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    • 31 Dec 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Virtual Event in 2021
    Register


    Did you miss the live virtual event? That's okay - you can still register and watch all the session recordings! SCROLL DOWN to click on the grey "Register" button on the bottom left side bar. 


    When registering, be sure to SIGN IN IF YOU’RE AN OAK MEMBER TO ACCESS MEMBER PRICING. 


    CONFERENCE REGISTRATION    

    Student:                                                   $80

    Anyone registered on or after 1/26/2021:    $140 


    VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

    January 26-30, 2021. There are five sessions throughout the day beginning at 9:00am EST and concluding at 6:30pm EST. Session recordings will be available the week after the event. Please note the Farmer meet up and the Farmer Roundtable discussions did not have formal presentations and were not recorded. Speaker and session details available on the conference website.


    TECHNOLOGY:

    The event will be hosted online using a virtual conference platform (Whova) you can access via a mobile app or through the website on a computer. OAK staff will pre-fill your virtual conference profile with your registration information. This will help you make the most of the virtual conference experience. You can then edit the profile to share more about yourself. One login per person. 


    Please carefully review before proceeding to payment, as you will not be able to make changes. Contact us if you need any assistance or would like to register by mail: info@oak-ky.org or 502-219-7378.


    If you would like to pay by check you can reach us at:

    Organic Association of Kentucky

    PO Box 22244

    Lexington, KY 40522

    • 27 Jan 2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 29 Jan 2022
    • 5:30 PM
    • Virtual, Hopkinsville, KY and Burlington, KY
    Register

    Promote your business with ad space in the Conference Program. All Sponsors and the Complete Exhibitor Packages come with ad space that is available through those select registration options.


    If you are interested in ONLY ad space you are in the right spot!


    OAK's 2022 Conference Program will be an all color, 8 1/2"x 11" high quality booklet. Ad space must be purchased and art work must be received by 1/15/2021 to be included.


    Ads will appear:


    Virtual event January 27-29

    In-person print program March 17-18

    In-person print program April 8


    Full Page - 7.5w x 10h

    Half Page - 7.5w x 4.75h

    1/4 Page - 3.75w x 4.75h

    1/8 Page - 1.875w x 2.375h


    Please email brooke@oak-ky.org with questions and to submit artwork.

    • 27 Jan 2022
    • 11:00 AM
    • 29 Jan 2022
    • 5:30 PM
    • Virtual Event in 2022
    Register


    Registration is now open! SCROLL DOWN to click on the grey "Register" button on the bottom left side bar. 


    Join OAK or renew your annual membership to SAVE on conference registration, as well as other OAK events throughout the year AND enjoy coupons or discounts with popular organic retailers. See complete details on membership benefits and join at https://www.oak-ky.org/become-a-member.


    When registering, be sure to SIGN IN IF YOU’RE AN OAK MEMBER TO ACCESS MEMBER PRICING. 


    CONFERENCE REGISTRATION    

    OAK Member, registered by 12/31/2021:     $30                       

    NON-member, registered by 12/31/2021:      $35

    OAK Member, registered after 12/31/2021:  $35                     

    NON-Member, registered after 12/31/2021: $40   

    Student:                                                  $25

    Anyone registered on or after 1/26/2022:    $45

    FREE REGISTRATION anytime:                   $0 


    VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

    January 27-29, 2022. Sessions run every day for three days with no concurrent events. There are five sessions each day beginning at 11:00am EST and concluding at 5:30pm EST. Speaker and session details available on the conference website.


    FREE REGISTRATION

    With support from conference sponsors and partners OAK is able to offer scholarships to anyone who would like to attend the virtual event. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), beginning and women farmers, agricultural professionals, students, KY farmers, farmers in the southeast region, and others working in the food and farming network in Kentucky are strongly encouraged to use this scholarship opportunity. 


    We share deep gratitude with the following partners who make it possible to offer scholarships: Southern SARE Kentucky State Model Program, Grow Appalachia, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Kentucky State University, High Mowing Organic Seeds and Central KY Ag Credit.


