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ODI Conference

Each year, ODI puts on an conference to bring together the best and the brightest in the Dairy Industry from across the Western United States. Programming, speaker selection, and topics are carefully curated to ensure the expansion of industry knowledge, and industry.

Elliker Cheese Tray

The Elliker Cheese Tray is the grand finale of the Annual Conference. This event has been the Oregon Dairy Industries signature social event for industry members and friends for many decades. Every year our Cheese Tray Committee puts together a collection of domestic, imported, and artisan cheeses. All the cheeses are accompanied with appropriate beverage choices, condiments and accompaniments. This event is

ODI Golf Tournament

The ODI Golf Tournament benefits the Bodyfelt Scholarship Endowment at Oregon State University. 

Product Evaluations

Each year, ODI holds an annual evaluation of products from its member plants. The objective of the evaluation is to promote the production of high quality dairy products in the Pacific Northwest. The products are judged by a panel of trained, unbiased experts let by Professor Lisbeth Goddik. Test resultant are not public, however, the winners are honored at the Annual ODI Conference. 

Upcoming Events

    • Monday, January 01, 2024
    Register

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Become a 2024 sponsor today!

    Your sponsorship keeps ODI going. 

    When you become a sponsor of ODI, you get exposure to dairy plant and dairy processing owners and managers throughout the Western United States. ODI offers sponsorship opportunities for our major events, including the Annual Conference and Annual Golf Tournament, increasing brand visibility in the eyes of key industry professionals. When you sponsor, you become part of a strategic marketing plan where your logo and brand are placed on multiple platforms. 

    Become a sponsor now!

    • Tuesday, April 09, 2024
    • Wednesday, April 10, 2024
    Register


    Hospitality Suite Sponsorship Information 

    Hospitality Suite Sponsorship (please note, this is SEPARATE from an ODI Conference Sponsorship)

    If you exhibit, it is strongly recommended that you show your support for the Supplier Hospitality Suite.

    The cost for Hospitality Suite Sponsorship is $200.

    All hospitality sponsoring company names appear on a poster at the suite.

    Send copy of your logo directly to Jean Cettel: jean@ingredientresource.com



    • Tuesday, April 09, 2024
    • Wednesday, April 10, 2024
    • Salem Convention Center
    Register


    OREGON DAIRY INDUSTRIES
    2024 CONFERENCE

    CALLING ALL EXHIBITORS

    Please join us to exhibit at the 112th anniversary of the ODI Conference!

    April 9 & 10, 2024
    (exhibitor set-up evening of April 8)

    Salem Convention Center
    200 Commercial St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301

    CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS

    Ensure you seize this unique opportunity to showcase your brand at the upcoming ODI Conference. Your active participation and presence hold significant importance for our industry, while allowing you to connect with influential figures. The conference stands as the foremost gathering in the Western United States for the dairy-food processing industry.

    We are pleased to offer 17 Exhibitor Booths as well as 13 Exhibitor Tabletops for your selection. Take advantage of our Early Bird Registration pricing, available until March 1, 2024. 

    PRICING
    Your company must be an ODI Supplier Member in order to exhibit. You can join here.

    Full 8x8 Booth with Curtain
    Includes ONE exhibitor conference registration which includes lunch and beverage breaks both days in addition to one Cheese Tray ticket.

    Early Bird: $790
    Regular: $890


    Additional Exhibitor Attendees Early Bird: $315
    Additional Exhibitor Attendees Regular: $340

    6' Skirted Tabletop Display
    Includes ONE exhibitor conference registration which includes lunch and beverage breaks both days in addition to one Cheese Tray ticket.

    Early Bird: $615
    Regular: $715 


    Additional Exhibitor Attendees Early Bird: $315
    Additional Exhibitor Attendees Regular: $340

    Exhibitor Cancellation: 50% cancellation fee on pre-registered exhibitors until March 8, 2024. No refunds issued for cancellations after March 8, 2024.

    Hospitality Suite
    If you exhibit, it is strongly encouraged that you sign up to sponsor the Hospitality Suite. More information can be found here

    • Tuesday, April 09, 2024
    • 8:00 AM
    • Wednesday, April 10, 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • Salem Convention Center, 200 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97301
    Register


    WELCOME TO THE 2024 ODI CONFERENCE

    Each year, our Annual Conference is attended by people in all areas of the dairy food industry. Our program offers speakers that are educational, informative, and entertaining.

