Women in Agribusiness Summit

September 24-26 | Denver

Special Activities

Come join us for fun, networking, and additional educational opportunities!


Monday, September 23 | 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Join us at Colorado State University (CSU) Spur as we host an exclusive and private screening of Dr. Temple Grandin's not-yet-released documentary - An Open Door – followed by a Q&A panel with her, alongside the film's director, John Barnhardt, and CSU president, Amy Parsons.

As the social hour reception continues in the theater foyer, Dr. Grandin will also sign and distribute copies of her most recent book, Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions.

Attendees must travel on bus transportation provided by WIA. No exceptions, one departure time. 

WIA Membership and pre-registration required. There’s still time to join.

WORKSHOP: Developing the Next Generation of Women Leading Ag

Tuesday, September 24 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Propel your career to new heights and join us for this empowering 4-hour Women's Leadership Workshop. This dynamic session is tailored for ambitious women with 10-15 years of experience who are ready to take charge of their professional journey, bridge skill gaps, and create a unique personal brand. 

This workshop is more than a learning experience - it's an investment in your future. With expert facilitators, interactive exercises, and a supportive network of like-minded professionals, you'll leave with a clear vision and actionable steps to elevate your career. 

Additional registration of $275.


CSU SPUR: Self-Guided Tour

Tuesday, September 24 | 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
(Separate departure times)

CSU Spur connects and inspires visitors through the ability to watch ongoing research, to see behind-the-scenes of services, and to watch professionals at work. During the visit you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Watch veterinarians at work in our live operating theater
  • See horses rehabilitate on underwater treadmills
  • Learn about animal and human anatomy through VR headsets
  • Explore the rooftop greenhouse and green roof
  • Visit our teaching kitchen and food labs
  • Learn about grey water catchment and other sustainability efforts throughout the campus
  • Enjoy a variety of art exhibits that bridge art and science

Attendees must travel on bus transportation provided by WIA. No exceptions. Additional registration of $15.

CSU Spur Tour


Tuesday, September 24 | 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
(Separate departure times)

Twenty-five miles east of Denver, nestled between idyllic walking paths and state parks is Kalcevic Farms. In operation since 1898 and now managed by fourth generation family members, the farm specializes in producing dry land wheat, corn, sorghum, and milo. See how it all happens during this exclusive WIA Summit tour. 

Attendees must travel on bus transportation provided by WIA. No exceptions. 

Additional registration of $30. Limited seating.

Kalcevic Farm Tour


Tuesday, September 24 | 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The annual Women in Protein Dinner presents a unique occasion for accomplished women leaders in the protein industry to convene and network. This year's gathering will take place at the Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse which offers a variety of proteins alongside a full salad and sides bar. Located downtown Denver, it is about a 15-minute walk from our event venue.  

Additional registration of $125. Limited seating.


Wednesday 7:00 a.m. and Thursday 6:30 a.m.

Start your day with a little zen. Rise early and raise your heart rate at this on-site yoga class, two separate mornings of the Summit. Yoga mats are provided thanks to our sponsor: Illinois Soybean Association.

First come, first available spots and mats.