NAAJ 2017 Annual Meeting – Register NOW!

The 64th annual meeting of the North American Agricultural Journalists will be April 23-25 in Washington, D.C.

The meeting will be headquartered at The Cosmos Club. To reserve a room at the Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, call 202-387-7783. The room block is under North American Agricultural Journalists. The rates are $195 to $225.  Reservations will be accepted through March 23.

The NAAJ-Sonja Hillgren Scholarship and Writing Awards Banquet will be April 24 at the National Press Club.

Watch for updates here. Our organizers are lining up speakers as best they can while the new administration takes shape.

(Note: The Cosmos Club has a dress code. Male members and visitors must wear a coat and tie at all times except upon arrival. Women members and visitors are expected to dress accordingly.)

 Sunday, April 23

1:30 p.m. — Business meeting – time and location to be determined.

Event To be determined, including dinner together (pay your own)

Monday, April 24

Cosmos Club, Crentz Room


To be determined

Cosmos Club, Old Dining Room

Noon – Lunch and Speaker: Pending, the U.S. Secretary Agriculture

Cosmos Club, Crentz Room

To be determined

National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW

NAAJ-Sonja Hillgren Scholarship Benefit and Awards

5:30 p.m. – Cash‑bar reception

6:30 p.m.– Dinner, awards and music by the “Second Amendments” band led by U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D‑Minn.


Tuesday, April 25

Capitol Visitor’s Center, the Capitol

            10 a.m. –  U.S. Sen. Pat  Roberts, R-Kansas

11 a.m. – U. S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D‑Minn.

11:30 a.m. – U. S. Rep. Michael Conaway, R‑Texas

Noon – U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D‑Mich.


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NAAJ 2017 Annual Meeting – Register NOW!

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