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12th Annual Iowa Organic Agriculture Conference - What You Do Makes a Difference

Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:00 PM - Monday, November 19, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Iowa City, United States

12th Annual Iowa Organic Agriculture Conference - What You...

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Registration
This registration does not include parking at the conference site. If staying at the Iowa House Hotel located at the conference site, parking is complementary.
Ended $95.00 $0.00
Early Registration - with parking
Includes parking on site in the Iowa Memorial Union Parking Ramp.
Ended $105.00 $0.00
Late Registration
This registration does not include parking at the conference site. If staying at the Iowa House Hotel located at the conference site, parking is complementary.
Ended $115.00 $0.00
Late Registration - with parking
This registration includes parking on site in the Iowa Memorial Union Parking Ramp.
Ended $125.00 $0.00
Student Registration
Bring student ID: does not include parking
Ended $35.00 $0.00
Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunites
A range of opportunities for organizational exposure while providing much appreciated conference support. For the most complete description of these opportunies please review the Sept. 5 News and Updates on this webpage.
Ended $0.00 $0.00
Event Sponsorship
Provides the broadest range of organizational exposure including booth space and 4 individual registrations.
Ended $3,000.00 $0.00
Luncheon Sponsorship
Includes booth space, 3 individual registrations, full recognition of sponsor and support during lunch with an opportunity to address attendees.
Ended $2,000.00 $0.00
Refreshment Break Sponsorship
Highlights organizational support during each refreshment break and includes booth space and 2 individual registrations.
Ended $1,000.00 $0.00
Friend of Conference Sponsorship
Includes an exhibit booth, conference program listing, signage and one registration.
Ended $500.00 $0.00
1/8 page ad Ended $75.00 $0.00
1/4 page ad Ended $100.00 $0.00
1/2 page ad Ended $125.00 $0.00
Full page ad Ended $150.00 $0.00
Exhibit Booths
A single skirted exhibit booth is 8' x 10' with a 6' covered table. Included is one full registration and a $65 discounted "Additional Participant" registration. Electricity and Ethernet are available at an extra charge. A complete description of the Booths and options is included in the Sept. 5th News and Updates on this webpage.
Ended $300.00 $0.00
Exhibit Booth with electricity Ended $325.00 $0.00
Exhibit Booth with electricity and ethernet Ended $405.00 $0.00
Exhibit Booth with Additional Participant Ended $365.00 $0.00
Exhibit Booth with Additional Participant and electricity Ended $390.00 $0.00
Exhibitor Booth with additional participant, electricity and ethernet Ended $470.00 $0.00
Day of Registration Ended $115.00 $0.00
Day of Registration with parking Ended $125.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Student Information

Some scholarships will be available to students to ensure they are able to attend. To get more information or apply for a scholarship please email Kathleen Delate at kdelate@iastate.edu.

Directions
Eastbound & Westbound on I-80
Take exit 244 (Dubuque St.) Turn South on North Dubuque St. for about 2 miles then turn right on West Market Street. Turn left on North Madison; the Memorial Union will be on your right. The main event parking facility, the Iowa Memorial Union Parking Ramp is accessible from North Madison.

Hotel Information
The Iowa House Hotel http://imu.uiowa.edu/reservations/ has blocked several rooms for the conference. Please make your reservation by phone (319 335 3513) to ensure your place with the Iowa Organic Conference Block. Standard rooms are $65 and include parking. We encourage all exhibitors and attendees who expect to spend the night of Sunday, November 18th in Iowa City to book a room at the Iowa House Hotel.

Parking
Parking is available through at the Iowa Memorial Union Parking Ramp and is accessible from West Market Street just before it terminates at North Madison. The standard rate is $1.10/hour if your conference registration did not include parking or you are booked at the Iowa House Hotel at the conference site. Additional parking is available at the North Campus Parking Ramp located at the North end of North Madison.

Change in Plans
Cancellations made on or before November 9, 2012, will be refunded minus a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be processed after November 9, 2012. Cancellations may be made through Event Brite or by contacting the host (kdelate@iastate.edu).
 
