Emerging Leaders in Food & Ag is designed to build a stronger future for our food and agriculture sector by bringing young and emerging leaders from across the agriculture and food supply chain together for hands-on industry relevant training and leadership development.

This action-packed two-day event will include:

  • A full-day tour of food and agriculture operations
  • An awards celebration honoring the top 20 emerging leaders in food and agriculture from across the country – nominated and voted for BY YOU!
  • Expert learning sessions designed to equip emerging leaders with industry knowledge and leadership development
  • Networking opportunities to facilitate fruitful business relationships

Learn from today’s leaders in food and agriculture:

  • Top drivers of demand for food and agriculture today
  • Opportunities for expansion and growth
  • How to address the biggest challenges facing the sector
  • Skills necessary to take your career in food and agriculture to the next level
  • Managing through a changing agri-food ecosystem

Nominate an Emerging Leader today!


Emerging Leaders in Food & Ag will take place at …


University Club

University Club

Dedicated in 1895, the University Club of Denver has established itself as a premium destination point for any event looking for a distinctive venue. The building boasts eight banquet rooms, two bars and a number of charming common areas.

The University Club sits on the corner of 17th and Sherman Street, four blocks south of the Capitol and an easy walk to the 16th Street Pedestrian Promenade that is the heart of downtown Denver.

Attendees arriving from the Denver airport can take the light rail to Union Station and catch the free 16th Street shuttle to reach the U Club.
Please note that the U Club has a dress code. Jeans, shorts, t-shirts, athletic apparel, tennis shoes and similar clothes are not appropriate. Casual business attire is acceptable.


University Club | 1673 Sherman Street | Denver, CO 80203
(303) 861-4267 | | Venue Information | Map & Directions

Holiday Inn Express | 1715 Tremont Place | Denver, CO 80202
(877) 666-3243 | | | | Hotel Information | Map & Directions




Holiday Inn Express

Book Now

The Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown is an easy three-block walk from the event venue at the University Club of Denver. This newly opened Capital District hotel offers complimentary buffet breakfast and WIFI for guests as well as a fitness center and several dining options. The restaurants and entertainment of Denver’s 16th Street Mall are only one block away

Emerging Leaders in Food & Ag has secured a discounted room rate of $149.00 at the Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown exclusively for our attendees. BOOK NOW to reserve your room before the March 9, 2020 deadline.

For an extended stay at the group rate, please call hotel reservations at 877.666.3243 and request the Emerging Leaders block. Rooms are limited so book early!

Holiday Inn Express : Denver Downtown | 1715 Tremont Place | Denver, Colorado 80202
(877) 666-3243 | | | | Hotel Information | Map & Directions



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