TUCKER, GEORGIA, U.S. — The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has exceeded 1,000 exhibitors and surpassed 380,000 net square feet in exhibit space and continues to grow. 
“Our goal of 1,100 exhibitors and 400,000 net square feet of exhibit space is well within reach. Additionally, our attendee registration is pacing ahead of last year,” said Charlie Olentine, IPPE show manager.

Comprised of the three integrated tradeshows – International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo, and International Meat Expo – the annual global poultry, feed and meat industry trade show will be Jan. 28–30, 2014, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. IPPE will feature the latest technology, equipment and services used in the production and processing of poultry, meat and feed products and will also feature dynamic education programs addressing current industry issues. 
IPPE workshops and education programs are planned from Jan. 27–31, 2014, and will include the annual line-up of the International Poultry Scientific Forum, Pet Food Conference, and the Animal Agricultural Sustainability Summit. 

New for 2014 are the following educational programs: Sanitary Equipment Design Principles; New Approaches to Ground Poultry Pathogen Reduction; Antibiotic Workshop; VIV International Pork Production Summit; How to Export Feed & Feed Ingredients to the U.S.; Current Issues for the Egg Industry; Media Training for the Meat and Poultry Industry; Poultry Handling and Transportation Quality “Train the Trainer” Workshop; Fall Protection Short Course; Biosecurity – Revisiting the Basics and Implementing New Strategies; and the Meat & Poultry Research Showcase. Back by popular demand is the AFIA International Feed Education Program, the National Renderers Association’s International Rendering Symposium and the Poultry Market Intelligence Forum.

Tuesday, Jan. 28: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Wednesday, Jan. 29: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Thursday, Jan. 30: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

For more information about the 2014 IPPE, go to www.ippexpo.org.