TUCKER, GEORGIA, U.S. —  The 2014 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has surpassed 1,100 exhibitors, covering more than 400,000 net square feet of exhibit space. Comprised of the three integrated tradeshows — International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo, and International Meat Expo — IPPE is still growing with seven more weeks remaining until the show opens.

The global annual poultry, feed and meat industry trade show will be at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., from Jan. 28-30, 2014. The Expo will highlight the latest technology, equipment and services used in the production and processing of poultry, meat and feed products.  
Online is the only way to pre-register for the discounted price of $50 through Dec. 31.  After that date, the registration fee will increase to $70. 

The week of Jan. 27-31, 2014 will feature education programs addressing current industry issues. The International Poultry Scientific Forum, Sanitary Equipment Design Principles, Pet Food Conference, Media Training for the Meat and Poultry Industry and Animal Agricultural Sustainability Summit will kick of the week’s education programs. A Beef Plant Tour and Poultry Plant Tour are scheduled for Monday, and several Tech XChange programs will also be offered on Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition, the Current Issues for the Egg Industry and the International Rendering Symposium education programs will return for 2014.

IPPE will also feature several new educational programs, including important sessions on food safety, consumer trends and international trade. New for 2014 are the following programs: New Approaches to Ground Poultry Pathogen Reduction; Traceability Workshop; Poultry Market Intelligence Forum; Antibiotic Use in the Meat and Poultry Industry; AFIA International Feed Education Program; VIV International Pork Production Summit; How to Export Feed & Feed Ingredients to the U.S.; Fall Protection Short Course; Biosecurity – Revisiting the Basics and Implementing New Strategies; Meat & Poultry Research Showcase; Best New Products; Changing Food Safety Landscape; Health & Wellness Trends; and Customer and Media Communication in the Meat Industry. 
Tuesday, Jan. 28: 9 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.