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Leadership At Its Best (LAIB) promotes a cross-cultural exchange for various commodity and trade associations in one robust conference. LAIB participants experience training and development modules based on today’s leading thoughts, ideas and techniques.

The conference focuses on various aspects of leadership training and the priority issues facing agriculture with the goal of empowering today’s leaders for tomorrow’s future challenges and opportunities. This intense three-day program begins with communications training geared toward sharpening oral and written communication skills.

Mark your calendar for 2021!

Save the date for ARA's and Syngenta's 2021 Leadership At Its Best program on Jan. 25-29. The program will begin with two and a half days in Raleigh, North Carolina, and end with two and a half days in Washington, D.C. 

What ARA members are saying about participating in the LAIB program:

“Very informative program. Gave me the insights & knowledge of how to get involved telling our story.”

– Matt Bingham, Valley Agronomics, LLC

"LAIB is a great program that provided me with the opportunity to network with leaders in agriculture from across the country. Through the program, I learned how to tell my story and how to be an effective advocate for agriculture."

– Nate Eitzmann, Asmus Farm Supply

“We are the pharmacists for the fields. We alone are the message." 

– Tim Watts, Wilbur-Ellis

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Ashley West, Manager of Member Services & Public Policy