This is your second notice for the TCGA summer membership meeting!

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TO:            TCGA Member Gins & Industry Associates

FROM:      Larry Black, President

DATE:      May 8, 2018

RE:            Summer Membership Meeting

It is my pleasure to extend to you an invitation to join us for TCGA’s Summer Membership Meeting.  The meeting will be held June 24 – 26, 2018 at the Omni Frisco Hotel, which adjoins the Star Event Center and is the home of the Dallas Cowboys.  You can learn more about the Omni Frisco Hotel at  The area around the hotel has many amenities to offer individuals and families.  As has been the case with prior TCGA Summer Meetings, we strive for this meeting to be a family-oriented event.  A schedule of events is enclosed to provide you more specific information on meetings and social events.

A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved for the nights of June 24 and 25 at a rate of $169 for a single or double bed room.  The hotel only offers valet parking and there is public parking garage and open lot located across the street from the hotel.  To make your reservation online click here, or you can go to our website at and click on the link to make hotel reservations for the meeting.  You can also contact Omni Reservations at 1-800-843-6664.  Be sure to tell them you are with the Texas Cotton Ginners’ Block.  Reservations must be made by May 28 to assure availability and to get the group rate.  Any reservations made after the cut-off date will be subject to the Hotel’s prevailing rates.  All reservations must be guaranteed by a major valid credit card.  Any reservation not canceled 48 hours prior to arrival will be subject to one night room and tax cancellation fee.

We are in the process of lining up speakers for our general sessions and will forward that information to you once they are confirmed.  Also, information on the Executive Committee and Board meetings will be sent to appropriate members several weeks before the meeting.

So, please join us for TCGA’s Summer Membership Meeting on June 24 – 26, 2018 at the Omni Frisco Hotel.  Please give us a call if you have any questions.





Omni Frisco Hotel

Frisco, Texas

June 2018



            Sunday, June 24th:


Ø  Travel and arrival of participants


Ø  Recreational activities (on your own)


Ø  Executive Committee meeting 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Five Points Room)


Ø  Welcome to Frisco reception 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. (The Edge Terrace)



Monday, June 25th:


Ø  Board Committee meetings 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. (Six Committees)


Ø  Spouse’s program (to be determined)


Ø  General session with guest speakers 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Wynne Ballrooms B&C)


Ø  Afternoon free for recreational activities (sightseeing, shopping, golfing, etc.)


Ø  TIGA Golf Tournament at The Tribute Golf Links – 1:00 p.m. Shot Gun Start, Tournament Fee is $100 (Anyone is welcome to play in the TIGA tournament, if interested contact Vann Stewart at 325/641-1544 or by email at


Ø  Group dinner 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Location to be determined)



Tuesday, June 26th:


Ø  Board business breakfast meeting (executive session), 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. (Wynne Ballrooms B&C)


Ø  General session with guest speakers 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Wynne Ballrooms B&C)


Ø  Hotel checkout and departure