Utah Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention

Utah Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention


Utah Farm Bureau Federation would like to invite you  to the 2019 Utah Farm Bureau Annual Convention (November 20-22) at the Davis Conference Center located at 1651 N 700 W, Layton, UT 84041. 

Online Pre-Registration is now closed. At the door registrations will be accepted. 

Download the 2019 Agenda - Updated 11/19/19

Featured Speaker--Zippy Duvall

Zippy Duvall is the 12th president of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Duvall is a third-generation farmer from Georgia. He & his wife Bonnie have a 400-head beef cow herd and they grow more 750,000 broilers per year.   President Duvall will be participating on the panel discussion in Friday's general session and will be speaking at the Gala banquet Friday evening.   

Zippy Duvall

Featured Speaker--Neil Ihde

Utah Farm Bureau welcomes Neil Ihde to the stage on Thursday afternoon.

Neil Ihde (Ee-dee) is a speaker, lecturer, consultant and founder of Life IQ where he motivates groups and individuals to work, play, relate and live intelligently. He has worked with numerous managers, directors, corporate leaders, and teams to improve their personal and professional effectiveness. Neil has worked with over 25 Fortune 500 companies including AT&T, Discover Card, Domino’s, Transamerica, GE among others. Neil has also consulted internationally with clients from a dozen countries. He is a TEDx speaker and his Life IQ YouTube channel recently eclipsed a half-million views. Neil's academic background includes a B.A. in Psychology, a B.A. in Sociology, and a MA in Counseling.  Neil and his wife Deb have two children and live in Appleton, Wisconsin.


Come and help us celebrate AFBF's 100th Anniversary with a morning of service, #FBGivesBack. This event is all about Farm Bureau giving back - UFBF Staff and State Committees have lined up great opportunities for service including Noah's Bandage Project, Festival of Trees Project, Humanitarian Kits, and a food drive for the local Layton Food Pantry. We hope you join us in this great opportunity. A light breakfast will be served. 

For a list of needed food items to donate, click HERE


Please register online using the link above if you are able to attend the 2019 Utah Farm Bureau Annual Convention. You will complete one registration per person attending and select which meals/activities you will be participating in. Registration is due no later than Friday, November 8th. At-the-Door Registration is available.

*IMPORTANT* If your registration is being paid by your County Farm Bureau, you will select the “Pay by Check” option at checkout. Utah Farm Bureau will send the county indicated in your registration an invoice after the conference. Please disregard any invoices that will be emailed to you.


Please book your hotel rooms directly with the hotels listed below:

*Reservation Deadline is November 5, 2019

HILTON GARDEN INN *Headquarter Hotel*

762 West Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT 84041

Phone:  801-416-8899

Rate:$114 + sales/tax per night

Reserve Online 


1803 Woodland Park Dr, Layton, UT  84041

Phone:  801-217-2300

Rate: $109 + sales/tax per night 

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Address:  803 West Heritage Park Blvd., Layton, UT  84041

Phone:  801-820-9222

Rate: $111 + sales/tax per night

Complimentary Breakfast & Pet Friendly

Reserve Online



1. What if I am only attending the Gala Banquet?

If you won't be participating in the convention, please select "Gala Banquet Only" ticket type when registering. 

2. Do I have to bring my printed Gala Banquet ticket to the event?

Yes, Gala tickets will be given at time of check-in to all that have registered and paid to attend the Gala. Please provide these tickets for entry at the door.

3. Can I bring children to the Gala Banquet? 

Yes, children are welcome to attend. Children 11 and under are to register under the "Child Banquet Only (Ages 11 & Under" ticket type for $20/person, while children 12 and above are to register under the "Banquet Only" ticket type for $40/person. 

4. I am a Voting / Alternate Voting Delegate - what do I do? 

Voting Delegates are indicated by the county president and sent to UFBF staff in advance. If you have been designated as a voting delegate, you will check in at the credentials desk on Thursday, November 21 before the start of the Voting Delegate session. 

5. I am a Women's Voting / Alternate Voting Delegate - what do I do? 

If you are a Women's Voting or Alternate Voting Delegate, you will need to make sure that you are available to attend the Women's Leadership Caucus on the morning of Thursday, November 21st. 

6. I would like to participate in the Discussion Meet - what do I do? 

If you would like to participate or be considered as a judge for the Discussion Meet, please contact Hannah Haslam directly at 801-233-3011 or hannah.haslam@fbfs.com

7. My county is paying for my registration. How do I make sure an invoice is sent to my county?

At the time of check-out during the registration process, select the "Check" payment method and enter your email address. Your county will be sent an invoice after the convention from the Utah Farm Bureau Federation. Please disregard any invoices sent to you requesting payment. 

8. Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you are able to update your registration information up until the registration cut-off date (Wednesday, November 13th at 11:30 p.m.) After that point, you will need to contact Bailee Woolstenhulme at 801-233-3014 to make edits. 

9. Can I cancel my registration?

Yes, you can cancel your online registration prior to Wednesday, November 13th at 11:30p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Bailee Woolstenhulme directly at 801-233-3014 or bailee.woolstenhulme@fbfs.com 

If you have any additional questions regarding the 2019 Utah Farm Bureau Annual Convention or online registration, please contact Bailee Woolstenhulme at 801-233-3014 or bailee.woolstenhulme@fbfs.com

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