November 2-4, 2019
Reno-Sparks Convention Center
Reno, Nevada

2019 Convention Schedule

  1. General Move-in

  2. Registration Open

  1. Registration Open

  2. Trade Show Move In

  3. National Angus Tour

    Bently Ranch - Minden, Nevada

    Buckle up for an enlightening National Angus Tour, hosted by Bently Ranch in Minden, Nevada. Located just an hour south of Reno in the Carson Valley, Bently Ranch is known for pushing the boundaries of sustainability and creativity with their “new West traditions, old West values” philosophy. Their grass-fed beef and organic grain operation sustain a profitable butcher shop and estate distillery, all in one location.

  4. Beef Quality Assurance Certification Course

  5. Kick-Off Party Celebrating the Angus Foundation

  1. Registration Open

  2. Opening General Session

  3. Angus Genomics Symposium, sponsored by Neogen GeneSeek Operations®

  4. Trade Show Open

  5. Lunch in trade show featuring Certified Angus Beef®

  6. Question and Answer with Association Staff

  7. Innovation Workshops, sponsored by Neogen GeneSeek Operations

  8. NJAA Ambassador Contest Presentations

  9. Succession Planning / Risk Management Workshops

  10. Auxiliary Annual Meeting

  11. American Angus Association Board of Directors Candidate Forum

  1. Registration Open

  2. Angus Auxiliary Breakfast

  3. Nondenominational Church Service

  4. Angus University

  5. Trade Show Open

  6. Lunch and networking in trade show featuring Certified Angus Beef®

  7. Meats Judging Contest, sponsored by Greeley Hat Works

  8. Angus University Workshops

  9. Miss American Angus speeches

  10. Trade Show Gala and Dinner featuring Certified Angus Beef

  11. Grand Prize Giveaway & Meat Judging Contest Results

  12. Entertainment: Flatland Cavalry

    Help us welcome Texas’ own Flatland Cavalry to the main stage. Their highly anticipated sophomore album – Homeland Insecurity – has topped the charts on Texas Country radio. If you haven’t already heard Flatland Cavalry’s “easy on the ears, heavy on the heart” melodies, give them a listen before the Angus Convention. You’ll be sure to sing along to their heartfelt ballads and tap your boots to their upbeat country tunes.

  1. Registration Open

  2. Trade show move out, with out going freight check-in by 4 p.m.

  3. American Angus Association Awards Recognition Breakfast

  4. Closing networking and Coffee break, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

  5. 136th Annual Convention of Delegates

    This year marks the 136th Annual Convention of Delegates, where representatives from each state will elect new directors and officers to the Association Board of Directors, and look to the future for the Angus breed.

2019 Sponsors

The Angus Convention and Trade Show is made possible through generous support from the following partners.

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Key Dates

Registration and Hotel Blocks Open
Monday, July 1st, 2019

National Angus Tour
Friday, November 1st, 2019