11th Annual Conference 
Sponsor Information 

VIRTUAL: January 27-29 

In-Person: March 18 Hopkinsville, KY

In-Person: April 8 Burlington, KY

Join us for OAK's 11th Annual Conference: Sowing the Seeds for Healthy Soils, Resilient Farms and Thriving CommunitiesEnjoy flexible options in this three-part conference offering virtual and in-person events. 

 

Virtual Conference on January 27 - 29: Spread out over 3 days, sessions will be live. All elements of the conference will be recorded and available for viewing up to a year after the event. The virtual event platform Whova elevates sponsor visibility and engagement through an interactive profile and messaging.

1-day in-person event in Hopkinsville, KY on March 18: This single day event takes place in western Kentucky at the Christian County Cooperative Extension Office and NEW Ag Arena. The venue offers large meeting spaces. The day's program includes a keynote, 9 sessions, a boxed lunch, farm tours, and an organic feed mill tour. 

1-day in-person event in Burlington, KY on April 8: This single day event takes place in northern Kentucky at the Boone County Cooperative Extension Office and spacious Enrichment Center. The day's program includes a keynote, 9 sessions, a boxed lunch, farm tours, and a short course. 

 

Join Kentucky's regenerative organic agriculture community for deep learning and networking. This conference series is expected to bring together more than 600 participants, including farmers, researchers, government personnel, consumers and businesses from Kentucky and beyond to continue the momentum in building a stronger and healthier food system. The conference series features five keynote speakers, a virtual trade show, and more than 32 educational workshops - attracting experienced farmers, beginning farmers, and all those in between.

 

We are excited to offer you and your business several opportunities to reach a target farmer audience and, at the same time, support organic farmers and consumer education. All Exhibitors and Sponsors have the opportunity to promote  products or services to Kentucky's organic growers and consumers.

 

Get maximum exposure as a CONFERENCE SPONSOR - register now for inclusion in all pre-event promotions
(Basic benefits include business promotions, Trade Show profile, promo video, and more)

    

EXHIBIT at the Trade Show and connect with customers
(Build your exhibitor profile and communicate with attendees)

Online registration to sponsor, exhibit or advertise is easy! Click on the green button below to begin the process. 

COVID-19: We plan to host safe in-person gatherings as part of this conference series; however, we also acknowledge a level of uncertainty. For this reason, 2022’s conference events are planned in a way that will accommodate evolving COVID-19 safety precautions, and will follow CDC guidance on protocol. We reserve the right to postpone or transition to fully virtual events, if necessary. 

 

Questions? Contact Brooke at brooke@oak-ky.org or (502) 219-7378. 

 

Register by 11/1/2021 for inclusion in all pre-event promotions

Final deadline:12/31/2021 

Online registration available. Payment by check preferred.

 

 

 

 

Barn Raiser Sponsor ۰ $5,000 +

 

  • Recognition at all keynote events as presenting sponsor (virtual + in-person)

  • Ability to message and interact with attendees on the virtual platform

  • Full profile in the Virtual Trade Show

  • Full page ad in print programs (in-person)

  • Eight full conference registrations (virtual)

  • Name and logo on website, app banner on home page, agenda and profiles (virtual)

  • 30 minute pre-recorded video about your product, service or message (virtual)

  • Trade Show Booth at BOTH in-person conferences plus two registration tickets for each (in-person)

  • One-year OAK membership and listing in OAK online directory

  • Company logo and link on OAK website

Harvest Sponsor ۰ $3,000+

  • Recognition during the conference (virtual and in-person)

  • Ability to message and interact with attendees on the virtual platform

  • Full profile in the Virtual Trade Show

  • 1/2 page ad in print programs (in-person)

  • Six full conference registrations (virtual)

  • Name and logo on website, app banner on home page, agenda and profiles (virtual)

  • 15 minute pre-recorded video for attendees about your product, service or message

  • Trade Show Booth at ONE in-person conference plus two registration tickets for the event (in-person). 

  • One-year OAK membership and listing in OAK online directory

  • Company logo and link on OAK website

cultivator Sponsor ۰ $2,000+

seed Sponsor ۰ $1,200+

Farmer Friend Sponsor ۰ $500+

  • Eight scholarships. Send farmers to conference at $50 each! 

  • Recognition during the conference

  • One registration for you to the Virtual Conference.

  • No Trade Show Booth

  • Logo and link on OAK website

  • One-year OAK membership and listing in OAK online directory

  • Name and logo on scrolling conference banner on agenda and profiles

  • 10 minute pre-recorded video for attendees about your product, service or message

  • Recognition during the conference (virtual and in-person)

  • Ability to message and interact with attendees on the virtual platform

  • Full profile in the Virtual Trade Show

  • 1/4 page ad in print programs (in-peron)

  • Four full conference registrations (virtual)

  • Name and logo on website, app banner on home page, agenda and profiles (virtual)

  • 15 minute pre-recorded video for attendees about your product, service or message

  • One-year OAK membership and listing in OAK online directory

  • Company logo and link on OAK website

  • DOES NOT INCLUDE PHYSICAL PRESENCE AT IN-PERSON EVENTS (can add-on)

  • Recognition during the conference (virtual and in-person)

  • Ability to message and interact with attendees on the virtual platform

  • Full profile in the Virtual Trade Show

  • 1/8 page ad in print programs (in-person)

  • Two full conference registrations (virtual)

  • Name and logo on website, app banner on home page, agenda and profiles (virtual)

  • 10 minute pre-recorded video for attendees about your product, service or message

  • One-year OAK membership and listing in OAK online directory

  • Company logo and link on OAK website

  • DOES NOT INCLUDE PHYSICAL PRESENCE AT IN-PERSON EVENTS (can add-on)

All sponsorship packages include:

  • Recognition at the conference and in the virtual platform program

  • Inclusion in promotional materials and website according to level.

  • Participation in the Virtual Trade Show, including an optional video!

  • Access to attendees that are Kentucky’s organically-minded farmers, researchers and good food advocates.

Just interested in the Trade Show?

Check out details and online registration here:

If you prefer to register by paper, download and complete this Registration Form in Word or PDF

and send your completed information with payment to:

OAK
PO Box 22244

Lexington, KY 40522
or email: brooke@oak-ky.org