Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show Registration Stipend

With the beef industry changing so rapidly, identifying and educating leaders to help guide and strengthen the industry has never been so important.

The Illinois Beef Association is offering a young leader/member (age 22-40) an opportunity to attend the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tenn. from August 10-12 with a registration stipend (travel and housing is at the applicant's expense). Applicant must be an IBA an NCBA member.

This event is for anyone interested in the cattle business! The Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show is agriculture‚Äôs premier event where the industry comes together to get down to business for the cattle industry. Over 9,000 cattlemen and women will gather in for 3.5 days of education, fellowship, networking, business and a whole lot of fun! 

Interested candidates must complete the nomination process and applications will be reviewed by the IBA Awards Committee.

Learn more about the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show.

Apply to attend the convention by April 1, 2020.

Online application

Young Cattlemen's Conference

With the beef industry changing so rapidly, identifying and educating leaders to help guide and strengthen the industry has never been so important.

The Illinois Beef Association  partners with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association to see that leadership development for both organizations is successful. That is why IBA is committed to sending delegates each year to NCBA's Young Cattlemen's Conference (YCC).

The YCC tour has proven to be an effective vehicle in identifying and developing potential leaders. More than 950 cattle producers have graduated from the YCC program since its inception in 1980. Many of these alumni participate in committees and councils, and serve on boards of directors.
Each year, IBA sends a representative on the YCC trip. Applicant must be an IBA and NCBA member. Representatives must complete the nomination process and applications will be reviewed by the IBA Awards Committee.

Learn more about the YCC program

Apply to attend YCC by January 1, 2020.

Online application