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2012 Cattle Industry and NCBA Trade Show: Friday

BY LAUREN CHASE AND JESSE BUSSARD

Get ready for some good fun on Friday! Throughout the day, the trade show will feature Biscuits ‘n Blugrass Break and Beef, Beer, & Bourbon Crawl…how could you go wrong there? Later that evening, mosey on over to the Grand Ole Opry for Cowboy’s Night at the Grand Ole Opry and Barn Dance. Enjoy an exclusive performance featuring country music sensations Montgomery Gentry, Charley Pride, and Little Jimmy Dickens. This great names will also be joined by Del McCoury Band, Eden’s Edge, and comedian Henry Cho. After all of that excitement, head back over to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel to dance the night away at a barn dance with your fellow cattlemen.

For more information on any of these events and meetings, please visit www.beefusa.org.

***Remember to use the hashtag #CIC12 to following along with convention attendees via Twitter.**

 

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2012 Cattle Industry and NCBA Trade Show: Thursday

Thursday is a big day for the Young Producers’ Council. In the morning, you can watch the youth marketing contest, youth public speaking contest, and youth beef quiz bowl. After you finish with those activities, be sure not to miss the annual meeting of YPC from 2-5 p.m. with a social to follow from 6:30-8pm. Please come with ideas for YPC for the upcoming year. In this meeting, you can meet your 2012 YPC leadership board and have a chance to mingle with your peers.

Afterwards, head on over to the Honky Tonk Party on the Delta Island. There, you’ll find the ultimate street party with music, food and libations.

Throughout the day, the trade show is open to check out and there are various forums including NCBA’s federation and policy.

For more information on any of these events and meetings, please visit www.beefusa.org.

***Remember to use the hashtag #CIC12 to following along with convention attendees via Twitter.**

 

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Download Cattle Industry Convention Mobile App

This story was originally published on BEEF Magazine’s website.

By Heather Rossow, BEEF Marketing

For the first time ever, the Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Tradeshow is releasing a smartphone app for its 2012 show to be held Feb. 1-4 in Nashville, TN. Available for the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry, the Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Tradeshow App (CIC&NCBA) will give its users access to everything the largest cattle convention has to offer – before, during and after the show.

Developed by BEEF magazine for NCBA and sponsored byPfizer Animal Health and Liquid Quality Feeds, the CIC&NCBA mobile app includes a complete list of the show’s exhibitors, sessions and speakers, including a map to navigate the show. In addition, marketing materials in a pdf format will be available from sponsors, along with text alerts and helpful tips about using the app. The app also allows users to search for activities and things to do in Nashville.

The NCBA app will allow attendees to plan in advance by selecting meetings, events and booth visits to place on their personalized calendars. It will also provide trade show contacts and exhibitor descriptions, in addition to profiles of meeting activities and a place for users to take notes.

Social media will also be incorporated into the app to connect attendees using the convention hashtag #CIC12. To find out additional information about the show, you can connect with National Cattlemen’s Beef Association by following them on Facebook and on Twitter at@BeefUSA. Make sure to also follow updates from BEEF magazine staff at @BEEFmagazine.

The free application can be downloaded by searching “CIC&NCBA” in the Apple Store, Android Market and BlackBerry’s App World. You can also download it and find more information here.

 

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