    Please join us for the 112th anniversary of the ODI Conference!

    April 9 & 10, 2024
    Salem Convention Center
    200 Commercial St. SE
    Salem, OR 97301

    REGISTER NOW
    Early bird registration ends March 1, 2024

    The full Conference Agenda will be announced soon. 

    SPONSORS

    You can become a sponsor of ODI when you renew your company membership or buy conference tickets online here.

    Your company sponsorship keeps ODI going. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

    Sponsorship Benefits include:

    Logo display & recognition during the ODI Annual Conference
    Logo on email blasts
    Logo display & recognition during the ODI Cheese Tray Event
    Complimentary ODI Conference registrations
    Special recognition on ODI website

    LEARN MORE

    LODGING


    The deadline to reserve your room at the Grand Hotel is March 18, 2024. 

    Don't wait until the last minute. Rooms CAN fill up. Click here to make your reservations. 

    CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS

    Don't miss your opportunity to exhibit at the conference! Your participation and attendance is important. Connect with the most important people in the dairy-food processing industry in the Western United States.

    There are 17 Exhibitor Booths offered and 13 Exhibitor Table Tops Offered.


    ELLIKER CHEESE TRAY

    BUY CHEESE TRAY TICKETS NOW

    Each year, our Cheese Tray Committee puts together a collection of domestic, imported, and artisan cheeses that make the Elliker Cheese Tray the perfect ending to our ODI Annual Conference.

    The Auction Committee carefully curates cheeses, beer and other items to create dozens of delicious baskets for the silent auction. The proceeds benefit the OSU Bodyfelt Scholarship Fund for dairy food students.

    Live music is provided. The Cheese Tray is included in the 2-Day ODI Conference Registration and the Wednesday Only Conference Registration. Extra tickets can be purchased for guests for only $35

    ODI MEMBERSHIP

    ODI Membership keeps YOUR organization going. Renewals for 2024 are due on January 1. If you have not renewed yet, please sign in to complete your renewal. 

    DAIRY PLANT MEMBERSHIP includes all dairy plants engaged in processing, manufacturing, and selling dairy foods. Each plant shall pay dues annually in the amount of $375 plus $150 for each plant location. Your organization must decide which plant is the "main" plant and which are the "additional."Includes all dairy plant processing, manufacturing, and distributing of dairy products. Each plant shall pay dues annually in the amount of $375 plus $150 for each plant location.

    SUPPLIER MEMBERSHIP consists of dairy supply and other material supply and services companies, and professional services companies interested in supporting the dairy industry. Each supplier company shall pay dues of $325 per company membership.

    ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP includes individual persons employed by the dairy processing plants, supplier firms, academic/government organizations, and others involved in work related to the dairy industry. Each associate shall pay dues of $325 per person.

    RENEW NOW

    SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2024 ODI GOLF TOURNAMENT
    July 17, 2024

    Langdon Farms Golf Club
    24377 NE Airport Rd.
    Aurora, OR 970025



    CANCELLATION: Conference registration cancellations are accepted and refunds issued (less a $50 cancellation fee) if received on or before March 4, 2-24. The cancellation fee increases to $75 per registrant after that date. No refunds issued for cancellations after March 26, 2024.

    IMPORTANT: REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

    If you would like to register for multiple items, e.g. conference registration AND additional Cheese Tray tickets, you must register for each item SEPARATELY.

    To avoid paying separately for each transaction, follow these instructions:

    For each transaction except the final one, click the "Invoice me" button rather than the "Pay online button." Then select "New Registration" to add your next item, if applicable.

    • Wednesday, July 17, 2024
    • 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Langdon Farms Golf Club 24377 NE Airport Rd. Aurora, OR 97002

    Registration coming soon!


Wednesday, November 08, 2023 2023 ODI Dairy Products Quality Evaluation
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 ODI Annual Golf Tournament
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 ODI 2023 Conference
Monday, April 17, 2023 ODI 2023 Conference Exhibitor Sign Up
Sunday, January 01, 2023 2023 ODI Sponsorship Sign-Up
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 ODI Product Evaluations

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