AAI encourages visibility and networking among members. To do this, we offer great deals on advertising in our annual directory and website. We also hold various casual events that allow members to discuss issues in the ag industry and get to know each other. To find details on sponsoring these events, please contact the AAI office.
Annual Golf Tournaments
Each year AAI host 4 golfing tournaments. AAI members gather at multiple golf events across the state to network and entertain customers and guests. These golf outings are a great opportunity for you to meet new and longtime members and expand your business. The scheduled golf outings are throughout the summer and all over the state, and we invite you to be a part of it!
AAI Annual Meeting
The all member meeting is annually hosted on the first day the Agribusiness Showcase & Conference. All members are invited to attend the annual meeting at no charge. AAI discusses accomplishments in the past year and new opportunities to come. Official AAI business is held in the afternoon and followed by a reception with food and refreshments. See agribizshowcase.com website for full details.
The Iowa Agribusiness Political Action Committee (IA-PAC) is a valuable resource that enables AAI members to support the candidates and legislators who support ag business and a positive agriculture environment in our state. As a supporter of the IA-PAC, you are directly involved in the elections process and contributor to the success of AAI. Annually the association hosts a legislative breakfast at the capital to allow for board members, committee members, and AAI member companies to network and greet Iowa legislators.
Agribusiness Career Day
2018 marked the 5th annual event hosted by the Agribusiness Association of Iowa (AAI) Foundation. The AAI Foundation holds the community college event at the Agribusiness Showcase & Conference to bring Iowa community college students close to industry professionals and learning opportunities. Learn more agribizshowcase.com/abcd.
Agribusiness Showcase & Conference
The Agribusiness Showcase and Conference purpose is to give attendees the opportunity to explore the innovative tools they need to grow their business, now and into the future. The industry’s innovation and technology will be showcased through featured speakers, presentations, and exhibitors.
Workshops and exhibits pertain to everyone in the industry – agribusiness senior management, Certified Crop Advisers, grain professionals, pesticide applicators, and more.
Annual Membership Directory
The Membership Directory is an “agribusiness encyclopedia” of information that is distributed to our members every spring. Members tell us repeatedly that they use it almost every day because it is filled with the kind of reference material they need to effectively operate their businesses. Or convenient listing format makes it easy to use and a fast daily reference for industry contacts, government information, and fellow members. Current members can advertise in the Directory for a discounted rate.
Purchase a current directory online.
The Agribusiness Report is the only news segment of its kind on television in the state of Iowa. This three and half minute report is dedicated to promoting agriculture and providing viewers with the latest industry news. The Agribusiness Report began in 2010 and now is fully owned by the Agribusiness Association of Iowa. It was recently expanded to KCRG-TV, Cedar Rapids, from its original coverage area of WHO-TV, Des Moines.
The Agribusiness Report airs twice each weekday at 5:50 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. on WHO-HD in Des Moines & 5:15 a.m. and 11:15 am on KCRG-TV9 in Cedar Rapids.