CAAR Conference

CAAR Congratulates the 2020 Conference Survey Winners

Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the conference survey. Your feedback on the 2020 CAAR Conference will help us improve future events, including the 2021 CAAR Conference in Edmonton, AB. Everyone who completed the survey was entered in a draw to win a $50 VISA gift card, with a second chance to win for those who provided a testimonial. And the winners are…

Reminder to Fill Out Your CAAR Conference Survey

Calling all 2020 CAAR Conference delegates: remember to provide your feedback on the event for your chance to win a $50 VISA gift card. Check your email inbox for a link to fill out CAAR’s Post-Conference Survey. Don’t delay – Friday March 6 is the last day to take the survey!

Thank You for Making the 2020 CAAR Conference a Success

The staff and board of CAAR would like to extend a sincere thank-you to everyone who joined us at TCU Place in Saskatoon and helped make our 25th anniversary event a resounding success. Keep reading for important post-conference updates, including details on how you can win a $50 VISA gift card, simply by sharing your feedback.

Get Social at #CAARcon2020

When you take your conference experience online, you expand your networking opportunities and enhance your industry presence. So, let’s get ready to get social at the 2020 CAAR Conference!

2020 CAAR Member Forum

Seize the moment while the CAAR Conference is fresh in your mind – join the CAAR Member Forum to provide your feedback on the 2020 CAAR Conference, and all things CAAR! We want to hear from you.

The CAAR Member Forum will take place on February 13 from 2–3:00 p.m. at TCU Place in Saskatoon, Sask., following the closing of the 2020 CAAR Conference.

"Fork's Up" for Canada’s Agriculture Day

Canada’s Agriculture Day is a time for the entire ag industry to celebrate, make meaningful connections and shine a spotlight on Canadian food. Join us on Feb. 11 – in person or in spirit – as we raise our forks and our glasses to Canadian agriculture.

Positions Open for Retail Members on CAAR Board

Speak up for the Canadian ag retail industry by lending your time and your voice to the CAAR Board of Directors. If you’re a retail member of CAAR, we want you! CAAR will be voting on new board members at the Annual General Meeting on Feb. 12, held as part of the 2020 CAAR Conference. Nominate yourself or a colleague today by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Read more to hear from current board members on the professional and personal rewards serving on the CAAR Board.

Earn CEUs at the 2020 CAAR Conference

Certified Professional Agronomists (CPAs), Crop Advisors (CCAs) and Crop Science Consultants (CCSCs) can earn CEUs by attending the 2020 CAAR Conference in Saskatoon, Sask. Continue reading to find out how many CEUs you may be eligible for.

Celebrate With Us at the CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet

The CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet is a conference highlight and is not to be missed! Join us for a delicious meal with your colleagues and friends, as we recognize the best of the best in Canadian Ag Retail. Following dinner, sit back and enjoy the entertainment, provided by one of Canada’s top comics.

Roundtable Discussions Return to the CAAR Conference in 2020

Roundtables are back – and they’re better than ever! Don’t miss your chance to take part in this exciting networking and learning opportunity at the 2020 CAAR Conference. Whether you are a seasoned veteran of the industry or just starting out, there is a place for you at the table. Join us for a lively, topical discussion and get your conference networking off to a great start!

Speaker Profile: Craig Klemmer, FCC

Take in an outstanding lineup of speaker presentations covering a diverse range of topics relevant to ag retailers at the 2020 CAAR Conference in Saskatoon, SK.

Craig Klemmer, principal agricultural economist with Farm Credit Canada will be sharing his presentation “Trade, Dollar and Interest Rates: What Does it Mean for the Health of Canadian Agriculture?” on Thursday, Feb. 13. Click to read more about what retailers can expect to take away from this presentation.

Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration Pricing

Calling all early birds – be sure to register for the 2020 CAAR Conference by Nov. 29, 2019 to take advantage of reduced registration rates. Join CAAR’s board of directors, staff and your fellow ag retailers to celebrate 25 years of “Embracing Innovation” since CAAR was formed in 1995.

Read more to learn about registering for the CAAR Conference.

Exhibitor Registration Over 75% Sold!

Don’t miss your chance to exhibit at the 2020 CAAR Conference in Saskatoon, Sask., Feb. 11-13. Last year’s tradeshow space sold out – book now and secure your spot to take advantage of unbeatable networking opportunities on the tradeshow floor!