    TECHNOLOGY:

    The event will be hosted online using a virtual conference platform (Whova) you can access via a mobile app or through the website on a computer. OAK staff will pre-fill your virtual conference profile with your registration information. This will help you make the most of the virtual conference experience. You can then edit the profile to share more about yourself. One login per person. 


    Please carefully review before proceeding to payment, as you will not be able to make changes.


    Contact us if you need any assistance or would like to register by mail: info@oak-ky.org or 502-219-7378.


    If you would like to pay by check you can reach us at:

    Organic Association of Kentucky

    PO Box 22244

    Lexington, KY 40522

    • 27 Jan 2022
    • 11:00 AM
    • 29 Jan 2022
    • 5:30 PM
    • Virtual Event in 2022
    • 92
    Register


    The application portal for scholarships to OAK Conference 2022 is now available. SCROLL DOWN to click on the grey "Register" button on the bottom left side bar. 


    SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY:

    Complete the registration for a 2022 Virtual Conference Scholarship registration. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), beginning and women farmers, agricultural professionals, students and others working in the food and farming network in Kentucky are strongly encouraged use this scholarship opportunity.


    We share deep gratitude with the following partners who make it possible to offer scholarships: Southern SARE Kentucky State Model Program, Grow Appalachia, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Kentucky State University, High Mowing Organic Seeds and Central KY Ag Credit for supporting this scholarship opportunity. 


    DEADLINE TO APPLY:

    Rolling! Our partners have provided tremendous support for scholarships so register today!


    VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

    January 27-29, 2022. The sessions run every day for three days with no concurrent events. There are five sessions throughout the day beginning at 11:00am EST and concluding at 5:30pm EST. Speaker and session details available on the conference website.


    TECHNOLOGY:

    The event will be hosted online using a virtual conference platform (Whova) you can access via a mobile app or through the website on a computer. All sessions will be live and you have access to the recordings for up to a year after the event. OAK staff will pre-fill your virtual conference profile with your registration information and a tutorial video on how to use the platform will be shared closer to the event. You can then edit the profile to share more about yourself, chat other attendees, comment on the community boards and submit questions to speakers prior to the event. This will help you make the most of the virtual conference experience. One login per person. 


    Contact us if you need any assistance or would like to apply by mail: info@oak-ky.org or 502-219-7378.


    Organic Association of Kentucky

    PO Box 22244

    Lexington, KY 40522

    • 27 Jan 2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • 29 Jan 2022
    • 6:30 PM
    • Online
    Register

    Join us for 11th Annual OAK Conference and Trade Show! OAK is offering a three part Conference Series in 2022 with virtual and in-person programming. With more than 600 key agriculturalist, and food and farm advocates in attendance the OAK Conference Series will expose your name, products, services and message to all participants. Build your brand and product awareness while demonstrating your commitment to Kentucky's organic farmers and being a change leader that supports farmers to grow regenerative food systems. It takes a network of leaders to host this spectacular event and it is all made possible with support from our Sponsors. 



    All sponsors receive: 

    • Name and logo on scrolling conference banner on the virtual conference website and app
    • All sponsors will be featured at all three conference events
    • Submit optional pre-recorded video for attendees about your product, service or message
    • Company logo and link on OAK website
    • One-year OAK membership and listing in OAK online directory

    Barn Raiser Sponsor ۰ $5,000 +  

    • Full page ad

    • 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

    • 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 event (in-person)

    Harvest Sponsor ۰ $3,000 -$4,999

    • Half page ad

    • 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

    • 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). 

    Cultivator Sponsor ۰ $2,000-$2,999

    • Quarter page ad

    • 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

    • 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

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

    Seed Sponsor ۰ $1,200-$1,999

    • Eighth page ad

    • 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

    • Two full conference registrations (virtual)

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

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

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

    Farmer Sponsor ۰ $500 to $999

    • 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

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

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

    • 27 Jan 2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • 29 Jan 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • online
    Register

    Join us as an Exhibitor for OAK's 2022 Trade Show and Conference series. The 11th Annual Organic Farming Conference will take place in 3 events.


