The 2018 Colorado Livestock Association Annual Meeting is April 4-5, 2018 at Embassy Suites in Loveland. CLA's Annual Meeting is one of the largest gatherings of livestock producers and trade show vendors in Colorado.

The event kicks off on Wednesday afternoon with species council meetings followed by the evening welcome reception and a delicious meal showcasing Colorado's livestock industry. Thursday morning the CLA Annual Membership Meeting will be held to elect leadership and conduct Association business.

The highlight of this year's event will be the presentation by Alicia Rainwater from The Center for Generational Kinetics. The Center for Generational Kinetics solves tough generational challenges with Gen Z, Millennials, Gen Y, Gen X, and Baby Boomers. Alicia will deliver a rare combination of research-based insight, unforgettable entertainment, and specific, practical solutions that you can use immediately to drive results.

Thursday's luncheon

  • CLA President, Nolan Stone will give his outgoing presidential address.
  • CLA will present its highest honor, the Top Choice Award, to Dean Ajay Menon for his leadership of Colorado State University's College of Agricultural Sciences.
  • The meeting will conclude with the CLA Board of Directors meeting in the afternoon.


The pre-registration deadline is Friday March 30th, 2018. Further information on the schedule, registration and hotel rooms can be found online.