World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

2020 LMA Annual Convention and World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dickson Regional Livestock Center, LLC in Dickson, Tennessee
June 3-6, 2020

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LMA Annual Convention & WLAC Update

At this time, preparations are moving forward for the 2020 LMA Annual Convention and World Livestock Auctioneer Championship scheduled for June 4—6, 2020 in Nashville and Dickson, Tennessee.   

We are working closely with the Riley Family at Dickson Regional Livestock Center and our host hotel property to monitor the ongoing developments with COVID-19 and to develop contingency plans if it becomes necessary to postpone.   

The safety and wellbeing of our members and guests is and will remain a top priority. We will keep all members, contestants and guests apprised of the status in the coming days.

Accommodations & Travel

Sheraton Music City Hotel
777 McGavok Pk
Nashville, TN 37214

Hotel Room Block will open on January 20, 2020!
For reservations, please contact the hotel by phone or book by clicking the link below.
Block Name: Livestock Marketing Association
Reservation Link: https://book.passkey.com/e/50019940
When using the reservation link please make sure to select ATTENDEE
Phone: (615) 885-2200 — Press 0 for front desk
Rate: $179/night + taxes & fees
Cut-Off Date: May 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (CST)

Airport
Nashville International Airport (2.5 miles)
*Sheraton Music City does have a complimentary airport shuttle.

Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Desk Opens
Tradeshow Vendor Set Up (by 5:00 p.m.)
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Grand Ole Opry Tour
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reception Opportunity
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Nashville by Night Tour

Thursday, June 4, 2020
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration and Tradeshow Open
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast in Tradeshow Area
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. WLAC Committee Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Convention Kickoff
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. General Session
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Showcase Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. General Session Continued
2:45 p.m. Afternoon Break in Tradeshow
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. General Session Continued
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Host Market BBQ

Friday, June 5, 2020
7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration and Tradeshow Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Sponsor Breakfast Session(s)
9:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Semi-Finalist Briefing
10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. LMA Board of Directors Meeting
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Leadership Luncheon
2:45 p.m. Afternoon Break in Tradeshow
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. WLAC Semi-Finalists Interviews
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. LMA PAC Dinner & Auction

Saturday, June 6, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 57th World Livestock Auctioneer Championship, Dickson Regional Livestock Center, Inc., Dickson, Tennessee
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reception Opportunity
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. WLAC Banquet & Awards Ceremony