The Knowledge Resource for the World of Grain Handling and Processing Industry Operations

Build Your Network and Enhance Your Skills

GEAPS Exchange is a great place to make new connections in the grain industry, find operations solutions and learn about new technologies and best practices from across the industry. With over 400 exhibitors in the Expo, more than 40 hours of education and a number of social events, the Exchange is the best place to make connections and advance your career

GEAPS Exchange

GEAPS Exchange 2020 will be held March 21-24 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Expo Hall will feature approximately 280,000 square feet of exhibit space.

The Exchange 2020 Sponsorship Program will launch in later this year.

Exchange 2019 Housing

Please be aware that GEAPS does not contact individuals and/or companies with special deals on accommodations for Exchange 2020. We have received complaints that unaffiliated companies have contacted attendees and exhibitors offering discounted hotel reservations. These offers are scams; individuals have reported lost deposits and fraudulent activity in connection with these activities. The only legitimate emails for Exchange 2020 lodging will come directly from GEAPS, and will contain the logo of our official housing management company.

The Expo

In 2017, the Expo set records with 438 exhibitors in 270,000 square feet of exhibit space. In 2018, the conference set new records with 450 exhibitors in 290,000 square feet of exhibit space.

Get Your Booth

Booth sales for Exchange 2020 are have already begun, and the conference is on pace to be even bigger and better. Learn more about exhibiting at Exchange 2020.


GEAPS members work hard year-round to provide the best educational sessions and workshops at the Exchange each year. Each day offers hours of programming that will enhance your skills. In all, GEAPS Exchange offers approximately 40 hours of education in a variety of formats. Learn about the latest trends, innovations and best practices from across the industry.

Submit a proposal to speak at Exchange.


Whether you are meeting new suppliers in the Expo Hall, connecting with your peers in education sessions or enjoying one of the social events, the Exchange is a great place to build your professional network. In 2019 GEAPS had over 2,800 attendees from 19 countries.

Who Should Exhibit?

Grain Company Suppliers – Thousands of grain industry professionals attend the Exchange each year. Connect with decision-makers in the Expo Hall, and promote your brand through the Exchange Sponsorship Program.

Learn more about exhibiting at Exchange 2020.

Who Should Attend?

The Exchange is a great opportunity to build your skills and your professional network. Here’s how some types of grain industry professionals can benefit from the Exchange:

Grain Industry Operations Professionals – Meet peers from other regions, and learn how they handle the challenges you face. Interact with grain industry executives and open doors for future opportunities. Attend education sessions to learn about the latest trends and technologies in the industry.

Grain Company Executives – Meet with your existing vendors and make new connections in the Expo Hall while you browse the latest equipment.

Safety Professionals – Make sure your facility is meeting the latest industry standards and best practices. Meet with suppliers in the Expo Hall to make sure your company is using the best safety equipment. Attend education sessions to learn about the most recent regulations.

Students – The Exchange is a great way to launch your career in the grain industry! Participate in Student Day to learn more about different career paths in the industry, and then explore the Expo Hall and meet with companies.

Companions – If you are traveling with an Exchange attendee, take this opportunity to explore the host city! The Exchange Companion Program features tours that highlight the history and beauty of the region. In addition to those fun events, you will have access to the Expo Hall and full companion registrations include all the social events.