BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, US —HighQuest Partners announced that it will return to in-person events in the second half of 2021.
Events include Global AgInvesting, Women in Agribusiness and the Organic & Non-GMO Forum
HighQuest said it will respect current safety guidelines and most events also will offer a virtual option for those who are not able to attend the live events.
The 13th annual Global AgInvesting conference will be held July 13-15 at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club, just an hour north of New York City.
“Despite an extraordinary year of challenges, the GAI community did not waver in its commitment to agricultural advancements and investments,” said Kate Westfall, chief operating officer for the Ag Investing Division. “We are very excited to bring everyone together again this summer in a safe and unique way, and have had overwhelming response from attendees eager to join us and reconnect.”
Sessions and networking will take place in a professional, covered outdoor setting overlooking the Hudson River and a top 50 golf course, with plenty of opportunities for al fresco meetings. Preliminary agenda topics include international deal flow in the ag sector, the growth of carbon sequestration/monetization, regenerative farming, agtech investment and adoption, the role of PE and a broad range of agriculture investment vehicles, and many more current themes in the burgeoning sector. Visit globalaginvesting.com to register or for more details.
The 10th anniversary Women in Agribusiness Summit, Sept. 21-23, will be at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis on Nicollet Mall. Discussions will ensue on innovations in the sector, the supply chain crisis and sustainability, as well as the annual highlights of the executive profiles panel and industry tour. Register and learn more at womeninag.com.
Women in Agribusiness initiatives have fostered a year-round community of engaged executives, leaders and professional women through its distinctive virtual event offerings, its WIA Meet Ups and informative webinars.
“Our goal is always to provide as much value to as much of our community as possible, so, for our 10th anniversary Summit, we’ve decided to host it both in-person and virtually to ensure that anyone who wants to attend can,” said Joy O’Shaughnessy, chief operating officer for HighQuest’s Agribusiness Division.
The Organic & Non-GMO Forum returns Dec. 1-2 to the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis.
The event, in its seventh year, is the source for conventional food and ag businesses to learn about the opportunities in the organic and non-GMO industries.
Producers, processors, manufacturers, buyers and more will convene to consider the potential in these growing sectors, where sales of certified organic food products in the United States alone more than doubled to $7.6 billion from 2011 to 2016.
Likewise, the global non-GMO food market is expected to reach $2.76 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 16.5%. A plethora of current topics will be presented and examined by expert industry speakers. Learn more at ongforum.com.
A 10% discount on registration is offered to all of these events by using the code: HQ10 at check out.