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2019 NBBQA Conference

The annual event that lets participants gather to discuss the BBQ Business

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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 to Saturday, April 6th, 2019
Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 West 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105-1638
United States
Registration Options 2019-04-03 00:00:00 2019-04-06 00:00:00 America/New_York 2019 NBBQA Conference The annual event that lets participants gather to discuss the BBQ Business Kansas City Marriott Downtown 200 West 12th Street Kansas City, MO 64105-1638 United States

Event Details

The NBBQA Conference is the unique annual event that lets participants gather to discuss the Business of BBQ. Whether you are a product owner, run a restaurant, sell, buy or simply enjoy BBQ, there are boundless opportunities to network, learn and grow.

Each Conference registration includes: 

  • (1) ticket to BBQ Bash on Saturday, April 6th
  • Access to all meals at the conference 
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Agenda

April 3
12:01 AM - 12:01 AM Wednesday Activities Wednesday Activities Wednesday April 3rd • Bus Tours – BBQ • Bonus paid sessions • NBBQA Board Meeting Breakfast to Lunch • Afternoon Break Conference Committee gathering • Welcome Dinner – Exploring a Culinary Fight Club Throwdown
April 4
12:01 AM - 12:01 AM Thursday April 4th 8am Breakfast Begins 9am Keynote Speaker One 10am First Sessions 45 minutes 11 am Second Sessions 45 minutes 12 noon Lunch and exhibitor session 3 hours 3pm Third Sessions 45 minutes 4pm Fourth Sessions 45 minutes 5.30pm Happy Hour – Special Interest Group Focus 6.30pm Presentations Dinner 9.30pm Conclusion
April 5
12:01 AM - 12:01 AM Friday, April 5th Friday April 5th 8am Breakfast Begins 9am Keynote Speaker Two 10am Fifth Sessions 45 minutes 11 am Sixth Sessions 45 minutes 12 noon Lunch and Meet the Masters session 3 hours 3pm Seventh Sessions 45 minutes 4pm Eight Sessions 45 minutes 5.30pm Happy Hour – Meet the Board Theme 6.30pm Night of Fire 9.30pm Conclusion
April 6
12:01 AM - 12:01 AM Saturday, April 6th - Public Day 10am open to public 1 hourly main stage presentations start 30 minute BBQ busking starts People’s Choice (two divisions) judging – all day SCA Steak Cookoff – 3 turn-ins TBC 4pm close to public 4.30 NBBQA only casual thank you and close out