U.S. suppliers of coarse grains and co-products, industry representatives and members of the grain trade should make hotel reservations before the Oct. 1 cutoff for Export Exchange 2018. Co-sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Growth Energy, Export Exchange 2018 is scheduled for Oct. 22-24 in Minneapolis. Make hotel reservations online at http://www.exportexchange.org/hotel. Register online at www.exportexchange.org. This biennial event focuses on bringing together international buyers and end-users of coarse grains and co-products, including distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), with U.S. suppliers and agribusiness representatives. Export Exchange generates sales on a global scale and relationships built at this conference help build future demand for in overseas markets. In addition to networking opportunities, the conference will feature general sessions that will address critical issues facing U.S. agricultural exports, offering the customers and sellers in attendance an increased awareness of the benefits of U.S. coarse grains and co-products. View a conference agenda at http://www.exportexchange.org/agenda. Registration is available online via www.exportexchange.org. USGC, Growth Energy and RFA members will be eligible for discounted registration pricing but should identify themselves as such when registering. Reporters wishing to cover Export Exchange are eligible for complimentary registration by sending an email to [email protected] and asking for the registration code. More information will be distributed in the coming months to members of the grains industries and will be made available online at www.exportexchange.org or on social media using the hashtag #ExEx18. Those interested can sign up for a mailing list to automatically receive conference updates by emailing [email protected]. Please visit www.grains.org for more information about the Council. For more information about RFA, visit www.ethanolrfa.org. For more information about Growth Energy, visit www.growthenergy.org.