The 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will take place in Atlanta, GA from January 30th to February 1st. This exposition brings together more than 1,200 exhibitors and over 30,000 visitors. It is the world’s largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event of its kind. A wide range of international decision-makers and business owners attend this annual event to network and become informed on the latest technological developments and issues facing the industry.
Last year’s IPPE featured more than 8,018 international visitors from over 129 countries connecting food industry professionals and businesses with feed, meat, and poultry experts.
What is IPPE and Why Attend?
IPPE integrates 3 industries:
- U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
- American Feed Industry Association
- North American Meat Institute
IPPE covers over 12 acres of exhibits showcasing innovative technology, equipment, and service offerings. Health & sanitation products, breeding equipment, building supplies, environmental, facility, feed, packing, production, logistics, transportation, storage, and more.
IPPE offers over 140 hours of Education sessions. Sessions include everything from basic pork and beef industry training, production and processing, live cutting demos, feed, regulatory, market intelligence, innovation, and much more.
IPPE also offers exceptional networking opportunities. As a college student, the Career Program offers young adults a chance to meet with hundreds of industry employers and learn valuable practical information. The 30 Under 30 Program rewards rising stars in the industry to meet employers and allows them to attend valuable educational programs to assist in their leadership development. The welcome reception at the Georgia Aquarium, the Chili cook-off, and other organized events combine networking with fun and the IPPE website offers additional suggestions for Things to Do in Atlanta.
Interra International Attends IPPE
Early registration ends on December 31st, so don’t delay. Interra International will be in attendance and looks forward to meeting with you to discuss your wholesale food product distribution and trade solution needs. Contact Interra for more information and an opportunity to meet with our trade professionals at IPPE.