2018 Ag Media Summit – August 4th-8th – Scottsdale, AZ


Join us for the 20th annual Agricultural Media Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is the largest gathering of agriculture’s top writers, editors, photographers, publishers and communication specialists in the U.S. This year’s dates are August 4-8 with the hotel headquarters and location of all events at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa.
This year the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Life and Human Sciences will join the American Agricultural Editors’ Association, Livestock Publications Council and the Connectiv Agri-Media Committee. With the addition of ACE, more than 850 media and communications professionals are expected to attend.

This industry-wide gathering of agricultural communicators offers one of the best opportunities for professional improvement and industry networking. The InfoExpo (trade show) annually exceeds 75 booths and provides the best place to promote your company or organization’s products and services. Please see the benefits of sponsorship and exhibiting in the tabs above. Details will continue to be added.

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 885254


The AAEA mission is to provide opportunities for professional improvement and networking to agricultural editors, writers and photojournalists. From the annual Agricultural Publications Summit, to regional workshops, to our monthly newsletter, The ByLine, we bring industry leaders the tools to hone their skills. Awards programs recognize excellence in writing and photography and provide constructive feedback for improvement.

Our membership is diverse and active. Seasoned editors interact with ag journalism students, providing encouragement and unique networking advantages not found elsewhere. Photographers share their expertise and set the standard for quality images in agricultural publications. Writers of all ages and experience level find a common ground in AAEA. Affiliate members, representing ag-related businesses, public relations companies and commodity organizations are partners in our quest to bring all parties together as we face an ever-changing future.

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