March 12-14, 2012 – Phoenix, AZ
We look forward to hosting you in the Valley of the Sun!
Expect a thought-provoking, interactive program with dairy leaders from around the U.S.
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Other questions and requests:
Thank you to our partners
After accepting invitation, you will receive flight details from
First Class Travel of Shawano, Wis.
Hotel rooms will be reserved by Genex at
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Chandler, AZ
Transport will be provided to Wild Horse Pass, located 20 miles south of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
Monday, March 12
Arrive at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
GPA Welcome Reception at hotel, 6-9 p.m.
Tuesday, March 13
Talks and open discussion on:
- Global Dairy Issue
- Transparency in Animal Care
- Strategies to Grow U.S. Dairy Demand
- Retail Dairy Case Needs and Consumer Demands
- Vertical Integration of Milk Production & Processing
- Making Safe, Affordable and Abundant Food a Global Reality
Spring Training baseball: Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium
Wednesday, March 14
- Latest from D.C. on Immigration and Dairy Reform
- Producer Panel: Dairy Policy
- Impact of Genomics on Animal Health, Nutrition and Sustainability
Golf outing or other resort activities
Conclude with a relaxing night of camaraderie!
Thursday, March 15
Depart at leisure
Final agenda and speaker details will be posted closer to conference.
Extending your stay
If you’d like to take extra time to soak up the sun, please inform First Class Travel when booking flights.
Dugan Dairy St. Patrick’s Party, Casa Grande, AZ
Thursday, March 15, starting at 12:00 p.m. For details, contact Dennis Dugan at (520)560-2996
Spring Training baseball www.cactusleague.com
· Outdoor attractions – hiking, biking, mountain preserves, desert attractions
Over 185 golf course destinations in the area, with 3600 holes of varying conditions and difficulty
Whirlwind Golf Course at Wild Horse Pass
Entertainment at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
Other attractions at the hotel resort
Learn all about the Phoenix area at www.visitphoenix.com
Phoenix weather in mid-March averages high of 75⁰ and low of 53⁰ - ideal to enjoy outdoor activities
What to Pack
Dress for daytime meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday is business casual – pants and button-down shirt (no jeans). It cools down in the evening, so pack layers for Tuesday night’s baseball game.
Transport will be provided to Wild Horse Pass Hotel.
Other questions: Contact Amy te Plate-Church at 715-304-7031 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org