The 20th annual Manitoba Farm Women's Conference is being deemed a success.

Chairperson Leslie Reimer believes women attend the event because they want to connect with people who have a common thread.

She adds the conference's biggest challenge in the future will be keeping the event going.

Reimer notes with more women working off the farm it's becoming increasingly difficult to encourage people to take a few days off work to attend the conference.

She stresses there will be an event next year, and it will take place in Portage.