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By: Texas FFA News
October 15, 2017

 
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What is The National FFA Convention & Expo?

 The National FFA Convention & Expo is a sea of blue jackets – FFA members from all corners of the nation converging in one place to celebrate their accomplishments and find inspiration for their next. The event provides attendees the opportunity to enjoy motivational keynote speakers, energetic concerts, fulfilling workshops and a sweeping Expo floor bustling with agriculture education and industry opportunities. 

What is the theme for the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo?

The 2017-18 National FFA Theme is “I Can. We Will.” Together we are strong. FFA members are the innovators and leaders of tomorrow and are making a difference by sharing their stories of agricultural education and FFA. Together, FFA members will continue the tradition of growing leaders, building communities and strengthening agriculture.
 
Who are the keynote speakers for this year's National FFA Convention?

Opening Session Keynote: Laila Ali

Laila Ali is a world-class athlete, fitness and wellness expert, TV host, cooking enthusiast, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand, and mother of two. The daughter of late beloved global icon and humanitarian, Muhammad Ali, she is a four-time undefeated boxing world champion, whose stellar record includes 24 wins (21 of which were “knockouts”) and zero losses. Laila Is heralded as the most successful female in the history of women’s boxing. Click here for more information about Laila Ali. 

Session Four Keynote: Mick Ebeling

A recipient of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award and listed as one of the most influential creative people by The Creativity 50's, Mick Ebeling has sparked a movement of pragmatic, inspirational innovation. As a career producer and filmmaker Ebeling harvests the power of technology and story to change the world. Click here for more information about Mick Ebeling.
 
Session Seven Keynote: Jon Petz
Jon Petz, CSP is a keynote speaker, Magician and author who left his former corporate executive role follow his passion and purpose to help others desire to perform at their best. He shares his insight on the similarities of performing on stages around the world and performing in fields, offices and leadership roles in your communities. Click here for more information about Jon Petz. 
 
What is National Days of Service?

The National FFA Organization embraces the idea of giving back to our communities. The last line of the FFA motto “Living to Serve”, signifies the vital role service plays in our organization. Each year, proud FFA members from across the nation volunteer as part of National Days of Service at the National FFA Convention & Expo. CSX is the proud sponsor of National Days of Service.

In Indianapolis, FFA members will make a difference at 15 sites around the city. This volunteer experience always fills up fast, so be sure to get on the list right away when convention registration opens in August.

For more information regarding the 2016 National FFA Convention click here
 
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