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2017 Central Customer Meeting

March 13-14, 2017
Bloomington-Normal Marriott, Normal, Illinois

Featured Speakers

CoBank presents its 2017 Central Customer Meeting

An Outstanding Program

CoBank’s 2017 Central Customer Meeting will feature presentations from a host of leading experts on the economy, the new political climate, business leadership and other important topics and trends. It is specifically designed to benefit managers and directors of all CoBank’s customers across rural America.


Tom Halverson ~ President and Chief Executive Officer, CoBank
Whit Ayres ~ Founder and President, North Star Opinion Research
Dawn Hudson ~ Chief Marketing Officer, National Football League;
Former President and CEO, Pepsi-Cola North America
Marci Rossell ~ Economist
John Stallworth ~ Former Pittsburgh Steeler and NFL Hall of Fame Receiver
Lynn Swann ~ Former Pittsburgh Steeler and NFL Hall of Fame Receiver

What you will learn
  • Inspiration and humor from one of the most powerful combinations in football history
  • Key trends and dynamics that are shaping the U.S. and global economies
  • Post-election political analysis
  • Positioning your businesses and strengthening customer loyalty
Who will benefit

We welcome managers and directors of all CoBank customer and partner organizations, including:

  • Agricultural cooperatives and other agribusiness enterprises
  • Rural electric cooperatives
  • Rural water companies
  • Rural communications service providers
  • Farm Credit System banks and associations
Additional Information

Please click on the registration tab to access our online registration site. There is no charge to attend the conference beyond your travel and hotel expenses. Please review this section carefully for changes to the registration and cancellation policies.

Be sure to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible to ensure availability. Please click on the hotel tab for additional information on making your hotel reservation. Please also review this section carefully for changes to the hotel reservation and cancellation policies.

For further information, contact CoBank’s Corporate Communications Division at 303-740-6442 or by email at

Dress code for this meeting is business casual. You may wish to wear a jacket for dinner, but ties are not required.

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