Exhibits

It is with great excitement that we invite you to join us as a sponsor and/or exhibitor at our 2016 Annual Session. The Annual Session attracts approximately 650 Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Cooperative Extension Educators from across the nation and its territories. NEAFCS members touch the lives of your consumers every day through the knowledge and resources they share with communities they serve. FCS Extension professionals teach community education programs in nutrition, food safety, human development, aging, parenting education, financial management, 4-H youth development, housing, clothing/textiles and more. The resources you share with our members throughout the year and at the Annual Session are an integral educational component of these programs.

Meet Our Exhibitors

(Listed Alphabetically - = Sponsor)

2017 Annual Session - Omaha, NE
BOOTH #: 7
Phone: (561) 477-8100
Email: jody@neafcs.org
Website: www.neafcs.org

Active Parenting Publishers
BOOTH #: 4
1220 Kennestone Circle, Suite 130
Marietta, Georgia 30066
Phone: (800) 825-0060
Email: cservice@activeparenting.com
Website: www.ActiveParenting.com
Contact Name: Rhea Lewis, Marketing Coordinator
Product/Service Description: Led by founder, Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D., Active Parenting Publishers has provided award-winning, video-based education programs to helping professionals since 1983. Our research-based programs cover topics including parenting, character education, and school success. Please call 800-825-0060 for more information, or visit our website at www.ActiveParenting.com.

Alabama Cooperative Extension System
BOOTH #: 24

109 Duncan Hall    
Auburn University, Alabama 36849
Phone: (334) 844-4444
Email: KLK0031@aces.edu
Website: www.aces.edu
Contact Name: Emery Tschetter, Director of Communications and Marketing
Product/Service Description: Extension to Families, with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), provides evidence- and research-based education and resources to help families make decisions that improve and transform their lives. We are about empowering individuals and families across the life span to reach their full potential.  You can count on our faculty to provide reliable information to encourage and inspire people to adopt new behaviors to strengthen their families and relationships, live more balanced and healthier lifestyles, spend wisely, and work well. We live, work, and play in communities across Alabama and are part of Auburn University and the College of Human Sciences. This allows us the unique opportunity to connect families to knowledge, research, and unbiased information.

American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences
BOOTH #: 8

400 N. Columbus Street, Suite 202
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Phone: (703) 706-4600
Email: GMason@aafcs.org
Website: www.aafcs.org
Contact Name: Gwynn Mason, Director of Communications
Product/Service Description: AAFCS is a professional association for family and consumer sciences (FCS) students and professionals from both multiple practice settings and content areas. Members are educators, administrators and managers, human service and business professionals, researchers, community volunteers, and consultants. They provide research-based knowledge about the topics of everyday life, including human development, personal and family finance, housing and interior design, food science, nutrition and wellness, textiles and apparel, and consumer issues.

American Cleaning Institute
BOOTH #: 18

1331 L. Street, NW Suite 650
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
Phone: (202) 662-2507
Email: nbock@cleaninginstitute.org
Website: cleaninginstitute.org
Contact Name: Nancy Bock, Senior Vice President
Product/Service Description: ACI is celebrating our 90th Anniversary in 2016!  For 90 years, we have been helping Extension partners like you help others make informed decisions about their well-being with research based and accurate information.  If you are interested in home safety, cleaning matters or sustainable practices, stop by our booth.  If you have expertise in child development, we’d like to partner with you on a project to educate parents. Take time to stop by our booth to take a selfie with Nancy Bock, pick up a treat and our latest materials! @CleanInstitute.

American Income Life Special Risk Division
BOOTH #: 16

8604 Allisonville Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46250
Phone: (800) 849-4820
Email: specialrisk@americanincomelife.com
Website: www.americanincomelife.com
Contact Name:  Erin Bain, 4-H and Extension Client Relationship Coordinator
Product/Service Description: The Special Risk Division of American Income Life provides blanket group accident insurance for Extension sponsored groups and programs.

CATCH
BOOTH #: 6

601 Flaghouse Drive
Hasbrouk Heights, New Jersey 07604
Phone: (800) 793-7900
Email: info@catchinfo.org
Website: www.catchinfo.org
Contact Name: Brooke Isakoff, CATCH Program Coordinator & Sales Associate
Product/Service Description: Aligned with the CDC target behaviors for obesity prevention and control, CATCH is a proven partner for USDA -- SNAP-Ed focus and priorities. CATCH provides nutrition educators and program managers with knowledge and skills to promote and provide technical assistance to schools where they are working within the SNAP-Ed program for both nutrition education, physical activity, and environmental approaches. CATCH spans preschool to middle school with curricula, tools, training options, evaluation tools and support.

