Export Exchange 2018

Export Exchange is a biennial educational and trade forum for U.S. feed grains that hosts international buyers and end-users of coarse grains and co-products from 35 around countries to meet with U.S. suppliers and service providers across the value chain. The event is co-sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), and Growth Energy.

Held in Minneapolis, Minnesota October 22-24, Export Exchange 2018 offers attendees the opportunity to meet and build relationships with domestic suppliers of corn, distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), sorghum, barley and other commodities.

This virtual ag newsroom includes links to digital media content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.


Export Exchange 2018 Photo Album



Export Exchange 2018 is Underway

Export Exchange 18 interview with Tom Sleight, USGC

Export Exchange 18 interview with Scott Richman, RFA

Export Exchange Furthers USGC Mission
Export Exchange 18 interview with USGC chair Jim Stitzlein, Consolidated Grain and Barge Co.

Export Exchange 18 interview with Craig Willis, Growth Energy  

Sorghum Growers Benefit From Export Exchange 2018
Export Exchange 18 interview with Florentino Lopez, Sorghum Checkoff  

Export Exchange 18 interview with Kelly Davis, RFA

Export Exchange 18 welcome from USGC chair Jim Stitzlein

ExEx18 Keynote Stresses U.S. Trade Advantages
Export Exchange 18 Roger Watchorn Presentation, Cargill

Export Exchange 18 Dr. Robert Johansson Presentation, USDA

Export Exchange 18 Daniel Whitley Presentation, USDA - Foreign Agricultural Service

Export Exchange 18 presentation Philip Smith, Tyson

Export Exchange 18 presentation Bill Holbrook, ProExporter

Export Exchange 18 presentation Kelly Davis, RFA

Export Exchange 18 Kurt Rosentrater, Distillers Grains Technology Council

Export Exchange 2018 presentation Dan Pearson, Pearson International Trade Services

Export Exchange 18 presentation Florentino Lopez, Sorghum Checkoff

Export Exchange 2018 presentation Mark Slupek, USDA-FAS

Export Exchange 2018 panel on U.S. transportation infrastructure

Panel participants
Ken Eriksen, Senior Vice President, Head of Client Advisory and Development, Informa, moderator
Kelle Horn, Vice President, Pacific Rim Shipbrokers, Inc.
Stephen Nothdurt, Assistant Vice President and Midwest Regional Manager, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM)