Looking for a professional organization to join within the agricultural communications industry that will offer new ideas, information and advancement? Look no further. We've got 5 reasons why AAEA- The Ag Communicators Network is the association for you.


1. News and Trends

Our official association newsletter, The ByLine in Brief, features the latest news and trends in our constantly evolving
industry. Members can learn the latest happenings, share ideas and professional insight, and keep up with colleagues
in our weekly newsletter. There’s no better place to learn about the most recent professional concerns or innovations
than through AAEA.

2. Professional Development

We make every opportunity a learning opportunity. Members grow personally and professionally by engaging in
workshops and webinars on writing, social media, ethics and more! Participants in our awards contests receive
constructive criticism from their peers. AAEA also partners with the AAEA Professional Improvement Foundation and the
International Federation of Ag Journalists to provide international learning experiences.

3. Industry Events

Come to the Ag Media Summit, a joint meeting between AAEA, Livestock Publications Council, and the ABM AgriCouncil
and be a part of the largest gathering of crop and livestock media professionals in the U.S. AAEA also
hosts regional meetings, workshops and webinars for our members to grow their professional skills and cultivate
contacts from around the country.

4. Industry Recognition

We recognize our members for a job well done. Our well known annual awards program
is an opportunity to showcase your best work through design, photography, writing, marketing and communications,
and digital and social media contests. We publish and celebrate annual winners on the website, in our
newsletter, on social media, and with other industry press.

5. Networking and Exposure

You'll benefit from networking opportunities with writers, editors, photographers and other communication
professionals across the U.S. and Canada. Our events and programs provide a host of networking opportunities
and chances to gain exposure in the ag comm industry. Join AAEA to connect with leaders and advance your career
with like-minded friends.


*Memberships are based on a calendar year. Membership renewals begin October 1st.

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