Annual Meeting

 

Celebrate the Brand

The 2015 AHA Annual Membership Meeting will be Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown in Kansas City, Mo.
 
The weekend schedule will include an educational forum on Friday afternoon. That evening Hereford breeders will celebrate 20 years of the Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) program and recognize this year’s Hereford Heritage Hall of Fame recipients as well as the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) scholarship winners. The event, Celebrate the Brand at 1501 Wyandotte, will be hosted at the AHA office starting at 5 p.m. with food and drinks followed by the awards program that will begin at 7 p.m. Buy your tickets before Oct. 20.
 

>> Purchase Celebrate the Brand event tickets

 
 
2015 Annual Meeting Schedule of Events

Friday, Oct. 30
1 p.m. Hereford Educational Forum, Kansas City Marriott Downtown

·       Genetic Evaluations: Old and New, Dorian Garrick, Iowa State University Lush Chair in animal breeding and genetics and NBCEC executive director
·       New Hereford Traits, Sally Northcutt, Method Genetics LLC
·       Scoring Udders and Teats, Bill Bowman, Method Genetics LLC

4 p.m. National Hereford Women (NHW) board meeting, Kansas City Marriott Downtown
5 p.m. Celebrate the Brand on Wyandotte, AHA office

Saturday, Oct. 31
9 a.m. Annual Meeting, Kansas City Marriott Downtown
1 p.m. NHW Annual Meeting, Kansas City Marriott Downtown
2 p.m. Ladies of the Royal Sale, American Royal Wagstaff Sale Arena
3:30 p.m. 40 Years of Royalty: Celebrating the National Queen Program, American Royal Governor’s Room
5 p.m. Junior Hereford Show, American Royal Hale Arena

Sunday, Nov. 1
8 a.m. National Hereford Show, American Royal Hale Arena
8:30 a.m. Board Q&A, American Royal Governor’s Room

 

Headquarters hotel:

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 West 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
816-421-6800
Rate: $114
Cutoff date: Oct. 6
Make a reservation online or call  1-877-303-0104

Overflow hotels:

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
1 E Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
888-627-8538
Rate: $144
Please reference American Hereford Association to get the discounted rate 

Argosy Hotel and Spa
800-270-7711
Make reservation online.
Rate: $119.
Please reference American Hereford Association to get the discounted rate

>> Press Release

 
Highlights from the 2014 Annual Meeting:

>> Download pdf of PowerPoint from Annual Meeting
>> Watch Annual Meeting "Highlight Video"
>> Download Annual Report

 
Highlights from the 2013 Annual Meeting:

>> Download pdf of PowerPoint from Annual Meeting
>> Watch Annual Meeting "Year-in-Review Video"
>> Download Annual Report

Highlights from the 2012 Annual Meeting:

>> Download pdf of PowerPoint from Annual Meeting
>> Watch Annual Meeting "Year-in-Review Video"
>> Download Annual Report

 

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