IPPE bus service

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Poultry employees and growers from Perdue Farms took advantage of the free bus service at a previous International Production & Processing Expo.

ATLANTA — Free bus service from field operations will again be available for the upcoming 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). Company employees and contract producers of companies actively involved in the production and processing of poultry and meat or the production of animal/poultry feed, who are also members of the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and North American Meat Institute (NAMI), are eligible to participate.

Complimentary registration for IPPE will be provided through the Members to Atlanta (M2A) Program. Buses will pick up employees and growers at a location selected by the company, travel to the expo and return the same afternoon. There is no cost to the company or the individuals, and the program is available to any location within an approximate three-hour drive from Atlanta. At the 2018 IPPE, almost 300 employees and contract producers from 10 poultry complexes took advantage of the free bus service.

“We strongly urge company managers to take advantage of the free IPPE bus program,” said IPPE show organizers. “The bus program makes it convenient and simple for their employees and growers to attend the Expo at no cost. This is a first-rate opportunity to see and experience the latest innovations in poultry, meat and animal food production and processing. It is also a cost-effective and unique way of recognizing employees and acknowledging the role of producers.”

The 2019 IPPE will be held Feb. 12–14 and is expected to attract more than 32,000 attendees. IPPE is a collaboration of three trade shows — International Feed Expo, International Poultry Expo and International Meat Expo — representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. More information about IPPE, including registration details, lodging and education offerings, is available at www.ippexpo.org.

For companies interested in taking advantage of the bus program, please contact Larry Brown via email at L.brown@uspoultry.org or by phone at 404-538-1631.

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