Registration Open For GEAPS Exchange 2017
Takes place on Feb. 25-28, in Kansas City, MO
Registration is now open for the Grain Elevator and Processing Society’s (GEAPS) 88th International Technical Conference and Exposition, or Exchange, Feb. 25-28, at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri. GEAPS Exchange 2017 features over 400 exhibitors in the Expo Hall, more than 40 hours of educational programming and a variety of networking opportunities at special events . Last year, 2,852 attendees from 28 countries attended the show. GEAPS offers a variety of registration options for the conference, and online registration is now open.
GEAPS International President Marcus Neal, Lansing Trade Group, looks forward to welcoming peers from around the world to Kansas City.
“The growth of the Exchange in recent years has been astounding,” Neal said. “Over the last three years we have averaged more than 3,100 attendees, and last year we set records for square feet in the Expo Hall and total exhibitors. I look forward to seeing a ton of great equipment in the Expo Hall, and our education sessions will be practical and relevant. It’s going to be a great conference.”
After setting records of 412 exhibitors and 250,000 square feet of exhibit space at Exchange 2016, the Expo at Exchange 2017 is on pace to be even bigger. Over 400 exhibitors have already reserved space in the 270,000 square foot Expo Hall, the biggest in GEAPS history. View an interactive floor plan online. Limited booth space is still available, for more information contact the GEAPS sales team .
The educational program opens with the Opening Workshop Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. Other learning opportunities include up to 28 hour-long, concurrent education sessions, interactive Pods in the Expo Hall and the Idea Exchange, highlighting new methods and technologies that make the grain industry safer and more efficient. Several of the education sessions will qualify for continuing education units (CEUs).