The AgVantage 2024 Executive Conference will be March 6-8, 2024 at the
JW Marriott in Savannah, GA. We are so excited to be getting together for this outstanding event.
We have a fantastic line-up of presentations and conversations with successful CEOs that center around leadership styles and cultural awareness. This event is in-person only because so many great connections are made and networking happens when we get together face to face.
Plan to arrive Wednesday, March 6th for a Welcome Reception
on the JW Marriott Moon Deck from 6:30-8:30 pm (EST).
Please register using the link below. Registration will be available until 12/22/2023.
If you have any questions please contact Lisa Sick.
Executive Registration ($950 per person)
Ticket for the Agribusiness Executive to attend this event and meetings from the Wednesday Welcome Reception (6:30-8:30 PM), Thursday breakfast, lunch breaks, and dinner cruise, through Friday breakfast and meetings (conference ends Friday at 12:00 PM).
Guest passes may be added at the time of registration.
Sponsor Registration (paid w/sponsorship level)
This registration is for a Sponsor to attend the AgVantage 2024 Executive Conference. This ticket includes sponsor attendance to the Wednesday Welcome Reception, Thursday breakfast, lunch, breaks, and dinner cruise, through Friday breakfast.
Wednesday Welcome "Warmup"
JW Marriott - Moon Deck Rooftop Bar
After you check in and settle into the JW Marriott, join us on the Moon Deck rooftop bar at the Marriott for our Welcome Reception. This is our conference "warmup" with a full bar, networking, and famous southern cousine including a "Low Country Boil."
The Champion's Compass
Michelle Blomberg, Theresa Willems and Tim Underwood of AgVantage
Thursday starts with Michelle Blomberg, CEO of AgVantage who will talk about the amazing team culture and leadership at AgVantage Software.
The Champion's Code
Ross Bernstein, Author & Business Speaker
The best-selling author of nearly 50 sports books, Ross Bernstein is an award-winning peak performance hall of fame business speaker who's keynoted conferences for Fortune 500 companies on all seven continents and has been featured on CNN, ESPN, Fox News, and "CBS This Morning," as well as in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA Today.
Top 10 Plays from the AgVantage Team
Theresa, Kristi, Dennis, Dillon, Kristin, Tim M. and Jerome of AgVantage
See the latest technology in AgVantage Products in these areas of the Agri-business industry: Energy, Agronomy, Seed, Grain, Feed, Invoicing, & Accounting.
Game-changers: CEO Interviews
Michelle Blomberg of AgVantage
Listen in on this conversation about Company Culture, Growth and Leadership Styles as Michelle interviews Keith Devoe, CEO of Roggen Farmers Elevator Assocation in Colorado; Tom Boland, CEO of Skagit Farmers Supply in Washington; and Lisa Doan of AgBest in Indiana.
Refreshments: Southern Afternoon Tea
Michelle Blomberg and Sonny Perdue
Get your Southern Afternoon Tea and enjoy this fun conversation with Sonny Perdue. "Sonny's Life Journey - a veteran's view on the future, based on the past". Southern Afternoon Tea includes Tea Cakes, Cookies, Miniature Fruit Tarts, Mini Pecan Pies, Sweet Scones, Devonshire Cream, Jam and Peach Sweet Tea.
Defense Wins! Let's Talk Security
David Anderson, Clifton Larson Allen LLP and Jason of AgVantage
Bottom of the 9th, bases are loaded and your team is ahead... is your best defense in play? Be prepared for the unexpected. Let's talk about security to protect your team, and your critical infrastructure. Hear about this hot topic from the experts who work on it every day.
Get on Deck: Dinner Cruise on Savannah River
Georgia Queen Riverboat Cruise
We will board the Georgia Queen Savannah Riverboat for a two-hour dinner cruise from 7-9 pm. See the sun set and amazing evening view of one of the most famous waterfronts in America. Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner feature local low country cuisine as you listen to live southern-style entertainment.
Roster Review: Inventory Control
Kristi, Kristin and Dennis of AgVantage
Is Inventory Control on your injured reserve list? Discuss the reality of Inventory Control and how to get it from your injured reserve list to an active player on your roster.
