Highlights of the 2012 ACS Conference included:

    • Keynote by renowned author and expert on humane livestock handling, Temple Grandin.
    • Down Home “Rally in Raleigh” Opening Reception featuring North Carolina-style barbeque, country music, and southern hospitality.
    • Local tours of North Carolina cheesemaking facilities, retailers, and breweries.
    • Meet the Cheesemaker featuring producers from around North America sampling their products directly to buyers.
    • Educational sessions on timely topics from regulatory and food safety issues, to the latest tasting and pairing trends.
    • In-depth pre-conference workshops on risk reduction and communicating in a food safety crisis.
    • Opportunities to have your cheeses evaluated by our 2012 Scholars-in-Residence.
    • Awards Ceremony & Reception recognizing the 2012 Judging & Competition winners.
    • Festival of Cheese featuring more than 1,700 cheeses and gourmet foods, wine, and beer.
    • …and much more!

    Save the dates for ACS 2013 in Madison, WI!

    The 30th Annual ACS Conference & Competition will be held July 31-August 3, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin. Are you interested in participating in the conference?