2018 World Brangus Congress Schedule



The following is a list of events and activities for the 2018 World Brangus Congress (WBC), Feb. 27 – March 3, in Houston, Texas, USA.


Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

  • Arrive in Houston
  • Transportation from airport to Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • Registration for World Brangus Congress (WBC) and Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR)
  • Check-in to hotel
  • Welcome Reception with cocktails and hors ‘devours

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

  • Breakfast
  • Board buses, and travel to Texas A&M University (TAMU)
  • Conferences at TAMU Meat Science Department and School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Lunch at TAMU Equine Center
  • Seminars on cattle handling and other topics
  • Ladies tour of Bush Library
  • Return to Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston by bus
  • WBC Trade Show open during cocktail hour
  • Free evening to shop and visit with friends

Thursday, March 1, 2018

  • Breakfast at Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • WBC Trade Show Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • WBC Opening Ceremonies, including Torch Ceremony
  • Keynote Speaker Presentation and other industry experts to speak before and after lunch
  • Ladies are invited to a shopping tour and lunch
  • International Panel of speakers
  • Board buses for HLSR (all registered attendees) and WBC Night at the Rodeo!
  • Return by bus to Royal Sonesta Hotel

Friday, March 2, 2018

  • Breakfast at Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • Buses to HLSR for Brangus Bull Show
  • Visit HLSR International Room for lunch and see exhibits and livestock
  • IBBA Annual Meeting
  • Return to Royal Sonesta Hotel and visit WBC Trade Show
  • IBBA Awards Banquet
  • Free night to explore Houston

Saturday, March 3, 2018

  • Last day for guests to visit WBC Trade Show
  • Buses to HLSR for Brangus Female Show
  • Return to Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • WBC Closing Ceremonies, Sale of Champions, Dinner, and Gala Event


The cost for Early-Bird WBC Registration is $500 per person. Registration for WBC may be completed online. Click here to be redirected to WBC registration.


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