America's largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural & educational experience!

2022 REGISTRATION & HOUSING

 

You can register for the event and book your hotel through this link. When you arrive at the registration site, please select the category/description that fits you—and you will be directed accordingly. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION DETAILS


Full Registration includes:

 

  • Trade Show access including lunch on Thursday and Friday and a morning snack on Saturday in Trade Show.
  • General Session 
    An inspiring Friday morning session featuring guest speakers and association leadership who will discuss issues facing today’s farmers.
    Sponsored by Corteva Agriscience.  
  • Educational Sessions 
    Learning Centers, Early Riser Sessions, What’s New Sessions, Mini What’s New Sessions, Closing Learning Center session.
  • Education Main Stage Presentations in the Trade Show. 
  • Evening of Entertainment 
    A Saturday night performance by multi-platinum entertainer, Sara Evans. Sponsored by Bayer Crop Science.
  • Welcome Reception includes a free drink ticket, available to farmers, farmer-family members, media or commodity organization national or state staff. Sponsored by Syngenta
  • Complimentary access to video recordings of the 2022 Learning Centers, What’s New Sessions, Closing Learning Center sessions and some Early Riser Sessions. Keep your badge ID for access after the event.
  • ASA or NCGA Banquet (based on space availability and is not guaranteed).

One-Day Registration Includes:
 

  • One-day registration includes the events above, except for association banquets. Educational session recordings are complimentary only for the day that you are registered.

 

Tell us about your farm and be entered to WIN a $500 Amazon Gift Card

 

When you complete your farm demographics on the registration form, you’ll automatically be entered to win one of two $500 Amazon gift cards from Commodity Classic. This offer is open to farmers only.

 

Why are farm demographics important? The more we know about the farmers who attend, the better experience we can provide you through innovative programming, relevant education and a greater impact on the success of your farming operation. See complete Official Rules. 

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IMPORTANT REGISTRATION DATES

ASA or NCGA Banquet tickets are subject to availability and are not guaranteed.

January 21:  Early registration discount ends
January 22-March 8:  Regular registration rates apply

February 4:  Registration cancellation must be requested in writing by this date

February 4:  Tours pre-registration deadline, no tour refunds after this date

March 8:  Pre-registration closes

March 9:  Convention on-site registration begins


 

What is Beacon Tracking?
Commodity Classic tracks attendance at the trade show and other events. Your name badge contains coded information unique to you. Some exhibitors use this technology to capture your demographic information at their tradeshow booths to eliminate the need for you to take time to fill out a form. By registering for Commodity Classic, you consent to the use of this technology by Commodity Classic and its exhibitors.

 

Your email address is your connection to Commodity Classic! When you share your email with us as part of your registration, you are assured of receiving the latest updates and information you need to ensure the best experience possible. It’s the best way for us to stay in touch with you — and for you to stay up-to-date.
 


To our Canadian attendees
We would like to stay in touch with you! As per the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation, please provide your consent to receive email communications from Commodity Classic. CLICK HERE for a consent form.

 
 

Commodity Classic registration and housing operate on a first-come, first-serve basis and are not guaranteed.

 

 
Optional Tours
Several optional tours of New Orleans area attractions are available at an additional cost. CLICK HERE for more information.

 

 

Convention Registration Cancellation Policy
Full refund, less $25 per person administration fee, will be granted on written request through February 4, 2022. Questions: Call (662) 362-6073. Email: CommodityClassic@maritz.com

 

 

For more information

Call (662) 362-6073 or Email: CommodityClassic@maritz.com
 

 

 

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

 

The hotel reservation process is managed by the Commodity Classic housing services company, Maritz Global Events. You can register for the event and book your hotel starting November 16. Book your hotel by February 10 to receive the guaranteed discounted rate!

 

Download Hotel Summary Sheet with Rates and Amenities

Download Hotel Map

 

Reservations

The hotel reservation process is managed by the Commodity Classic housing services company, Maritz Global Events. Online reservations allow you to see up-to-the-minute hotel availability. Reserve your hotel room through Maritz, starting November 16.

