Any ONE of these reasons would be enough for us to attend ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 2018, but just in case you need extra convincing, we’ve put together 18!


  1. Have a cold Kentucky Ale® with a rancher from New Zealand or a venture capitalist from San Francisco.
  2. Enjoy dinner with 4,000 people from 70+ countries.
  3. Meet the rising stars in agricultural innovation.
  4. Show your support for the next generation of scientists who could transform how we raise our animals and crops.
  5. Experience the beauty of the Horse Capital of the World.
  6. TripAdvisor named Lexington, Kentucky, to its list of “Travelers’ Choice Destinations on the Rise,” and Vogue said Lexington was not to be missed in 2018. Come see it for yourself!
  7. Let your spirit be moved by world-class entertainers.
  8. Start or end your journey in Lexington for ONE18, but you can also take one of our special tours, or chart your own course!
  9. Twelve fascinating sessions. More than 80 world-class speakers. How will you ever choose?
  10. Share your own ideas. Join us for a ONE Table Talk at ONE18!
  11. Zagat said Lexington is one of the “30 Most Exciting Food Cities in America” in 2017. Taste for yourself at ONE18.
  12. “This conference is effectively a nexus of Eastern, Western, African, Middle Eastern agriculture.” —David Hunt, founder of Cainthus, to the Lexington Herald-Leader on why he attends ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference
  13. “Idea” comes from the Greek word “idein,” which means “to see.” See things differently at ONE18.
  14. More than 97% of surveyed attendees say they plan to attend ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference again.
  15. The ONE18 stage has been graced by Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, and General Colin Powell, former U.S. secretary of state. Who could it be this year? Stay tuned!
  16. You’ll make memories with more than 4,000 new friends from all over the world.
  17. Connect with decision-makers from 150+ leading brands like Ernst & Young, Microsoft, Hilton and Kroger. Meet the members of Alltech’s ONE Club.
  18. It’s not a conference or a meeting. It’s an experience. There’s only ONE place to be in May 2018.