Becky Finfrock

Nov 18, 2014  |  Today's News

Commodity Classic registration and housing reservations opened online at 9 a.m. this morning, November 18, 2014. Rooms are expected to book quickly, so those interested should register as soon as possible.

The 20th annual farmer-focused, farmer-led event is scheduled for Feb. 26-28, 2015, at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Ariz. The convention center will house all Commodity Classic events, including the Opening Reception, General Session, Evening of Entertainment, Trade Show, Learning Center Sessions and What’s New Sessions.

“We’re looking forward to a great show as we celebrate the 20th Commodity Classic in the city where it all started,” said NCGA Commodity Classic Co-Chair Bart Schott. “This is going to be a terrific event where growers can blaze a trail to success with numerous opportunities for networking, education and up-close experience with innovative technology.”

Commodity Classic hotels are within easy walking distance or provide complimentary shuttle services to and from the convention center. Full Commodity Classic registration includes:

  • Trade Show access, including lunch on Thursday and Friday and a mid-morning snack on Saturday
  • General Session
  • Educational Sessions, including Learning Centers, What’s New Sessions, Mini What’s New Sessions and Early Risers
  • ASA or NCGA banquet (based on space availability, and not guaranteed)
  • Evening of Entertainment
  • If you are a grower, grower-family member, media or state staff, full registration also includes the Opening Reception

Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America's largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, produced by the National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers. Starting in 2016, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers joins as the newest affiliate of Commodity Classic.

Check out the 2015 Commodity Classic website for additional information.