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Big Dan's NBBQA Bash NBBQA

Big Dan's NBBQA Bash NBBQA

An NBBQA Networking & Educational two-day event for the BBQ family

Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 4:30 PM (EDT) to Monday, August 15, 2022 at 8:00 PM (EDT)
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Event Details


Come join us at the Big Dan's Barbecue located on Rohrbach's Farm in beautiful Catawissa, Pennsylvania.  Big Dan's NBBQA Bash gathers members and people from across the industry to network, learn and participate in a variety of topics and activities around the Business of BBQ. Whether you are a product owner, run a restaurant, are involved in media, or any other sector of BBQ, there are boundless opportunities to network, learn, and grow at this popular event.

There are a variety of conference registration options:

  • Member Package - $199.00  - All networking events including education, networking sessions, and all meals.  (Only available to NBBQA members)
  • Non-Member Package$299.00 - All networking events including education, networking sessions, and all meals.  
  • ALL Registrations are welcome up to 14 days before the event

What are the meals and networking events?

  • Sunday Registration and Member Welcome Picnic 4:30 - 6:00 PM
  • Monday Breakfast - Welcome and NBBQA Vision
  • Monday  Lunch - Big Dan's Barbecue 
  • Monday Dinner - Unida Pizza and Turkey Hill Brewery on Tee to Green

What are the educational sessions?

Sunday, August 15, 2022

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm:  Membership Picnic and Registration at Big Dan's Barbecue. 

 Monday, August 16, 2022- Day 1 of Conference

8:00 am – 9:00 am:             

  • Continental Breakfast at Big Dan's Barbecue

9:00 am – 10:00 am: 

  • Welcome. Dan and Denise Bosworth welcome you to Big Dan's Barbecue & Rohrbach Family Farm and share their farm and barbecue story.  
  • NBBQA Vision  Kell and Janet Phelps update us on their vision for NBBQA

10:00 am - 11:00 pm:  Creating a Positive Work Environment by Dan and Denise Bosworth, Owner/Operators of Big Dan's BBQ and Rohrbach Farm and members of the National Barbecue Association.  

11:00 am - 12:00 pm:  The Making of a BBQ Book presented by Ray Sheehana certified Kansas City Barbecue Society Judge and a member of the National Barbecue Association. His Memphis Mop BBQ Sauce won “Best BBQ Sauce in the World” by BBQ Buddha and an Award of Excellence from the National Barbecue Association. His BBQ sauce and rubs are sold in stores throughout the United States, and he has been featured in Tailgater Magazine, the Barbecue News Magazine, The Coaster, and more.  Ray is the author of Award-Winning BBQ Sauces and How to Use Them: The Secret Ingredient to Next-Level Smoking and Big Green Egg Basics from a Master Barbecuer.

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm:  Lunch at Big Dan's Barbecue.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm:  Utilizing Leftovers presented by Sunny Moody of Mood Swing BBQ and a competitor on this season's BBQ Brawl.  Sunny is the 2021 World Food Steak Champion and has received numerous awards, including Grand Champion, Reserve Grand, and multiple 1st places and top 5 finishes in multiple categories in BBQ and Grilling.  After a life-altering diagnosis of a brain and spinal malformation along with MS, Sunny went through a major lifestyle transformation losing 80 pounds which ignited a fire inside her to become a certified nutrition coach and personal trainer. She now develops recipes with her extensive background in nutrition and nothing gives her more satisfaction than teaching others how to create mouthwatering food through BBQ and Grilling.

2:30 - 4:00 pm:  Networking Question and Answer Panel - Ray Sheehan, Dan & Denise Bosworth, Sunny Moody, Kell & Janet Phelps

4:30 pm - 8:00 pm:  Networking Time at Tee To Green Golf Center and Unida Pizza

If you should, unfortunately, need to cancel refunds will be given as below:              
   Before 30 days             90% refund               
   Before 14 days             75% refund                   
   13 days or less              0% refund

For More Information:

Managing Partner (800)385-0002
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If you are traveling in for the BBQ event you may want to consider extending your trip to experience the heart of Pennsylvania a little more!
Big Dan's Barbecue and Rohrbach's Farm is nestled in a quiet small town with a surrounding area known for attracting tourists because of the diverse experiences.    Check out all that is going on at Rohrbach's Farm at

Big Dan's Barbecue and Rohrbach's Farm work closely with our local visitor's bureau and they have compiled an extensive collection of all our area offers.  You can visit the website here:
Dan and Denise have a few favorites including Knoebel's Amusement Park just five minutes down the road.  Knoebel's is a hidden gem and offers everyone a little something in an amusement park.  The best part is there is no parking or admission fee.  Visit their website here:
If you aren't eating at Big Dan's we recommend Turkey Hill Brew Pub.  They also offer beautiful overnight accommodations.
Our favorite local breakfast spot is Woody's Place Diner and Coffee House in Catawissa:
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