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World Dairy Expo

World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, is where the dairy industry meets. It serves as a forum for dairy producers, companies and other dairy enthusiasts to come together to compete and exchange ideas, knowledge, technology and commerce. No other dairy event in the world compares.As a showcase for elite dairy cattle, cutting edge research and modern technologies, World Dairy Expo is the must attend event for everyone in the global dairy industry. (Early October)


Star Destinations’ itineraries honor the USDA & U.S. Department of Agriculture’s biosecurity recommendation of a five-day wait period for international travelers upon arrival in the U.S. before exposure to U.S. livestock (animals or poultry).

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Day 1

Welcome to Chicago, Illinois, known as the Windy City! Settle in with a relaxing dinner and overnight accommodation in/near Chicago.

Day 2

After breakfast at your leisure, enjoy a full day of sightseeing, shopping and adventure in Chicago and its surrounding areas (many customizable options are available!) Dinner and overnight accommodation in/near Chicago.

Day 3

Start your day with breakfast before traveling to Wisconsin for a meeting with an industry professional from the Wisconsin Dairy Council and a tour of Harley Davidson. Enjoy dinner and your overnight accommodations in Milwaukee with many entertainment options to tyour group’s interests.

Day 4

Following breakfast you will make your way to Madison, WI. Meet with dairy industry professionals at such places as the local Dairy Cooperative and Nutrition Research Center. End your day with a mouth-watering steak dinner and overnight accommodations.

Day 5

Gear up for the World Dairy Expo with an early breakfast. Enjoy a full day at the World Dairy Expo, lunch voucher included, and then reminisce on your favorite displays and new technologies over dinner.

Day 6

Feed your quest for knowledge! Meet with experts at the University of Wisconsin’s Dairy Science Department to learn about their practices and ongoing research.

Day 7

Begin the day with breakfast before a technical visit to a genetics/embryo facility and a stop at a working dairy farm on the way to Chicago for an unforgettable farewell dinner. Overnight in/near Chicago.

Day 8

Further customize your tour by adding additional days in Chicago, or transfer to a second destination for leisure travel (New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, etc). Transfer to the airport for your journey home (or elsewhere) with a wealth of valuable information.