    Virtual Conference: January 27-19th (included) 

    In-Person Conference: March 18th Hopkinsville, KY (add on)

    In-Person Conference: April 8th Burlington, KY (add on)


    Build brand and product awareness among more than 600 Kentucky's organic farmers and industry professionals. The virtual platform will allow you to share a video, message attendees, offer product giveaways, direct message and follow up with contacts for up to a year after the event!


    To increase your company's visibility before, during and post-event consider OAK's Conference Sponsorship opportunities. All sponsorship levels include virtual Trade Show profile, conference registrations, advertising options and much more. Details on the Conference webpage.


    Trade Show early bird pricing through 11/1/2021.


    Virtual Trade Show Exhibitor

    $300 by 11/1/2021 (early bird)
    $350 by 12/31/2021 (final deadline)


    Package includes:

    • A company or organization profile in the virtual Trade Show
    • An optional pre-recorded video up to 15 minutes long that is educational and promotes your message, products, services.  
    • Access to Kentucky’s organic & sustainably minded farmers and professionals
    • Two conference registrations


    Add-On In-person Trade Show Exhibitor 

    $100 by 12/31/2021 (final deadline)

    Package includes:

    • Choose one or both in-person events.
    • $100 per event.
    • A 6 foot table and two chairs.
    • Two registrations, including a boxed lunch.


    Video Ad ONLY (no Trade Show Profile) 

    $150 digital file must be received by 12/31/21.

    How does it work?

    You create a 5 minute video about your product, services or message and send it to us. It lives inside the virtual OAK Conference where attendees can view it, along with all the other conference sessions, for up to a year after the event.



    PLEASE NOTE:

    • Trade Show Exhibitor Profile setup encouraged by December 31st, 2021. We recommend you log in to the conference platform by the end of the year to familiarize yourself with the features and to finalize your profile content. We will be providing tutorials on how you can use the virtual Trade Show booth to maximize attendee engagement.

    • Conference begins: January 27, 2022 at noon EST

    • Conference concludes: January 29, 2022 at 6:00pm EST

    • Ad deadline is December 31st, 2021. No videos received after this date will be included in the programs. 

    Conference exhibitors and sponsors with an exhibitor booth will received a follow up communication after registering with details on how to log into the Conference platform and set up your profile. 


    Contact us if you need any assistance: Brooke@oak-ky.org or (502)219-7378.


    • 17 Mar 2022
    • 11:30 AM (CDT)
    • 18 Mar 2022
    • 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • 2850 Pembroke Road Hopkinsville, KY 42240
    Register


    Registration is now open! SCROLL DOWN to click on the grey "Register" button on the bottom left side bar. 


    Join OAK or renew your annual membership to SAVE on conference registration, as well as other OAK events throughout the year AND enjoy coupons or discounts with popular organic retailers. See complete details on membership benefits and join at https://www.oak-ky.org/become-a-member.


    When registering, be sure to SIGN IN IF YOU’RE AN OAK MEMBER TO ACCESS MEMBER PRICING. 


    CONFERENCE REGISTRATION    

    OAK Member, registered by 2/15/2022:     $30                       

    NON-member, registered by 2/15/2022:      $35

    OAK Member, registered after 2/15/2022:  $35                     

    NON-Member, registered after 2/15/2022: $40   

    Student:                                                $25

    Anyone registered on site:                       $40

    FREE REGISTRATION anytime:                   $0 


    IN-PERSON CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

    The Western Kentucky Conference takes place in Hopkinsville, KY at the Christian County Cooperative Extension Office on March 17-18, 2022. Please note this event is on CENTRAL TIME. Farm tours on Thursday afternoon only from noon to 4pm CT. Sessions run all day on the 18th with some concurrent speakers. There is a keynote and 5 sessions from 8am and concluding at 5:00pm CT. Speaker and session details available on the conference website.


