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Phoenix Convention Center Room 222A

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

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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

Hyatt Regency Downtown Denver - Centennial Ballroom C

Export Growth Committee: July 13-16, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Contractor Presentations from 2016 Summer Conference:

Thursday, July 14 & Friday, July 15, 2016


Export Growth Committee Meeting -- Part I

Thursday, July 14, 2016; 2 to 6 p.m.
Centennial Ballroom C

1. Welcome and Call to Order Morgan Evans, Co-Chairman

  • Introductions

2. Approve Agenda and Jan. 29, 2016 Committee MINUTES Dave Edmiston, Co-Chairman

3. Committee Agenda OverviewMorgan Evans, Co-Chairman

4. Contractor Presents FY17 Authorization Request:

  • AR #1713-FM - U.S. Meat Export Federation - foreign marketing

Committee members score tactics based on how well each supports the LRP and the Export Growth committees’ most important initiatives, provide comments and ask questions

5. Wrap Up and Next Steps

6. Adjourn

Export Growth Committee Meeting - Part II

Friday, July 15, 2016; 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Centennial Ballroom C

1. Welcome and Call to Order Dave Edmiston, Co-Chairman

2. Additional Input from ContractorsDave Edmiston, Co-Chairman

  • Questions
  • Clarification

3. AR Tactic Scoring AlignmentMorgan Evans, Co-Chairman

  • Review Tactics
  • Align to Score
  • Capture Comments

4. International Merchandising and Tasting

5. Adjourn

NOTE:  Grab and go lunches will be available following the meeting.