The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) is proud to host the World Brangus Congress (WBC) Feb. 27 – March 3 in Houston, Texas.
Following the event’s kick-off on Tuesday, attendees will enjoy a day at Texas A&M University on Wednesday. A tour of the George Bush Library will be available as an alternative activity. Opening ceremonies are Thursday morning, and guests will benefit from a number of speakers, each considered an expert in his or her field. That evening, event attendees will enjoy a night at Rodeo Houston.
The International Bull Show at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will entertain attendees on Friday. IBBA members and guests are encouraged to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet activities Friday evening. The International Female Show at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will transpire before the main event Saturday evening – the World Brangus Congress Gala. The Gala is sure to be a highlight will world-class entertainment and company.
An early-bird registration rate of $500 is available through Jan. 1. The price will increase to $600 after Jan. 1. Registration for the event may be completed online at gobrangus.com/world-brangus-congress-2018/. Registrations for the Pre-WBC Tour and Post-WBC Tours may be completed online, too. Registrations for the Pre-WBC Tour, World Brangus Congress, and Post-WBC Tour must each be completed separately. Visit gobrangus.com for more information.
The official conference hotel is the Royal Sonesta Houston for both the World Brangus Congress and the IBBA Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet. The block room rate is $150 per night, plus tax. To make reservations, visit gobrang.us/sonesta. The group code is 22016IBBA.
Cattle will be exhibited in the International Bull Show at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 2, and in the International Female Show at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 3, at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
IBBA’s Annual Meeting will be 2 p.m. and IBBA’s Awards Banquet will be 7 p.m. on Friday, March 2. More information on registration for these events will be mailed to IBBA members individually.
IBBA’s International Committee has compiled a list of sponsorship opportunities for IBBA members, prospective members, and other businesses or vendors that the committee deems relevant to the event and audience. These partnerships are meant to help IBBA supporters make a positive impact on the association and the Brangus breed. The official sponsorship guide may be downloaded at fibraworld.org.