Women Connected Conference

Angus Women Connected Conference hosted by the American Angus Auxiliary and underwritten by the Angus Foundation
April 18-20, 2018
Elms Hotel & Spa, Excelsior Springs, Mo

Women Connected 2018 application

Application – deadline February 15, 2018. Selected delegates will be notified by March 1. After notification delegates will be required to submit additional information including travel arrangements, emergency contact information and dietary restrictions.

Submit application using the online form ( preferred) or use mail in form. Submit to Anne Lampe, American Angus Auxiliary, Women Connected Chairman, email: alampe@wbsnet.org. mail: 5201 E Rd 110, Scott City, Ks 67871

Application open to any woman (over age 21) involved in the Angus industry. Twenty women will be selected from applications to join the ten-member Auxiliary executive committee for a conference designed to bring together a diverse group of women involved in the Angus industry.

Conference registration, meals and lodging* sponsored by the Angus Foundation.

Delegates are responsible for personal expenses, snacks outside of conference activities, room service, spa charges, alcohol beverages.

There is no fee for the conference- meals and lodging* are included. Lodging* is based on double occupancy. If attendee desires a private room, the attendee is responsible for the cost of the room approx. $160 per night includes breakfast, 2 nights.

Participants are responsible for transportation to and from Kansas City International Airport - MCI (if flying) or the Elms Hotel & Spa, Excelsior Springs, Mo (if driving).

Conference limited to 20 participants.

Schedule (complete schedule will be available after participants are selected)

Wednesday, April 18

Arrival - if driving hotel check in time is 3 pm, if flying flights should arrive at Kansas City International Airport by 3:30 pm. (transportation from airport to Elms Hotel will be provided) If participants driving in would like to take advantage of the Elm’s wonderful spa and arrive early, the hotel will store luggage until check-in is available.

3 to 5 pm: Registration - hotel check-in

6:30 pm: Conference Opening - Gathering & Reception followed by Welcome, Opening Remarks, Dinner and Entertainment - Elms Hotel

Thursday, April 19

All Day - Elms Hotel and Excelsior Springs

Featured presentation “Empower and Encourage” with Chef Alli and Debbie Lyons Blythe


Friday, April 20

Hotel Check out

8 am - Depart hotel - travel to American Angus Association Headquarters, St. Joseph, MO

9 am - Arrive AAA

9:15 am to 12 pm - Education and tours

12 pm Lunch with Association staff

1 pm Departure - airport transportation will be provided for those flying. No departing flights should be scheduled prior to 3 pm.

Please do not make travel arrangements prior to being notified of acceptance.

Establishing Connections, Building Relationships by Anne Lampe from June 2012 Angus Journal

April 22, 2014 Press Release by Jena McRell, Angus Media

Girls Gone Social by Shelby Mettlen, Angus Media