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Save the Date: NMPF Annual Meeting to be held in Nashville, October 31-November 2

September 7, 2016

Registration remains open until October 7 for the NMPF 2016 Annual Meeting, to be held October 31-November 2 in Nashville, Tennessee. NMPF will join the National Dairy Board and United Dairy Industry Association in gathering stakeholders to share in dairy’s accomplishments and challenges, as well as discuss the best paths to follow for the future. Registration information is online here.

Several prominent speakers will be featured at this year’s event, the 100th year of NMPF’s founding. Stuart Rothenberg, a leading political analyst, will share his humorous and captivating thoughts about the likely outcome of this year’s historic presidential election, and what’s at stake for the dairy industry.

Nina Teicholz will discuss how her research and book, “The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet,” has upended the conventional wisdom on dietary fat and challenged the very core of nutrition policy.

Leigh Anne Tuohy, the inspirational subject from the real-life story and movie, “The Blind Side,” will speak to luncheon attendees about recognizing the full potential of individuals in their communities. The banquet entertainers will be the Last Bandoleros, a high-energy country-rock group.

Rick Smith, CEO of Dairy Farmers of America, as well as NMPF’s Jim Mulhern and Randy Mooney will also speak at this year’s event. The Dairy Bar returns this year, featuring samples from familiar brands like Domino’s and Pizza Hut.

For more information on the schedule, hotel accommodations and more, click here.