What is the MTGA Summit?
The Summer Summit, hosted by the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA), is an event that brings together all sectors of the turkey industry from Minnesota and beyond. The Summit is an occasion for turkey industry stakeholders to gather for premier educational opportunities, policy discussion, and a poultry industry focused vendor fair.
Who should Attend?
What Do I Get for my Registration Fee?
What's on the Agenda?
8:00-9:00 Committee Meetings
9:15-10:00 Interactive Learning - Hot Topics in Consumer Communications
10:00:11:00 Networking/Vendor fair
11:00-11:45 Interactive Learning – Observations from “Bird Watchers”
12:15-1:00 Keynote Speaker – Department of Homeland Security
1:00 -1:30 MTGA and MTRPC Annual Meetings
1:30-2:30 Networking/Vendor fair
2:30-4:00 Turkey 101
Social Hour and evening Activities - Sponsored by BVS
8:00-9:30 Breakfast Briefing
9:30-10:30 MTGA and MTRPC Quarterly Board of Directors Meetings
10:30:11:00 Networking/Vendor fair
11:00-12:00 US Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry and Eggs
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Awards
2:00-? Designated Allied Activities
New this year!
Join fellow attendees for some friendly competition during the first annual "Turkey Toss" corn hole tournament. This tournament is designed to be a fundraiser to build foundational funds for turkey industry leadership development courses. Be sure to sign up at registration! Winners will receive excellent prizes, a custom made traveling trophy, and obviously - bragging rights! Interested in participating, but don't have a teammate? No worries! We'll connect you with other interested participants.
Turkey Taste-Off - Call For Recipes!
The winning Turkey Taste Off recipe will:
The people's choice will receive coupons for Turkey To Go at the Minnesota State Fair.
Address: 2100 Arrowwood Lane, Alexandria, MN 56308
Room rate $159 per night. Book room by calling 320-762-1124 and request a reservation for the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association room block. The reservation block ends June 7, 2023.
Hotel registration includes waterpark passes, access to the 18-hole executive putting course, bicycles, canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, lawn games, sand volleyball, public bonfires, indoor tennis, basketball, indoor pool, and whirlpool.
Want to make a weekend of it? MTGA has negotiated special rate of $219.00 + taxes per room per night. (Regular rate for those nights is currently at $299.00+) The special weekend rate does not include the passes to the waterpark. Waterpark passes can be purchased at the rate of $10.00+ taxes per pass, per session, per day.
MTGA has revamped the sponsorship tiers to support a variety of company budgets. There are several general and special sponsorship levels that offer great company recognition. Reserve your sponsorship commitment today!
Summit Vendor Fair
To register for the Vendor Fair, register one attendee for "MTGA Current Allied Member + Booth Space" for $450. All other attendees from your company can register for the "MTGA Current Allied Member" rate.