January 2020 Trade Show
Event Schedule
January 10, 2020 — January 13, 2020
January 10, 2020 – January 13, 2020
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.

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Plaza Center
January 10, 2020 – January 12, 2020
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.

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM
Plaza Center
January 10, 2020
Opening Night Party and Friday Night Entertainment


6:15 PM
Plaza Center
January 10, 2020
2020 Award Honorees

Bill Shackleford Salesperson of the Year: Tim "Woody" Harwood, Wrangler, South Dakota

6:00 PM
Plaza Center
January 10, 2020
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

6:00 PM
Plaza Center
January 12, 2020
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.

11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Plaza Center
January 13, 2020
Cowboy Church Service

Non-denominational church service with coffee and Danishes is sponsored by WESA Members. Presented by Fellowship of Christian Cowboys.

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Forum Room 1