Complimentary Continental Breakfast for Buyers
Wear your WESA Buyer Badge and start your day with a continental breakfast every morning of the Trade Show. This free breakfast is presented for Buyers, compliments of the WESA exhibitors.
Keynote Speaker: Merit Gest
Merit Gest has more than 20 years of experience working with companies to grow revenue, increase profitability, and reduce turnover. Merit’s work experience and certifications in both emotional intelligence and cultural transformation give her a unique perspective for hiring, onboarding, selling, and retaining top talent.
Opening Night Party and Friday Night Entertainment
2020 Award Honorees
Bill Shackleford Salesperson of the Year: Tim "Woody" Harwood, Wrangler, South Dakota
Top Hand Award: Scully, Inc., Oxnard, CA
Drop business cards at the entrances to the Opening Night Party between 5:30 and 6:00 pm.
Ten WESA buyers will recieve $500 Trade Show Certificates to use as cash for merchandise purchased from listed exhibitors during the Trade Show.
Drawing at 6:00 pm
Horsemanship Demonstration and Celebrity Appearance by Curt Pate
For more than a decade, Curt Pate has conducted demonstrations and clinics on stockmanship, colt starting, and ranch horsemanship throughout North America and Europe.
A nationally recognized stockmanship instructor, Pate teaches techniques on how to put the proper pressure on cattle and horses at different angles and at varying amounts to help move them comfortably and without a negative experience — for the stockman or the livestock.
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Cowboy Church Service
Non-denominational church service with coffee and Danishes is sponsored by WESA Members. Presented by Fellowship of Christian Cowboys.