 Further Information
Questions on program content and registration inquiries can be directed to Kathleen Delate (kdelate@iastate.edu or 515-294-7069). 
Have questions about 12th Annual Iowa Organic Agriculture Conference - What You Do Makes a Difference? Contact the organizer

When & Where


125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, 52242

Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:00 PM - Monday, November 19, 2012 at 8:00 AM


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  News and Updates
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 12:28 PM

 


 

 

 

 

Please plan on attending the Iowa City premier of the award-winning film, Symphony of the Soil: http://www.symphonyofthesoil.com/
on Sunday, November 18th (reception starts at 5 PM; movie at 6 PM), prior to the Iowa Organic Conference. Filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia tightly weaves soil science with sustainability to produce a tapestry in which organic agriculture plays a central role in answering the question of: Who will feed the world? We are planning for Deborah to be on hand via Skype to help us host this screening and answer questions. Admission fee included in conference registration or $10 donation requested for attending film and reception (featuring local, organic food and drinks). 

 

12thAnnual Organic Conference

Sponsor & Exhibitor Information

 

The Iowa State University Organic Agriculture Program invites you to be a part of the 12th Annual Iowa Organic Conference. The conference will be held on Sunday evening, November 18, and all day Monday, November 19, 2012 in the Memorial Union at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. 

The 2012 conference will feature the organic tradeshow and organic luncheon as well as new sessions featuring topics such as: Local Food, Marketing Organic Crops, Transitioning to Organic, and Surviving the 2012 Drought. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the leadership in Organic programming and increase your visibility with agribusiness professionals, other organizations, and producers.

 

 Sponsorships

Sponsors are vital to the success of our conference. This year’s conference features increased opportunities for involvement for our sponsors!

 

Event Sponsorship - $3,000

  • Primary listing in all collateral as an Event Sponsor
  • All media materials will include Event Sponsor listing 
  • Opportunity to be part of the program by introducing speaker of choice
  • Introduction at the opening session as an event sponsor, and opportunity to address the participants
  • Signage placed in key areas to recognize event sponsor
  • 4 FREE registrations
  • Complementary exhibit booth with primary placement
  •  3 advertising pieces placed in the registration packet


Luncheon Sponsorship - $2,000

  • Listing in conference program as a Luncheon Sponsor
  •  An opportunity to be part of the program by addressing the participants at the meal
  • Sponsor sign on easel during luncheon
  • 3 FREE registrations
  • Complementary exhibit booth with primary placement
  •  2 advertising pieces placed in conference registration packets


Refreshment Break Sponsorship - $1,000

  •  Listing in conference program as a Refreshment Break Sponsor
  •  Signage at all refreshment breaks
  •  2 FREE registration fees
  •  Complementary exhibit booth with primary placement
  •   1 advertising piece placed in conference registration packets


 Friend of Conference Sponsorship - $500

  • Listing in conference program as Friend of Conference Sponsor
  • Signage at the conference
  • 1 FREE registration
  • Complementary exhibit booth
  • Program listing

 Exhibitors

Be a major part of the Iowa Organic Conference by participating as an exhibitor at our Organic Tradeshow! The Organic Conference draws more than 300 individuals from the midwest involved in Organic Agriculture.

 Exhibit Booth - $300

  • Listing in conference program as Exhibitor
  • Listing in conference exhibit handout as an exhibitor
  • 1 FREE registration
  •  Reduced “additional participant” registration rate
  •   8 x 10 booth located in main conference gathering areas
  •   6 foot table (includes cover, skirt and two chairs)
  •   Wastepaper basket
  •   Electricity & Ethernet available upon request 

Booths may be set-up 5:00 pm-7:00 pm on Sunday, November 18, or between 6:30 am - 7:00 am on Monday, November 18 in the Memorial Union.

Space is limited for this conference, and will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis after receipt of full payment.

Program Advertising

Would you like a chance to advertise exclusively to our conference audience? Place an your ad in our conference program!

  • 1/8 page ad--$75 
  • 1/4 page ad--$100
  • 1/2 page ad--$125
  •  Full page ad--$150

Art work for ads must be sent by November 2, 2012, for inclusion in the program. If you ordered an ad last year, we will send you a copy and the guidelines for artwork in your confirmation. You may also choose to re-use an ad you have submitted to us in the past.

  

If you have any questions please contact conference organizer: 

Dr. Kathleen Delate

Depts. of Agronomy & Horticulture, Extension Organic Specialist

 106 Horticulture Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011

 Email: kdelate@iastate.edu Phone: 515.294.7069 FAX: 515.294.0730

 


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