47th Annual American Gelbvieh Association National Convention

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December 7-9, 2017
Hyatt Regency Wichita
Wichita, Kansas

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Convention Registration

Convention registration is:
$60.00/junior (ages 8-21)
children 7 and under are free.

*No refunds will be issued after November 17, 2017

Register online for the 47th Annual AGA National Convention using the link below:

Click here to register online

Hotel Reservations

The convention headquarters hotel is the Hyatt Regency Wichita, located at 400 W. Waterman Street, Wichita, KS 67202.

A block of rooms is available at the headquarters hotel at the rate of $112.00/night. Rooms can be reserved online by clicking the link below or by calling 888-421-1442. Rooms must be booked by November 13 to receive group pricing.

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Schedule of Events

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Thursday, December 7
10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon     AGA Board of Directors Meeting
1:00-2:00 p.m.     Opening General Session
2:00-3:00 p.m.     Breed Promotion Committee Meeting
3:00-3:15 p.m.     Break
3:15-4:00 p.m.     Break-Out Sessions: National Sale Committee Meeting, Rules & Bylaws Committee Meeting
4:00-4:45 p.m.     Break-Out Sessions: National Show Committee Meeting, Finance Committee Meeting
5:30-8:00 p.m.     Kick-off Reception

Friday, December 8
8:00 a.m.     Industry Tour at In Vitro Frontiers
12:00 noon     Lunch, provided
1:30-4:30 p.m.     3rd Annual Cattlemen’s Profit Roundup
6:00-8:00 p.m.     Bull Pen Session at Distillery 244 Oldtown

Saturday, December 9 
8:00-10:00 a.m.     Breed Improvement Committee Meeting, Member Education Committee Meeting
10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon     American Gelbvieh Foundation Report
1:30-3:30 p.m.     AGA Annual Membership Meeting
Members in good standing may attend and vote at the annual meeting at no cost
6:30-8:00 p.m.     Awards Banquet

Cattlemen’s Profit Roundup

Join the American Gelbvieh Association for the third annual Cattlemen’s Profit Roundup educational symposium. Listen to industry-leading speakers, Donnell Brown, Myron Edelman, and Kevin Unger, provide insight on how the right genetics and management pay off through the beef supply chain.

Click here for more information and speaker bios

AGA Board of Directors Election

The American Gelbvieh Association nominating committee recommends the following eight candidates to fill the five open positions on the AGA Board of Directions. Additional nominations may be accepted from the floor during the annual meeting.

Dustin Rippe, Nebraska (seeking re-election)
Lowell Rogers, Mississippi (seeking re-election)
Dustin Aherin, Kansas
Brad Burke, Kentucky
Trent Jones, Kentucky
Jeff Loveless, Utah
Derek Martin, Kansas
Dan McCarty, Colorado

Click here to read candidate bios

The election for the Board of Directors will take place during the AGA annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2017 during the 47th Annual AGA National Convention.

Members unable to attend the annual meeting may request an absentee ballot by phone, email, or fax for election of directors. In order to obtain an absentee ballot, a member must submit their request to the AGA office not more than 60 days (October 10, 2017) nor less than ten days (November 27, 2017) prior to the annual meeting and must be in good standing with the Association at least 60 days prior to the annual meeting. Ballots must be returned to the AGA office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017.