2016 Annual Meeting

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The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) invites you to connect with our members through exhibit and sponsosorship opportunities at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.  Events at the 2016 Annual Meeting run from Saturday, July 30th through Wednesday, August 3rd, with the main portion of the meeting from July 31st to August 2nd.  Creating a partnership with AAEA as a 2016 Annual Meeting exhibitor or sponsor provides a valuable opportunity to increase your recognition among the top professionals and students in the field of agricultural and applied economics. See exhibitor prospectus for complete information.

Who Attends

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

Last year, the Annual Meeting drew in over 1,300 attendees from 300 different organizations and 35 countries. We’re expecting close to 1,300 attendees in Boston, MA.

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 2,500 members consisting of

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


Exhibitors receive a booth in a high traffic area, which includes one meeting registration. Exhibitors have the opportunity to interact with attendees throughout the entire meeting.  Read more about exhibiting at AAEA.


Your organization can sponsor many different types of events at the meeting, such as continental breakfasts or AAEA Section receptions. Sponsors receive one complimentary meeting registration, your organization's logo on all of the relevant signage onsite, and a link to your organization's website from this site. Read more about sponsorship opportunities at AAEA.

Reunions & Receptions

Universities and institutions can sponsor a Reunion & Reception, providing a place for their employees and alumni to relax at the end of the day and reconnect with old friends. The application fee for each Reunion & Reception is $150, plus the cost of any special amenities you would like to include.