Annual Meeting



October 28rd & 29th, 2024

This meeting is only open to representatives of our current member companies.

The 14th Annual Meeting will be held at the Nationwide and Ohio State Farm Bureau 4-H Center at the Ohio State University. Three participants from each member company may register for the meeting.  Nationwide and Ohio State Farm Bureau 4-H Center is located at 2201 Fred Taylor Dr. Columbus, OH 43210. Parking is located in the lot outside the building and is free for attendees.

Registration will be available in spring 2024.


Nearby hotels with a complimentary shuttle

Blackwell Inn 2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus OH 43210 (0.8 miles from 4-H Center)

Fairfield Inn & Suites OSU 3031 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus OH 43202 (1.7 miles from 4-H Center)

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus-University Area 3160 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus OH 43202 (1.8 miles from 4-H Center)

Hilton Garden Inn Columbus- University Area 3232 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus OH 43202 (1.9 miles from 4-H Center)

Marriot Columbus OSU 3100 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202 (1.7 miles from 4-H Center)

Click here for a list of other hotels near the OSU campus.


Tentative Agenda
Monday 10/28/23 (EDT)
1:00 - 3:00 pm

Directors welcome & Project updates, International Room 

3:00 - 3:15 pm  Break
3:15 - 5:00 pm

Project updates, International Room

5:00 - 6:30 pm  Posters/Networking reception, Graham Hall
6:30 - 8:30 pm 

Dinner/Keynote speaker, Bob Evans Auditorium







Tuesday 10/24/23 (EDT)

8:00 - 9:00 am

Poster session; Continental breakfast, Graham Hall
9:00 - 10:15 am  

Project updates, International Room

10:15 -10:30 am Break
10:30 am -12:15 pm

Project updates, International Room

12:15 - 12:30 pm Break
12:30 - 2:00 pm Working lunch/New project selection and general discussion,  International Room
2:15 - 3:15 pm

Optional OSU Tour













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