Red Angus Convention to spotlight excellence and progress in the beef industry

Farm Forum

Denton, Texas – “Oklahoma, where the Red Angus Roam” is the theme for the 2016 National Red Angus Convention being planned for September 7-9, 2016 in Oklahoma City. With the spotlight on excellence and capturing additional dollars from the marketplace, Red Angus cattle raisers will not want to miss this information-packed, three-day event.

The Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium “Putting Dollars in Your Pocket” on Wednesday, Sept. 7, will feature leading industry experts addressing opportunities in the beef industry to capture additional value for your business through innovative marketing, nutritional considerations of the cowherd and by using additional technology to improve profitability. Oklahoma State University’s own Clint Rusk will serve as emcee for the session. RAAA CEO Tom Brink will provide the keynote address. There is no charge for the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium, although registration is requested to plan for the event. Lunch will be provided to Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium attendees and the Convention Trade show will be open to visit with vendors. Please register online at ( to attend.

The convention business session will begin on Thursday morning and include the annual Association update, committee reports and a keynote message from Dr. Tom Field, Director of the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Friday, the RAAA business session will conclude with the election of new members of the Board of Directors as well as honor excellence at the annual awards banquet that evening.

Full convention registration is $295 per person and includes most meals, socials and meeting breaks. Registration is available online

Hotel headquarters is the Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel, 10 North Broadway Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Room rate is $139 per night. Room reservations should be made directly with the hotel and be requested in the Red Angus room block. Rooms can be reserved online ( or calling the hotel at (405) 228-8000.