Sept. 12-14, 2016 | St. Louis, MO

Media Contact: Represented by Blue Practice | Tim Gnatek:

Event History

Since 2009, the Ag Innovation Showcase has engaged an international audience of the most influential Ag industry executives, investors, innovators and policy makers in an effort to unearth solutions to global issues in food safety and security. The Showcase encourages the convergence of diverse technology solutions around platforms that help bring the industry to the next level of productivity and sustainability.

raised by presenting companies post-Showcase
of presenters found new investor leads
of presenters were introduced to new partnership opportunities
industry-vetted technologies
countries represented by attendees

Overview of 2015

A sold out conference with over 400 attendees – innovators, researchers, government and corporate executives, investors and others involved in ag tech – from 21 countries and 20 presenting companies representing the most promising ag start-ups and research projects pursuing solutions solutions in ag-biotech, renewable energy, sustainable materials, animal health, soil and water, and farming technology.

Engaged Discussions around Key Themes Identified by an Advisory Committee of Ag’s Most Influential Names including Bayer CropScience, Mars, Syngenta Ventures, ADM, Finistere Ventures and more! 

  • "Sequencing the Food Supply Chain"
  • "Transparency Without Prejudice: Bridging the GMO Divide"
  • "A Systems Approach to Biologics: Combinations, Formulations & Challenges"
  • "Climate Adaptive Agriculture: Data-Driven Innovations in the Filed"

10+ Hours of Networking with 400+ of Ag’s "heavy hitters": 

Aon | BASF | Cultivian Sandbox | Monsanto | John Deere | Koch | DuPont Pioneer | Syngenta Ventures | USDA | Dow AgroSciences | Mitsubishi

For the Media


Fact Sheets

News Releases

  • News Release: "Woman-led California company wins top award at Ag Innovation Showcase" September, 2016
  • News Release: "Food Waste and Gene Editing" - September 2016
  • News Release: "Uptick in women-led companies at Ag Innovation Showcase" - August 2016
  • News Release: "#16AIS Where idea makers meet investors" - August 2016
  • News Release: “Six research universities and institutions bring their ten best early stage innovations to the eighth Annual Ag Innovation Showcase” - July 2016
  • News Release: "Eighth Annual Ag Innovation Showcase to Highlight Ag Start-up’s Novel Approaches In Ag Innovation" - June 2016

Feature Stories



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