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Ignite Your Fire At The 2024 NBBQA Annual Conference (1/31-2/3)

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Join countless BBQ luminaries in San Antonio for education seminars, cooking classes, and a whole lot of fun!

Join countless BBQ luminaries in San Antonio from January 31st to February 2nd for education seminars, cooking classes, and a whole lot of fun!

The 2024 NBBQA Conference promises an exhilarating blend of education, networking, and culinary delights. Kicking off with a Restaurant Bus Tour and Prairie Fresh Welcome Reception, the schedule unfolds into a series of engaging sessions. Sign up for the full conference here.

Renowned figures like Tuffy Stone, Scott Grumbles, Mike Starr, Kirk and Erin Malzer, Jeff Shapiro, and Mat Griner will share their expertise in a variety of sessions including one on mastering BBQ photography with our own Meathead on Friday, February 2!

The conference also offers unique opportunities like the one-on-one round table access with BBQ Masters and the Meet the Masters Luncheon, unveiling the stories of Texas Pitmasters. With additional events like the Rhinestone Cowboy Steak Cookoff and NBBQA’s Ignite Your Fire BBQ & Grilling Academy, the conference provides a comprehensive experience for BBQ enthusiasts and industry professionals alike.

You can also register for the open-to-the-public NBBQA Live Fire & Flavor Extravaganza, taking place on Saturday, February 3rd at Pedrotti Ranch in Helotes, TX. Meet BBQ legends (including’s President, Clint Cantwell), savor unique dishes, and explore BBQ booths galore. Click here to purchase your Fire & Flavor event ticket for $75.​

Published On: 1/10/2024

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