TUCKER, GEORGIA, U.S. — Attendee and exhibitor pre-registration and hotel registration for the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is now open. The annual global poultry, feed and meat industry trade show is scheduled, Jan. 27-29, 2015, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
IPPE has secured more than 1,000 exhibitors and is on pace to have 1,200 exhibitors by January. The Expo is expecting to attract more than 28,000 attendees through the collaboration of the three trade shows - International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo and International Meat Expo - representing the entire chain of protein and feed production and processing. The event is sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the American Meat Institute (AMI).
Online is the only way to pre-register for the discounted price of $50 through Dec. 31. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, the registration fee will increase to $70.
The IPPE website, www.ippexpo.org, offers access to information on attendee and exhibitor registration, hotel registration, a video describing the upcoming IPPE experience and a schedule of 2015 educational seminars and activities offered during IPPE.
Resuming for 2015 is the “Members to Atlanta” (M2A) program, which waives the pre-registration fee through Dec. 31, for attendees from member firms of all three associations engaged in the production of poultry, eggs and meat for consumption and feed and pet food manufacturers.
The Expo will highlight the latest technology, equipment and services used in the production and processing of meat, poultry and feed products.
The 2015 IPPE will also feature several new educational programs including important sessions on food safety, consumer trends and international trade.
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The US Department of Agriculture’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) projects the world will produce 1.172 billion tonnes of corn in marketing year 2022-23, of which 183.58 million tonnes will be exported. The WASDE sees individual countries’ domestic feed production using 743.05 million tonnes of corn, and global ending stocks at 304.53 million tonnes.
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