American Angus Foundation and Certified Angus Beef LLC present the 2018 BEEF LEADERS INSTITUTE (BLI)

The Beef Leaders Institute (BLI) is designed for American Angus Association members, 25-45 years old, as a resource to provide insight to all segments of the beef industry. Attendees will be stronger, more effective leaders for the Angus breed and beef industry, now and in the future.

The 2018 BLI is June 18-22, with the program beginning the morning of June 18. BLI is limited to 20 attendees each year. Applications are due by February 15, 2018.

The American Angus Association and Certified Angus Beef will provide transportation during BLI, as well as lodging, meals and materials. The conference begins in Saint Joseph, Missouri on Monday June 18th and concludes in Wooster, Ohio on June 22nd. The attendees will be responsible for their round-trip transportation between their home to Kansas City (if flying) or Saint Joseph (if driving) and their departure to home from Cleveland, OH. Transportation from the Kansas City airport to Saint Joseph on Sunday June 17th will be provided by the American Angus Association. Transportation from the Education and Culinary Center in Wooster, Ohio to a Cleveland, Ohio airport will be provided by Certified Angus Beef on Friday June 22nd. For participants driving to Saint Joseph; the American Angus Association staff can help you arrange air transportation from Cleveland to Kansas City and ground transportation to your vehicle in Saint Joseph but costs associated with this travel fall on the attendee.

For more information, contact Events & Education Department at the American Angus Association at 816-383-5100 or Caitlyn Brandt, Events Coordinator at

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