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Meat Industry Management Conference

Comprehensive Education Programs, Networking Opportunities, and Business Meetings of the North American Meat Institute

April 15-18, 2015
Carlsbad, CA

This event is now closed. To view presentations click here.

Join fellow Meat Institute members and industry colleagues at the annual Meat Industry Management Conference, which will provide high-caliber educational programming and excellent networking opportunities in the beautiful setting of the California coast.

Educational programming for this event is designed to cover multiple interest areas including general business topics, regulatory issues, economics, sales, public relations and communication, production and more to provide practical insight on a variety of issues affecting the meat industry today. In addition, association business will be conducted at committee meetings as well as a meeting of the NAMI Board of Directors. Attendees will also have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful surroundings through golf and social events.

The Jensen Plant Tour is currently full. Please contact Sabrina Moore to be placed on the wait list

Preliminary Agenda Download (PDF)
Education Session Descriptions (PDF)

Food Service Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Fresh Meat Committee Meeting Agenda 2015
Intellectual Properties Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
International Affairs Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Inspection Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Labor & Employment Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Member Services Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Processed Meats Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Public Affairs Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Supplier Committee Agenda (PDF)

Who Should Attend?

  • Business owners and managers
  • Management personnel, including QA/QC, food safety, production, sales, marketing, and public relations
  • NAMI Committee Members and Board Members


Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
7100 Aviara Resort Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92011

To Make Reservations, call the Park Hyatt Aviara reservations directly at 888-421-1442 by March 25, 2015. After this date, rooms will be on a space and rate available basis. Please mention the group code NAMI to receive the special group rate of $229/night with resort fee waived. Hotel reservations must be cancelled 24 hours prior to day of arrival to receive a full refund. Click here to make an online reservation.

Refund Policy

All requests for refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee per person. Refunds will be issued if written notification is postmarked or faxed by March 23, 2015. No refunds will be given after this date. Substitutions maybe made in writing at any time.

Questions regarding a refund please email, Sabrina Moore.

Special Accommodations

All NAMI and NAMIF educational programs are accessible to persons with disabilities. Please let us know your needs in advance if you require special accommodations or auxiliary aids. Please contact us for more information.