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Groundbreaking Technologies and Ideas Introduced in Trade Show

More than 260 companies will exhibit at the 2011 NCBA Trade Show.

DENVER, Colo. (Jan. 28, 2011) — Cattlemen attending the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention will not want to miss the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show in Denver, Feb. 2-5. With 265 companies in attendance, this is the largest, most advanced trade show for the cattle industry. Groundbreaking technologies and ideas every year are introduced at the event, in addition to expert demonstrations on topics such as low-stress cattle handling, fundamentals of horsemanship and animal processing techniques.
“We’re proud to offer the largest and most advanced trade show of its kind,” says Steve Foglesong, NCBA president. “It's critical for cattlemen and women to stay apprised of current industry technology and innovative concepts to help optimize their operations. Plus, who would want to miss all the fun event offerings in the trade show as well?”
Highlights of the Trade Show include:
Wednesday, Feb. 2 The Rocky Mountain Winterfest Welcome Reception — sponsored by Micro Beef Technologies, Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB), RFD-TV and John Deere — will kick off the NCBA Trade Show on Wednesday, Feb. 2, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. MST. Attendees will be treated to some of their favorite comfort foods while enjoying a Winterfest right on the trade show floor. Some highlights of the Welcome Reception include live entertainment by Roy Rogers Jr. and the High Riders band in the Chuck Wagon Café, free beer in the Micro Beef Technologies booth, free food throughout the exhibit hall, live demonstrations in the Cattle Learning Demonstration Arena, cooking demonstrations and new products, and beef samplings in the NCBA booth.


Thursday, Feb. 3 — Curt Pate and Ron Gill will demonstrate live cattle handling in the Cattle Learning Demonstration Arena. And, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., convention-goers can join their fellow attendees at the Colorful Colorado Wine Tasting Reception, sponsored by Novus International, where some of Colorado’s top wineries will showcase their wine selections and spotlight today’s winemakers who are revitalizing a Colorado tradition.


Friday, Feb. 4 — In addition to sampling top Colorado wines, convention attendees will also be able to sample unique, quality, Colorado brewed beers as well at the Colorado Micro Brew and Beef Reception, sponsored by Alltech & Certified Angus Beef, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information on the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, visit: www.beefusa.org/convregistration.aspx 





Editor’s Note: The above article is adapted from a news release provided by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. The original release is availble in the NCBA newroom.


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