Join us for a day FULL of bison education, networking, food & fun!
|8:15 – 9:45||Small Business Startup Basics and Important Considerations|
Presented by the Denver Small Business Development Center
|10:00 – 10:30||General Membership Meeting and Elections|
|10:30 – 10:50||National Bison Association Update|
Presented by Jim Matheson, Assistant Director
|10:50 – 11:00||Discover the National Buffalo Museum|
Presented by Ilana Xinos, Executive Director
|11:00 – 12:00||What to Look for When Selecting High Quality Animals|
Presented by Moritz Espy, 777 Bison Ranch
|12 – 1 p.m.||Bison Lunch Buffet, Sponsored by Lay Valley Bison|
|1:00 – 2:00||Low Stress Handling|
Presented by Chad Kremer, Custer State Park & Kremer Buffalo Company
|2:15 – 3:15||Marketing your Product in an #AlternativeFacts Environment|
Presented by John Graves
|3:30 – 4:30||Panel on Business Diversification: Prairie Ridge Buffalo Ranch, Adams Natural Meats, Big Heart Bison|
Topics include agritourism, hunts, whole carcass utilization, specialized meat sales, outside partnerships, merchandise, and other bison-related items.
|4:45 – 5:30||Open Forum Bison Q&A (bring your questions)|
|5:30 – 6:30||Social Hour|
|6:30 – 7:30||Bison Dinner, Sponsored by Adams Natural Meats|
|7:30 p.m.||Benefit Auction|
Children (17 and under): $50
Registration includes conference attendance, lunch & dinner. Deadline to register for the conference is February 20.
Our spring conference takes places at the Denver Marriott Hotel Westminster in Westminster, Colorado.
Denver Marriott Hotel Westminster
7000 Church Ranch Boulevard
Westminster, CO 80021
All conference activities take place at the hotel. The conference room rate is $112 per night if you book online here call the hotel directly (720-887-1177) and mention the Rocky Mountain Bison Association. Deadline to reserve a room is February 20.
Become a Conference Sponsor
Interested in keeping RMBA membership & conference fees low? Want to get your business name in the hands of all attendees, on the RMBA website, and in the next Bison Rancher newsletter? Become a conference sponsor, providing meat or monetary donations. For more information, contact John Graves at 303-887-9677.
If you need help registering for the spring conference or you have a question, contact Jen Graves at email@example.com or 720-891-9360.