Agriculture & Food
HR Roundtable Conference

July 24-25, 2024 | Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Learn. Network. Energize.

Event Details
The combination of agriculture and food employers, associations, and educational professionals provides a unique and rewarding experience found nowhere else.
Learn from talented presenters about the latest trends in agriculture & food jobs, career preparedness, human resources, recruiting, internships and more. Continuing education credits available.
Share ideas, discuss challenges and successes. Form connections with colleagues in agriculture and food. Learn from each other—having a friend to call in the industry is invaluable.
Network with leaders from top agriculture and food employers, college and university career services, advisors, educators, and associations. Expand your campus brand while forming connections to facilitate recruitment.
Leave knowing the latest trends in ag and food recruitment, with fresh ideas to implement immediately! Takeaway tips to share with other managers, leaders, HR professionals and staff.
Surrounding yourself with like-minded people in a learning environment enables thought-provoking and change-making discussions, strong industry networking, and re-energizing!
business people


business people


  • HR Professionals: From recruitment to talent management, compensation to retention, and university relations
  • Organizational Managers/Supervisors/Leaders
  • University & College Career Services, Recruitment Advisors & Professionals
  • Educators, Professors, Deans, Department Leads
  • Government & Association Representatives


  • The latest HR, recruitment, and retention trends specifically for the agriculture and food industry. Take in a series of main educational sessions with the entire group, then select from breakout sessions to customize your experience. Continuing education credits are available from SHRM and HRCI.
  • Vital insights and ideas you’ll also take away from networking with industry peers.


Agriculture & Food industry and higher education professionals invested in their careers and committed to building the pipeline of talent to the industry.
  • 70% industry employers; 30% university, college, government, or association
  • 94% U.S. attendees; 6% Canada
You'll also interact with expert speakers, presenters, and panelists, including thought leaders in agriculture & food, human resources, and professional development.

  • Two full days of engaging educational sessions
  • Keynote speakers who are experts in their fields
  • Breakout sessions to customize your learning experience for your role and organization
  • Two full days of networking with agriculture and food industry professionals
  • Welcome networking reception with drinks & heavy appetizers
  • Networking dinner and evening activity
  • Lunch, snacks, and beverages both days
  • Transportation to/from the official Roundtable hotel and the event location
  • Advance access to exclusive research data and findings
  • Takeaways including handouts, presentation copies, white papers, contacts and more to share with your organization


When your company sponsors the North American Roundtable, you’re demonstrating your commitment to developing the pipeline of talent to the agriculture and food industry. Elevate your employment and education brand to key leaders and decision makers.

Not only are you connecting with more than a hundred companies and colleges attending the event, but your branding also reaches extensive network, including thousands of followers on social networks, email, and website users.

Sponsorship is a great way to generate connections and leads, align with your organization’s marketing plan, and build awareness.

Download our Sponsorship kit here launched the Roundtable in 2003 with a small group of industry stakeholders committed to raising the bar on recruitment in agriculture. The event grew over the years to a full-scale conference incorporating robust education, networking, and special events for agriculture and food employers, education institutions, and related associations. celebrated the 20th Anniversary Roundtable in 2022. We continue to evolve and enhance the event to address the latest trends, technologies, and attendee needs.

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