World Dairy Expo


Join us at World Dairy Expo 2019!

Join us in Madison, WI for World Dairy Expo during the week of October 1st-5th, 2019! We will be hosting two events as well as the Family Lounge all week long. Find out more and register for each event below. Want to volunteer at a DGN event during Expo? Click here!


Family Lounge

Tuesday, October 1st through Saturday, October 5th | Madison Room – Exhibition Hall | All Day

Dairy Girl Network is proud to once again provide a space that families with small children may rest and recharge in a quiet atmosphere during the hustle and bustle of World Dairy Expo. An area for nursing mothers is also available. This space offers comfortable seating, a changing station, toys and snacks to recharge. A Lactation Consultant will also be available to answer any questions on Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. The Lounge will be open all week, October 1 to 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Connect Annual Networking Event

Wednesday, October 2nd | Destination Ballroom- Sheraton Madison Hotel | 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Please join us for our annual networking event during World Dairy Expo! This Connect Event will be held at the Sheraton Madison Hotel in the Destination Ballroom (right across from the Expo grounds!), 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI. Event doors will open at 5:30 pm with dinner from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

This annual networking session offers a welcoming environment with great conversations and connections for dairywomen in town for Expo. Our second year at this location, the Sheraton offers convenient proximity to the Expo grounds. This event is a short walk from the grounds, but there is also ample parking available and the Sheraton also offers a shuttle to and from the hotel and Expo all day and evening. The cost of the event is $25.00 and includes appetizers, beverages and some great DGN swag.

Registration for this event is OPEN! Click Here to Register! Early registration ends September 25th. 


Sharing Wisdom Educational Seminar – Expert Panel

Friday, October 4th | Mendota 3 – Exhibition Hall | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for our Sharing Wisdom event as we have a diverse panel of speakers cover “Recovering from a Downturn”. This event will be taking place on Friday, October 4th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Mendota 3 room in Exhibition Hall. During the session, you can look forward to hearing DGN Founder and President, Laura Daniels, with a welcome followed by the panel discussion and DGN updates.

Join our expert panel of industry professionals and dairy leaders as we navigate ways and stretch your thought process to build a road to recovery. The dairy industry has experienced an unprecedented downturn in key areas including financial, behavioral and on-farm inputs. Our diverse panel will discuss and emphasize new ideas on how to emerge from challenging times and reset your course. With forward thinking they will share a combination of real-life perspectives and expert sentiments.

The session will conclude with a networking lunch. Cost of the event is $15.00.

Registration for this event is OPEN! Click Here to Register! Early registration ends September 25th. 

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Thank you to our Vision SponsorsDairy Herd Management and Mycogen Seeds

Thank you to our Sustaining Sponsors: DeLaval, Diamond V, Land O’ Lakes and DMI

Thank you to our Event Sponsors: Cargill, Compeer Financial, CP Feeds, Dairy Farmers of America, The National FARM Program, Merck, Papillon, Purina, Star Blends and WinField United