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2022 LMA Annual Convention and World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

We're excited to be in Amish Country June 8-11, 2022, for the 2022 LMA Annual Convention and WLAC! Here you'll find more information on hotels and lodging, travel and the schedule at a glance. We hope you'll join us in Shipshewana!

Event information will continue to be updated and is subject to change.

Hotel Room Block Information

Farmstead Inn & Conference Center
370 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Phone: (260) 768-4595
Block name: LMA Call In
Rate: $135 for classic, $155 for Grand rooms, $175 for suites

Bluegate Garden Inn & Conference Center
800 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Phone: (800) 545-4725
Block name: LMA – Livestock Marketing Association (closes May 16, 2022)
Rate: $170 for Royal Suites

Schedule at a Glance

*All times listed are in Eastern Time.*

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM   Executive Committee Meeting (Closed Session)
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM   Registration Desk Open
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM  GIA Committee Meeting (Closed-Dinner Session)
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM  Membership Services Committee Meeting (Closed-Dinner Session)

Thursday, June 9, 2022 
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Registration Open
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Convention Kick-Off & General Session
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Day in the Life of the Amish Tour
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM  Networking & Trade Show break
10:00 AM – Noon  General Session
Noon - 1:30 PM  Networking Lunch in Trade Show
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM  General Session
3:00 PM  Refreshment Break
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Semi-Finalist Briefing
4:45 PM  PAC Corn Hole Tournament
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  Host Market BBQ Event at Farmstead Inn Barn
Hosted by Shipshewana Auction, Inc.

Friday, June 10, 2022 
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Registration Open
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM The Beef Checkoff Program - A Conversation
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM  Botanical Gardens & Quilt Tour at Lintons Enchanted Garden
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM  LMA Board of Directors Meeting (Closed Session)
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM  Networking & Trade Show Break
9:45 AM – 11:50 AM  LMA Board of Directors Meeting (Open Session)
Noon – 2:00 PM  Recognition of Leaders Luncheon
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM  WLAC Semi-Finalist to Holding Area for Interview Rehearsal (Closed Session)
2:30 PM  Refreshment Break
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM  WLAC Semi-Finalist Interviews, with live-stream available
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  LMA PAC Dinner & Auction 

Saturday, June 11, 2022  
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM  58th World Livestock Auctioneer Championship at Shipshewana Auction, Inc. in Shipshewana, IN, with live-stream available
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM  Awards Cocktail Reception
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  WLAC Banquet & Awards Ceremony

Airport Information

South Bend International Airport (SBN) – 49 miles
Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) – 58 miles
Gerald R Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI – 100 miles
Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) – 138 miles

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Join us at the 2022 LMA Annual Convention & WLAC!

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