CCA’s 2021 Annual Convention is in Full Swing

Today’s lunch will feature the Colorado Leopold Conservation Award presentation; plus you’ll get a

ARVADA, Colo – Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) keeps on rolling through to the second day of Annual Convention. Yesterday, CCA hosted three rounds of committee meetings focused on updates, education, and lively policy discussions. Each committee meeting allowed attendees the opportunity to engage with experts in all sectors of the beef industry and discuss industry opportunities and challenges.

CCA also celebrated the 2021 Leopold Conservation Award winner, the May Ranch and family of Lamar, Colo., during Monday’s lunch. Congratulations again to the May family and their commitment to responsible stewardship and working lands management.

Today’s schedule includes the fourth annual Ranching Legacy Symposium and CCA’s “Cattlemen’s Night Out”. See below for a full schedule:

4th Annual Ranching Legacy Symposium


  • 9:00 a.m.
    • Back to Business- Industry and Issues Update- Colin Woodall, NCBA CEO
    • Stronger Together- Strategic Partnerships and Alignment Panel
      • Moderator: Terry Fankhauser, CCA EVP
      • John Swartout, Colorado Counties, Inc
      • Sean Gleason, Professional Bull Riders
      • Paul Andrews, National Western Stock Show
  • 10:30 a.m. Governor Jared Polis – Remarks and Q&A
  • 1:30 p.m. Defeating Initiative 16- A Recipe for Success
    • Moderator: Janie VanWinkle, CCA President
    • Which Way is the Right Way? – Danny Williams
    • An Effective Campaign – Katelynn Roberts, 76 Group
    • Winning in a “New” Colorado- Jaime Gardner, High Plains Communications

CSU Ranching Legacy Reception, 3:00 p.m.

“Cattlemen’s Night Out,” 5:00 p.m.
Join CCA for a reception, banquet, and evening entertainment. The night will include live music, dancing, reconnecting, and a delicious beef dinner!

If you can’t make it today, there is an opportunity to get involved during tomorrow’s morning events with CCA’s Annual Business session and Awards beginning at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.

Colorado Cattlemen’s Association’s (CCA) is the state’s premier cattlemen’s association serving as the principal voice and advocate for Colorado beef production. CCA accomplishes this through its vision of “advancing the legacy” of beef production for its members by ensuring a dynamic and profitable industry that provides growth and opportunity for future generations.

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