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Registration is now open. Register here. This is a separate registration procedure than delegate registration. Information for delegate registration and online voting was mailed out to all 2019 voting members on Oct. 9.
Yes, if you register before midnight, Thursday, Oct. 31, you will receive 50 percent off your first $100 in purchases at the on-site 2019 CHS Annual Meeting CHS Store. Claim your reward at the on-site store; no coupon is required. CHS employees are not eligible for the early registration reward.
For registration questions, email CHSAnnualmtg@travelctm.com or call 800-278-8366. Press 2 for registration assistance.
CHS is required to send out annual meeting notices to all owners and preferred stockholders prior to its annual meeting, which occurs every year in early December. If you own CHS preferred stock, we are legally required to send you an annual meeting notice. If you are not a member but have received an annual meeting notice, it may be because you own CHS preferred stock. Our preferred stock trades on the NASDAQ exchange under CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN, CHSCM and CHSCL.
To register your delegates, please go to the CHS Delegate Registration and Voting Website at directsurv.net/chs/. Your personalized log-in information was mailed to you on Oct. 9. If you are unable to locate that information, contact the CHS Legal & Compliance Department at (800) 323-8927.
Advance online delegate registration must be completed by 4:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, December 3.
Information and an official Notice of the 2019 CHS Annual Meeting was mailed to all 2019 voting members on October 9. Delegate registration is separate from registration for the CHS Annual Meeting.
Yes, all delegates must register at the Delegate Registration Desks at the Annual Meeting by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 5. Delegates may not self-register at the visitor kiosks.
Contact Nanci Lilja at Nanci.Lilja@chsinc.com or call (800) 323-8927 with questions.
Yes, if you are an eligible voting member, you may vote online in the 2019 Director Elections. General session voting on resolutions may only be done in person. Note, there are no director elections taking place in Regions 2, 6 and 7.
To vote online, please go to the CHS Delegate Registration and Voting website at directsurv.net/chs/. Your personalized log-in information was mailed to you on Oct. 9. If you are unable to locate that information, contact the CHS Legal & Compliance Department at 1-800-323-8927.
Voting members consist of local cooperatives, patrons' associations, individual members and direct shippers.
Online voting must be completed by 4:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, December 3.
The hotel deadline is Nov. 15, 2019. There may be rooms available after this deadline, but those needs will be met on a case-by-case basis.
You will register for hotel rooms and flights through the CHS Annual Meeting registration process. You will need a credit card to reserve hotel rooms.
Attendees stay in the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Hilton Minneapolis, and the Millennium Hotel Minneapolis. Attendees are grouped in hotels by regions:
You will receive a separate hotel confirmation email from your Corporate Travel Management agent within ten (10) business days of registration for the CHS Annual Meeting.
All hotel changes or cancellations need to be made directly with the CHS Annual Meeting Event Team at least 72 hours prior to your date of arrival to avoid penalties.
There is a discounted group transportation from MSP to Annual Meeting hotels. Information on that shuttle will be sent in your registration confirmation email, but you can also access the discount link here.
For travel information, contact CTM at CHSAnnualmtg@travelctm.com or call 800-278-8366. Press 1 for airline questions.
Cooperatives must nominate young farmers and ranchers to participate. If you are interested in participating, talk to your local cooperative for nomination details.
The CHS New Leaders Forum, Dec. 3 to 4, prior to the CHS Annual Meeting, is designed exclusively for young farmers and ranchers to help them learn about the cooperative system, gain advocacy skills and network with other merging leaders.
Learn more at chsinc.com/new-leaders.
Registration for nominees opened in early October so registration is open now. Register here.
A welcome reception and dinner will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. We hope you will join us for the reception as it is a great time to meet other attendees and CHS Board members and leaders in an informal setting. The forum program will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 4, just before the 2019 CHS Annual Meeting on Dec. 5-6. After conclusion of the CHS New Leaders Forum program on Dec. 4, you are invited and strongly encouraged to take part in the CHS Annual Meeting education sessions and business meetings on Dec. 5-6. Your hotel reservations are made through the morning of Friday, Dec. 6, unless you let us know otherwise.
Your expenses (travel, hotel and planned meals) are covered by CHS and your nominating cooperative, but you will need a credit card on file with the hotel to cover any incidentals. At checkout, you should not be asked to pay any room or parking charges (unless you stay outside of meeting dates). Any other parking or mileage charges for the meeting can be reimbursed.
All meals will be provided during the CHS New Leaders Forum, beginning with dinner on Tuesday evening. Lunch is provided both days of the CHS Annual Meeting.
Dress code is business casual (slacks/khakis) for all events except the Tuesday and Wednesday evening receptions, which are casual.
The hotel for the event is the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis (1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403). Reservations are made under your name.
If you encounter any difficulty while you are traveling to the CHS New Leaders Forum, you can reach Corporate Travel Management at 1-800-278-8366.