What do you get when you combine Master’s level business training, extraordinary tours and warm weather in January? The ManagersAcademy.

This year’s ManagersAcademy will be held Jan. 22-24 in Phoenix, Ariz. Developed by the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin, this national program incorporates unique tours, top-level training and interactive scenarios to challenge those who attend.

The program is designed for CEOs who are dairy managers, industry directors, processors, marketers and distributors.

Back by popular demand, Jim Austin, an MBA instructor, will focus on the evolution of dairy markets and what that implies about the new risks and rewards for producers and industry in the future. Austin has more than 25 years experience, and is recognized nationally for his expertise in business strategy and organization development.

In addition, internationally-known trainer, Monty Miller will lead an interactive persuasive dialogue workshop, taking communication skills to the next level. Miller has nearly 20 years of training and development programs, and he has conducted high-level trainings around the globe.

Tour stops include: Shamrock Farms, Tom Dugan Dairy, a cotton gin and a feedlot.

“PDPW is pleased to offer this one-of-a-kind conference,” said Shelly Mayer, executive director for PDPW. “ManagersAcademy is the place to be for all CEOs in the dairy industry. Attendees will learn from valuable trainings and tours, and they will have the opportunity to network with leaders throughout the industry.”

Registration is limited and seats will fill up fast. For more information, or to register, go to: www.pdpw.org or call (800) 947-7379.

PDPW press release