The Summer Summit, hosted by the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA), is an event that brings to 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 allied industry showcase/tradeshow.
Who should Attend?
What Do I Get for my Registration Fee?
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.
Department of Homeland Security:
Turkey Taste-Off - Call For Recipes!
Email your best turkey recipe to firstname.lastname@example.org and it may be featured at the Turkey Taste Off on June 29th!
The winning Turkey Taste Off recipe will:
The runner-up will receive coupons for Turkey To Go at the Minnesota State Fair.
Address: 2100 Arrowwood Lane, Alexandria, MN 56308
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.
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.
Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and the 2023 vendor fair HERE!
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.
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”
1:00 -1:30 MTGA and MTRPC Annual Meetings
1:30-2:30 Networking/Vendor fair
2:30-4:00 Turkey 101
5:00 to 9:00 Evening Social 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