Cream of the West
BOOTH #: 10

408 Wheatland Ave. S,
Harlowton, Montana 59036
Phone: (800) 477-2383
Email: cotw@itstriangle.com
Website: www.creamofthewest.com
Contact Name: Alicia Moe
Product/Service Description: Cream of the West has been manufacturing products from Montana grains since 1914. The 4 hot cereals, healthy snack mix and 7-Grain buttermilk pancake mix are made from non-GMO-Project verified grains. The 100 year old recipe is simple: Start with nutrition-packed whole grains grown on the high plains of Montana. Add nothing! Lightly toast and tumble them to bring out their rich, nutty flavor. You can Taste the Difference!

eXtension Healthy Food Choices in Schools, Cornell University
BOOTH #: 19
475 Warren Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853
Phone: (607) 255-6090
Email: extension.org/healthy-food-choices-in-schools@cornell.edu
Website: extension.org/healthy-food-choices-in-schools
Contact Name: Katie Baildon, Communications Specialist
Product/Service Description: Healthy Food Choices in Schools is a free online resource area on eXtension.org with a mission to provide educational/informational tools and resources that empower school food service directors and staff, school administrators, teachers, health professionals, and wellness committees to make changes that encourage children to make healthier food selections in school food environments, without undermining revenue. Given the role parents and the children themselves have in the food choices they make, the resource area also provides tools that they can use to improve nutrition at school and at home.

Federal Trade Commission
BOOTH #: 13
600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington DC 20580
Phone:(877) 382-4357
Website: ftc.gov
Contact Name: Dawn Holz, Consumer Education Specialist
Product/Service Description: Get free materials from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to help people manage their finances while spotting and avoiding scams and frauds. The FTC has simple and direct printed and online resources, in English and Spanish, on topics that range from managing a budget and opening a bank account to using prepaid debit cards; from building and improving credit to dealing with debt; and from spotting job scams to avoiding identity theft. Whether you work in with high school-aged students or older adults, there’s something here for you.

Jarden Home Brands
BOOTH #: 20


9999 East 121st Street
Fishers, Indiana 46037
Phone: (317) 219-9183
Email: sarahpage@jardenhomebrands.com
Website: freshpreserving.com
Contact Name: Sarah Page, Culinary Marketing Manager
Product/Service Description: Ball Fresh Preserving canning products and references.

Joint Council of Extension Professionals
BOOTH #: 27

Product/Service Description: The mission of JCEP is to elevate the awareness of Extension’s national reputation as an organization of excellence, synergistically leverage the efforts of the member associations, foster leadership and collaboration, provide professional development and scholarship opportunities, and advocate for the Extension profession.

Kent Precision Foods Group
BOOTH #: 3

11457 Olde Cabin Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63141
Phone: (800) 442-5242
Email: joe.obrien@kentww.com
Website: precisionfoods.com
Contact Name: Joseph O’Brien, Assistant Product Manager
Product/Service Description: Mrs. Wages provides a wide assortment of seasonings and mixes to be used in the process of canning/food preservation.

Learning ZoneXpress
BOOTH #: 15

667 E. Vine Street
Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
Phone: (888) 455-7003
Email: marybeth@learningzonexpress.com
Website: www.learningzonexpress.com
Contact Name: Mary Beth Anderson, Director, Educational Resources
Product/Service Description: Learning ZoneXpress is your solution for fresh, fun, educational resources designed to promote healthy nutrition, obesity prevention, and physical activity. Our engaging posters, pamphlets, banners, bulletin board kits, and DVDs help limited-resource clients increase knowledge and skills to make positive, health-related behavioral changes. Stop by our booth to see why Extension, SNAP-Ed, and EFNEP customers turn to Learning ZoneXpress and to pick up free samples of what works. For more information, visit www.learningzonexpress.com.

LifeWise Strategies
BOOTH #: 14
421 W Blackbeard Rd.
Wilmington, North Carolina 28409
Phone: (910) 399-2200
Email: info@lifewise.us
Contact Name: Syble Solomon, President
Product/Service Description: Three hands-on financial education products used in community college and universities in peer mentoring, counseling, classroom and community settings. (1)  Money Habitudes (cards) and (2) Money Habitudes Online start conversations and provide easy insights into WHY we save, spend, give, go into debt and invest the way we do.  Used as a stand-alone activity or with a comprehensive financial education program.  (3) The Good Credit Game includes six activities.  Covers why good credit and credit scores are important and the myths and facts related to getting and retaining good credit.

Montana Bison Association
BOOTH #: 25
5N Virginia Street
Conrad, Montana 59425
Phone: (406) 627-2436
Email: info@montanabison.org
Website: www.montanabison.org
Contact Name:  Aaron Paulson, President
Product/Service Description: The goal of the Montana Bison Association is to educate the public and members as a great North American native animal and to study, sponsor research, collect and disseminate pertinent information pertaining to Buffalo.

Nasco
BOOTH #: 5

P O Box 101
Salida, California 95368
Phone: (800) 558-9595
Email: modestosales@enasco.com
Website: www.enasco.com
Contact Name: Bob Elliott, Regional Sales Manager
Product/Service Description: The Nasco Family and Consumer Sciences catalog offers a complete line of hands-on educational materials, including Ready-Or-Not-Tot and Love To Care parenting simulators, (Teenage Pregnancy Prevention) and curriculum; nutrition education materials featuring the Life/form food & fat replicas as well as the only MyPlate with Dairy attached; Family & Consumer Sciences games, books, software, and videos; classroom equipment and furniture; housewares and improved Culinary equipment line of equipment, sewing machines and sewing kits. Like us on Facebook at Nasco FCS for special offers.

