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Southeastern Meat Association to Exhibit at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo

Monday, September 22, 2014

SEMA to receive exhibit floor space in first-time cooperation

Washington, DC- The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association (USPOULTRY), the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the American Meat Institute (AMI) today announced that the Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA) will exhibit at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). As part of this first-ever cooperation, SEMA will receive exhibit floor space to promote the organization and unveil new marketing materials.

“The board of SEMA is excited to be a part of the largest meat event in North America,” said Anna Ondick, president and CEO of SEMA. “We encourage our members to take advantage of the education programs and exhibits they cannot get at any other exposition in 2015.”

“The support of SEMA is critical to demonstrating the broad support we have from all key groups in the meat industry,” said Anne Halal, AMI’s vice president of exposition and education services. “We are thrilled to have their promotional support and participation in the IPPE.”

SEMA’s cooperation adds to the already strong support IPPE has received from member companies, industry organizations, publications and tradeshows. Currently, the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) and the North American Meat Association (NAMA) are integrally involved in the development of education programs to attract members to the IPPE conference. Maple Leaf Foods and Cargill are planning business meetings to coincide with IPPE.

The global annual poultry, feed and meat industry trade show will be held Tuesday through Thursday, January 27-29, 2015, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The Expo will highlight the latest technology, equipment and services used in the production and processing of feed, meat and poultry products. IPPE will also feature dynamic education programs addressing current industry issues. For more information about the 2015 IPPE, visit www.ippexpo.org.



U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is the all-feather organization representing the complete spectrum of today’s poultry industry, whose mission is to progressively serve member companies through research, education, communication, and technical assistance. Founded in 1947, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is based in Tucker, Ga.

AFIA is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers. AFIA also is the recognized leader on international industry developments. Member-companies are livestock feed and pet food manufacturers, integrators, pharmaceutical companies, ingredient suppliers, equipment manufacturers and companies which supply other products, services and supplies to feed manufacturers.

AMI represents the interests of packers and processors of beef, pork, lamb, veal and turkey products and their suppliers throughout North America. Together, AMI’s members produce 95 percent of the beef, pork, lamb and veal products and 70 percent of the turkey products in the United States. The Institute provides legislative, regulatory, public relations, technical, scientific and educational services to the meat and poultry packing and processing industry.

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