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International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) 2018 keeps growing, now with 1,200 exhibitors

By Canadian Packaging staff   

General 2018 International Production & Processing Expo 2018 IPPE American Feed Industry Association Georgia World Congress Center International Feed Expo International Meat Expo International Poultry Expo IPPE 2016 IPPE 2019 NAMI North American Meat Institute U.S. Poultry & Egg Association USPOULTRY

2018 IPPE surpasses 520,000 square feet with two months to go before the trade show.

TUCKER, Ga.—With two months remaining until the trade show, the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has surpassed 520,000 square feet of exhibit space and has secured 1,200 exhibitors. There will be virtually every type of exhibitor present at IPPE, assuring attendees’ needs are met.

“We are very pleased with the level of exhibitor participation. The Expo provides an excellent location to learn about new products and services for the protein and feed industries,” states IPPE show organizers.

The Expo anticipates more than 30,000 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 IPPE will be held January 30 – February 1, 2018, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga.


The show will highlight the latest technology, equipment and services used in the production and processing of meat, poultry and animal feed.

It will also feature dynamic education programs addressing current industry issues, combining the expertise from the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY).

To stay current on the information, education programs and activities planned for IPPE, download the IPPE mobile app. The app is available through the Apple Store and Google Play. The Apple iOS version can be downloaded by clicking HERE. The Android version can be downloaded by clicking HERE.


  • Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018: 10AM – 5PM;
  • Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018: 9AM – 5PM;
  • Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018: 9AM – 3PM.

Also, save the date for the 2019 IPPE. With the National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl coming to Atlanta in 2019, the IPPE show dates have been moved to February 12-14, 2019. Mark your calendar to note this change in the IPPE trade show schedule for 2019 only.

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is a collaboration of three shows – International Feed Expo, International Meat Expo and the International Poultry Expo – representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. The event is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). For more information about the 2018 IPPE, visit

Founded in 1909, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), based in Arlington, Va., is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal food industry and its suppliers. The organization’s membership is comprised of more than 670 domestic and international companies that represent the total feed industry—manufacturers of commercial and integrated feed and pet food, ingredient suppliers, pharmaceutical companies, industry support and equipment manufacturers. AFIA members manufacture more than 75 percent of the feed and 70 percent of the non-grain ingredients used in the country. AFIA is also recognized as the leader on international industry developments and holds membership in the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF). More at


The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) is the leading voice for the meat and poultry industry. Formed from the 2015 merger of the American Meat Institute (AMI) and North American Meat Association (NAMA), the Institute has a rich, century-long history and provides essential member services including legislative, regulatory, scientific, international and public affairs representation. NAMI’s mission is to shape a public policy environment in which the meat and poultry industry can produce wholesome products safely, efficiently and profitably. Together, the Institute’s members produce the vast majority of U.S. beef, pork, lamb and poultry and the equipment, ingredients and services needed for the highest quality products. More at

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) 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, USPOULTRY is based in Tucker, Ga. More at

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