KAAA Annual Meeting and Convention

You Need to Be Here

The annual KAAA conventions draw more than 250 aerial applicators and dozens of suppliers and exhibitors each year. 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!

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Official Hotel

Hyatt Regency, Wichita, Kansas

Available Room Block at the Hotel link above.

Room rate is $119 plus tax.

The Cut-Off Date for Hyatt rooms at the KAAA rate is September 30. This does not guarantee you a room if the block is full before this date. Reserve now, cancel later.

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. 

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KAAA Convention Set for November 4-6, 2019
Hyatt Regency, Wichita

Mark your Calendars for the next KAAA Convention, set for November 4-6, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency, Wichita. Registration packets will be mailed in August 2019 and information will be continually updated on this page.

Monday, November 4th

Start End Session Meeting Room
11:00 AM 2:00 PM Exhibitor Setup Grand Eagle
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Supplier Info Session: AgPilotX, Chem-Man and Pickett Equipment Riverview
12:00 PM 1:00 PM KAAA Business Meeting, Sandwiches Provided Riverview
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Industry Rap Session, Randy Hardy, Assured Partners Aerospace dba Hardy Aviation Insurance Riverview
2:00 PM 3:00 PM 1A Credit, Paraquat Mitigation Requirements, Jami Loecker, Syngenta Riverview
3:00 PM 4:00 PM 1A Credit, Fungicide Application, Tom Quade, FMC Riverview
4:00 PM   Welcome Reception, Trade Show / Exhibits Open Grand Eagle
6:30 PM   Dinner / Evening on Your Own in Wichita  

Tuesday, November 5th

Start End Session Meeting Room
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Registration, Breakfast, Exhibit Time Grand Eagle
8:00 AM 9:00 AM CORE Hour, Presented by Gene McFall, KS Dept of Ag  
9:00 AM 11:00 AM PAASS Presentation by NAAAREFs Scott Bretthauer at Matt Hovdenes Riverview
9:15 AM   Allied Meeting Exhibit Area
11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1A Credit, Spray Drift Reduction – Spray System Maintenance to Avoid Misapplications by NAAAREF Riverview
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Trade Show Open, Lunch and Exhibit Time Grand Eagle
1:00 PM 2:00 PM PAASS Presentation by NAAAREF Riverview
2:00 PM 3:00 PM 1A Credit, Environmental Professionalism, Dry Equipment Setup, PAASS Presentation by NAAAREF Riverview
3:00 PM 4:00 PM 1A Credit, Boom Length and Reducing Drift, Environmental Professionalism, NAAAREF Riverview
3:00 PM 5:00 PM Exhibit Time, Social Hour Grand Eagle
5:00 PM   Live Auction and Raffle Items  
6:00 PM   KAAA Annual Banquet, Dinner and Awards, Announcement, Message from NAAA President, Perry Hoffer, South Dakota, and Tyler Deines, NAAA Syngenta Leadership Program Recipient. Cash bar available until 7pm Grand Eagle

Wednesday, November 6th

Start End Session Meeting Room
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Breakfast Burritos Grand Eagle
8:30 AM 9:30 AM 1A Credit, 2019 Crop Pests in Kansas, Jeff Whitworth, K-State Entomology Riverview
9:30 AM 10:30 AM 1A Credit, Fungicide Use and Management, Lynn Justesen, UPL Ltd an Arysta Company Riverview
10:30 AM   Turn in Recertification Paperwork. See you next year!  

Thanks to Everyone Who Attended the 2018 KAAA Convention!

2018 KAAA Convention Sponsors

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


Bayer CropScience
Hampel Oil Distributors
Helena Agri Enterprises LLC


Neal Aircraft, Inc.
Hardy Aviation Insurance, Inc.
Corteva AgriScience
North Star Aviation


EGE Products
Falcon Insurance Agency Midwest, Inc.
Aeris Insurance
CD Aviation Services
CP Products / Transland
Pratt & Whitney Canada
Nichino America


Mid Continent Aircraft Co.
AgriSmart Information Systems LLC
Westport Airport
Meridian Agriculture Distribution
Pickett Equipment Co.
Albaugh, LLC
Arysta Life Science