Info for In-Studio Audience Members

DGN will host a small number of guests as a live studio audience for the conference at:

Grand Geneva Resort and Spa

7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

(262) 248-8811

**Hotel reservations are separate from conference registration.** Please call the Grand Geneva Resort to book and reference the Dairy Girl Network block, or click this link to book online.

Safety is top priority! The Grand Geneva has a CleanCare Pledge, an all-encompassing health and safety initiative created by Marcus Hotels and Resorts that incorporates industry best practices and protocols for cleanliness, sanitation and operations of their hotels and restaurants. Please take time to view this prior to your arrival and let us know if you have concerns or questions.

Please note: If you are feeling ill or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 symptoms and/or has tested COVID-19 positive, please stay home to protect your Dairy Girl Network friends, colleagues, and others within our communities. We will provide the option to join us virtually from your home so you can still experience the conference! Please respect any travel restrictions that your state or your employer has in place.  

Find (and print!) your in-studio agenda HERE!



Lake Geneva is a resort city on Geneva Lake in southeastern Wisconsin. The famous 21-mile lakeside Shore Path is dotted with Gilded Age mansions, many built by wealthy Chicagoans. The area is known as a getaway destination for it’s elegant estates, water sports, golf resorts, hiking trails, acclaimed spas, and adventure companies while the downtown has many unique shops and award-winning restaurants.

You can learn more about things to do in Lake Geneva HERE.

Travel Plans


Milwaukee General Mitchell Int’l (MKE)
52 miles from the hotel |49 min driving time
Chicago O’Hare Int’l (ORD)
70 miles from the hotel | 1 hr 14 minutes driving time (not during rush hour)
Dane County Regional Airport (MSN)
74 miles from the hotel | 1 hr 20 min driving time

Special Information

Election Day: As a reminder, November 3rd is election day. Please make prior plans to complete an absentee ballet or vote early, if you desire.

Breakout Sessions and Calf Care 201: These presentations are pre-recorded and will be available for online access starting on Monday, October 26th HERE. Please take time to watch the breakout sessions you desire before coming to the Grand Geneva. On Wednesday, November 4th, Live Stream Interactivity Q&A Sessions with the breakout speakers will occur so have your questions ready! Choose to join one or all ten, it is up to you.

Conference Mailing:If you signed up early enough and received your conference package before departing for Lake Geneva, please remember to pack these items. Journals have been provided early so that you can capture notes and begin to capture questions on the breakout sessions.

One last request – please contact Renee Kenny at by Monday, October 26th if:

  • Change of Travel Plans: Contact us if your travel plans have changed and you are not planning to join for the entire conference as an in-studio participant. We understand the uncertainty surrounding travels at this time.
  • Dietary Restrictions: If you have any dietary restrictions please contact us. We will do our best to accommodate you and your needs.
  • Conference Waiver: You should have received an email with a link to a waiver requesting your signature on DocuSign. Please review and return this digitally to help our staff with ease of registration.

If you have specific questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Renee Kenny, or Forward TogetHER Chairwoman, Kristy Pagel,

Thank you for your support as we continue to move forward together!