Trade Show Space Nearly Sold Out
The 2021 Commodity Classic trade show floor opens to new exhibitors at 9:00 a.m. Central on Monday, May 11. Commodity Classic celebrates its 25th anniversary, March 4-6, 2021, at the Henry B. Gonzáles Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Due to demand from 2020 exhibitors, floor space for 2021 is nearly sold out. Companies wishing to exhibit in 2021 should complete the online application and contract as soon as possible to secure any remaining booth locations or to get on the waitlist in the event floor space opens up due to cancellations or changes. At 9:00 a.m. Central on Monday, May 11, the exhibitor application and contract will be posted to the website.
Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience.
For information on exhibiting at the 2021 Commodity Classic—including the trade show floor plan, booth costs and show statistics —visit www.CommodityClassic.com. Click on the “For Exhibitors” tab on the main menu. Prospective exhibitors are encouraged to visit the website in advance of the May 11 opening date to review potential booth locations.
The 2020 trade show floor featured 399 companies commanding 209,700 net square feet of exhibit space.
Exhibitors who commit prior to January 15, 2021, will maximize exposure by being included in the printed onsite program. Additional benefits include a listing in the Commodity Classic mobile app and an online floor plan, the opportunity to purchase the farmer attendee list with demographics for use in pre-show marketing, and selection from among a variety of “beyond the booth” sponsorship options.
The 2020 show in San Antonio drew the largest number of farmers (4,669) in the show’s history. The 2020 show also attracted the largest number of non-exhibitor first-time attendees in history at 2,095 as well as 144 key ag media representatives. Total attendance in 2020 was 9,335, good for the second-largest Commodity Classic ever.
Commodity Classic attracts top farmers from across the nation who are the early adopters, thought-leaders and innovators in agriculture. Attendee data from 2020 indicated that the average farmer at Commodity Classic farmed 2,844 total acres and represented $1.59 million in total gross farm income.
Some 72 percent of farmer attendees surveyed in 2020 indicated that Commodity Classic is the most valuable farm event they attend, outpacing other well-known farm events by a wide margin.
Commodity Classic provides farmers with a unique combination of outstanding education, top-notch speakers, technology and innovation, a huge trade show, entertainment, and the opportunity to network with thousands of farmers and agriculture innovators from across the nation.
For more information, contact the Commodity Classic Trade Show at 636.745.3008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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