ATLANTA — Free bus service from field operations will again be available for the upcoming 2022 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 food, 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 2020 IPPE, more than 200 employees and contract producers from eight poultry complexes took advantage of the free bus service. They included Claxton Poultry, Fieldale Farms, Peco Foods, Perdue Farms and Pilgrim’s.
“We really 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 to them. This is a unique opportunity to see and experience the latest innovations in poultry, meat and animal food production and processing, in addition to the free education programs, TECHTalks and Innovation Station/New Product Showcase that will be available for viewing. It is a cost-effective and exceptional way of recognizing employees and acknowledging the role of producers.”
The 2022 IPPE will be held Jan. 25–27 and is expected to attract more than 25,000 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, can be found available at www.ippexpo.org.
For companies interested in taking advantage of the bus program, please contact Benjamin Starkey via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and by phone at 678-635-9057.