More Than 3,000 People Expected at Lubbock Cotton Show

Published 03/22 2014 01:04PM

Updated 03/22 2014 01:19PM

LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) – Visit Lubbock is excited to welcome the 107th Annual Convention for the Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association (TCGA) on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. This will be the Association’s 36th year to hold its trade show and meeting in Lubbock.

The Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association has a long history of representing the cotton ginning industry and cooperating with other organizations throughout Texas and the United States to maintain the economic vitality and security of agriculture.

More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the 2014 TCGA’s 107th Annual Cotton Trade Show, which will result in an estimated economic impact of $126,790 to Lubbock. The Cotton Trade Show is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 and from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4. Admission is free.

“The TCGA Annual Convention and Trade Show is the best chance for cotton ginners and growers to see the latest innovations and technologies available to assist them in improving efficiency, reducing costs and enhancing profitability,” Tony Williams, executive vice president of the Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association, said.

The theme for this year’s show is “TCGA…Taking a Stand in Texas.” The theme reflects that Texas Ginners, through the TCGA, having taken a stand on many issues over the years and will continue to do so in the future and will continue to stand with its allies in the cotton industry. The show is co-sponsored by One Grower Publishing and Cotton Farming Magazine.

For more information, please visit www.tcga.org

(Information From Visit Lubbock)

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