    FREE REGISTRATION

    With support from conference sponsors and partners OAK is able to offer scholarships to anyone who would like to attend the virtual event. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), beginning and women farmers, agricultural professionals, students, KY farmers, farmers in the southeast region, and others working in the food and farming network in Kentucky are strongly encouraged to use this scholarship opportunity. 


    We share deep gratitude with the following partners who make it possible to offer scholarships: # NoRegrets Initiative, Southern SARE Kentucky State Model Program, Grow Appalachia, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Kentucky State University, High Mowing Organic Seeds and Central KY Ag Credit.


    COVID PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES

    Public health guidelines will be followed during the in-person event. By registering you are agreeing to follow recommended safety procedures to keep yourself and others healthy. At this time masks will be required indoors. Please review OAK's current COVID policy here: https://www.oak-ky.org/covid


    Should you be unable to attend the event due to a positive COVID test or exposure, you may transfer your registration to someone else by contacting us. 


    Please carefully review before proceeding to payment, as you will not be able to make changes.


    Contact us if you need any assistance or would like to register by mail: info@oak-ky.org or 502-219-7378.


    If you would like to pay by check you can reach us at:

    Organic Association of Kentucky

    PO Box 22244

    Lexington, KY 40522

    • 08 Apr 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 1824 Patrick Dr. Burlington, KY 41005
    Register


    Registration is now open! SCROLL DOWN to click on the grey "Register" button on the bottom left side bar. 


    Join OAK or renew your annual membership to SAVE on conference registration, as well as other OAK events throughout the year AND enjoy coupons or discounts with popular organic retailers. See complete details on membership benefits and join at https://www.oak-ky.org/become-a-member.


    When registering, be sure to SIGN IN IF YOU’RE AN OAK MEMBER TO ACCESS MEMBER PRICING. 


    CONFERENCE REGISTRATION    

    OAK Member, registered by 2/15/2022:     $30                       

    NON-member, registered by 2/15/2022:      $35

    OAK Member, registered after 2/15/2022:  $35                     

    NON-Member, registered after 2/15/2022: $40   

    Student:                                                $25

    Anyone registered on site:                       $40

    FREE REGISTRATION anytime:                   $0 


    IN-PERSON CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

    The Northern Kentucky Conference takes place in Burlington, KY at the Boone County Cooperative Extension Office on April 8, 2022. Please note this event is on EASTERN TIME. Sessions run all day on the 8th with some concurrent speakers. There is a keynote and 6 sessions, farm tours and a short course from 8am and concluding at 5:00pm. Speaker and session details available on the conference website.


    FREE REGISTRATION

    With support from conference sponsors and partners OAK is able to offer scholarships to anyone who would like to attend the virtual event. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), beginning and women farmers, agricultural professionals, students, KY farmers, farmers in the southeast region, and others working in the food and farming network in Kentucky are strongly encouraged to use this scholarship opportunity. 


    We share deep gratitude with the following partners who make it possible to offer scholarships: # NoRegrets Initiative, Southern SARE Kentucky State Model Program, Grow Appalachia, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Kentucky State University, High Mowing Organic Seeds and Central KY Ag Credit.


    COVID PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES

    Public health guidelines will be followed during the in-person event. By registering you are agreeing to follow recommended safety procedures to keep yourself and others healthy. At this time masks will be required indoors. Please review OAK's current COVID policy here: https://www.oak-ky.org/covid


    Should you be unable to attend the event due to a positive COVID test or exposure, you may transfer your registration to someone else by contacting us. 


    Please carefully review before proceeding to payment, as you will not be able to make changes.


    Contact us if you need any assistance or would like to register by mail: info@oak-ky.org or 502-219-7378.


    If you would like to pay by check you can reach us at:

    Organic Association of Kentucky

    PO Box 22244

    Lexington, KY 40522

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