86th Annual Convention


Charleston, South Carolina

May 12-14, 2010


The 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Cotton Shippers Association
will be held in historic Charleston, South Carolina at the Charleston
Place Hotel, May 12-14, 2010.

Charleston Place Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina

2:00 pm WCEA Shareholders Meeting
2:30 pm ACEA Shareholders Meeting
3:00 pm Retiring Board of Directors Meeting
7:00 pm Welcome Reception, Dinner on Own
7:30 am Industry Update Breakfast
9:00 am Committee Meetings Begin:
9:00 am Futures Contracts
9:30 am Transportation, Documentation & Ins.
10:30 am Data Systems & Information Dev.
10:30 am Ginning Practices & Warehouses
10:30 am Primary Buyers/Mill Service Agents
10:30 am Quality, Quotations & Tech. Stds.
11:00 am Domestic & Foreign Trade
11:30 am National Affairs
7:00 pm Reception
7:00 am Come & Go Breakfast
8:00 am Past Presidents Breakfast
9:30 am General Session
11:30 am Executive Business Luncheon
1:00 pm Executive Business Session followed by New Board Meeting
7:00 pm Reception & Dinner


More Advocacy Issues

Please click below for details regarding the effective date and compliance dates for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s final rule, Position Limits for Derivatives. Provided by: Delta Strategy Group. More Here.

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The American Cotton Shippers would like to thank USDA’s Farm Service Agency for extending the marketing assistance loans (MALs) for non-recourse loans from 9 to 12 months. See notice below. More Here

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On January 7th, ACSA along with other groups within an agricultural transportation working group wrote a letter to President-elect Joe Biden and the transition team requesting their support in advancing transportation infrastructure and policies to enhance the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of transporting agricultural products. Letter Here

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