The ICAC Organizing Committee names Cotton International and Cotton Grower magazines the Official Publications of its 69th Plenary Meeting

The Organizing Committee for one of cotton’s premier annual events has reached an agreement with Meister Media Worldwide that will facilitate the delivery of timely, high-level industry intelligence to cotton professionals around the world. By designating Cotton International and Cotton Grower magazines the official publications of the International Cotton Advisory Committee’s (ICAC) 69th Plenary Meeting (Sept. 20-25 in Lubbock, Texas), the Organizing Committee has enhanced its ability to provide critical industry information through integrated media to all sectors of the cotton industry across the globe.

As part of the agreement, Cotton International magazine will publish a series of pre-event Special Edition e-newsletters investigating key topics from among the Meeting’s major sessions, including interviews with session moderators and panelists. In addition, both Cotton International and Cotton Grower magazines will provide on-site coverage of Plenary Meeting events from the host city of Lubbock, Texas, including video and in-depth reporting on issues driving the revitalization of the global cotton market.

“Meister Media has offered to provide an impressive array of coverage of all aspects of the 69th ICAC Plenary Meeting,” says Dean Ethridge, chair of the ICAC Organizing Committee. “Based on these considerations, the Organizing Committee is pleased to grant them the status of The Official Media Partner of the 69th Plenary Meeting in Lubbock. The Committee understands that their coverage will come under the auspices of both their Cotton International and Cotton Grower magazines. A global outreach is essential for informing about an ICAC Plenary Meeting. We are counting on Meister Media to help provide this outreach.”

“We’re honored to be The Official Media Partner of ICAC’s 69th Plenary Meeting,” says Gary T. Fitzgerald, Meister Media Worldwide CEO. “ICAC is a catalyst not only for collaboration, but for constructive change. This agreement gives our domestic and global audience an insider’s look at that collaborative process, and helps us fulfill our mission of delivering actionable information that allows our readers to operate their businesses more efficiently and profitably.”

Terry Townsend, Executive Director of ICAC, added, “I welcome this coordination between the Organizing Committee and Meister Media, and I appreciate the support of Cotton International and Cotton Grower magazines in helping to raise awareness of issues affecting the world of cotton.”

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