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Enhancing Expertise. Building Trust.

Nestled in the heart of Western Canada’s winter playground, the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel plays host to the 2017 CAAR Conference: Enhancing Expertise, Building Trust, this February 14 to 16, 2017.

Join other agri-retailers, suppliers and industry experts at this can’t-miss opportunity to build your business network, expand your knowledge and share good times with friends and colleagues. This year’s conference features an exceptional lineup of speakers, all offering their own unique and knowledgeable insight into the ever-changing ag industry, an exciting variety of networking opportunities and an exclusive look at some of the latest products and services from the industry’s leading suppliers on the tradeshow floor.

Key Conference Dates

October 24, 2016:

Delegate registration opens

December 2, 2016:

Exhibitor registration closes

December 2, 2016:

Earlybird CAAR member registration deadline

December 2, 2016:

CAAR's Choice Awards nominations deadline

January 22, 2017:

Hotel reservation deadline

January 27, 2017:

Delegate conference registration closes



Kevin Hursch

Kevin Hursh

Kevin Hursh is one of the country’s top agricultural commentators. He is an agrologist, journalist and farmer. Kevin and his wife Marlene run Hursh Consulting & Communications based in Saskatoon, and own and operate a grain farm near Cabri in southwestern Saskatchewan, growing a wide array of crops.

Michelle Ray

Michelle Ray

Michelle Ray is an international business keynote speaker, entrepreneur, author and educator who demonstrates a deep understanding of the importance of self-leadership in business and in life. She has addressed groups for notable clients such as Proctor & Gamble, Shell and Xerox.

Jean-Phillippe Gervais

Jean-Phillippe Gervais

J.P. Gervais is the chief agricultural economist at Farm Credit Canada, with over 20 years of experience analyzing domestic and international agricultural policies and markets. He has frequently been a featured speaker at conferences, addressing global trends and the linkages to agri-food markets.

Darrin Rose

Darrin Rose

A Canadian Comedy Award and Canadian Screenwriting Award winner, Darrin is the host of Match Game on the Comedy Network, a six-time performer at the Montreal Just For Laughs festival and has been called “one of the hottest comedians in Canada” by GQ magazine.

Learn More About the Speakers

3 Days

of informative sessions, motivating speeches and networking.

View the Agenda

35+ Exhibitors

showcasing their latest products and services on the tradeshow floor.

Tour the Tradeshow

100+ Things

to do and see while in Banff, Western Canada's Winter playground.

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