Online registration is now open for the National Chicken Council’s 58th Annual Conference  scheduled Wednesday, October 10 through Thursday, October 11 at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Washington, D.C.  Join other senior executives from U.S. chicken processing companies and allied industries to address current legislative, political, regulatory, business, economic, and international trade issues affecting the chicken industry.

To register, visit the conference website at www.nationalchickencouncil.org/conference/.  Click on “Register Now,” located on the right-hand side of the home page.  You will be asked to log in with your user name and passcode.  Your user name is your business email address on file with NCC.  If you do not remember your passcode, you can recover it via the log-in page.  If you need assistance, contact Maggie Ernst, NCC’s senior director of meetings & member services, via email at mernst@chickenusa.org.

Please note that the deadline to make hotel reservations at the Mandarin Oriental hotel is September 18.  After that date, hotel accommodations cannot be guaranteed and discounted group rates will not be available.  Hotel room rates for the National Chicken Council are $315 per night, plus tax.  Online hotel reservations can be made now by clicking here and choosing “attendee” as the guest type.  You may also call the hotel at 1-888-888-1778 to make reservations by mentioning NCC.  The Mandarin Oriental hotel is in close proximity to the National Mall and some of Washington’s most iconic monuments and museums.

A preliminary schedule of events is as follows:

Wednesday, October 10

1:30-5:00 p.m.    Board of Directors Meeting (open to NCC board members, allied leader representatives, and invited guests only)

6:00-7:30 p.m.    Cocktail Reception

Thursday, October 11

7:00-8:00 a.m.    Conference Continental Breakfast

8:00-11:45 a.m.   Morning General Session

11:45-1:30 p.m.    Conference Luncheon

1:30-4:00 p.m.     Afternoon General Session

5:00-6:30 p.m.    Cocktail Reception