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Assessing the Road Ahead: COVID-19 and the Meat Supply

Available On-Demand

The Meat Institute and the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) are hosting a joint webinar entitled Assessing the Road Ahead COVID-19 and the Meat Supply, which will feature experts detailing the challenges and opportunities with the U.S. meat supply amid the ongoing pandemic, and what it may mean for foodservice distributors and their customers. Speakers: Julie Anna Potts, President and CEO, North American Meat Institute and John Nalivka, President and Owner, Sterling Marketing, Inc.


Midyear Update: The Power of Meat 2020

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Retail meat sales rose in an unprecedented manner in the midst of the pandemic. To understand changing consumer meat attitudes and behaviors in the context of the ongoing crisis, a midyear edition of the Power of Meat report is being released, including a robust market analysis using IRI point-of-sale and panel data. Join our webinar to learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on meat and poultry sales and consumption.


Family Business Focus: Steadfast Leadership in Constant Change

Available On-Demand
Summer Series Webinar

This webinar, designed especially for family businesses, will discuss several disciplines of leadership, including decision-making, communication, and values/culture. In times of crisis, long-term planning may not the priority, but it is important to maintain focus on the behaviors and values of the family business in order to stay the course. A strength of family businesses is the ability to be resilient and companies should not lose sight of that strength during times of crisis. Don’t miss this webinar to help your family business navigate these changing times, and learn the action items that every family business can implement today.


Understanding OSHA Inspections During the Covid-19 Pandemic and Recording Requirements for the Illness

Available On-Demand
Summer Series Webinar

Mark Lies, a Partner and Adam Young an Associate with Seyfarth Shaw LLP who specialize in Occupational Safety and Health Law will discuss OSHA activity and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. An in-depth review of the OSHA enforcement guidelines for COVID-19 including recommended steps to take to prevent Covid-19 spread, the focus on record keeping and what to expect over the coming year.


U.S. Livestock & Red Meat Industry July 2020: Assessing the Road Ahead

Available On-Demand
Summer Series Webinar

The outbreak of COVID-19 resulted in significant wide-ranging impact to the livestock and red meat industry. As the U.S. moves back toward some semblance of normalcy, uncertainty still clouds the economic landscape. Nalivka will provide his outlook and key factors that he believes are key to assessing the road ahead.


Optimize Red Meat Import Process from Australia through Barcodes

Available On-Demand
Summer Series Webinar

Importing red meat from Australia to the United States involves multiple business processes, including product identification, shipping/receiving, customs declarations, certifications, and a lot more. The Meat Institute in collaboration with Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), GS1 US, Meat Import Council of America (MICA), and Management for Technology has developed an overview for import houses and further manufacturers on the use of GS1-128 barcodes and electronic messaging to increase transparency and efficiency for imported red meat from Australia to the U.S.


Preparing For The New Wave Of Employment Claims And Enforcement Agency Focus In The Wake Of COVID-19

Available On-Demand
Summer Series Webinar

While the business ramifications of COVID-19 continue to unfold, employers should be cognizant of a new wave of employment related claims and enforcement agency trends taking shape. Such claims can arise out of a wide range of situations, including: employee leave issues under the FFCRA, ADA and traditional FMLA issues, discrimination claims, wage and hour claims, and providing a safe workplace.


Animal Protein Reigns High Amid Pandemic, What’s Next?

Available On-Demand
Summer Series Webinar

Join Chris DuBois, SVP of IRI’s Protein Practice, and 210 Analytics’ Anne-Marie Roerink for an update on meat and poultry sales amid the pandemic. The webinar will provide a robust review of the total meat department performance, including an in-depth look at claims-based meat and regional differences, as well as a look at competition from frozen meat, meat alternatives and seafood. This webinar is part of the NAMI Summer Learning Series. Registration will be free to members, thanks to the generous support of our 2020 Strategic Partners.


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.


If you have a suggestion for an upcoming webinar or would like additional information please contact the Education and Workforce Development team at 202-587-4200