News Release

For Immediate Release

International Production & Processing Expo

Atlanta, Ga. - February 1, 2024


Contacts:
Victoria Broehm, 703.558.3579, vbroehm@afia.org, (AFIA)
Sarah Little, 202.587.4263, slittle@meatinstitute.org, (Meat Institute)
Kris Early, 678.514.1979, kearly@uspoultry.org, (USPOULTRY)

2024 IPPE Produces Largest Event in Its History

The 2024 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has the largest trade show floor ever with 621,350 square feet of exhibit space and 1,427 exhibitors. IPPE has been bustling with robust crowds, busy exhibitors and lively enthusiasm evident throughout the trade show floor. This year, IPPE has more than 31,000 poultry and egg, meat, and animal food industry attendees representing 130+ countries. Attendee numbers will be released after the registration database has been audited for duplications. Sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, American Feed Industry Association and the Meat Institute, IPPE is the world's largest annual poultry and egg, meat and animal food industry event of its kind.

“The 2024 IPPE is our largest, most comprehensive event to date. We are thrilled with the excitement and energy displayed by this year’s attendees and exhibitors and the business conducted on the trade show floor. The attendee and exhibitor numbers and large trade show floor continue to complement IPPE’s comprehensive education sessions, valuable networking opportunities and extensive exhibits highlighting the most current innovative technology, equipment and services for our industries,” remarked IPPE show organizers.

The large trade show floor continues to be the central attraction. Numerous companies are showcasing their new products and services at IPPE, with all phases of the animal food, meat, and poultry and egg industries represented, from live production and processing to further processing and packaging.

The comprehensive education program schedule complements the exhibits by informing industry management about the newest issues impacting the industries. The 2024 line-up has more than 80 hours of education sessions, including information on animal agriculture sustainability, food safety, worker safety, animal food industry trends, poultry market trends, and more.

Other featured events include the International Poultry Scientific Forum, the Latin American Poultry Summit, Pet Food Conference, Food Safety Design Principles Workshop, Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit, TECHTalks program, New Product Showcase and publisher-sponsored programs, all of which have been great contributions to the 2024 IPPE.

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About IPPE
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is a collaboration of three shows - International Feed Expo, International Meat Expo and the International Poultry Expo - representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. The event is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), the Meat Institute and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY).

About AFIA
Founded in 1909, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), based in Arlington, Va., is the world's largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal food industry and its suppliers. The organization's membership is comprised of more than 650 domestic and international companies that represent the total feed industry-manufacturers of commercial and integrated feed and pet food, ingredient suppliers, pharmaceutical companies, industry support and equipment manufacturers. AFIA members manufacture more than 75% of the feed and 70% of the non-grain ingredients used in the country. AFIA is also recognized as the leader on international industry developments and holds membership in the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF).

About the Meat Institute
The Meat Institute is the leading voice for the meat and poultry industry. Formed from the 2015 merger of the American Meat Institute (AMI) and North American Meat Association (NAMA), the Institute has a rich, century-long history and provides essential member services including legislative, regulatory, scientific, international and public affairs representation. The Meat Institute's mission is to shape a public policy environment in which the meat and poultry industry can produce wholesome products safely, efficiently and profitably. Together, the Institute's members produce the vast majority of U.S. beef, pork, lamb and poultry and the equipment, ingredients and services needed for the highest quality products.

About USPOULTRY
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is the All Feather Association progressively serving its poultry and egg members through research, education, communications and technical services. Founded in 1947, USPOULTRY is based in Tucker, Georgia.

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