CAMA Mentorship Program

CAMA’s roots are founded in networking, providing educational opportunities and making connections within the Canadian agri-food and marketing industry.

That’s why we’re launching the CAMA Mentorship Program – a new opportunity for members to connect, learn from each other and grow their professional and industry network. The mentorship program is open to students as well as new and existing CAMA members.

The inaugural program will run from October 2021 to April 2022, offering each mentoring partnership a six-month term. Mentor's and mentee's matches will be based on similar interests and skillsets.

Top 7 reasons to join the CAMA Mentorship Program

  1. Connect with an established national network of professionals
  2. Develop personal and professional skills in a supportive environment
  3. Foster a new network of professional relationships
  4. Experience a diverse learning environment
  5. Participate in a national program designed for peers by their peers
  6. Invest in the future performance and professionalism of the agri-food marketing sector
  7. Enjoy life-long learning alongside fellow CAMA members

Become a CAMA mentee

This program is designed to support students, new and existing CAMA members. Each mentee will be paired with a CAMA member and will have the opportunity to explore career goals, network, meet new professionals, and with the guidance of a mentor, develop new skills.

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Become a CAMA mentor

Becoming a mentor offers CAMA members an opportunity to share your passion for your career, promote the agri-food marketing industry, build relationships and become a role model for future professionals.

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Membership Benefits

Check out our recent and coming member events.
Members receive exclusive invites to agriculture events in your chapter's province. 

We host a variety of events throughout our chapters to provide networking and learning opportunities for agri-marketers. From recent grads just entering the agri-marketing world to longtime veterans, CAMA has something for everyone.

Best of CAMA 2021

After spending a year of strategizing, planning, creating, analyzing and reporting on work that you're proud of, the Best of CAMA is here to recognize and celebrate all of your hard work.

Get the credit you deserve and enter your best agri-marketing projects for a chance to be honoured with the industry's best during our first virtual Best of CAMA event on November 18th, 2021.

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Livestock Water Recycling

Manure handling and storage has devastating economic and environmental impacts. Pollution from farms can affect the quality of the air, soil and groundwater in local communities. Health issues from excess manure can cause sickness in works and lost productivity in animals. Expansion and succession planning are often not feasible. However, Livestock Water Recycling creates value for the food production industry by reducing the expense and environmental impact of waste liquids.

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DeepWater Farms

If you’ve never heard of aquaponics before - don’t feel bad. The modern aquaponic farm is a relatively new concept, where fish are farmed in large, indoor tanks and their waste is filtered out of the water and upgraded through a series of natural processes. The upgraded waste is used as fertilizer for plants, which are being grown hydroponically (“without soil”) in a separate system.

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Agri Marketing Application (AMA)

AMA is the newest course in the Agribusiness Marketing Management program. The program has been designed for agribusiness professionals who have already completed Marketing to Farm Businesses (or the equivalent) and Strategic Agri Marketing. AMA is the third and final course in CAMA’s Certificate in Agri Marketing.

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Dairy Distillery

Dairy Distillery is an Almonte, Ontario based start-up that develops technology to transform excess lactose from dairy production into ethanol. Their first product, Vodkow, is a vodka that has attracted international acclaim thanks to its smooth taste and strong sustainability story. A year after its launch in November 2018, Vodkow is available province-wide in Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia. The company is now working to expand its technology to fuel ethanol production.

Chapters and Leadership

CAMA's Five Chapters: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. 

With chapters across the country, CAMA allows members to keep up-to-date on the latest agri-marketing trends. CAMA members are eligible to enter the annual Best of CAMA  awards program, which celebrates excellence in Agri-Marketing in Canada.

Visit chapter pages to find out more about the CAMA leadership and events in your province:

Chapter President
Carolyn Lemoine

"We aim to make ag connections while staying current on the latest trends within the dynamic industry of Alberta's agriculture."

Chapter President
Dean Barton

"Reach out to our team for the latest Saskatchewan agriculture and agri-marketing events."

Chapter President
Robert Mensies

"There is no other place where Manitoba agri-marketers go to build their personal brand and maximize their involvement in this dynamic industry."

Chapter President
Ben Lanthier

"Ontario is the CAMA organization’s largest chapter, and our members are spread out geographically across our province."

Chapter President
Daniel Lamoureux

"The Canadian Agri-marketing Association, Quebec section (ACAM Quebec) promotes communication in agriculture by organizing networking and training activities."

Newsletter

Why do the movers and shakers of the agri-marketing industry belong to CAMA?

Sign up to CAMA's newsletter by becoming a member in your chapter and find out by staying up-to-date on all of the latest events.

Events

We host a variety of events throughout our chapters to provide networking and learning opportunities for agri-marketers.

The Best of CAMA is our prestigious annual event in celebrating excellence in agri-marketing communications.