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BARCHART’S GRAIN
MERCHANDISING & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2024
ORLANDO, FL
Orlando World Center Marriott

ABOUT

Barchart’s Grain Merchandising and Technology Conference is back and this year we’re headed to Orlando, Florida! Join Barchart in the Sunshine State for an exciting, informative and engaging 3-day event! Grain merchandisers, originators, general managers, and other buyers of grain from across the US and internationally will converge to exchange ideas, build connections, and explore cutting-edge workflows for grain merchandising and origination. Dive into discussions covering topics such as hedging, artificial intelligence, ERP connectivity, CRM tools, and more!

What sets our conference apart? We're all about fostering meaningful connections with grain professionals in the most fun and unique way possible! Make the most of what our conference has in store for you, including:

  • Pre-Conference Meet & Greet Sunday Afternoon at the Pool (Sponsor Cabanas)
  • Numerous Panels and Discussions on Commodity Data, Technology & Workflows
  • The Latest Commodity Market Discussions from Leading Experts
  • Small Breakout Sessions on Key Topics Impacting the Grain and Oilseed Industries
  • cmdtyView, Marketplace, Hedging and Related Software Demos
  • 2024 Hedge Awards Ceremony
  • cmdtyView Classic Charity Golf Outing & 5k Run
  • Networking in the Exhibit Hall
  • On-Site Restaurants, Golf Course, Jogging Path, Pools and Waterpark
  • Excellent Room Rates Before, During & After the Conference
  • Check out the resort video - Only 20 minutes from the airport!

Silver Sponsors

ADM Investor Services
CQG
EFC Systems by Ever.Ag
IL Soybean Association

Media Sponsors

Feed & Grain

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Day 1

September 8, 2024

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Poolside Meet & Greet - Welcome to Orlando!

Soak up some sun and swim up to our outdoor exhibit hall during our pre-conference meet & greet at the pool! Order a drink, meet with our Platinum and Gold sponsors and mingle with fellow attendees in our privately reserved cabanas for a fun conference kickoff!

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration and Product Demos

Join us for hands-on product demos and training before our opening night reception and dinner. This offers prime opportunity to network with Barchart staff and learn more about our enterprise workflows for agribusinesses.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Opening Night Reception and Dinner at Harvest Terrace

Join Barchart and other attendees for an opening night reception and dinner at the Harvest Terrace. Enjoy dinner, cocktails and networking as we set the stage for an exciting conference!

Day 2

September 9, 2024

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration, Breakfast and Networking in the Exhibit Hall

Start your day on the right foot at the Orlando World Center Marriott with breakfast inside the Exhibit Hall. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit sponsor booths and network with other conference attendees before the content portion of the event begins.

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Welcome to Barchart’s Grain Merchandising & Technology Conference

Hear from Barchart CEO Mark Haraburda, as he welcomes attendees to Orlando for Barchart’s Grain Merchandising & Technology Conference.

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Keynote Presentation

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

Recharge with some caffeine in the Exhibit Hall with a mid-morning coffee break where you can meet with sponsors and other attendees.

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM Platinum Sponsor Session

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch, Demos and Networking in the Exhibit Hall

We’ll take a midday break for lunch, plus networking inside the Exhibit Hall. Attendees may also use this time to demo Barchart’s flagship commodity trading and analytics platform cmdtyView. Stop by the Barchart table to get a one-on-one look into our workflow solutions built specifically for agribusinesses.

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Panel Discussion

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

Recharge with some caffeine in the Exhibit Hall with a mid-afternoon coffee break where you can meet with sponsors and other attendees.

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Breakout Sessions

Choose your track! We're lining up a list of various topics and discussions that you can choose to participate in. Check back soon for more details.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Break

Attendees may use this time to break prior to the 2024 Hedge Awards and Dinner

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Barchart’s 2024 Hedge Awards and Dinner

Join us at Hawks Landing for the The 2024 Hedge Awards and Dinner. Enjoy an exciting evening of live music, networking, dinner and award recognitions! The awards ceremony will cover 3 nominations, including Grain Merchandiser of the Year, Agribusiness of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award. Good luck!

Day 3

September 10, 2024

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM 5K Run

Begin your day on the right foot with a 5K run along the jogging path at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Participation is free, but space is limited, so RSVP your spot today!

8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Barchart’s cmdtyView Classic Charity Golf Outing

Join us for the cmdtyView Classic Charity Golf Outing at the Orlando World Center Marriott‘s 18-hole championship golf course. *Please note that a separate registration and fee is required for the golf tournament. Limited spots will be available.

WHY ATTEND?

Here’s what to expect at Barchart’s Grain Merchandising & Technology Conference:

  • An opening night reception and dinner
  • Panels and in-depth discussions on grain merchandising workflows, including offer management, hedging, grain accounting, producer relationship management, market data and analytics.
  • Discussions around the latest trends and developments in North American and global grain markets.
  • Technology demonstrations and training sessions.
  • The 2024 Hedge Awards and dinner.
  • Significant exposure for sponsors, including pre-event, post-event and on-site.
  • And of course tons of networking with peers throughout the grain and commodity industries, including breakfasts, lunches, dinners and exhibit hall.

ATTENDEES

  • Ag Advisory Firms
  • Ag Lenders
  • Ag Media
  • Brokers & Traders
  • Commodity Software
  • Crop Insurance
  • Grain Accounting
  • Grain Elevators
  • Exchanges
  • Farmers
  • Farm Management
  • Freight
  • Grain Originators
  • Merchandisers
  • Processors
  • Risk Management
  • Technology Providers
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