 

Housing availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Hotel group rates are guaranteed through February 10. Reservations received after February 10 will be accepted on a space-available basis and may be at the hotel’s prevailing rate. Use your Commodity Classic Housing Bureau confirmation upon check-in. Hotels will not send confirmations.

 

A valid credit card through March 2022 is required to complete your reservation.

 

 

SUPPORT COMMODITY CLASSIC AND WIN!

Win a two-night stay at next year’s Commodity Classic! You could win a two-night stay at one of the Commodity Classic hotels in Orlando, Florida, site of the 2023 Commodity Classic, and a gift inspired by the exciting Orlando location.

 

The one and only way to win: Reserve your hotel room through Maritz Global Events, Commodity Classic’s official housing bureau, and your name will be entered into the drawing. One winner will be drawn on Thursday, March 10 just before the Trade Show Grand Opening.

 

 

BOOKING YOUR HOTEL THROUGH COMMODITY CLASSIC IS THE SMART THING TO DO!

  • You receive discounted hotel rates negotiated exclusively for Commodity Classic attendees

  • You keep the cost of registration affordable; Commodity Classic guarantees the number of room reservations to negotiate and reduce the costs of events for attendees

  • You reduce the risk of financial penalties to the presenting commodity associations

Maritz Global Events is the official housing services company for Commodity Classic. If any company other than Maritz contacts you about your hotel accommodations, please inform show management immediately by email: ShowDirector@CommodityClassic.com.

 

 

CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS AND CUTOFF DATES

  • January 21:  Cancel by this date to avoid Commodity Classic’s one-night room and tax cancellation fee.
  • February 10:  Hotel group rates guaranteed through this date. All hotel changes and cancellations must be made through the Housing Bureau through this date.
  • February 15:  Reservations made on or after this date will be based on availability and may be at the hotel’s prevailing rate. Maritz will be available between February 10-20, 2022, to help with additional guest room inquiries via email or phone. Please note that during this time, requests for additional guest rooms are not guaranteed and will be based on availability.
  • Starting February 18:  Hotel changes and cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.  Please hold all changes and cancellations until February 18, 2022, at which time you can contact the hotel directly for assistance.

Please note that transferring the reservation information from the housing bureau to the hotel system will take a few days and will be available starting February 18. Rest assured, the hotel will honor the booking with a confirmation number from Maritz Global.

 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • If you do not cancel your reservation within the hotel's cancellation policy and/or do not arrive at the hotel on the check-in date specified above, the hotels first night's room and tax will be charged to your credit card — in addition to Commodity Classic’s one night’s room and tax cancellation fee — and your entire reservation will be cancelled.

  • Guests must inform the hotel front desk upon arrival if the departure date has changed to avoid possible early departure fees.

 

QUESTIONS?

Maritz Global Events
(662) 362-6073

Email: CommodityClassic@maritz.com

Office Hours: 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday-Friday

Reservations cannot be accepted by phone or email. Rates do not include tax. Amenities and fees are subject to change.

 

 

CONVENTION CENTER

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70130

 

 

CONVENTION SHUTTLES

Sponsored by NACHURS and Commodity Classic.

Complementary convention shuttle transportation will be provided between the convention center and the following hotels:

- Astor Crowne Plaza

- Courtyard Downtown/ Convention Center

- Embassy Suites Convention Center

- Hilton Riverside

- JW Marriott New Orleans

- Le Meridien New Orleans

- New Orleans Marriott

- Omni Riverfront

- Renaissance Arts Warehouse District

- Sheraton New Orleans

- Sonesta ES Suites Convention Center

- SpringHill Suites Downtown/ Convention Center

- The Westin New Orleans

 

The following hotels do not have shuttle transporation:

- Hampton Inn & Suites Convention Center
- Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center
- Hyatt Place Convention Center
- Marriott Warehouse Arts District