The North Central Cheese
Industry Association

Explore exciting new opportunities in the cheese industry.

Explore New Opportunities

What We Do

The North Central Cheese Industry Association (NCCIA) is committed to the growth and long term success of the cheesemaking profession in the Upper Midwest. A pillar of NCCIA’s mission is education. NCCIA supports education projects ranging from high school visits to advanced industry professional training to help ensure the Midwest cheese industry’s continued success. Our annual conference brings together member students, educators and industry professionals for an educational (and entertaining!) knowledge exchange and discussion of current cheese industry evolution. This site is dedicated to your cheese education; join us today for the education of a lifetime!


NCCIA Conference

The Annual NCCIA Conference will be held on October 8-10, 2024 at the Hilton Hotel in Bloomington, MN.  We are looking forward to seeing you in October.

Conference Registration


Hilton Reservations