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Registration Opens for GEAPS Exchange 2022 

Published: Nov 17, 2021 by Leslie Casner

Registration Opens for GEAPS Exchange 2022 

Jessica Foster
Communications Manager 

Registration Opens for GEAPS Exchange 2022
Annual Trade Show Visits Kansas City, Missouri, March 26-29, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16, 2021 – 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, Missouri. Save money by registering early! The conference is $300 for GEAPS members and $550 for non-members who register before March 4. 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,” said 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.”

See the Latest Technology and Services

GEAPS Exchange is the best way to see what is new in the industry and to find new equipment for your plant. 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, Show, 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. 

Share Your Brand and Products with the Industry

For companies who supply products and services to grain storage and processing plants, the conference is an opportunity to meet new customers and show your support for the industry. Limited booths are still available and the sponsorship program opens in December. For more information, contact the GEAPS sales team. 

About GEAPS 

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) is an international professional association of grain handling and processing professionals. GEAPS addresses the industry’s critical grain handling, storage and processing operations needs by providing networking, professional development programs and access to a global marketplace of industry suppliers. GEAPS’ global network includes more than 2,200 individual members from about 1,050 companies. Join our network today!