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Wisconsin Animal & Meat Industry Coalition Conference, November 1-3, 2023

November 1, 2023 - November 3, 2023

Wisconsin Meat Industry Coalition Conference, November 1-3, 2023

Make Plans to Attend Wisconsin Animal & Meat Industry Coalition Conference

Livestock producers, meat processors (small, medium, and large) and others affiliated with supporting these groups are invited to attend the 2nd annual Wisconsin Animal & Meat Industry Coalition Conference.  The event will be held on November 1-3 at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.  If you are in animal agriculture and want to be on the forefront of what’s happening in your industry, learn about how other sectors of the industry impact yours, and identify opportunities for growing your businesses, this is conference is a must attend for you.

The event will include board meetings open for you to attend, plenty of social networking to meet and interact with peers within and among both the animal and meat industries, educational sessions to keep you current and on the leading edge of important topics and issues impacting your business, and an industry-wide celebration event recognizing and honoring accolades and accomplishments of those within our industry.

After an afternoon of board meetings, the conference officially kicks off with a social networking event and dinner followed by a day and a half of sessions focused on important and current topics impacting the Wisconsin animal agriculture industry.  Learn about lobbying initiatives and efforts affecting your businesses and attend panel sessions on key issues & hot topics, developing your businesses, adapting to your customers, and funding support and outcomes regarding talent recruitment efforts occurring throughout the state.

After dinner and the evening’s keynote speaker featuring Dennis Vigneri, president of Birchwood Foods, be involved in celebrating our industry where special recognition of animal and meat industry leaders will be made, University students from campuses at Madison, Platteville and River Falls will be presented with Wisconsin Livestock & Meat Council scholarships, and in a special ceremony, worthy industry leaders will be inducted into the Wisconsin Meat Industry Hall of Fame.

The purpose of this conference is to pursue the quest for common interests among the various sectors of meat animal industries, explore opportunities for developing a more unified industry voice, and identify collaborative longitudinal opportunities with individual and collective high impact potential benefit.

WI Meat Industry Coalition Conference 2023


Conference Registration 

Conference registration (does not include hotel or meals):    https://charge.wisc.edu/animalscience/workshop_register.aspx?workshop_id=188

Full conference registration                                                      $150.00

Dinner & awards program only registration                          $75.00

Student registration                                                                     $0.00


Conference Hotel 

Chula Vista Resort 1000 Chula Vista Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

General resort information: https://https://chulavistaresort.com/

To reserve a room, please call: 1-844-209-6835 and reference leader number J32944.  Please note: Reservations may only be made by phone (no online booking is available) from 8:00am to 10:00pm (central time), 7 days a week.  

Room Rate (Junior Suite):  $99.00 per night, rate guaranteed until 10/15/2023, after this date, room and pricing are subject to availability

Information provided by Chula Vista regarding room reservations:

Waterpark passes:

All registered guests will receive waterpark passes for the duration of their stay.

Reservation Deposits:

All individual reservations require a one night deposit plus taxes and fees at the
time the reservation is made. Payments can be via credit card, check or approved purchase order. No
personal checks are accepted at check in or two weeks prior to arrival.

Reservation Cancellations:

Reservation cancelled 72 hours or more in advance of arrival will
receive a refund less a current cancellation processing fee. All cancellations will receive a
cancellation number to verify the time, date, and accuracy of all cancellations received by Chula
Vista. All reservations made inside a cancellation period are considered non-cancellable at the
time of the reservation. Cancellations inside the 72 hour cancellation period will forfeit the full
deposit amount. “Early check outs” will incur a fee of one night’s room and tax will be charged
for departing before your arranged departure date will also be enforced.


Please contact Colleen Crummy, colleen.crummy@wisc.edu with any questions.





November 1, 2023
November 3, 2023
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