The National Chicken Council’s 64th Annual Conference is scheduled October 30-31 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington.  If you have not yet registered for the conference, don’t miss out, register today.

The conference general session includes the following speakers:

  • Todd Buchholz: Economist and Former Director of Economic Policy at the White House.  “China: The Threat and the Opportunity and How to Compete in a Global Economy”
  • Ambassador Gregg Doud: Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.  “U.S. Agriculture Trade Negotiations”
  • Dr. Eric Schulze: Vice President and Regulation at Memphis Meats
  • Ed Henry: Fox News Journalist. “A View from Washington”
  • Andrew Wheeler: Acting Administrator, EPA. “Update from EPA”
  • Will Sawyer: Lead Economist, Animal Protein CoBank. “Outlook for Animal Protein, Grains, Oilseeds and Alternative Proteins”
  • Charlie Cook: Cook Political Report: “Mid-Term Elections”
  • Charlie Arnot: The Center for Food Integrity: “Challenges of Sustainability and Meat Alternatives”

Following are instruction on how to register for the conference and book hotel accommodations at the Four Seasons

To Register for NCC’s Annual Conference:

Visit for complete information on NCC’s annual conference, including the preliminary agenda, information on the Four Seasons, instructions on how to book Four Seasons hotel reservations, as well as information regarding travel and area restaurant information.

Once on the website, you will see “Conference Registration” on the right-hand side of the home page. Click to register and enter your user name and passcode.  If you do not know your user name and passcode, which is necessary to register, please contact Maggie Ernst via email at logged on, click on “Annual Conference” on the Meetings Tab located in the center of the screen.

Please note that, if you are bringing additional representatives from your company, each individual must be registered separately with that individual’s user-name and password.

You do not need to have a PayPal account to submit payment. If you do not have a PayPal account, please click on whatever credit or debit card you wish to use to pay the registration fee and enter the appropriate information.

To Make Hotel Reservations:

Room rates for the National Chicken Council are $420 per night, plus applicable taxes.All hotel reservations under NCC’s discounted room block are on a first-come, first-served basis and solely on hotel room availability at the time of request.  It is your responsibility to make your hotel reservations at the Four Seasons no later than Sunday, October 14.

Call the Group Reservations line at (202) 944-9157 and reference the National Chicken Council Annual Conference to secure the $420 discounted hotel room rates. The reservations line is staffed 24 hours a day.