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2018 Dude Ranchers’ Convention
The 2018 Dude Ranchers’ Convention will be held January 17-20:
  • Location: Double Tree by Hilton in Denver, Colorado
  • Hotel: Double Tree by Hilton
    7801 East Orchard Rd, Greenwood Village, Colorado, 80111

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Schedule of Events:

Tuesday, January 16th
12:00- 5:00PM-Board Meeting

Wednesday, January 17th
9:00- 1:00-Foundation Board Meeting, Combined Board Meeting 10 -11
9:00 -4:00-Registration & Auction Collection
1:30 – 3:00-HorseSafety Seminar
5:00- 6:00-Welcome Reception
6:00 – 8:00-Dinner

Thursday, January 18th
7:00 -8:30-Breakfast
7:30 – 9:00-Registration
8:30 -10:00-Opening General Session

  • Pledge of Allegiance & Meeting Called to Order Invocation
  • Welcome & Convention Overview
  • Introduction of Board of Directors& New Members
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Horse Safety Program Report
  • Dude Ranch Foundation Report
  • Royalty Presentation
  • State of the Association

10:00 -10:30-Coffee Break & Vendor Show
10:30 -12:00-Vendor Introductions & Associate Member of the Year Award
12:00- 1:00-Lunch
1: 00 – 2 :15-Key Note Speaker –Lauren Rikleen

“You Raised US -Now Work with Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams”
2:15 -3:45-Speaker -Dina Cipollaro -Beck

“True Colors- The Art of Working and Communicating with One Another”
3:45 – 6 :00-Vendor Show
4:00 -5:30-Horse Safety Seminar
6:00- 7 :00-Reception
7: 00 – Until-Dinner

Friday, January 19th
7:00 -8 :30-Breakfast
7: 00 -8 :30-Past Presidents’ Breakfast
8:30 – 10:30-District/State Meetings

District I- WY ~ District II- MT~ DistrictIII- CO – District IV- Other States & Canada ~ VendorMeeting
10:30 – 12:00-Coffee Break & Vendor Show
12 :00- 1: 00-Lunch
1:15 -2: 30-Speakers -Leon and Terrance Resnick

“Saving the Ranch (and Estate) When You’re Gone”
2: 30 – 3: 30-DRA Marketing Presentation & Marketing Committee Report
3: 30 – 4: 30-Dude Ranch 101
4: 30 – 5:30-Vendor Show
6: 00 -7 :00-Reception & Viewing of the Auction Items
7: 00 – Until-Dinner & DRA Auction

Saturday, January 20th
7:00 -8 :30 AM- Breakfast
8:30- 1 0: 00-Business Session

District Reports~ Elections~ America Outdoors Report~ Future Convention Locations
10:00 – 10:30-Coffee Break
10:30 – 1:30-Round Table Discussions (1 hour sessions)

Doug Hare and Hunter Sullivan- “Workplace Success”

Leah K Corrigan –“ Incident Management from a Legal Perspective”

Dave Fluggee – “Paid Social Media”
1:30 – 2:30-Lunch
2:30 -6:00-Free Time
6:00 -7 :00-Reception
7:00 – Until-President’s Banquet & Hall of Fame Awards

*Extras*
Wednesday 9:00 -1:00-Colorado Dude & Guest Ranch Association Board Meeting
Friday 7:15 – 8:30-Lodge-ical User Group Meeting in the Magenta Room
Friday 11:00 -5:00-Judy’s Jewelry Sale across from Dazbog Coffee in the Aqua Room
Saturday 1:30 -5:00-Colorado Dude & Guest Ranch Association General Session with lunch in the Lemon Room

 

 

 

 

 

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