugboat Tour and plan your time at the ARA Conference & Expo.

Expo

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Don't miss the ARA Expo! It's the only place to meet with all of the companies serving ag retail businesses under one roof - from equipment manufacturers to fertilizer producers to technology companies!

Awards

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The ARA Conference & Expo is also a time to come together and celebrate each other's accomplishments that have advanced sustainable ag business practices and improved communities in which they operate. See the awards to be distributed to ARA members during a special ceremony.

Dinner & Auction

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Grab your mardi gras mask and join us at the ARA Dinner & Auction Dec. 4 for an evening of lively entertainment, ample networking and the opportunity to contribute to ARAPAC by bidding on silent and live auction items. Learn more and purchase tickets.

Invitational Golf Tournament

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The ARA Invitational Golf Tournament will be hosted at TPC Louisiana and is sure to sell out! Learn more about "the #4 best upscale public golf course" and find fees and rental information.

Lodging

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The Sheraton New Orleans is your host at the ARA Conference & Expo this year. Make your reservations by Nov. 8 to save with ARA's discounted rate before it expires. Learn more and find the official hotel reservation link.