News & Views November/December 2018 Edition

2 I NEWS & VIEWS I NOV/DEC 2018 Complimentary IPPE Registration Available Through M2A Program; Deadline Jan. 14 > I N T E R N A T I O N A L P O U L T R Y E X P O Brought to you by our Elite Sponsors, the Members to Atlanta (M2A) program offers complimentary access to the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) and is available exclusively to the member companies of American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) (feed and pet food manufacturers only), North American Meat Institute (NAMI) (packer processors only) and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) engaged in the production of animal food, meat, poultry and egg products. IPPE is the premier event for USPOULTRY and will be packed with the largest display of equipment, supplies and services used in the production and processing of poultry, meat and feed products, 200-plus hours of education programs to cover all aspects of your businesses, as well as endless opportunities to network with your colleagues and friends in the industry. Details about the M2A program and a complete schedule of events are available at . There is no limit to the number of employees who can register from one company under this program, but they must pre-register by Jan. 14. Beginning Jan. 15, 2019, registration rates for the show will be $100 per person. To avoid this charge, register now! The success of IPPE is due in large part to USPOULTRY members sending their teams to IPPE. USPOULTRY members have worked side-by-side with our Association, AFIA and NAMI to provide comprehensive education sessions, and there is something for everyone. More than 1,350 suppliers have also committed to bringing new technology and interactive demonstrations for your team to see and experience. USPOULTRY’s Executive Vice President - Expo, Nath Morris, recently traveled to Tradeshow Executive’s Gold 100 Awards where the International Production & Processing Expo was recognized as the 29th largest trade show in the U.S. for 2017. The Gold 100 is based exclusively on exhibit space net square footage. In 2017, IPPE had 527,413 net square feet. Currently, the 2019 IPPE has almost 600,000 square feet. Thank you to IPPE’s exhibitors and attendees who come back year after year. Nath Morris (center) with several partners who assist in making IPPE a success. IPPE Recognized by Trade Show Executive