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2017 Ag Club meetings announced by HighQuest Group (1.26.2017)

BOSTON, January 26, 2017 – HighQuest Group, a global strategic advisory, conference, and media firm serving the ag sector, today announced its Ag Club schedule for the first half of 2017.

The Ag Clubs seek to bring together agribusiness and ag investing market participants to network, discuss important trends, and promote business success among regional stakeholders in cities from coast to coast. The luncheon events run from noon to 2 p.m., with networking until 12:30 p.m., followed by lunch/speaker. Costs run from $55 to $75 depending on the venue.

The 2017 Ag Club luncheons begin during the week of February 6 and feature:

ϖ Pat Christie, president and CEO of Conservis, who will present "The Evolution of the Digital Farm and What it Means for Commerce” at the Tuesday, Feb. 7 Minneapolis Ag Club.

ϖ Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soy Transportation Coalition (STC), who will present, “A Modern Infrastructure for Modern Agriculture” at the Wednesday, Feb. 8 Des Moines Ag Club.

ϖ Ana Dutra, president and CEO of The Executives’ Club of Chicago, and a member of the Board of Directors of the CME Group; and Julie Kanak, managing director and agribusiness and food practice leader for Diversified Search. The two will speak at the Chicago Ag Club on Thursday, Feb. 9.
Future Ag Club events, which run from Boston to Texas to San Francisco, are as follows:

MARCH

• Tuesday, March 7 – Boston Ag Club
• Wednesday, March 8 – New York Ag Club
• Thursday, March 9 – Washington, D. C., Ag Club

 MAY

• Tuesday, May 9 – Texas Ag Club
• Wednesday, May 10 – San Francisco Ag Club
• Tuesday, May 16 – Des Moines Ag Club
• Wednesday, May 17 – Minneapolis Ag Club
• Thursday, May 18 – Chicago Ag Club

JUNE

• Monday, June 5 – Boston Ag club
• Tuesday, June 6 – Washington, D.C., Ag Club
• Wednesday, June 7 – New York Ag Club
 
For details on locations and speakers for each event, or to register, visit www.highquestgroup.com/agclub, or contact Susan Mellinger, Ag Club director, at +1.978.887.8800, x118 or stmellinger@highquestgroup.com. Suggestions for future luncheon speakers are welcome.
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About HighQuest Group

HighQuest Group, headquartered in Danvers, Mass., is a strategic advisory, conference, and media firm serving corporations, financial investors, and governments across the global food and agribusiness value chains. Founded in 2000, HighQuest has successfully completed over 300 strategic advisory engagements and hosts preeminent industry events including the Global AgInvesting series, GAI AgTech Week, Organic & Non-GMO Forum and the Women in Agribusiness Summit series. www.highquestgroup.com

 

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