Persons with at least one share of stock in Berkshire Hathaway can attend Warren Buffett’s shareholder’s meeting. $300,000 is an expensive price for stock in Berkshire but $200 is more like the amount of stock needed to attend the meeting as a shareholder. You get a badge on a lanyard that you’ll wear around your neck. The badge is necessary to get into the meeting itself by using a step-by-step process this article outlines.
From a hardcopy of the annual report, you have to tear out the perforated proxy card in the back, check “attend the meeting, ” and mail it in requesting 4 passes. However, if you have an electronic version of the annual report, you need to contact your broker’s team. The team will give you a 12-digit control number, telling you to go to proxyvote.com to enter the control number. You enter the number into the website, checking the part of the form that states you want to attend the annual meeting. Then you will receive a confirmation email to confirm your attendance at the meeting.
Early registration is of benefit because at least you will be able to receive your credentials faster. Berkshire has a third-party mailing service sends out the meeting pass over the course of several weeks. Four badges are typically sent out and it is required to bring all your badges. The meeting this year is on Saturday, May 5th. Warren Buffett enjoys saving and investing. Yahoo Finance is the online host for the Berkshire Hathaway Stockholders meeting. A big topic this year is who will take over as head of Berkshire Hathaway when Buffett steps out of the picture as he is 87, despite the fact he will write the letters as an annual exercise. The next shareholder’s meeting is May 5th, 2018.