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***EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS DEC. 15, 2017***

Take advantage of the $500 price now! Price will go up to $600 after Dec. 15.



The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) is proud to host the 2018 World Brangus Congress (WBC) February 27 – March 3, 2018, in Houston, Texas. The WBC will be held during the world renowned Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. A pre-WBC tour will be offered February 21 – 26 that will include visiting Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi; to name only a few. A post-WBC tour which will cover several parts of Texas will be held March 3 – 8. Tours will provide WBC attendees the opportunity to see cattle across the southeastern region of the United States and learn about the science and technology involved in producing beef cattle.
(Registration does NOT include the pre and post WBC tours)

World Brangus Congress Schedule of Events

The following is a tentative schedule of events and activities for the 2018 World Brangus Congress,
Feb. 27 – March 3, in Houston, Texas, USA. For more information about World Brangus Congress, visit
www.GoBrangus.com or www.FibraWorld.org .

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

  • Arrive in Houston
  • Transportation from airport to Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • Registration for World Brangus Congress (WBC) and Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR)
  • Check-in to hotel
  • WBC Trade Show Opens
  • Welcome! Cocktails and Hors ‘devours

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

  • Breakfast at Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • Board buses; Travel to Texas A&M University (TAMU)
  • Conferences at TAMU Meat Science Department and School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Lunch at TAMU Equine Center
  • Seminars on cattle handling and other topics
  • Ladies tour of Bush Library
  • Return to Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston by bus
  • Free evening to shop and visit with friends

Thursday, March 1, 2018

  • Breakfast at Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • WBC Trade Show
  • WBC Opening Ceremonies and Keynote Speaker
  • Seminars
  • Lunch and visit WBC Trade Show
  • Ladies shopping tour and lunch
  • Guests speakers, including programs from the Junior Brangus Breeders involvement in the USA
  • Board buses for HLSR (all registered attendees) and WBC Night at the Rodeo!
  • Return by bus to Royal Sonesta Hotel

Friday, March 2, 2018

  • Breakfast at Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • Buses to HLSR for Brangus Bull Show
  • Visit HLSR International Room for lunch and see exhibits and livestock
  • Return to Royal Sonesta Hotel and visit WBC Trade Show
  • Free night to explore Houston

Saturday, March 3, 2018

  • IBBA Annual Meeting
  • Last day for WBC Trade Show
  • Buses to HLSR for Brangus Female Show
  • Return to Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • WBC Closing Ceremonies, Sale of Champions, dinner, and Gala Event

El siguiente es un listado provisional de eventos y actividades para el Congreso Brangus Mundial (CBM) 2018 que se llevara a cabo Febrero 27 – Marzo 3 en Houston, Texas, USA. Para mas informacion sobre el CBM 2018, visite www.GoBrangus.com o www.FibraWorld.org .

Martes, 27 Febrero 2018

  • Llegar a Houston
  • Transportacion de aeropuerto a hotel Royal Sonesta
  • Inscripcion para el Congreso Brangus Mundial y Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR)
  • Registrarse en el hotel
  • Habre la Exposicion del Congreso Brangus Mundial 2018
  • Bienvenidos! Cocteles y entremeses

Miercoles, 28 Febrero 2018

  • Desayuno en el Hotel Royal Sonesta
  • Abordar autobuses; viajar hacia la Universidad Texas A&M (TAMU)
  • Conferencias en el Departamento Ciencias de Carne y Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria en TAMU
  • Almuerzo en el Centro Equino TAMU
  • Seminarios en manejo de ganado y otros temas
  • Visita de damas a la Biblioteca Bush
  • Regresar al Hotel Royal Sonesta en Houston por autobus
  • Tarde libre para ir de compras o pasarla con amigos

Jueves, 1 Marzo 2018

  • Desayuno en el Hotel Royal Sonesta
  • Exposicion del CBM 2018
  • Ceremonia de Apertura del CBM y Orador Principal
  • Seminarios
  • Almuerzo y visita a la Exposicion del CBM
  • Excursion de compras y almuerzo para las damas
  • Confrencistas invitados, programas de la participacion de Junior Brangus Breeders en USA
  • Abordar autobuses hacia HLSR (todos participantes registrados) y Noche del CBM en el Rodeo!
  • Regresar por autobus al Hotel Royal Sonesta

Viernes, 2 Marzo 2018

  • Desayuno en el Hotel Royal Sonesta
  • Autobuses hacia HLSR para la exhibicion de toros Brangus
  • Visita a la sala Internacional de HLSR para almuerzo y recorrida de exposiciones y ganado
  • Regresar al Hotel Royal Sonesta y visitar la Exposicion del CBM
  • Noche libre para explorer la ciudad de Houston

Sabado, 3 Marzo 2018

  • Reunion Anual de IBBA
  • Ultimo dia de la Exposicion del Congresso Brangus Mundial
  • Autobuses hacia HLSR para la exhibicion de hembras Brangus
  • Regresar al Hotel Royal Sonesta
  • Ceremonia de Cierre del CBM, Venta cena, y evento de gala
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