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The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) invites you to connect with our members through exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.  Events at the 2018 Annual Meeting run from Saturday, August 4 through Wednesday, August 8, with the main portion of the meeting from August 5-7. 

Who Attends

Most attendees work in academic departments, government agencies, NGOs, and in the private sector in the fields of agricultural and applied economics.

The 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting in Boston, drew in over 1,400 attendees from 300 different organizations and 35 countries. We’re expecting close to 1,500 attendees in D.C.

About AAEA

The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is a not-for-profit association serving the professional interests of members working in agricultural and broadly related fields of applied economics.

AAEA members are primarily employed by academic departments and government agencies in the field of agricultural and applied economics. Their work focuses on a combination of teaching, research, and cooperative extension programs. Their research covers a broad range of topics, including commercial agriculture, natural resource and environmental economics, and economic and rural development.

AAEA Statistics:
Approximately 2,600 members consisting of

  • 66% in academia
  • 23% in government or international service
  • 11% in the private sector

See upcoming and past Annual Meeting Programs HERE