2019 Farm Bureau FUSION Conference
2019 Farm Bureau FUSION Conference
March 15-18, 2019 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Center

The FUSION Conference brings over 1,300 volunteer leaders from the three program areas--Promotion & Education, Women’s Leadership and Young Farmers & Ranchers--to learn, share and grow together to build a stronger Farm Bureau. There will be great speakers, breakout sessions and evening events that offer opportunities to grow and network with members from across the country. You'll leave the conference with new friends, new ideas and new energy for your farm and Farm Bureau.


Registration Descriptions

  • Early-bird adult registration is $285/person until Jan. 25 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Eastern Time. 
  • Regular adult registration is $340/person from 12:01 p.m. on Jan. 25 until Feb. 22, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Eastern Time
    • Early-bird and regular adult registration includes access to all general and breakout sessions, Friday’s Welcome Reception, beverage breaks on Saturday and Sunday, lunches on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, dinner on Sunday and Monday, and a tour ticket (additional tour costs will be indicated on the registration site).
  • Adult single-day registration is $190/person
    • Day attendees will receive adult meals for the desired day of FUSION and includes general sessions, breakout sessions, beverage breaks, lunches and evening banquets or activities. Adult single-day registrations are only available for Saturday and Sunday.
  • Child Guest (ages 3-12) is $100/person
    • Child will receive child's meals for the length of FUSION and have a reserved tour seat. 
  • Child under three: free
    • Child does not receive meals and must sit on parents' laps during meals and on tours (for your child to receive meals, register them as a child guest ages 3-12).
Cancellation Policy    
There will be a $50 fee processed for cancellations prior to Feb. 22, 2019. No refunds on cancelled registrations will be made after Feb. 22. Transfers of like registrations can be made between attendees to avoid the cancellation fee. Transfers can be made until 12:00 p.m. (noon) Eastern Time on March 1. Transfers must be completed by whoever paid for the registration (i.e. Individual or state Farm Bureau Coordinator) and be emailed to fusion@fb.org. Onsite registrations will not be accepted.

Conference Objectives 

  1. Bring members and leaders of the Promotion & Education, Women’s Leadership and Young Farmers & Ranchers programs together to learn, share and grow to build a stronger Farm Bureau.
  2. Provide a networking opportunity for members to share experiences, learn and connect with industry leaders and experts.
  3. Inspire members to apply conference ideas on their farms and in their Farm Bureaus.
  4. Give back to the Milwaukee community through charitable outreach and/or engagement programs/events.
  5. Provide current, accurate and valuable information through engaging sessions and workshops on AFBF’s four major focus areas:
    • Consumer outreach
    • Member value
    • Advocacy, outreach and education
    • Leadership development