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2017 Pacific West Customer Meeting

In conjunction with the Agricultural Council of California

March 09-10, 2017
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad, California

Featured Speakers

CoBank presents its 2017 Pacific West Customer Meeting

In conjunction with the Agricultural Council of California Annual Meeting, March 8-9

An Outstanding Program

CoBank’s 2017 Pacific West 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
Paul Begala ~ Political Analyst and Commentator, CNN
Marci Rossell ~ Economist
Ben Saunders ~ Endurance Athlete and Polar Explorer
Randi Zuckerberg ~ Former Head of Marketing, Facebook; Founder and CEO, Zuckerberg Media

What you will learn
  • Key trends and dynamics that are shaping the U.S. and global economies
  • Proof that “impossible” is just state of mind
  • Post-election political analysis
  • How businesses of all kinds can leverage social media to build deeper relationships
    with stakeholders
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

We are pleased to hold this meeting in conjunction with the Agricultural Council of California Annual Meeting, to be held March 8-9. There is no charge to attend CoBank’s conference beyond your travel and hotel expenses; however, registration fees are required to attend the Ag Council Annual Meeting. Please click on the registration tab to access the joint Ag Council and CoBank online registration site. Please review this section carefully in regard 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 hotel reservation and cancellation policies.

For further information, contact CoBank’s Corporate Communications Division at 303-740-6442 or by email at or contact Agricultural Council of California at 916-443-4887 or visit their website 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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