2020 AFFPA/AFMA/Leduc Regional Conference
Join us for a local food-focused conference!
EAT - DRINK - PLAY - LEARN - SHOP LOCAL
The Farm to Market to Table conference is perfect for farm-direct marketers, farmer's market vendors, those in the agri-tourism industry and local foodies!
When: February 27 to February 28, 2020. Where: Coast Nisku Inn & Conference Centre, Nisku, AB
RSVP: Register online at leduc-chamber.com
The Conference is to be held at the newly renovated Nisku Inn and Conference Centre 1101 4th Street Nisku, AB
This year Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association is hosting their annual conference once again in conjunction with the Alberta Farmers Market Association, the Leduc Regional Chamber and Title Sponsor Leduc County along with support of other counties and municipalities in Alberta.
Join us for a conference designed for farm producers, farmers’ market organizers, growers, farmers, small-scale food processors, artisans, and agricultural and community leaders. Network, acquire new industry contacts, gain new skills, and come away inspired to strengthen Alberta’s local food sector.
Included in this year’s conference is a banquet on Thursday night hosted by talent radio personality Dylan from the Pepper and Dylan show on 91.7 Kiss radio. We are also delighted to have Matt and Melissa Schur from the Big Red Barn join us to share their farm story.
Attend one or both days of the conference or just the banquet. Tickets sales now open!
Farm to Market to Table Conference Corporate Sponsorship and Tradeshow Exhibitors
The Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association (AFFPA) started in 1985 with its original incorporation as Alberta Market Gardeners Association. They are a membership-driven non-profit organization representing the interests of farm direct market growers. Their mission is “Bringing fresh, healthy, local food and farm experiences to Alberta Communities by connecting local farms and local people.” Visit their website https://albertafarmfresh.com/.
The Alberta Farmers’ Market Association (AFMA) is a membership-driven, non-profit organization. The Alberta Farmers’ Market Association (AFMA) fosters partnerships to stimulate farmers’ market initiatives; works collaboratively to assess, develop and implement policies and guidelines that will strengthen the quality of farmers’ markets in Alberta; provides support to our member markets, vendors, managers, boards and sponsors through advocacy, education, promotion and innovation. Please visit their website at https://albertafarmersmarket.com
Our two organizations have many things in common and are partnering
up for again for the fourth year to present the 2020 Farm to Market to
On behalf of the Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association (AFFPA) and the Alberta Farmers’ Market Association (AFMA), we are looking for sponsorship for this exciting conference to be held February 27 and 28, 2020 at the Nisku Inn and Conference Centre.
Sponsors will be recognized during the event, in the registration package, and in our newsletter and social media feeds.
AFFPA members you will need a promotional code, check your emails. Can’t find it? Send us an email, firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will get it to you ASAP.
Providing a $25.00 discount on the 1 Day (Feb. 27)
Providing a $50.00 discount on the 2 Day (Feb. 27 & 28)
2020 Exhibitor and Sponsor Registration Form - pdf to download - Deadline January 31, 2020
Farm to Market to Table Conference Corporate Sponsorship
- Plenary Speaker Sponsor - $2500.00
- Coffee Break Sponsor - $750.00
- Lunch Sponsor - $1500.00
- Dinner Sponsor - $1000.00
- Platinum Sponsor - $1500.00
- Awards Sponsor - $ 500.00
- General Event Sponsor - $200.00
Conference tickets must be purchased unless included with your sponsorship level.
Hotel fees are the responsibility of registrants, not part of the sponsorship levels or
tradeshow registration fee.
Exhibitor Tradeshow Registration includes one booth space, one table, skirting, and
2-day conference ticket is 1 per $2,000 of sponsorship.
2020 AFFPA Workshop - FEBRUARY 26, 2020
A pre-conference workshop sponsored by Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association - This workshop provides new or potential direct market producers with information and resources on all aspects of vegetable production (Saskatoon berries, strawberries and raspberries) in Alberta. Sessions include information on production, including varieties, establishment, maintenance, and harvest, as well as economics. The workshop includes time for networking and questions throughout the day.