American Agri-Women convention set for Nov. 7 to 10
Women involved in agriculture from throughout the U.S. and Canada will head to Denver, Colo., Nov. 7 to 10 for the 37th Annual American Agri-Women convention. Their purpose reflects the mission of the 40,000-member organization: Gather resources and knowledge to represent the agriculture industry in an educated, professional and passionate manner.
Colorado Agri-Women, a state affiliate, is hosting the event. The convention's theme is "Seeking your Fortune in Agriculture." Download the convention registration form at http://www.americanagriwomen.org/2012-convention-denver-colorado.
Speakers and programs will cover the latest issues in agriculture, including sustainability, marketing, advocacy and more. Keynote speakers include: American Stewards of Liberty, property rights and education; Jim Owens, founder, The Center of Cowboy of Ethics and Leadership; Teresa Scanlan, Miss America 2011; and advocates for agriculture Troy and Stacy Hadrick.
Break-out sessions will cover such key topics as estate planning and property rights, social media, leadership, parliamentary procedure, and much more to give attendees tools for their own farms, ranches and agribusinesses, and for their work representing agriculture.
The convention will be held at the Renissance Denver Hotel, which is located off Interstate 70 and Quebec.
AAW is a national coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women, representing 60 states and commodity affiliates. AAW helps educate consumers; advocates for agriculture; and provides networking and professional development for its members. For more information, visit www.americanagriwomen.org.