Registration open as cattle industry readies for 2011 convention.
Convention DetailsCattlemen and women from across the country will converge in Denver, Colo., Feb. 2-5 for the "Rocky Mountain Round-Up," the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. The annual event is the largest cattle industry event in the country, featuring the joint and individual meetings of five industry organizations:
• National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA)
• Cattlemen's Beef Promotion & Research Board (CBB)
• American National CattleWomen Inc. (ANCW)
• National Cattlemen's Foundation (NCF)
Angus Productions Inc. (API) will provide online coverage of the event in the newsroom of www.4cattlemen.com, as well as limited coverage in the March and April issues of the Angus Journal.
ScheduleNCBA kicked off registration for the event in mid-October, highlighting some of this year's features.
Richard Picciotto, the highest ranking New York City Firefighter to survive the September 11, 2001, attacks and author of Last Man Down, and Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior advisor to President George W. Bush, will be featured keynote speakers during the General Sessions. Convention attendees will also have the opportunity to attend a tailgate party at Invesco Field, home of the Denver Broncos, as well as to be entertained by Larry the Cable Guy and cowboy poet Baxter Black.
"We've put together a top-notch lineup of speakers, entertainers and cattle industry experts for the Rocky Mountain Round-Up," said Steve Foglesong, NCBA president. "As we prepare to enter a new year with many new faces in Congress, the Convention will give NCBA members an opportunity to build on the successes of 2010 and prepare to address the challenges and opportunities facing our industry in 2011 and beyond."
The Rocky Mountain Round-Up will also feature the annual NCBA Trade Show with more than 270 exhibitors and the 18th annual Cattlemen's College. Finally, the Convention will give cattle industry members an opportunity to gain information about critical policy and regulatory issues affecting the cattle industry and to have their voices heard during the policy decision-making process.
Click here to register for the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show.
Click here for a schedule.
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