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10 Reasons to attend the 2018 East of England Farming Conference

10 Reasons to attend the 2018 East of England Farming Conference

11th September 2018

East of England Farming Conference 2018, are you Fit for the Future?

To find out the answer make sure you have booked your ticket to the hottest agricultural conference taking place this year.

Organised by the East of England Agricultural Society and held at the East of England Showground the conference is designed to share solid information with delegates from all aspects of the industry providing them with ideas and inspiration that they can take away and adopt in their own businesses and careers.

The day will comprise of three sessions, each with four speakers. Each session has its own theme, style and carefully selected speakers to share their story and inspire the entire audience. There will be breaks throughout the day including lunch as well as time before and after the conference, creating opportunities for discussion and networking.

So why attend? Here are our top 10 reasons why you should book your ticket now;

  1. Inspiration, with guest speakers from Government MPs, Company Directors, CEOs, Entrepreneurs, Farmers and agri Businesses, there is some thought provoking debate to cover all.
  2. Business, the conference will host a great selection of agricultural related trade stands covering all aspects of the industry giving you the chance to see the latest innovations and technologies.
  3. Connect, with pre and post event print and online coverage from our in-house marketing team plus the new media partnership with Anglia Farmer and Midland Farmer our social media channels will be live and accessible for people to get involved and connect.
  4. Knowledge, no matter how experienced you are at your business everyone can learn and yes you can teach an old dog a new trick!
  5. Network, industry conferences provide a great opportunity to network with your peers and potential new business.
  6. New beginnings learn dynamic new things outside your own field, things which you may have never considered before.
  7. Growing your brand, everyone has their own brand be it personal, organisation or both attending our conference will give you many openings to be able to get involved
  8. Social, with such an isolated industry it’s healthy to get out with your fellow farmers, friends and colleagues, make a day of it.
  9. Dedicated, the professional team at the East of England Agricultural Society will ensure your visit and experience at the showground is enjoyable and a day to remember.
  10. Why not? It’s a quiet time of the year and it’s cheaper than a day shooting!

To find out more about the conference and to attend the event as a delegate, please book your tickets online via our website www.eastofengland.org.uk.

If you would like to have a trade stand or to find out more about our sponsorship opportunities please contact Ruth on RTrolove@eastofengland.org.uk or call 01733 234451.

Decision Makers, Ground Breakers and Risk Takers take centre stage at this year’s EoEFC

Decision Makers, Ground Breakers and Risk Takers take centre stage at this year’s EoEFC

The East of England Farming Conference is excited to announce a solid line up of speakers for their 4th annual farming conference taking place on the 1 November.

This year’s conference organised by the East of England Agricultural Society and titled “Fit for the Future” is crafted to challenge industry business leaders to understand, embrace, and adapt to change in the coming years.

Heading up the day’s events are political heavy weights and industry leaders which include: Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Labour MP for Workington, Sue Hayman; Conservative MP and Chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee Neil Parish; NFU Vice Chairman Stuart Roberts and to complete session 1 titled “Decision makers” is founder and chief executive of the Sustainable Food Trust Patrick Holden CBE.

In session 2 titled “Ground Breakers” we introduce innovative and pioneering leading experts from a range of industries. AHDB Strategic farmer, Brian Barker; Hertfordshire farmer and director of Groundswell farming conference John Cherry; Consultant Bioagronomist for PlantWorks Ltd, Jamie Stotzka; and William Wells, Founder and CEO of Hummingbird Technologies.

The third and final session “Risk Takers” will welcome an inspirational line up of farmers, businessmen/women and entrepreneurs starting with Stephen Jones, founder and director of The British Quinoa Company; Emily & Guy French, Foxes Farm Produce; and Wil Armitage, Organic Dairy Farmer.

Commenting on this year’s conference session 1 speaker, NFU Vice Chairman Stuart Roberts said; “This year’s East of England Farming Conference comes at such an interesting time for the industry. I am looking forward to looking beyond Brexit and start to assess some of the longer term trends that will influence our industry over the next decade.”

To find out more about the conference and to attend the event as a delegate, please book your tickets online via www.eoefarmingconference.co.uk

If you would like to have a trade stand or to find out more about our sponsorship opportunities please contact Ruth on RTrolove@eastofengland.org.uk or call 01733 234451.

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Note to editors

The East of England Farming Conference is owned and managed by the East of England Agricultural Society and takes place at the East of England Showground, Peterborough PE2 6XE.

Launched in 2015 the East of England Farming Conference offers progressive farmers, business men and women, students and guests alike an opportunity to attend an event which inspires engages and motivates, plus an enjoyable and social day.

Conference sponsors include: AS Communications, Roythornes, British Sugar, Brown & Co., CXCS, Soil Fertility Services, Land Family Business, Daltons Seeds, Easton Otley, NFU, Produce World, Syngenta, Active Business Partnerships, and Premium Crops

For further press information please contact Kerry Buttriss on 01733 234451 or email Kbuttriss@eastofengland.org.uk For more information about the East of England Agricultural Society please visit our website on www.eastofengland.org.uk