CALIFORNIA GRAIN & FEED ASSOCIATION
95TH ANNUAL CONVENTION
APRIL 24 - 27, 2019
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HYATT REGENCY INDIAN WELLS RESORT & SPA, INDIAN WELLS, CA
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HOSTED BY: CALIFORNIA GRAIN & FEED ASSOCIATION

The California Grain & Feed Association’s Annual Convention is a major event of the year for CGFA, featuring a program of business sessions, social functions, and recreational events. As the needs and interests of the industry change year to year, so do the program activities and topics presented at the Convention. This year’s Convention Committee has put together a quality program we hope you enjoy!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone who does business in the California Grain & Feed market are encouraged to attend this annual event. All CGFA members and interested non-members involved in the grain & feed industry will learn and grow at our annual convention. There is something here for everyone – a program of top-notch business speakers, social functions, and recreational events. This is an opportunity to get together with industry peers and learn new ideas, strengthen relationships or possibly build new ones.

CONVENTION PROGRAM

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60Days
4Hours
22Mins
28Secs

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Day 1
24 Apr 2019
Day 2
25 Apr 2019
Day 3
26 Apr 2019
Day 4
27 Apr 2019

Registration & Hospitality

The registration and hospitality area will be open for members to stop by and visit with staff and other members while enjoying some refreshments.

Pre-Convention JDH Golf Tournament played on the Stadium Course at PGA West

A Pete Dye golf course, Stadium delivers multiple adrenaline rushes throughout the round. Stadium is the host course for the PGA Tour “Q-School” finals every other year. Golfers must navigate...
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CGFA Welcome Reception

CGFA Welcome Reception: Join us as we kick-off this year’s convention with our traditional welcome reception. It is a chance to meet and greet everyone who is attending the convention...
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Registration & Hospitality

The registration and hospitality area will be open for members to stop by and visit with staff and other members while enjoying some refreshments.

Past Presidents’ Breakfast Meeting (past presidents only)

Past Presidents’ Breakfast Meeting: A private breakfast of the Past Presidents’ Council. CGFA Past Presidents meet to visit with old friends and talk about issues impacting today’s grain & feed...
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Business Session

Feed Ingredients Standards for Food Processing By-Products by: Matt Frederking, Mid America Pet Food Matt will discuss the feed ingredient standards for food processing by-products which is critical in the...
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Spouse Program: “Cooking with Dates” Program by Local Chef

Enjoy a morning brunch and “cooking with dates” demonstration by a local Palm Springs area chef. Dates are often referred to as nature’s candy, and it’s no wonder: We’d eat...
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Group Luncheon and Keynote Speaker: Invited Speaker USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue

The group luncheon features CGFA awards and recognition of retiring board members, presentations, the introduction of the new CGFA President and board members as well as the keynote address. Our...
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Industry Social Event Featuring Local Craft Beer Tasting Opportunities

Industry Social Event at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa: The Hyatt brings great craft beer tasting experience right to you. At this year’s Industry Social Hour join...
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Registration & Hospitality

The registration and hospitality area will be open for members to stop by and visit with staff and other members while enjoying some refreshments.

Golf Tournament at the Players Course at Indian Wells Golf Course

The annual golf tournament will be held at a John Fought-designed Players Course opened in November 2007. The Players Course features a classic American design complete with sculpted bunkers in...
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Red Jeep San Andreas Fault Tour

Extraordinary scenery abounds as a bright red Jeep winds its way through the multi-colored labyrinth of geological cuts and canyons of the San Andreas Fault. Listen to a naturalist guide...
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The Living Desert Zoo Gardens Brunch Crawl & Behind the Scenes Tour

This is a 3-hour tour with personal guides and private shuttles. A behind the scenes look at the Giraffe, Jaguar and Peccary areas will be memorable. Tours stop at every...
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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Tour

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway has the world’s largest rotating tram cars which carry visitors from the Valley Station, elevation 2,643 feet, to the Mountain Station located at the 8,516-foot...
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President’s Dinner, Auction and Entertainer Kevin Viner

On Friday night there will be auction activities, a reception, topped off by a delicious dinner. After dinner, we will have entertainment by one of the top booked entertainers in...
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Cornhole Toss and Farewell Continental Breakfast

Challenge yourself this year with something new and join us Saturday morning for the first CGFA Cornhole Toss Tournament! Join us this final morning of the convention for continental breakfast...
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Contact Us

CGFA 2019 ANNUAL CONVENTION

Hosted by California Grain & Feed Association

1521 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-441-2272
Donna Boggs, Associate Director
donna@agamsi.com