This annual event is an opportunity to enhance your leadership experience while building personal and professional skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to network with agricultural leaders, and those making a difference in our communities, Farm Bureau and agriculture.  Farm Bureau members between the ages of 18 and 35 years old are eligible to attend. This is a family friendly event.


Jan. 26 – 27, 2024

Columbus Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel, 350 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio 43215


Conference fee: $150/ individual. Includes access to certification sessions, breakout session topics, and networking events. Registration includes three conference meals and refreshments during the event.

Child registration: $50/child. Children enrolled in grades kindergarten through sixth grade can register to participate in the Future YAP Club! Kids will attend learning sessions while parents are attending the conference breakout sessions. Registered children will be included in all three conference meals. 

Hotel Cost: $149 per night. Hotel rooms are available Friday, Jan. 26 and Saturday, Jan. 27. A hotel room is not included in the registration fees and must be booked separately.


Registration deadline: Jan. 10, 2024 at 5 p.m.

Note: Employees who are part of an Ohio Farm Bureau Group Membership may be eligible for complimentary registration. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Thank you to our sponsors

2024 Winter Leadership Experience Sponsors

Conference Details

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New for 2024! Certification Sessions

CPR, Beef Quality Assurance and Workers' Comp Safety credits available.

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Session Descriptions

Conference sessions cover business and niche markets topics, production agriculture and career/leadership development.

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