ATLANTA, GEORGIA, U.S. — The 2019 The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) hosted its largest show on record with approximately 33,000 poultry, meat and feed industry leader attendees from all over the world in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. In addition, the show has 1,420-plus exhibitors with more than 600,000 square feet of exhibit space.
Final numbers will be released after the registration database has been audited for duplications. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, the American Feed Industry Association and the North American Meat Institute.
“We are thrilled with the excitement and energy displayed by this year’s attendees and exhibitors,” the three organizations said. “The expanded trade show floor and attendee and exhibitor numbers continue to complement IPPE’s comprehensive education sessions, valuable networking opportunities and extensive exhibits showcasing the latest innovative technology, equipment and services for our industries.”
On the trade show floor, exhibitors displayed the newest technology in equipment, supplies and services used by industry companies in the production and processing of meat, poultry, eggs and animal food products. Numerous companies showcased new products at IPPE, with all phases of the animal food, meat and poultry industries represented, from live production and processing to further processing and packaging.
The education program schedule offered attendees information about the latest issues affecting the industries. The 2019 line-up included more than 200 hours of education sessions, ranging from meat and poultry labelling, to sow nutrition and health interactions, to wastewater treatment challenges for the poultry and egg industry.
Other featured events included the International Poultry Scientific Forum, the Latin American Poultry Summit, Beef 101 and Pork 101 Workshops, Pet Food Conference, TECHTalks program, Event Zone activities and publisher-sponsored programs.