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FEW 2003
FEW 2004

Sioux Falls Convention Center
June 16-19, 2003
1211 N. West Ave.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  Conference Overview
  Conference Agenda
  Special Events
  Trade Show
  Sponsors and Industry Partnership
  2003 Distinguished Service Award
  Ethanol Scholarship Fund
  Proceedings Notebook


19th Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Trade Show

The 19th Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Trade Show was held June 16-19, 2003, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in the center of one of the fastest growing ethanol producing regions in the country. Over 1,200 industry representatives from around the world attended, again a new conference record.

Below, Kathy Bryan, Vice President of BBI International, delivers welcoming remarks at the grand opening of the Trade Show June 16,while Teri Schmidt performs the ribbon cutting officially opening the show for 2003. Schmidt is Executive Director of the Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Conceived as a service to ethanol producers, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Trade Show is designed to provide the ethanol industry with the latest information on technology and services for improving production, product yields and operations of an ethanol facility using grain, sugarcane, cellulosic materials and other biomass feedstocks.

2003 FEW Drawing Winners and Honorees:

Distinguished Service Award: Dave Vander Griend, ICM

Scholarship Fund Raffle Drawing:
Harley Leather Jacket--Emily Boynton, Michigan Ethanol
100th Anniversary Harley Gift Basket--Todd Seaton, North American Bioproducts

Free 2003 FEW Registration (from using electronic registration): Craig Cook, Eco-Energy, Inc.

Free 2004 FEW Registration: Jim Dawley, Greenstock Resources.

Exhibitor with first choice in booth location for 2004 Trade Show: Matrix Service, Inc.

2003 FEW Final Attendance Rosters

The 2003 Trade Show

Conference attendees had the chance to meet and get to know over 150 companies that exhibited in the 2003 Trade Show. They displayed the latest technology, equipment and services to the industry.

The general sessions of the 2002 FEW in Springfield, Illinois attracted a record attendance of over 1,000 people

Bliss Baker, Bob Dinneen, Al Pell of AgDay Television, and Rick Tolman discuss ethanol issues during a taping of "Weekend Marketplace" at the 2002 FEW

The 2002 Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Springfield, Illinois attracted a diverse, record crowd of over 1000 delegates from the ethanol, agricultural, financial, equipment, and technology industries, including government and research agencies. Participants included virtually every current and future ethanol producer in North America and increasing numbers from around the world. With over 60 plants in production and more than 20 projects being planned in the United States alone, participants found many opportunities to network with current and potential customers.

"The International Fuel Ethanol Workshop’s tradeshow, breakout sessions and speakers are the best of the industry, not only in the US, but worldwide." - Jeff Roskam, Senior Vice President, ICM, Inc.

"Being involved in the operations side of the ethanol Industry for 20 years, I can think of no other forum available that provides such a large amount of technical information for improving operating efficiencies." - Joe Werth, Distillery Product Manager, Midwest Grain Product of Illinois

"This Trade Show represents the best in the industry." - David Marr, Land of Lincoln Ag Coalition (future ethanol producer)

For more information, contact the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Trade Show Presenters:

BBI International
Jaime Keating-Klco, Conference Coordinator
P.O. Box 159
Cotopaxi, Colorado 81223 USA
Tel: + 719-942-4353
Fax: + 719-942-4358
(Mountain Time)

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