National Consumers League
BOOTH #: 9
1701 K Street, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
Phone: (651) 699-3650
Email: LifeSmarts@nclnet.org
Website: LifeSmarts.org
Contact Name: Lisa Hertzberg, Program Director
Product/Service Description: LifeSmarts is a free consumer literacy competition for teenagers. Players compete online at their own pace to qualify for tournament and prizes, and adult coaches gain full access to free educational resources. LifeSmarts educates teens about personal finance, consumer rights and responsibilities, health and safety, technology, and the environment. For more information, visit LifeSmarts.org.

National Endowment for Financial Education
BOOTH #: 12

1331 - 17 ST  STE 1200
Denver, Colorado 80202
Phone: (303) 224-3516
Email: ssharkey@nefe.org
Website: www.hsfpp.org
Contact Name: Susan Sharkey
Product/Service Description: The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) offers a suite of non-commercial personal finance resources at no cost: turnkey curriculum to teach teens, new financial workshop kits to facilitate adult workshops, and new online consumer course content for personal use or to share with your clients.

National Presto Industries
BOOTH #: 17
3925 N. Hasting Way
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703
Phone: (715) 839-2030
Email: nbecker@GoPresto.com
Website: www.GoPresto.com
Contact Name: Nancy Becker, Corporate Home Economist
Product/Service Description: National Presto Industries dates back to 1905 when the company began manufacturing industrial size pressure canners known as “canner retorts.” Today, Presto remains a recognized brand for pressure vessels and is a leader in the electric housewares industry. Stop by our booth to view appliances, receive educational materials, and enter drawings for a pressure canner and Presto Test Unit.

NEAFCS Awards & Recognition
BOOTH #: 22
Email: dlgertson@ag.tamu.edu
Contact Name: Dianne Gertson, Vice President for Awards & Recognition
Product/Service Description: Visit our booth to see award-winning applications and samples.

NEAFCS Candidate Booth
BOOTH #: 23
Product/Service Description: Stop by this booth to find out about the candidates who are running for national board positions.

NEAFCS Marketing & Endowment
BOOTH #: 21
Email: Glenda.Hyde@oregonstate.edu
Website: www.neafcs.org
Contact Name: Glenda Hyde, Vice President for Public Affairs
Product/Service Description: Stop by and stock up on some marketing merchandise that shows your NEAFCS colors! Add to your own cache of NEAFCS items or pick up some thank you or appreciation gifts for colleagues, guest speakers, key committee chairs, and state affiliate members. The booth also will host someone from the Endowment Committee to collect donations to the NEAFCS Endowment Fund.

NEAFCS Member Resources: Encouraging Student Membership in NEAFCS
BOOTH #: 11
Email: mcdonald@email.arizona.edu and brittany.coop@ag.tamu.edu
Website: www.neafcs.org
Contact Name: Dan McDonald, MLMLM Subcommittee Chair and Brittany Coop, MLMLM Subcommittee Apprentice
Product/Service Description: This booth will highlight the benefits of student membership in NEAFCS and provide tips on how to encourage students to join state affiliates. Printed material will be available for state affiliates to take and distribute to local graduate and undergraduate students interested in joining NEAFCS. In addition, input will be solicited on successful recruitment strategies.


Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University through its Virginia Cooperative Extension
BOOTH #: 26
113 Hutcheson Hall VT 0908  
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Phone: (540) 231-7142
Email: baughman@vt.edu
Website: extension.org/militaryfamilies
Contact Name: Sarah Baughman, Res. Associate Professor
Product/Service Description: The Military Families Learning Network is part of the DOD/USDA Partnership for Military Families. We provide professional development for CES and military service providers.

Western Dairy Association
BOOTH #: 1

12000 Washington Street, Suite 175
Thornton, Colorado 80241
Phone: (303) 451-7711
Email: jalkhatib@westerndairyassociation.org
Website: www.westerndairyassociation.org
Contact Name: Jaclyn Alkhatib, Director, Nutrition Marketing & Affairs
Product/Service Description: The Western Dairy Association’s purpose is to help dairy farm families tell their stories so consumers see dairy as trustworthy and essential to their lives.


STATE SALES TABLES
Montana - Table #1
Texas - Table #2
Nebraska - Table #3
Oklahoma - Table #4

Exhibit Days & Times:

Tuesday, Sept 13
12:30-4:30 PM            Exhibitor Move In/Setup
4:30 PM                       Exhibitor Welcome/Orientation

Wednesday, Sept 14
10:30PM-4:00PM        Ribbon Cutting/Exhibit Hall Open/Silent Auction Open
12:30PM-1:30PM        Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:30PM-4:00PM          Exhibit Forums

Thursday, Sept 15
8:00AM-12:00PM        Exhibit Hall Opens
8:00AM-9:00AM         Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:00AM-11:00AM       Exhibit Forums
12:30PM - 3:00PM      Exhibitor Breakdown/Move Out




 

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