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Hyatt Regency at Colorado Convention Center • Centennial Ballroom C

Export Growth Committee Meetings – Part I


2:00 p.m.                    Welcome/Call to Order

  • Introductions

2:25 p.m.                    Approve Agenda and Minutes

2:30 p.m.                    Committee Agenda Overview

  • Review Mission Statement & Committee Ground Rules
          • Increase the volume and value of U.S. beef in foreign markets
  • Today’s Goal – Review and Score Checkoff Contractor AR (Authorization Request) Tactics

2:35 p.m.                    Review AR Process and Tactic Scoring (watch video)

2:45 p.m.                    Contractors Present FY2019 ARs

  • Score each tactic based on how well it supports committee prioritized LRP initiatives

5:55 p.m.                    Wrap Up and Next Steps                           

  • Committee members – make sure to bring back your Score Sheet with comments for Day 2

6:00 p.m.                   Adjourn


Export Growth Committee Meetings – Part II


9:15 a.m.                    Welcome/Call to Order

9:20 a.m.                    Committee Agenda Overview

  • Today’s Goal: Gather committee’s consensus comments to be provided to the Operating Committee with scores from Day 1

9:40 a.m.                    Engage contractors for additional information specific to ARs

  • Questions
  • Clarification

10:15 a.m.                 AR Tactic Scoring Alignment

  • Present scores
  • Collect and compile consensus committee comments

11:50 a.m.                 Wrap-up and Next Steps

12:00 p.m.                 Adjourn

Phoenix Convention Center Room 222A

Hugh Sanburg: Co-Chairman (C) Clark Price: Co-Chairman (F)

To view minutes from this meeting, click here.

Friday, Feb. 2

12:30 PM Welcome/Call to Order

  • Introductions

12:55 PM Approve Agenda and Summer Meeting Minutes

1:00 PM Committee Agenda Overview

  • Review Purpose Statement & Priority Strategic Initiatives
          • To set priorities for the operating committee and give direction to contractors to develop Export Market Development Authorization Requests in order to support an increase in value of beef exports as a percent of total production to 16 percent.
          • Most Important: Adopt Animal I.D. Traceability Systems; Increase Market Access; & Promote Unique Attributes of U.S. Beef
  • Today’s Goals:


1:15 PM Long Range Plan Review

1:30 PM Traceability Feasibility Study Speaker

2:00 PM USMEF Speaker

2:30 PM Set FY2019 Strategic Priorities, Wrap-up and Next Steps

3:30 PM Adjourn

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Denver, Colorado

The checkoff's Export Growth committee meeting will be held July 13, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and then again on July 14, 2017 from 9:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Gaylord Opryland Convention Center - Bayou E

Export Growth Committee: Feb. 1-3, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Hugh Sanburg and Clark Price, co-chairmen

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017; 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.


1. Welcome/Call to Order

2. Overview of Industry Scan Outcomes and Refinements

3. Presentations/Discussion with USMEF

4. 2018 Priority Development – provide ballots for individual votes

5. Review Outcomes and Next Steps

6. Adjourn – please complete evaluation survey