Nov 18, 2021

Registration Opens for GEAPS Exchange 2022

Annual trade show will be in Kansas City, Mo., March 26-29, 2022

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society announces registration is open for GEAPS Exchange 2022.

GEAPS is looking forward to seeing grain industry professionals in the Heart of America March 26-29, at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo. The conference is $300 for GEAPS members and $550 for non-members who register before March 4, 2022. Register online on the Exchange website.

The conference includes an Expo Hall filled with technology and services to make grain operations safer and more efficient; education on the latest trends and best practices; a day just for students and social events that help reinforce business relationships. Be sure to watch the Exchange website as information will be added regularly.

“One of my favorite things about the conference is the opportunity to see our peers and network in person,” says GEAPS International President Barb Grove, CGOM, Central Valley Ag. “I am excited to see all the new products in the industry, catch up on best practices and make new connections to help my company.”

The latest technology and services
GEAPS Exchange is a great way to see what's new in the industry and to find new equipment for your operation. The Expo Hall features hundreds of exhibitors, many of whom bring products to the show. Get your hands on the equipment and talk about how it fits in your plant. GEAPS members get free admission to the Expo Hall and lunch is provided for all attendees and exhibitors.

Sessions inside the Expo Hall include a grain entrapment rescue demo and small-group presentations on innovation and technology.

Beyond the Expo Hall, the Idea Exchange showcases new products in the industry and innovative ideas that facility managers have recently implemented to improve operations. Education continues throughout the event with workshops, interactive sessions in the hall and hour-long sessions. The education schedule includes:

  • Keynote speaker, 8 a.m., Sunday, March 27
  • Idea Exchange, 10 a.m. Sunday, March 27
  • Hour-long education sessions; Monday, March 28 and Tuesday, March 29
  • Closing Workshop, 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 29

Reconnect with friends
GEAPS Exchange includes several fun social events that show off the character and flavor of the host city.

Social events include:

  • Get-Acquainted Party, 7 p.m., Saturday, March 26 in the Convention Center, Hall B
  • Welcome Reception, 4:30 p.m., Sunday March 27 in the Expo Hall
  • Closing Reception, 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 29 in the 3500 Lobby

Exchange housing options
GEAPS has negotiated discounted room rates at hotel properties near the convention center. GEAPS’ housing management company, eShow, will handle all hotel reservations and inquiries. Reservations can be made while registering for the event.

The room block cut-off date is March 4. After this date, room availability will be based on hotel availability and may not be available at the discounted rate. The room block cancellation deadline is Feb. 18.

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