Register Today for Early Bird Discount for USMEF’S Strategic Planning Conference


Today is the last day to take advantage of early bird savings to register for USMEF’s annual Strategic Planning Conference, Nov. 5-7, at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, in Arlington, Virginia. Register today for the early bird discount and book your hotel room by Oct. 13 to get the special USMEF group rate.

The opening General Session’s invited speakers include USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and Ambassador Darci Vetter, the chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. In addition, Jim Wiesemeyer, a renowned expert on agricultural policy and trade issues will interpret the outcome of the mid-term elections and their implications for our industry and for international trade.

On Thursday, members can pose questions to USMEF’s international directors as they discuss the latest market developments and programs, and Friday’s closing session will include a trade issues panel update and discussion.

The USMEF Strategic Planning Conference is a unique opportunity to meet your peers in the international meat trade, get to know USMEF staff from Denver and our international offices, and to learn a great deal about market conditions around the world. Register by October 10 to receive the discounted registration fee!

Important Deadlines

  • Early Bird Registration — Friday, October 10
  • Hotel Reservation USMEF Group Rate — Monday, October 13

Questions? Contact Jackie Boubin, director of meeting services, at (303) 623-6328 or