For Agricultural Trades Show Applicants & Participants

The show is currently scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, January 9, 10, 11, 2024, opening at 9:00 AM daily to the public.

Venue location – Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, Maine 04330

On this Page:

News & Announcements

Interest Form - Apply for Upcoming Show

2024 Interest Form

Interest form priority deadline has passed for the 2024 show.

Participant Services – Exhibitors, Conference Session, Main Stage Presenters

Agreement and Payment Info - All Participants

Agreement and Online Profile

Fees, Invoicing Payments

Maps and Getting to the Venue

Participant FAQs

Q. When will applicants learn about their selection for the show? +

A. The Department anticipates publishing notices of conditional awards (applicants selected for the show) in two parts on the DACF Ag Trades Show webpage. First: notice of booths exhibitors by October 31. Second: Conference sessions, Listening Post and the “Maine” Stage by November 10.

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Q. When will the tentative conference agenda be published? +

A. The Department anticipates sharing the conference information in two steps:

First: Directly sharing a tentative agenda with conference participants as soon as Nov. 10. This will be sent via email and shared files before the tentative agenda is published online. Second: a tentative agenda will be published online by late November. Printable agendas will be available for download before Dec. 1.

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Q. Why do I need to apply for the show using the interest form? +

The show is a popular event and receives requests from many interested parties. To help organize requests and plan the show, show organizers use the interest form, which captures important planning details. The Department selects the applicants based on priority areas, and then announces participants.

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Promotional Tools

We encourage participants and supporters to share digital assets and follow DACF's Facebook page to share relevant information.

The Department promotes the show via print, web, radio and media alerts.

Join our promotional distribution list, organized by the Department’s Real Maine agricultural promotional staff. Choose the Maine Ag Trades Show options (or any others that interest you) to share printed promotional materials. Requests received by 9/1 will be prioritized; you will receive a minimum of five flyers to display and help promote the show.

Welcome Kit

Important Dates

Month Items Due
January - September

Complete the show interest form
Use the interest form to submit requests to participate in conference sessions, exhibit space, and/or presentation/demo stage, and Listening Post.

Note: this is a popular event with limited space. Completing the form does not guarantee that businesses or organizations will be awarded a space or future agreement.

  • Confirmation of awarded participation by show management.
  • Participant orientation webinar.
  • Participants sign digital agreement.
  • Billing and invoicing begins.
  • Tentative schedule and layout announced.
  • Conference session descriptions due.
  • Additional event information published on show website.

Participants complete profiles for online directory.


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