MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 70 industry-leading businesses top the list of attending companies for the 11th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit (OGTS), hosted by HighQuest Group, to take place this fall, November 15-16 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. Embarking on its second decade as the foremost event in the global oilseed, grain and animal protein industries, this event has earned the reputation for bringing together the sector's most active deal makers to learn, network and conduct on-the-spot business.
"I find HighQuest's OGTS to be the right balance of market-related content, industry trend presentations, and opportunities to connect with key business partners," said Dave Brown, vice president of commodity price and risk management at Mondelēz International. "I also personally enjoy this forum, as it allows me the chance to reconnect with those I've either worked with or done business with throughout my career."
Joining the likes of Mondelēz at the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit are representatives from:
- Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- Dupoint Nutrition & Health
- Farm Credit Services of America
- Port of Long Beach
Jeremy Tupper, a trader for Jilin Grain Group, a company that also will be represented at OGTS 2016, had this to say about the Summit: "As a soybean and feed ingredient buyer for the Chinese market, I am always pleased to attend the OGTS to network with new businesses and meet old friends in all aspects of the agriculture industry. HighQuest always puts on a great conference with insightful speakers who are in tune with the current markets. I would recommend this event to all members of the industry."
The 11th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit is a forum for all participants across the oilseed, grain and feed value chain – from buyers, traders and merchandisers to processors and providers of transportation/logistics services. Discussions will be focused on what new developments have arisen in the sector, as well as coverage of the fundamentals to engagement in the sector, such as outlook projections, strategies for risk management, and insight on the impact of weather on agriculture.
For those who are looking for the latest insights in the sector, along with countless ways to network and develop new allegiances, the spot-on Summit agenda will not disappoint. Highlights include:
- INTL FCStone Risk Management Short Course
- Cutting-edge assessment of 2016 harvest
- Update on exporting to Cuba
- Breakout sessions on animal protein vs. non-plant proteins, transportation, agtech innovation, competition from Brazil and Argentina, and more.
HighQuest Group, based in Danvers, Mass., is a strategic advisory, conference and media company serving corporations, financial investors and governments across the global food and agribusiness value chains. www.highquestgroup.com
Michelle Pelletier Marshall, 978.887.8800, x117
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