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MFBF Convention - Living the Legacy - Register

MFBF Convention - Living the Legacy - Register

2019 Montana Farm Bureau Convention - Living the Legacy

November 11 - 14 - DoubleTree & Northern Hotels - Billings

LODGING INFORMATION - Attendees are responsible for making their own room reservations. Click here or call the DoubleTree Hotel at (406) 252-7400 or for overflow, contact the Northern Hotel at (406) 867-6767. Request

the MFBF room block for special conference rates. Book your room by October 30!

A late registration fee will be charged after October 27th.

 Monday, November 11  
 1:00 - 3:00 pm Women’s Leadership Committee Meeting 
 1:30 - 3:00 pm Commodity Advisory Committee Meetings 
 3:00 - 7:00 pm Registration Open DoubleTree
3:00 - 5:00 pmBoard of Directors Meeting 
3:00 - 5:00 pmPromotion & Education Committee Meeting 
3:30 - 5:00 pmCommodity Advisory Committee Meetings 
6:00 pmCentennial Convention Kick-off SocialDoubleTree
7:00 pm“The Long Trail” Farm Bureau Play - The Play With A Vision 
Tuesday, November 12  
7:00 amCentury Club Members Only Breakfast 
7:30 - 6:00 pmRegistration & Trade Show OpenDoubleTree
8:10 am Pre-Session Vespers 
8:30 am Opening General SessionKeynote: Success in the Long Run - Duane Martinz
10:00 am  Coffee Break 
10:15 - 12:15 amYoung Farmer & Rancher Committee Meeting 
10:30 - 11:30am Workshops 

 -  Hiring Farm & Ranch Employees - Bob Milligan, Cornell University

 
  -  Family Business Succession Planning - Curt Barnekoff & Dana Springer, Wipfli 
  -  Ask in Earnest “Suicide Prevention” - Darla Tyler-McSherry 
 -  Rural Broadband - RJ Karnery, AFBF 
11:45 amAudit Report 
12:00 pmOpen Resolutions Session 
12:30-1:45 pm

Lunch hosted by YF&R Committee

Keynote: With Vision, There is Hope - Bruce Vincent
1:45-3:00 pmWorkshops 
 -  Interpersonal Communication & Supervision of Farm/Ranch Employees - Bob Milligan 
 -  Using Social Media to Find Profit in Your Business - Mary Heffernan, Five Marys Farms 
 -  Personal Leadership & Vision, Carmen McSpadden, MSU Leadership Institute 
2:00 pm YF&R Discussion Meet - Round 1 
3:00 pmIce Cream Social 
3:30-5:00 pmDistrict Caucuses 
5:30 pmYF&R Discussion Meet - Final Round 
6:00 pmMFBF Social 
7:00 pm YF&R Social & Dinner 
Wednesday, November 13  
6:45 amPresidents & Secretaries County Awards Breakfast 
8:00 amGeneral Session 
 -  Roll Call of Delegates 
 -   Credentials Committee & Nominating Committee Reports 
10:00 amCoffee Break 
10:30 amResolutions Session 
11:45 am-1:00 pmLunch hosted by Women’s Leadership CommitteeKeynote: Five Marys Farms Story - Mary Heffernan
1:00 -5:00 pmResolutions Session continues 
6:00 pmMFBF’s Centennial Celebration GalaOffsite at the Swift River Ranch
Thursday, November 14  
8:00 amResolutions Session 
Register

 

Click here to download a printable registration form.



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