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Get Jazzed about #CattleCon19 in New Orleans!! 

#CattleCon19 is THE event for anyone in the cattle business! The Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show is agriculture’s premier event where the industry comes together to get down to business for the cattle industry. The 2019 event will be one of the largest on record and will be something that you can’t afford to miss. Over 9,000 cattlemen and women will gather in the Crescent City for 3.5 days of education, fellowship, networking, business and a whole lot of fun! This event is for YOU! 
Laissez Le Bons Temps Roulez! (Let the Good Times Roll)

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Expect Big Things in the Big Easy at #CattleCon19!
Apply for Convention Scholarships and Geaux to #CattleCon19 for Free! Scholarships are for farmers and ranchers just like you, YES - YOU! Are you a Poet and you know it? Enter into the annual NCBA Cowboy Poetry Contest and let your words shine on stage at Convention!  New for 2019 - NO AGE LIMIT!  Enter into NCBA's Fifth Annual National Anthem Contest, and sing the National Anthem on stage at Convention! Are you a student? #CattleCon19 Internships provide networking opportunities in the Cattle Industry that you won't find anywhere else.  Get involved today!

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Events + Meetings

A line-up that you don't want to miss!

To have some fun:
Opening General Session, Wednesday, January 30: Terry Bradshaw
General Session II, Thursday, January 31: CattleFax Outlook Seminar
Thursday Night Event, Thursday, January 31: Mardi Gras Masquerade
Closing General Session, Friday, February1: John Ondrasik
Friday Night Event, Friday, February 1: Cowboy Concert Series Ft. Big & Rich
Friday Night After-Party, Friday, February 1: Louisiana Last Call

To build policy for the industry:
Convention attendees are invited, and encouraged, to attend these important meetings. Discuss the issues that directly affect your operation and will give attendees the opportunity to network with other producers working within the committees. Please view the schedule for detailed information.


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NCBA trade show


6.5 Acres of the latest and greatest for the cattle business is what you’re going to find at the NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans. Whether you’re looking for new equipment, a new truck to fencing supplies, to the latest in technology or pharmaceuticals and ear tags and feed supplements and so much more! You can find it all (and then some) here. All under one roof. The NCBA Trade Show is your solution center. The NCBA Trade Show is more than just a trade show it’s an event! You’ll have the opportunity to see live cattle handling demonstrations as well as horse health sessions located right on the trade show floor. Attend classroom style education sessions in our learning lounge.  It’s not only educational, it’s fun! You will enjoy a reception and entertainment every day.

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Become an exhibitor or sponsor

Cattlemen's College education


For over 25 years NCBA’s Cattlemen’s College has brought thought-provoking, stimulating sessions that can help generate high returns for your operation.  Do you want to learn how to improve your business, build a better herd or maintain a healthy herd that you already have? These are just some of the cutting-edge topics  from industry leaders that will be discussed at the 2019 event in New Orleans. Register for Cattlemen's College to find out why year after year this is the #1 resource for education and profit-building advice! 

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#CattleCon19 provides attendees with education, information, fellowship, networking, and decision-making opportunities for the industry’s leading members. You can continue to check back on the website and the NCBA Facebook page as we roll out announcements on entertainment, industry leaders and speakers, and business meetings.


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so, Why should you attend?

  • You have a stake in the future industry.
  • It is one of the best investments you can make in your operation!
  • To have your voice heard in the decisions that will shape your industry.
  • To discover new products and services at the NCBA Trade Show.
  • Convention is the place to form new business relationships by providing the networking opportunities for fellow producers.
  • To help establish checkoff and policy priorities for the coming year.
  • Take a well-deserved vacation.

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Future Meeting Dates

Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show

February 5-7, 2020 San Antonio, Texas

February 3-5, 2021 Nashville, Tennessee

February 1-3, 2022 San Diego, California

February 1-3, 2023 New Orleans, Louisiana

January 31-February 2, 2024 Orlando, Florida

February 5-7, 2025 San Antonio, Texas

Our Sponsors

 Without the generous support of our sponsors, the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention and surrounding events would not be possible. If you are interested in supporting the cattle industry, click below!

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