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53rd California Cheese & Butter Association Convention Farm to Fork

Save the date for the 53rd Annual CCBA Convention, April 26—28 2018, in Carlsbad, CA.

CCBA has planned an inspiring time for you! Network with like-minded distributors, brokers, retailers and others involved with making, selling and promoting Butter & Cheese in California. 

From insight to innovation we are lining up a dynamic list of speakers, starting with:

  • Bert Davidson
    CEO Davidson-Hubeny Brands
    Founder of Churny Brand Cheeses
  • Stephanie Wendell
    Director of Product Management for Deli & Prepared Foods
  • Matthew Lovell
    Global Private Label Buyer
  • Matthew Lovell
    Global Private Label Buyer

  • Kiowa Saunders
    Good Citizens Organic Macaroni & Cheese.
    Previously group manager for Safeway and a national buyer for Whole Foods

  • Sarah Wright
    Gelson’s Markets

With more to follow! The convention kicks off April 26 with a Thursday night welcome reception. Program starts at noon Friday, themed dinner Friday evening.  Presentations continue Saturday day, wrapping up Saturday evening with dinner, special recognitions and silent auction.

The convention will be held in a beautiful setting along the ocean in Carlsbad California where an oasis of fresh sea breezes and sensational scenery await at the Cape Rey, Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort. 

Make your hotel reservations NOW to take advantage of the best availability and special California Cheese & Butter Association rate of $205 per night.

You can reserve hotel rooms at the Cape Rey Carlsbad using the following options:

  • Calling Cape Rey directly at 760 602 0800, asking for Reservations, and referencing the group code, CCBA or group name, “California Cheese and Butter Association”. 
  • Online go to the website Caperey.com and type in the Group Code: CCBA on the “Special Accounts and Rates” section.
  • Personalized web page where you can directly book: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/S/SANRSHF-CCBA-20180426/index.jhtml

The cutoff date to reserve rooms at the group discount has been extended to Wednesday, April 18, 2018.


CCBA Convention registration will be separate and made directly with the CCBA.  Registration packets are being distributed.

We look forward to seeing you at the 53rd CCBA Convention, April 26-28, 2018.

California Cheese & Butter Association

Email: director@cacheeseandbutter.org
Executive Director: Jennifer Mullen
Address: California Cheese & Butter Association
1000 "L" Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Phone Number: (209) 576-7717

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