2020 Spring Conference

Saturday, March 7

Denver Marriott Westminster in Westminster, CO


Join us for a day FULL of bison education, networking, food & fun!

Agenda

8:00 a.m.Check-In
8:15 – 9:45Small Business Startup Basics and Important Considerations
Presented by the Denver Small Business Development Center
10:00 – 10:30General Membership Meeting and Elections
10:30 – 10:50National Bison Association Update
Presented by Jim Matheson, Assistant Director
10:50 – 11:00Discover the National Buffalo Museum
Presented by Ilana Xinos, Executive Director
11:00 – 12:00What 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 – 2:00Low Stress Handling
Presented by Chad Kremer, Custer State Park & Kremer Buffalo Company
2:15 – 3:15Marketing your Product in an #AlternativeFacts Environment
Presented by John Graves
3:30 – 4:30Panel 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 – 5:30Open Forum Bison Q&A (bring your questions)
5:30 – 6:30Social Hour
6:30 – 7:30Bison Dinner, Sponsored by Adams Natural Meats
7:30 p.m.Benefit Auction

Registration

<< REGISTER ONLINE HERE >>

Member: $110
Non-member: $150
Children (17 and under): $50

Registration includes conference attendance, lunch & dinner. Deadline to register for the conference is February 20.

Conference Hotel

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.

Need Help?

If you need help registering for the spring conference or you have a question, contact Jen Graves at jennifer.nmn.gray@gmail.com or 720-891-9360.