National Convention

Each year in November, American Agri-Women hosts a National Convention to bring all its members and affiliate members together for tours, leadership and professional development sessions, speakers, and to host our annual business meeting.

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2017 Convention Information

In 2017, AAW’s National Convention will be in Bloomington, Minnesota at the Embassy Suites on November 16-18, 2017.

  • Register Here or send your Registration Form  with a check to American Agri-Women – 142 Oak Circle – Colchester, VT 05446
    Early Registration ends October 25, 2017.
  • View the Schedule of Events – Coming Soon.
  • View the Convention Rules.
  • View the Convention Program – Coming Soon.
  • Tour Information – Coming Soon
  • View Spouse/Guest Tour Schedule – Coming Soon
  • View North Carolina Tour Schedule – Coming Soon
  • Trade Show: If you are interested in having a trade show booth, the cost is $50.  Please email Lisa Campion at aaw@americanagriwomen.org to reserve your booth.
  • Silent Auction and Live Auction Items: Please bring your silent auction or live auction items with you.  If you are shipping them, please address them as follows:
    Embassy Suites Bloomington, ATTN: Guest (Your Name), AAW, November 16-18, 2017, 2800 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN 55431.
  • Book your hotel here!
  • The room rates start at $139 per night for a King Room or $149 per night for a Double Room. The hotel block cut-off date is October 25, 2017! This rate is good from November 15-18, 2017. If you need additional assistance, call 800-Embassy and reference American Agri-Women or AAW.  You can also book online at www.embassybloomington.com. Enter in dates of stay and enter in Group/Convention Code: AAW.
  • The room rate does not include sales tax, currently 14.275%.
  • Complimentary wireless internet in all guest rooms.
  • Complimentary self-parking.
  • Complimentary breakfast each morning
  • Complimentary airport shuttle to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport.  Please call the hotel at 952-884-4811 to arrange your shuttle pick up upon arriving to the airport.
  • Complimentary manager’s reception.
  • Reservations made after October 25 will be booked based on availability with the hotel.
  • The hotel check in time is 4pm and check out time is noon.
  • The hotel requires a room and incidental deposit in the amount which can be paid by cash or credit card. The deposit will be returned after 7-10 business days.
  • There is a 72 hour cancellation policy with the hotel to avoid extra charges.
  • If you need to ship anything to the hotel, please send to Embassy Suites Bloomington, ATTN: Guest (Your Name), AAW, November 16-18, 2017, 2800 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN 55431.

2016 Convention Information

In 2016, AAW’s National Convention will be at Raleigh, North Carolina at the Embassy Suites on November 17-19, 2016.

  • Register Here or send your Registration Form with a check to
    American Agri-Women – 142 Oak Circle – Colchester, VT 05446
    Early Registration ends October 26, 2016.
  • View the Schedule of Events
  • View the Convention Rules.
  • View the Convention Program.
  • Tour Information – On Thursday, November 17, 2016, we will be touring local North Carolina agriculture.  The buses board at 8:30am and the tour will be from 9-4:30pm with lunch provided.  The cost is $25.
  • View Spouse/Guest Tour Schedule.
  • View North Carolina Tour Schedule.
  • Trade Show: If you are interested in having a trade show booth, the cost is $50.  Please email Lisa Campion at aaw@americanagriwomen.org to reserve your booth.
  • Silent Auction and Live Auction Items: Please bring your silent auction or live auction items with you.  If you are shipping them, please address them as follows:
    Embassy Suites by Hilton, Raleigh Durham Research Triangle
    ATTN: Guest (Your Name), November 16-19, 2016
    201 Harrison Oaks Blvd.
    Cary, NC 27513

Book your hotel here!

Our hotel is Embassy Suites in Cary.  To get a virtual tour, click here: Virtual Hotel Tour

The room rates start at $134 per night. The hotel block cut-off date is October 26, 2016! This rate is good from November 16-19, 2016. If you need additional assistance, call 800-Embassy and reference American Agri-Women National Convention group block.

• The room rate does not include sales tax, currently 12.75%.
• Internet wifi is complimentary in all guest rooms (typically $9.95 per day).
• Complimentary breakfast each morning
• Complimentary airport shuttle to the Raleigh – Durham Airport.
• Complimentary manager’s reception.
• Reservations made after October 26 will be booked based on availability with the hotel.
• The hotel check in time is 3pm and check out time is noon.
• The hotel requires a room and incidental deposit in the amount which can be paid by cash or credit card. The deposit will be returned after 7-10 business days.
• There is a 72 hour cancellation policy with the hotel to avoid extra charges.
• If you need to ship anything to the hotel, please let our Executive Assistant know.

Disaster Relief Fund

The North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund is actively looking to support long-term recovery efforts following Hurricane Matthew. The governor’s office is coordinating the relief fund in partnership with the United Way of North Carolina, which will serve as the administrative organization for the fund through the use of its 501(c)3 status. The fund provides grants which can be used by member organizations to purchase building materials needed to clean, repair and/or build homes that have been damaged and/or destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. People or organizations that want to donate funds can visit NCDisasterRelief.org or mail checks payable to “North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund” to: North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund, Office of the Governor. 20312 Mail Service Center Raleigh, N.C., 27699-0312.

(Contribution mechanism being promoted by NC Farm Bureau)


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