Upcoming events

    • June 04, 2024
    • 8:00 AM
    • Grand Forks, ND or Virtual

    GNDC’s Future Forum marks the celebration of the Greater North Dakota Chamber’s 100-year anniversary. This event is not just about recognizing past achievements; it's about looking ahead to the next century. At GNDC, we recognize that the business community is leading the way towards the future, guaranteeing North Dakota's global competitiveness. The forum will bring together thought leaders to delve into trends, technologies, and strategies that will drive North Dakota's future progress.

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    agenda description, details, and speaker bios
    8:00 AM:
    WELCOME and Host Kickoff

    8:15 AM: ENERGY and AG Intersections

    9:15 AM: Empowering the NEXT WAVE OF BUSINESS: Insights from Young Business Leaders

    10:15 AM: Networking BREAK

    10:45 AM: TECHNOLOGY: Changing the Pace and Flow of Business

    11:45 AM: Business Benchmarks BOOK LAUNCH

    12:00 PM: LUNCH

    1:00 PM: FIRESIDE CHAT with David R. Alexander, President of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI)
    1:45 PM: BREAK

    2:00 PM: HEALTHCARE Revolution: Navigating Delivery Evolution and Cost Control Responses

    2:45 PM: EDUCATION Remaining Competitive to Ensure Cultivation of Tomorrow’s Workforce
    KEYNOTE PRESENTER: Leah Moschella, Designer - Leader Experiences, National Center on Education and the Economy

    3:30 PM: CLOSING Remarks


    This is a hybrid event. Attend in person, virtually, or both - we'll leave it up to you.
    • June 10, 2024
    • June 14, 2024
    • Fargo Metro Area

    AgTech Week in Fargo features several events across the Fargo Metro area!

    Find a schedule of events here.

    • June 10, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • 3729 153rd Ave SE Wheatland, ND 58079

    Innovation Shop Grand Opening

    Celebrate the next phase of Grand Farm by coming to the Innovation Shop grand opening at 9 AM June 10 at 3729 153rd Ave SE Wheatland, ND 58079. We'll have speakers and demonstrations.

    Grand Farm’s Innovation Campus is 140 acres and is designed for growers, startups, corporations, researchers, and education groups to collaborate on technology. The campus is designed to demonstrate and research new products and technologies. 

    • June 11, 2024
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • 118 Broadway North Suite S1 Fargo, ND 58102
    Presented by Grand Farm at the Prairie Den-

    Our food and ag supply chain is a globally important asset and needs to be treated and protected with the urgency and importance it deserves. As cybersecurity attacks on leading ag supplies over the last several years have proven, it’s at a constant risk of being attacked by bad actors.

    Join experts from industry, government and academia as we discuss how this crucial infrastructure needs to be protected. Join us as we focus on near and future cyber (and related) threats, mitigation, and responses for the Ag community delivered in straightforward language. Finally, learn how North Dakota is leading the way in cybersecurity education, infrastructure and industry collaboration.

    • June 12, 2024
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Grand Farm Innovation Campus 3729 153rd Avenue Southeast Wheatland, ND, 5807


    Field Days are a chance for growers, companies, start-ups and the community to share knowledge on agriculture technology and best practices from seed to soil and harvesting.

    The Field Day program goes from 1:30 to 3:30 PM and there will be a networking social event from 3:30 to 4:30 PM.

    TOPIC: Herbicide resistant weeds

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    • June 12, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Broadway Square 201 Broadway North Fargo, ND, 58102


    Join us for the ultimate celebration of innovation in agriculture technology at our annual shindig, hosted by Grand Farm, Bushel, and the FMWF Chamber of Commerce. This Wednesday night shindig will be a lively gathering in downtown Fargo from 6 - 10 pm, uniting attendees from Bushel’s Buddy Seat conference, Grand Farm’s Cultivate conference, and FMWF Chamber of Commerce’s Midwest Ag Summit for a night of fun and networking. Don't miss the chance to mingle with like-minded innovators, share ideas, and cultivate the future of agriculture. It's the ultimate convergence of knowledge and celebration in the heart of our community!


    • June 13, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Moorhead, MN

    Where Technology and Agriculture Collide

    Cultivate Conference brings together a diverse community of experts, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and growers to share their knowledge and experiences, create feedback loops and explore the exciting possibilities of technology in agriculture. Explore the dynamic intersection of technology and agriculture, where we emphasize bringing valuable grower feedback into the industry and create an impact on agtech advancements. Join us to learn about cutting-edge solutions, connect with industry leaders, and discover opportunities to drive innovation in agribusiness.


    Cultivate Conference Goals

    1. Foster stronger engagement with startups, growers, and industry stakeholders
    2. Create feedback loops between the AgTech industry and innovative growers
    3. Highlight and promote advancements and innovations in agriculture technology
    4. Facilitate meaningful connections among startups, growers, corporations, technologists, investors, and universities

    What to Expect

    Networking Opportunities
    The conference will be peppered with plenty of networking opportunities, and we will create space for attendees to connect.

    Relevant Content
    Conference content will be woven in a narrative format to keep everyone engaged.

    There will be workshops and meetings as part of Cultivate.

    Those involved in or interested in the agriculture technology industry, including growers, startups, corporations, ecosystem builders, government entities, research institutions, and investors.

    • September 10, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Bismarck, ND

    GNDC invites you to attend the 2024 Policy Summit on Tuesday, September 10, in Bismarck. This annual event brings together business and government leaders to discuss policies impacting North Dakota's business climate and address issues impacting our state's future growth.

    This premier public policy forum is a non-partisan event open to members and non-members of the Greater North Dakota Chamber. Attendees have cited that the event's success is due to GNDC's commitment to ensuring various views are represented on the presented issues.  


    • October 01, 2024
    • October 02, 2024

    The 7th Annual CyberCon at Bismarck State College