2019 DAIRY SYMPOSIUM
Monday, July 15 - Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Door County, WI
Monday, July 15, 2019
9:00 a.m. Dairy Symposium registration begins
10:00 a.m. Dairy Symposium Golf Outing
The Orchards at Egg Harbor -
A shot gun start will be at 10:00 a.m. (all golfers must be in their carts by 9:45 a.m.). Lunch, refreshments and prizes are free and are included in your golf outing package. The outing will utilize a scramble format to allow golfers of all abilities to have an enjoyable day. We will also be using the always-fun yellow ball contest. Enjoy the unbelievable natural beauty of this outstanding golf course.
4:00 p.m. Hotel Check-in
5:15 p.m. Gala Reception
Enjoy free food and drinks, scenic vistas from the
veranda and fun-filled camaraderie with friends and business peers.
7:00 p.m. Presidents Award Dinner Banquet
Enjoy a wonderful evening in the Landmark Resort’s ballroom. Great food, drinks and conversation will be shared by all. The presentation of the 2019 Presidents Award and the awarding of golf outing prizes will highlight the evening.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
8:00-8:45 a.m. Breakfast and WDPA Annual Meeting
* Trevor Wuethrich - Grassland Dairy Products 2019 WDPA President
* Brad Legreid, WDPA Executive Director
9:00-10:00 a.m. Charting A Path For Success -
With the myriad challenges currently facing dairy processors and producers, conditions can look quite bleak. How can processors and producers navigate through these economic minefields and find success? For the past year, The Wisconsin Dairy Task Force 2.0 has been feverishly working to find solutions to current problems. Hear the chairman of the committee and the new secretary of the Department of Agriculture highlight the fifty committee recommendations that will chart the dairy industry to future success.
* Dr. Mark Stepehenson, UW Madison
* Brad Pfaff, Secretary, WI Dept. Of Agriculture
Reservations - 800-273-7877
Reference the Dairy Symposium
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. How E-Commerce Is Steamrolling The Traditional Retail Market -
E-Commerce. Online Sales. Today's consumer retail market is being turned upside down as more and more of the public turns to internet purchasing. This dynamic retail trend will affect your business. Experts will explain the e-commerce trends, consumer attitudes towards e-commerce and what are the top e-commerce dairy categories. This is a session you will not want to miss!
* Tim Grzebinski, Principal, Client Insights
* Mary Fair-Taylor, Principal, Market and Shopper Intelligence
11:00-11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.-12:15p.m. Executive Round Table on Dairy Markets
A stellar panel of dairy executives have been brought together to discuss today’s dairy markets. They will share their views on how national and global economies are affecting their companies and how they are dealing with current market challenges. A discussion of how these companies are maintaining their competitiveness and how they are positioning themselves for future growth will round out this
* Greg Kurr, CEO, Kemps
* Marc Healy, VP, Kerry
* Joe Zink, Sr. Director, Festival Foods
* Wouter Stomph, Sr. Manager, Olam Cocoa
12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch with John McHugh, Kwik Trip -
Following lunch, John McHugh will explore the role you play in your organization's success and how you can find the key people to help achieve greatness. What is the workplace culture you have created with your team that leads to success? Creating a mission-driven culture with compassion and trust turns satisfied customers into loyal customers. Hear how Kwik Trip's story can help your company to also achieve success.
1:15 p.m. The Dairy Symposium Ends