State of Maine Agricultural Trades Show

Mark your calendars! The 2019 Agricultural Trades Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center on January 15th - 17th, 2019.

Registration for the 2019 Agricultural Trades Show is now open!

  • Exhibitor Registration - Exhibition space is available for this popular event. Those who sell goods to agricultural based-businesses, and those who provide goods and services to agriculture are invited to register for a booth space.
  • Meeting Space Registration - Meeting space is available at the Ag Trades show for topic areas focus on important topics, that promote, inform and collaborate on Maine agriculture. This may include lectures, workshops, keynotes, and certification courses.
  • get real. get Maine! Product Showcase Registration - The get real. get Maine! producer and product showcase is an opportunity for Maine farmers and food producers listed on www.getrealmaine.com to sell at their goods to attendees during a designated 'Maker’s Market' held within the Ag Trades Show, and open to the public.

Registration and payment is due on August 1, 2018. Priority is given to past exhibitors, provided they meet the agreement requirements.

Agriculture Trades ShowThe State of Maine Agricultural Trades Show takes place every January and serves as a source for agricultural resources and products. Producers and consumers alike visit this three day show to take stock of current programs, new technologies and to gather information on the agriculture industry. This show is sponsored by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and provides promotion opportunities for businesses and organizations on the trade show floor, but also houses various lectures, certification courses and annual meetings throughout its duration. The event has activities geared towards promoting industry collaboration and progress.

For any questions or more information about the event, please contact Anne Trehnholm at 207-287-7620 or by email at Anne.Trenholm@maine.gov

Exhibit at the Agricultural Trades Show

  • Exhibitor Registration Now Open! - Exhibition space is available for this popular event. Those who sell goods to agricultural based-businesses, and those who provide goods and services to agriculture are invited to register for a booth space. Registration closes August 1, 2018.

Exhibitor Dates and Deadlines

Month Items Due
March - April
  • Notices to participate sent by email newsletter
  • Past participants will be emailed electronic survey
May 1
  • Online registration opens for meeting space, exhibition space, get real. get Maine! producer showcase
August 1 Registrations close and payments due
October 1 Final edits for print promotions
November Exhibitor kit available for download
December Promotions and print distribution
January 14 - 17 2019 Agricutural Trades Show and events

Host an event at the Ag Trades show

Meeting space is available at the Ag Trades show for topic areas focus on important topics, that promote, inform and collaborate on Maine agriculture. This may include lectures, workshops, keynotes, and certification courses. Space is available for annual meetings across the campus.

Vend at the get real. get Maine! Producer and Product Showcase

The get real. get Maine! producer and product showcase is an opportunity for Maine farmers and food producers listed on www.getrealmaine.com to sell at their goods to attendees during a designated Maker’s Market held within the Ag Trades Show, and open to the public.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of companies exhibit?
Those who sell and provide goods and services to agricultural based-businesses. 

What types of meetings occur?
The Ag Trades Show aims to provide a venue for information for attendees to learn more about best practices for all aspects of sustaining their agricultural business. Meetings should be relevant to this topic so as to provide value, instill cross-promotion and knowledge sharing for Maine’s diverse agricultural economy.

What other events occur?
The Ag Trades Show is an opportunity for members of the public to learn more about the role and value of agriculture, and its importance to rural communities and the state of Maine as a whole.

In addition to meetings and exhibits, there are demonstrations and workshops, and a producer and product showcase, which is an opportunity to purchase Maine food, goods and provisions. We hope you will join us to network and support Maine agriculture!

Is the event open to the public?
The event is open to the public. We encourage the public to download the annual event, which is published in the end of November, beginning of December each year.

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