to Mar 7

National DHIA 54th Annual Meeting

The NDHIA Leadership Workshop and 54th Annual Meeting will be held March 6th and 7th (Wednesday and Thursday). Shoulder meetings will be held the day prior to the NDHIA 2019 Annual Meeting on March 5th (Tuesday) with information being forwarded as it becomes available. There will not be a farm tour this year.

Tentative Schedule
Monday, March 4

  1. NDHIA Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 5

  1. DHI Managers & QCS Field Service Advisory Meeting (Morning & Afternoon)

  2. QCS Advisory Committee (PM)

  3. Scholarship Committee Meeting (PM)

  4. Welcome Reception (Evening)

Wednesday, March 6

  1. NDHIA Membership Breakfast (NDHIA Managers, Delegates & DRPCs Only) Joint meeting – DHI Mangers & QCS Field Service Advisory Meeting & Leadership Workshop (Morning)

  2. Leadership Workshop (Afternoon)

  3. Caucuses (Late Afternoon)

  4. Awards Banquet and Scholarship Auction (Evening)

Thursday, March 7

  1. NDHIA Business Meeting (Morning)

  2. Education/Knowledge Session (Late Morning – Done by 1:00pm)

  3. NDHIA Board Meeting – Wrap up (Afternoon)

Town and Country Hotel
500 Hotel Circle N
San Diego, CA

Meeting Registration
A registration form can be found at

Hotel Reservations
Reservations can be made at Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, CA.

A reservation link is also located on National DHIA’s website at

Hotel reservations are due January 31, 2019. Rates start at $159/night plus tax. After this date, all room reservation requests will be subject to rate/room type availability. Please make your reservation as soon as possible.

Airport and Ground Transportation
San Diego International Airport (SAN)- 8 miles/15 minutes from hotel

Transportation options from the San Diego airport to the hotel include:

NDHIA Membership Breakfast (NDHIA MEMBERS and DRPCs ONLY)
National DHIA and QCS staff will review 2018 operations and update activities in milk recording Quality Certification, and DHIA Services.

Leadership Session (OPEN) – The morning session will be joint with the DHI Mangers & QCS Field Service group, the afternoon for the National DHIA meeting attendees.
Ideas will be shared on positioning DHI organizations for implementing new technology and effectively communicating DHI’s return on investment. New and innovative management programs and processes will be shared to help DHI organization prepare for the future. Allied industry representatives whose organizations impact the milk recording/data collection industry will provide updates and insights into their products and interaction with DHI.

Annual Meeting & Educational Sessions (OPEN)
The National DHIA annual business meeting will include the CEO - Management Report, Financial Report and President’s Report along with a keynote topic. Sessions following the annual meeting will include reports from the US, Canada, and Denmark along with NAAB, breed associations, ICAR, Interbull and international allied organizations about their efforts and cooperation within the milk recording industry.

Watch for meeting updates at

Continuing the collaborative efforts of National DHIA

  • Celebrate the Past

  • Work in the Present

  • Prepare for the Future

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