Annual Convention 2018

You Need to Be Here 

The annual KAAA conventions draw more than 250 aerial applicators and dozens of suppliers and exhibitors each October. You’ll be able to get the latest industry updates and information, hear a number of guest speakers, enjoy the live auction, plus make new friends while catching up with old ones. Don’t miss it!

You can Win a John Deere Utility Vehicle!

This year’s raffle is a John Deere Crossover Utility Vehicle. Only 250 tickets will be sold for your chance to win. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased in advance by contacting a KAAA Board Member or the KAAA Office at (316) 796-1180 or by emailing us at More details can be seen by viewing the Official Raffle Flyer here.

Official Hotel

Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, Kansas

Room Block Full – SOLD OUT

Cutoff date for room block is October 5, 2018 or until sold out

Room rate is $114 plus tax

Overflow Hotel

Fairfield Inn by Marriott

Call: 877-303-1420 or 785-539-2400
Ask for group code KAAA or by group name

Candlewood Suites – $106-$111 / Night

210 Blue Earth Place, Manhattan, Kansas 66502

Cutoff date for room block rate: Sept. 22, 2018 Call (785) 320-7995 or (888) 233-0369

Use group KAG OR Click on the company website and use group KAG

As of Sept. 29, there are 30 rooms left, both kings and double-queens.

Room rate of $109/night. Call now to book this overflow hotel.

Become a Member and Save.
Please consider joining KAAA – then take advantage of the lower convention fees when it comes time to register!

You can join online while you are registering for the convention, or separately on our Become a Member page. 

Register to Attend

Member RegistrationSupplier Registration

KAAA Convention set for Oct. 22-24, 2018
Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, Kansas 

Registration information will be online in August.

Membership and registration forms will be mailed to all those listed in the directory and attendees from previous three years.

KAAA 2018 Convention Schedule

Thanks to Everyone Who Attended the 2017 KAAA Convention!

2017 KAAA Convention Sponsors

When doing business with our sponsors, please let them know you appreciate their support of KAAA.




Helena Chemical
DuPont Crop Protection
Bayer CropScience


Hardy Aviation Insurance, Inc.
Crop Production Services
Hampel Oil, Inc.
Alligare, LLC
Winfield United


FMC Agricultural Products
Neal Aircraft
Nichino America, Inc.
CD Aviation Services
Meridian Agriculture Distribution
Dow AgroSciences


Intercontinental Jet Service Corporation
North Star Aviation
Roy Neal Insurance
Falcon Insurance Agency Midwest, Inc.
Pratt and Whitney Canada