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The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) is a not-for-profit national association dedicated to representing ag-retailers across Canada, who are an integral part of the agricultural food chain process.

CAAR is the voice of the ag-retailers, protecting their members rights and interests, providing safety training programs, networking events, communication services and is a proud, active supporter in the agriculture industry.

A Conference Designed for Ag-Retailers

Now in its 24th year, the CAAR Conference is the leading event for ag-retailers and is designed specifically to bring the agriculture industry together for three days to:
• Stay informed with industry updates
• Network with new and existing customers
• Enhance skills
• Support the association

Establish your Presence through Sponsorship

Sponsoring the CAAR Conference is designed for you to connect with the agriculture industry and enhance your sales and marketing goals. Tailored sponsorships include advertising, recognition in print and on the conference website - extending your investment both before and after the event.

Sponsoring the CAAR Conference gives you an excellent opportunity to:
• Communicate to over 2,500 industry contacts pre and post-event (through online & print advertising, social media and more)
• Promote services and increase brand awareness
• Drive traffic to your booth during the conference
• Speaking opportunities and customized sponsorship packages
• Gain exceptional value in supporting the ag-retail industry

Click here to view the 2019 CAAR Conference Sponsorship Package

Our goal is to continue to build the sponsorship program and work with you to ensure that supporting the conference and CAAR remains a mutually beneficial and valuable experience.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or would like more information about sponsorship please contact Lisa Defoort at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 204-989-9313.

Sponsor Spotlight

AGI is a global leader in the planning, engineering and manufacturing of full solutions and systems across 5 platforms: Grain, Fertilizer, Food, Feed and Seed. We partner with our customers on 6 continents to leverage the AGI advantage and engineer unique market specific systems.

These systems are delivered for farm and commercial applications and include Storage, Handling, Structural, Processing, and Controls all based on, and brought together, with Engineering and Project Management.


At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society.

“Because you work in acres. Not hours.” Whatever the crop, there’s only one thing we care about. Helping you achieve your best and highest quality yield. So if you’re looking to maximize yield potential and disease protection (and who isn’t?), Bayer fungicides are the way to go.

Whether it’s different crops, geographies, weather, soil conditions or disease pressures one thing is clear. Applying a Bayer fungicide can help deliver increased quality, increased yield and most importantly, a return on your investment. Bayer fungicides. It’s Grow Time.

When craftsmanship counts... Hi Tech Installations Ltd. is the preeminent service provider in the construction of superior granular fertilizer, grain, seed, and feed handling facilities.

Our team of experts pays attention to details and keeps your project on target, providing quality craftsmanship and service at a fair value.

International Raw Materials LTD markets and distributes crop nutrients and industrial commodities through our extensive distribution system. We deliver the inputs essential for growing healthy, sustainable crops and maximizing yields in farming systems around the world. Beyond agriculture, we provide inputs used in a range of industrial and technical applications.

Sherritt International is one of the world’s largest producers of nickel from lateritic sources with operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. We pride ourselves on being a leading low-cost producer that generates sustainable prosperity for our employees, investors and the communities in which we operate. We are also the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island.

John Deere Financial offers you value that no other lender can – a deep understanding of your business, equipment expertise, and personal solutions to make owning and operating equipment easy and affordable.

As the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, Nutrien plays a critical role in Feeding the Future by helping growers to increase food production in a sustainable manner.

We'll keep innovating, because it’s essential for achieving shared success with our customers, investors and other stakeholders that rely on the long-term success of our business.


At AgResource, we understand how challenging it is for entrepreneurs to establish, build, and sustain a strong viable business. The investment in time, mind space, capital, and relationships can be all-consuming. We realize that in these challenging and often stressful times, dealers want to work with a company that is more than just a distributor. They want a trusted partner, advisor, supporter, and long-term friend.

Our services are designed to support dealers in the rural areas where they work and live, often delivering customized programs that are unique to their businesses and trading area. We strive to support our dealers as they work to improve employee engagement, retention, and satisfaction, while also working to increase customer satisfaction. As the first business solutions company in our industry to support individual dealer needs through customized programs, our ambition is to set the standard for program quality and effectiveness.

Farm Credit Canada is a financially self-sustaining federal Crown corporation reporting to Parliament through the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

Our corporate office is located in Regina, Sask. We lend money and provide other services to primary producers, agri-food operations and agribusinesses that provide inputs or add value to agriculture. We share business management knowledge and training with our customers, free of charge. We offer insurance, venture capital and management accounting software, that's designed specifically for agriculture.

FWS Group of Companies, recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, are leaders in fully integrated design-build and LEAN construction.  Our promise to clients is to complete their project safely, on quality, on time and on budget.  We offer both greenfield and retrofit turn-key services for Fertilizer Storage and Distribution Facilities, Crop Inputs Facilities, Inland Grain Terminals, Port Terminals, Feed Mills and Processing Facilities.

FWS companies collaborate to share the benefits of our mutual experience. This allows us to share expertise gained in diverse industry sectors, creating added value for FWS clients. Most FWS work is with long-term repeat customers, who share our belief in the value of our approach.

Meridian Manufacturing Inc. is committed to manufacturing the most innovative and quality storage and handling products to serve the Agricultural, Industrial and Oil & Gas industries. Backed by over 65 years of experience, Meridian continues to break barriers in industry standards and elevate the bar higher.

We are continuously looking at ways of improving our product lineup and incorporating the latest technological advancements to better serve our customers. Your success is our passion, hence our endless pursuit to better meet your ever-changing needs. The meticulous attention to quality and detail reflects the attitude of an enthusiastic and skilled production team, leading confidence to each Meridian customer of a superior and dependable product. Meridian's Winnipeg based parent company, WGI Westman Group Inc., is recognized as Platinum members of "Canada's Best Managed Companies."

NexusAg by Univar is your trusted link between fertilizer manufacturers and agricultural retails. We bring unique fertilizer products and programs to the Canadian marketplace to maximize on-farm crop investment.

Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. is an independent insurance brokerage located in Morris, MB. We offer an exclusive insurance program for Independent Input Retailers and Custom Applicators across Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Many of our experienced staff have worked in the ag retail business, so they understand your business and have the knowledge and expertise to offer you support and provide you with an insurance policy designed to fit your insurance needs. We take great pride in providing industry leading coverage and service to independent retailers across the prairies.