8th Annual DBA Expansion Symposium Helps Grow Wisconsin's Dairy Industry

January 09, 2013 at 9:20 PM

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN -- Dairy producers and businesses can now sign up for the Dairy Business Association's 8th Annual Expansion Symposium, scheduled for February 19 and 20 in Green Bay. The event will be held at the KI Convention Center and will address the issues and topics that affect Wisconsin's dairy business.

 Trade show displays throughout the symposium will provide vendors and organizations the opportunity to showcase their products and services and allows dairy producers to see the latest industry trends.  Throughout the extended hours of exhibit floor period will be hors d’oeuvres, special activities, cocktails and extraordinary prizes.

The first day of the event will include Dr. Martin Regalia, Chief Economist of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who will be discussing the current US and world economic situation and the effects the economy will have on businesses and job growth. 

 The event will also feature a unique opportunity for attendees within the “Business Enhancement Sessions,” where attendees can choose from different presentations, with topics including new dairy breeding programs, employee behavior issues, and understanding the costs and requirements to dairy operations and dairy related businesses under the new health care law.

On Wednesday, attendees will hear from speakers about animal welfare, cross ventilation barns, approved ideas on protecting town roads,  and an inspirational presentation by Dr. Lance Fox, who will share his experiences of climbing Mt. Everest.

The cost to attend the Expansion Symposium is $195 for DBA members and $245 for non-members if registered by February 8.

For more information or to sign-up for the Expansion Symposium, go to widba.com or call
920-866-9991.

About DBA

The Dairy Business Association is an industry organization comprised of dairy producers and allied industry supporters. DBA promotes the growth and success of all dairy farms in Wisconsin by fostering a positive business and political environment. For more information about DBA, please visit our website at www.widba.com.

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