Indoor Ag-Con Announces Marketing Alliance with Produce Marketing Association

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Conference Pass Discount, Expanded Educational Offerings, Cross-Over Business Growth Opportunities Among Promotional Partnership Offerings

PRESS RELEASE – Indoor Ag-Con, the premier indoor agriculture conference and trade show, has announced a marketing partnership with the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) for the 8th annual conference taking place May 18-20, 2020 at the Wynn Las Vegas. The three-day conference program will offer insight from keynote speakers and 50-plus subject matter experts in four tracks focused on Business, Science & Technology, Alternative Crops and Greenhouses & Precision Ag. Designed to showcase the business growth opportunities both organizations offer to association members and event attendees alike, the alliance will give PMA members access to all of the education sessions and exhibit hall for a 20% discount, among other promotional features.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with the Produce Marketing Association and invite their members to our event to learn from the experts on vertical farming, indoor agriculture, the practice of growing crops in indoor systems, using hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic techniques,” said Brian Sullivan, co-owner of Indoor Ag-Con, LLC. “We will also feature an idea-packed panel discussion with PMA’s Vonnie Estes and some of the association’s members detailing business opportunities they see for indoor growers.” Indoor Ag-Con is owned by event industry veterans Nancy Hallberg, Kris Sieradzki and Brian Sullivan.

A highlight of the Indoor Ag-Con Business Track line-up, the PMA-sponsored session entitled “Growing Relationships: Selling Your Indoor Crops to Grocery Chains,” will be held on Tuesday, May 18 from 11 – 11:45 am. Look for more details coming soon.

“Indoor Farming is an exciting, growing new part of our industry and we look forward to bringing our members access to this industry leading event,” said Vonnie Estes, Vice President of Technology for PMA. “Prior to the event, our members will have access to a PMA Webinar on modern agriculture, which will spotlight Indoor Ag-Con, as well as a 20% discount off the registration for the event. We look forward to this gathering in May 2020 in Las Vegas to explore all new options together.”

Indoor Ag-Con is the gathering place for the indoor/vertical farming industry. From starting or sustainably scaling up to buying from or selling to indoor/vertical farms producing a growing variety of crops, the tech-focused event offers new opportunities to connect all agriculture supply chain stakeholders. A robust exhibit hall will offer a showplace for robotics, automation, AI, breaking technology trends and product innovation.
Indoor Ag-Con offers an unrivaled education program with sessions focused on How to Get an Indoor Farm Up & Running Fast; The Latest Developments in Aquaponics; Disaster Proofing Your Greenhouse; The Next Technical Frontier for LED Lighting; Financing Alternative Crops; Where to Site Your Indoor Farm; Global Trends & Alternative Crop Markets; AI & Robotics: What’s Economically Viable & Usable for Indoor Farms Today; Tackling the Challenges of Scaling an Indoor Farm; Growing in Space with Help from Government, Industry & Academia; and How to Build a Shipping Container Farm, to name a few. For access to an up-to-date conference agenda, click here.

Founded in 2013, Indoor Ag-Con touches all sectors of the business, covering produce, legal cannabis, hemp, alternate protein and non-food crops. In December 2018, three event industry professionals – Nancy Hallberg, Kris Sieradzki and Brian Sullivan – purchased Indoor Ag-Con LLC from Newbean Capital, setting the stage for further expansion of the events globally. For more information, visit: 

About Produce Marketing Association
Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is the leading trade association representing companies from every segment of the global produce and floral supply chain. PMA helps members grow by providing connections that expand business opportunities and increase sales and consumption. For more information, visit

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