Game-Changers: CEO Interviews
Michelle Blomberg of AgVantage
Michelle Blomberg will interview Rob Larson and Tim Clemens of ProVision Partners Coop in WI, Mitch Altermatt of UFC in MN, and Heath Barnes of Mercer Landmark in OH. Gain tips and game plans for bringing your team together and implementing top leadership strategies.
Chalk Talk: Utilizing Your Teach Tools
Theresa, Kristi, Dillon and Jason of AgVantage
Let's cover all the bases. Walk through the technology you have to provide team leaders, staff, board, and customers with the latest in tech tools. AgVantage Mobile for your customers. AgVantage CRM, Document Exchange, and ASK for your staff. AgVantage Edge & PULSE for your management team. Financial drilldowns for your Board of Directors.
What's After Spring Training?
Michelle Blomberg and Jerome of AgVantage
This will be a team talk about what follows Spring Training. If baseball movies teach us anything, it's that the road to winning is never easy. We'll talk about EDGE 2.0 and find out how to get from here to the Regular Season and knock it out of the park with all of the right tools.
Savannah Historic Hop On/Off Trolley Tour
No reservations. Hop aboard a trolley and you'll experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. The friendly conductors narrate a 90-minute tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories as they guide you through "Georgia's First City" and more than 100 points of interest. These Savannah tours are the best way to see the entire city. The tour offers on and off priveldges, which allows you to explore on your own at any time. Estimated $28 per person, includes map.
Historic Squares and Forsyth Park
From the first four: Johnson, Wright, Eliis, and Telfair, to Chippewa Square where "Forrest Gump" was filmed, these parks define the city. All 22 can be found from the river up to Forsyth Park and each is completely unique! Forsyth Park is the largest park in Svannah and is always ranked among the top places to see. The vast, open area, kids park, biking/jogging trails, and enormous fountain are all driving forces behind its never ceasing charm. You can walk around to these parks or the JW Marriott offers daily shuttle service to Forsyth Park.
River Street & The Savannah River
Carved out from Yamacraw Bluff, River Street is a mostly man-made stucture, but the gorgeous Savannah River it sits on is the star of the show. Nestled on the lifeblood of Savannah, River Street is home to dozens of fabulous shops and restaurants that let you bask at the serene river while you enjoy your stay. Simultaneously, one of the busiest and most peaceful places you'll ever visit! Then you can visit the pool and spa at the JW Marriott.
There are 23 golf courses in Savannah with a wide selection of options with picturesque backdrops for players of all skill levels to enjoy a world-class golf experience. Across the river at the Westin is one option and easy to access on the Ferry. Hilton Head island is 37 miles away and there are 24 on-island championship golf courses and over 40 courses in the Hilton Head Island - Bluffton area. Make your plans and enjoy the round.
Ghost & Gravestones Haunted Savannah Trolley Tour or other Ghost Tours
Learn more than just the eerie tales of Savannah's spooky past. Journey through the breathtaking charm of the Hostess City of the South and learn all about its illustrious history aboard the Old Town Trolley or take one of the walking Ghost Tours. Widely considered by ghost hunters and paranormal investigators as being America's Most Haunted City and seen on The Today Show and the Travel Channel, Savannah's dark past is unveiled on the spooky tours!
JW Marriott Savannah, GA
The JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District is located in the heart of historic Savannah on the Savannah riverfront, with countless activities a short walk away. Once a powerplant, Plant Riverside District reprents the beauty of progress. Our three unique buildings are enriched in history, from chic architecture in the Power Plant to romantic sytling in the Three Muses and contemporary maritime details in the Atlantic.
Make your hotel reservations online usling the link provided below or call (800) 228-9290 for hotel assistance and ask for the AgVantage Group Rate.
When arriving at Savannah airport, use Uber or Lyft to get to the JW Marriott, they do not have airport shuttle service. If you will be driving your own car or renting a car, there is Valet Parking available at an overnight rate of $51.00 per day.
Check-in time is 4:00 PM and checkout time is 11:00 AM.
Luggage storage is avaialable for early arrivals and late departures.