Montana Ag-Tech Innovation & Investment Summit
Bringing cutting-edge technology and innovation to the forefront of Montana’s agricultural economy.
January 24, 2023 | Great Falls, MT
A focus on innovation
Are you an entrepreneur with a great idea? Are you looking to invest in or partner with an ag-tech innovation? Or do you simply like to learn about new technologies focused on agriculture innovation? Then the Montana Ag-Tech Innovation and Investment Summit is for you!
Developing a robust ag-tech and investment economy
The Montana Agriculture Technology Innovation and Investment Summit seeks to accelerate an ecosystem anchored in Montana for agriculture innovation, technology, and investment.
Bringing together agriculture, innovation, and investment
The first-of-its-kind summit engages and cultivates a community of agricultural innovators, operators, capital investors, and corporate development teams. We aim to be the leaders in ag-innovation.
Hear from the industries preeminent leaders
The event will feature the country’s preeminent agriculture research and development, agribusiness, finance, farm, ranch, and agriculture technology thought leaders.
Montana Agricultural Speed-Pitch Competition
The Montana Agricultural Speed Pitch Competition is the inaugural agriculture and food business speed-pitch competition that recognizes, assists, and funds the top agriculture and food innovations in Montana.
A fun-filled day awaits. Make sure to sign up to our newsletter for updates about guest speakers, sponsorship opportunities, and more.
Check in and networking with coffee
Scott Osterman – Director, Montana Department of Commerce – Welcome - The Allure of Agriculture in Montana and Why Now is the Right Time to Invest
Ron Colwell – Montana Renewables – Agriculture & Montana’s Energy Transition
Gusty Clarke – Riverstone Holdings - Deploying Capital in a Sustainable, Ethical & Socially Responsible Way
Zach Jones – Impact Ag Partners - Making the Investment Case for Regenerative Agriculture in Montana
Eric Larson – Tilia – Investing to Make The Food Supply Chain Safer, More Nutritious, & More Sustainable
Megan Knight-Shroyer – Moderator - Assessing Opportunities for Growers in the 21st Century – Greg Putnam (Little Belt Cattle Company & Yellowstone Feeders) – Matt Smith (Farmer & BASF) – Charlie Cahill (Cahill Seeds) – Morgan Tweet (IND HEMP)
Brad Cook – WIPFLi - Perspective Changes Everything – Selecting a Strategic Advisor
Troy Downing – Montana Commissioner of Securities & Insurance – Understanding the Law When Raising Capital for Your Business
Kathleen Williams – USDA Rural Economic Development – How to Leverage USDA Capital Resources for Ag Businesses
Amy Wu – From Farms to Incubators – Championing Women Leaders, Innovators & Entrepreneurs in the Food Systems
Wrap Up & Open Pitch Arena
Networking Happy Hour
The benefits below are available to a limited number of $25,000 sponsorship packages.
- Guaranteed Speaking Opportunities that can include but are not limited to topic presentation, participation in a panel discussion, or a shared presentation. Content, duration, and placement are subject to approval by the MATIIS organizers.
- Exhibit Space available near networking areas to display branding and collateral materials.
- Host a Networking Function and be listed as the host of one of the MATIIS networking functions.
- Premium packages also include all of the other sponsorship-level benefits.
Other sponsorship benefits include:
- Position your logo on all promotional materials and on-site displays.
- Registrations for your team members.
- All sponsors get featured in the MATIIS event programming material.
- Social Media mentions from the MATTIS LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts.
Contact us at mtagtechinvest.io and let's get the conversation going about how we can collaborate to curate an opportunity for positioning your company and its team members to grow visibility and be a part of growing and accelerating agriculture's portfolio in Montana and beyond.
Great Falls International Airport
Event & Conference Center
2800 Terminal Drive
Great Falls, MT 59404