Spokane is pleased to once again host Ag Expo and the Pacific Northwest Farm Forum Feb. 3-5, 2015!
What's New This Year!
Photography: Shutterbugs of allages submitted photographs depicting the theme: "Agriculture in the InlandNorthwest." This work will be on display in the Point Lobby of the SpokaneConvention Center. Adult and youth winners have been awarded and will bevisible at the display.
Big Data Panel: Offered on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1-3 p.m. in the DoubleTree's Salon IV,this program features speakers on topics such as: "Do You Know What FarmerGenerated Data Is?" "How Can You Use this Data to Guide Your Production andBusiness Decisions."
Career Fair: "Connecting Students withAgriBusiness 2015" will be offered Feb. 5 from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. in SpokaneConvention Center Room 302 A & B. Students and parents alike are encouragedto attend and learn about opportunities and needs in the ag industry foremployees with a business background.
ExhibitorRooms/Workshops: These new workshops will be offered Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday in the convention center's new breakout rooms - the 400series rooms on the tradeshow level of the facility. Multiple sessions will run simultaneouslyfrom 9 a.m. till noon and again 1:30 till 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesdayand again 9 a.m. till noon on Thursday. Sessions include, as an example:"Coming Back to the Farm: A Look at the Return of the Millennials to the AgOperation" to "Farm Succession Planning" and "Real Business - FinancialStrategies for Ag-Based Business Owners." A full list of these specialworkshops appears in the 2015 Show Program.
Excellence inAgriculture Award: The second annual award is being presented thisyear at the Pacific Northwest Farm Forum Main Session at the DoubleTree Hotelin Salon IV at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3rd. Presented jointly by theAgriBusiness Council of Greater Spokane Incorporated, Spokane Ag Expo andPacific Northwest Farm Forum, the award recognizes an individual, business ororganization that has had significant influence on the agricultural industry inthe Inland Northwest during 2014.
We invite you to participate in the largest farm machinery show in the Inland Northwest at the Spokane Convention Center. More than 250 agriculture suppliers and service companies will be under one roof in the 100,000 square foot exhibit hall.
Spokane is THE destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. World-class restaurants scatter downtown and the surrounding areas. More than 20 wineries call Spokane home, and many have been recognized with national awards for their wine. Multiple live theatres, the Best of Broadway series, national level concerts and numerous local artists make entertainment easy to access any day of the week. Come early and check out Hello Dolly! at the INB Performing Arts Center!
Spokane is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. The Spokane River runs through the heart of downtown, yet feels miles away during an early morning paddle. Five mountain ski resorts are within a two-hour drive of Spokane, giving you more time on the slopes and less in the car. Please come and see for yourself why Spokane is Near Nature. Near Perfect.
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