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FOCUSING ON THE BUSINESS OF AG RETAIL

The 2021 CAAR Conference will focus on the business of ag retail and connecting the Canadian agriculture retail industry.

Hosted from February 9 - 11, 2021 at the Westin Edmonton and Fairmont Hotel Macdonald in Edmonton, AB, the 2021 CAAR Conference will offer exceptional value for all ag retailers through a program developed around their specific needs.

The 2021 CAAR Conference will feature engaging keynote speakers, informative concurrent sessions, relevant industry updates and valuable opportunities to connect with retailers, exhibitors, and industry representatives from the Canadian agriculture industry, making this an event you don’t want to miss!


CONNECT WITH THE AG RETAIL INDUSTRY THROUGH SPONSORSHIP

Sponsoring the CAAR Conference is designed for you to connect with the agriculture industry to promote your company’s products and services and bring maximum exposure to your brand.

Receive additional sponsorship recognition through donating products to the CAAR Pro-Ag Investments Auction, 50% SRP of your auction donation counts towards sponsorship and increases your company’s benefits and exposure.

Sponsorship of the CAAR Conference includes print and digital advertising, complimentary conference passes, and logo recognition in our various communications channels - extending your investment both before and after the event. The earlier you confirm your sponsorship, the higher the benefits and ROI your company receives.

This is your chance to support the CAAR Conference and the association while receiving valuable benefits for your business.

Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities at the 2021 CAAR Conference


REGISTER YOUR BOOTH TODAY

Exhibitor registration is now open! Register as an Exhibitor to connect face-to-face with ag retailers, suppliers, and industry representatives from across Canada and promote your new products, programs, and services at the 2021 CAAR Conference, hosted from February 9-11 in Edmonton, AB.

CLICK TO REGISTER YOUR BOOTH


EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION OPENS JUNE 22

Register as an exhibitor on Monday, June 22nd to increase your company’s visibility at the event and make it easier for attendees to find you at your booth. This is the perfect opportunity for you to network with ag retailers, suppliers, and industry partners and showcase your latest products and services.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, CAAR is offering exhibitors an option to reserve their booth space through a non-refundable deposit with the remainder paid by the exhibitor registration deadline, Friday, December 4, 2020.

Click here for information about exhibiting at the 2021 CAAR Conference


SAVE THE DATE: 2021 CAAR CONFERENCE
#CAARcon

We're excited to announce the CAAR Conference is heading back to Edmonton, AB!

Mark your calendars for February 9-11, 2021, and stay informed with CAAR Conference updates featured on caar.org, The CAAR Network, Twitter (@CdnAgRetail), as well as in the upcoming issues of The Communicator.

We welcome your feedback! If you have any suggestions for speaker topics or general conference ideas, please contact Lisa Defoort at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 204.989.9313.


STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19 

The health, safety and well-being of CAAR conference attendees is of utmost importance and we are actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Based on the information available to date, we are moving ahead with the planning of the 2021 CAAR Conference scheduled for February 9 - 11, 2021 in Edmonton, AB.

CAAR is committed to keeping you informed about COVID-19 and the 2021 CAAR Conference, all updates will be shared here on our conference section as well as on our Ag Retailer Support Page. If you have any concerns or questions, please email Lisa Defoort, CAAR’s Communications & Event Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to hosting a safe and exciting business conference for all attendees.


THANK YOU 

Thank you to all of our sponsors, auction donors, committee members and attendees who helped make our 25th anniversary event a resounding success, we couldn't have done this without you.

It was truly a pleasure for the staff and board members of CAAR to connect with so many members of our industry!


2020 CAAR CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

The presentations from speaker sessions at the 2020 CAAR Conference are now available for you to access, this is your chance to embrace innovation by reviewing the highlights of the speaker program.

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS:
Panel Discussion: Transitioning to Digital Agriculture
Brent Kemp, AgGateway | Jordan Kuhns, Growmark | Ryan Adams, Nutrien | Taylor Wildeman, WinField United Canada
PDF Presentation

Accelerating Innovation Through Partnerships & Collaboration
Dr. Steven Webb, Global Institute for Food Security
PDF Presentation

2019 Canadian Precision Ag Dealership Survey Results
Sean Mitchell, University of Guelph
PDF Presentation

Trade, Dollar, and Interest Rates: What Does It Mean For The Health Of Canadian Agriculture
Craig Klemmer, Principal Agricultural Economist, FCC
PDF Presentation

INDUSTRY UPDATES:
CleanFarms | PDF Presentation
CropLife | PDF Presentation
CSTA | PDF Presentation
Fertilizer Canada | PDF Presentation
Transport Canada | PDF Presentation


  

REGISTERED EXHIBITORS 

AgLink Canada
Calcium Products
Coverco Buildings Ltd.
Hi Tech Installations Ltd.
Marcus Construction
Meridian Manufacturing Inc.
Norstar Industries
Novid
Stueve Canada Ltd.


CONFIRMED SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSOR

Meridian Mfg

SILVER SPONSOR

Simplot


BRONZE SPONSORS

  alpine

 



  TerraLink


2020 CAAR CONFERENCE GALLERY

2020 CAAR Conference