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Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) 2019 Conference & Expo

Unmask Your Business Potential in the Big Easy

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) 2019 Conference & Expo is scheduled for Dec. 3-5, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.

The ARA Conference & Expo is THE place for agricultural retailers to meet with their industry partners, suppliers and other business colleagues. The conference serves as a professional development event with networking opportunities, continuing education units, and our world-class expo hall.

The ARA Expo provides the unique opportunity for attendees to meet with all of the companies that serve retail businesses under one roof – from equipment manufacturers to fertilizer producers to technology companies.

A lineup of top-notch speakers and panelists have already been confirmed, promising interesting and lively discussions. We’ll kick off the event with a keynote from FMC CEO and Chairman of the Board Pierre Brondeau, providing his take on industry trends. Keynote speaker Shep Hyken will provide an entertaining and unique approach to the customer experience. And we will close the conference on a high note with Retired U.S. Army Major General Vincent “Vinny” Boles, author of “4-3-2-1 Leadership … What America’s Sons and Daughters Taught Me on the Road from 2d Lieutenant to 2 Star General”.

Be present when we name the 2019 Retailer of the Year, as well as recognize others in the industry for their hard work and dedication with several other awards.

Don’t miss the opportunity to golf at the world-renowned TPC Louisiana as a part of the ARA Invitational Golf Tournament!

Register early and save. Early bird registration ends October 15. For more information, visit, or email

See you in New Orleans!

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