2017 PDPW Business Conference

Hall of Ideas Equipment & Trade Show

25 Years PDPW Business Conference

Have you secured your exhibit booth? Don't delay. Last year's tradeshow was a sellout. Sign up today to ensure your 2017 booth space.

Exhibitors, join PDPW during your premier national dairy event: 2017 PDPW Business Conference at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wis. on March 15-16, 2017.

The 2017 Hall of Ideas & Equipment Show is SOLD OUT.  Please call Julie Gabris at 800-947-7379 or mail@pdpw.org to be considered for placement. 

*If you are a returning or new exhibitor, be sure to submit your 2018 exhibitor contract before we're full.

Have you secured your exhibit booth? Don't delay. Last year's tradeshow was a sellout. Sign up today to ensure your 2017 booth space.  Join PDPW during your premier national dairy event: 2017 PDPW Business Conference at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wis. on March 15-16, 2017.

Don't be left behind - be proactive and secure your exhibit space at the 25th Anniversary celebration during the 2017 PDPW Business Conference. 


  • 2015 and 2016 show was sold out with over 1,600 in attendance
  • Access to pre-qualified, progressive, active dairy farmers
  • Develop your knowledge during keynotes and educational sessions, elbow-to-elbow with your target audience - farmers!
  • Complimentary year-round access to PDPW Virtual Trade Show portal - update your newest product-line and services throughout the year!


  • Conference Theme: Mission Driven
  • The 2017 PDPW Business Conference is on Wednesday and Thursday again this year.
  • The Hall of Ideas and Equipment Show will be held in Hall A, B & C of the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center. 
  • As you plan, be creative! The PDPW Hall of Ideas has expanded space for you to demonstrate your products, showcase your solutions and meet with prospects. Think about how you can engage people and create interaction with our members both in creative pre-marketing strategies as well as on-site at the Conference.
  • **New this year. We will be using the New Holland Building for even more educational hands-on learning. Be sure to check this out.


Move-In and Set-Up: Tuesday, March 14: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and/or Wednesday, March 15: 6:00 - 8:00 a.m. Exhibits must be completely set up by 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Tear down begins only after 4:30 p.m., following closing keynote and closing remarks (no exceptions).


Exhibitor space and booth assignments cannot be shared with affiliated companies or organizations. For additional questions, contact the tradeshow manager Julie Gabris by email at mail@pdpw.org.

Exhibit area includes 8’ back drape, 3’ side drapes, 1 skirted 6' or 8’ table (whatever size you selected on your contract) and 2 chairs. The drapes will be black and white and the Hall of Ideas will be covered in black carpeting---including the exhibit areas!

Booth shipment, electrical requirements and other equipment needs must be ordered directly through The Alliant Energy Center at http://service.alliantenergycenter.com/Default.aspx. Booth number is not required to secure these items in advance of booth placement.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is a maximum speed of 512k, which is good for light internet surfing and checking emails. There is now a second option, the user is asked to select either the complimentary Wi-Fi, which is 512k or upgrade to a 1.5 meg. for $6/day. If you choose the 1.5 meg., you can pay with credit card directly to the WIFI service provider. Exhibitors can order high speed internet connections online at www.alliantenergycenter.com if you want a stable internet connection. Depending on the quality of user, those who only rely on their wireless accessibility (no data plan) may have some connection issues if there are many similar users.


1. PDPW Business Conference has a convenient event app for you! Put the conference happenings at your fingertips by downloading the app in 3 easy steps:

     - Find and download the FREE "Crowd Compass Directory" app in your respective App Store (e.g. Google Play, App Store).  This will work for Apple and Android devices.

     - In the Crowd Compass Directory, look for the "2017 PDPW Business Conference" event in the search field.  Click the event to download it.

      - Enter the EVENT CODE: dairy2017.

NOTE: for BlackBerry & Non-Smart phone devices, open your web browser and download the mobile app at: https://crowd.cc/pdpw2017


To view the site click on the Virtual Trade Show. The 2017 Hall of Ideas Virtual Trade Show will remain on the site until September 1, 2017, so producers can check out your products and service long after the conference concludes --- this is an added benefit to you – dairy’s preferred supplier.  You can even update your information throughout the year!


If you would like to take your engagement with the 2017 PDPW Business Conference to the next level and surpass your competition, contact Amy Bonomie at 800-947-7379 or abonomie@pdpw.org for further discussions. All sponsorships are secured on a first-come-first-serve basis.


You can submit both your payment and Trade Show Contract online safely and securely by clicking: Online TS Contract. If you would prefer to complete a hard copy contract and submit a manual payment, click: Hard-Copy TS Contract tab above. Mail form to: PDPW, 820 N. Main St., Juneau, WI 53039. Or, email form to: mail @pdpw.org.  Feel free to call with any questions at 800-947-7379.

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