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Events

Each year the North American Meat Institute in conjunction with the Foundation for Meat & Poultry Research & Education, conducts a series of annual conferences and educational workshops to meet the needs of our membership, the meat industry and their retail and food service customers.

This includes annual education conferences, topical workshops, award programs, Board of Directors & committee meetings and an annual trade show. Every event is an opportunity for industry processors, suppliers and press to learn, network and take back valuable solutions for their company and professional development.

We are fully committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our events. We are following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local governments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and will provide regular updates to all stakeholders as the situation warrants. If you have any questions regarding an upcoming event, please contact our meetings staff at registration@meatinstitute.org.


Upcoming Events


DECEMBER


Improving Sustainability in Animal Protein Supply Chains

December 4, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

The North American Meat Institute and Faegre Drinker invite you to join a panel discussion with leaders across the animal protein sector who will share their sustainability challenges and success stories. This webinar is free to attend thanks to the generous sponsorship by

Specific topics will include:

  • Addressing consumer perceptions and customer demands
  • Measuring and tracking your organization’s progress
  • Making impacts throughout your supply chain

NAMI Post-Election Series

December 8, 2020 | 1:00 – 2:15 PM ET
December 9, 2020 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
December 10, 2020 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

This webinar series will provide meat processors and their affiliated industry partners with an outlook on what the 2020 election means to their business. Hear from some of the brightest minds in agricultural policy inside the beltway on topics specific to the meat industry. Learn how the administration and congress may affect topics such as business policy, trade, environmental issues, worker safety, industry structure, regulatory impact and more.


JANUARY


International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE)

January 25 - 29, 2021
Virtual Event


FEBRUARY


Environmental Conference for the Meat & Poultry Industry

February 9-12, 2021
Virtual Event


Worker Safety Conference for the Meat & Poultry Industry

February 9-12, 2021
Virtual Event


MARCH


Annual Meat Conference

March 22 – March 25, 2021
Dallas, TX

Comprehensive education sessions include a variety of ways to explore the latest developments in meat retailing today. Gain tools, insights, inspiration and new ideas to differentiate your unique products and services, fortify your marketing ROI, increase sales and build customer loyalty.


APRIL


Meat Industry Summit

April, 13 – 16, 2021
San Diego, CA


Advanced Listeria monocytogenes Intervention and Control Workshop

April 21-22 2021
Kansas City, MO


May


NAMI Meat Pavilion at NGA Show

May 16-18, 2021
Las Vegas, NV


JUNE


Center of the Plate

June 2021
College Station, TX


AUGUST


Meat Industry Food Safety Conference

August 24 – 26, 2021
Chicago, IL


OCTOBER


Animal Care and Handling Conference

October 14-15, 2021
Kansas City, MO


Advanced Listeria monocytogenes Intervention and Control Workshop

October 19-20, 2021
Kansas city, MO


FUTURE CONFIRMED DATES


2022

International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE)

January 25 – January 27, 2022
Atlanta, GA


NAMI Meat Pavilion at NGA Show

February 27-March 2, 2022


Annual Meat Conference

March 14-16, 2022
National Harbor, MD


Meat Industry Summit

March 28 – 31, 2022
San Antonio, TX


2023

International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE)

January 24 – January 26, 2023
Atlanta, GA


NAMI Meat Pavilion at NGA Show

February 26-March 1, 2023


Annual Meat Conference

March 6-8, 2023
Dallas, TX


Meat Industry Summit

April 17-20, 2023
Carlsbad, CA


2024

International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE)

January 30 – February 1, 2024
Atlanta, GA


Annual Meat Conference

March 18-20, 2024
Nashville, TN


2025

International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE)

January 28 – January 30, 2025
Atlanta, GA


ONGOING


NAMI will schedule webinars at regular intervals that will focus on either 1) time-sensitive information, or  2) topics of interest to small and very small members who may not have the necessary resources to attend in-person events.



NAMI and FOUNDATION FOR MEAT & POULTRY RESEARCH & EDUCATION

NAMI and Foundation for Meat & Poultry Research & Education will continue to provide annual conventions, conferences, and webinars for all segments of the membership and develop special workshops, seminars and other programs to meet needs as they arise.