2021-22 Poultry Calendar

Poultry Times compiled virtual workshops, tournaments, summits and conferences taking place across the nation this year and next. Due to COVID-19, many of these events may either be postponed or cancelled. Make sure you continue to check with the sponsored organizations for event status updates. Although most are online occasions, these meeting and events are still worth experiencing to stay informed and connected to the latest developments happening throughout the poultry industry.

 

APRIL 2021

APR 28 - MAY 6 — 2021 VIRTUAL SUMMIT, Contact: Animal Agriculture Alliance, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 810-B, Arlington, Va. 22201. Ph: 703-562-5160; summit@animalagalliance.org; whova.com/web/stake_202105

 

MAY 2021

MAY  4-13 — ADVANCED LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES INTERVENTION & CONTROL WORKSHOP, VIRTUAL, Contact: North American Meat Institute, 1150 Connecticut Ave. NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036. Ph: 202-587-4200; Email: info@meatinstitute.org; meatinstitute.org

MAY  7 — AP&EA ‘BIG BASS’ FISHING TOURNAMENT, Lake Guntersville, Guntersville, Ala. Contact: Alabama Poultry & Egg Association, P.O. Box 240, Montgomery, Ala. 36101. Ph: 334-265-2732; ray@alabamapoultry.org; alabamapoultry.org

MAY  12-13 — MPA POULTRY MANAGEMENT SCHOOL WEBINAR, VIRTUAL, Contact: Mississippi Poultry Association, 110 Airport Road, Suite C, Pearl, Miss. 39208. Ph: 601-932-7560; mspoultry.org

MAY  13 — CORN UTILIZATION & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE, VIRTUAL, Contact: National Corn Growers Association, 632 Cepi Drive, Chesterfield, Mo. 63005. Ph: 636-733-9004; Email: corninfo@ncga.com; ncga.com

MAY  18-21 — MIDWEST POULTRY FEDERATION CONVENTION, VIRTUAL EVENT, Contact: Midwest Poultry Federation, P.O. Box 265, Buffalo, Minn. 55313. Ph: 763-284-6763; info@midwestpoultry.com; midwestpoultry.com

MAY  21 — AP&EA GOLF TOURNAMENT, RTJ Golf Trail, Silver Lakes, Glencoe, Ala. Contact: Alabama Poultry & Egg Association, P.O. Box 140, Montgomery, Ala. 36101. Ph: 334-265-2732; www.alabamapoultry.org.

MAY  24 — POULTRY HEALTH MANAGEMENT SCHOOL, VIRTUAL, Contact: Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, 108 Marty Drive, Suite 1, Buffalo, Minn. 55313. Ph: 763-682-2171; info@minnesotaturkey.com; minnesotaturkey.com

MAY  28-29 — 61ST ANNUAL POULTRY FESTIVAL, John Q. Hammons Center, Rogers, Ark. Contact: The Poultry Federation, 321 South Victory Street, Little Rock, Ark. 72201. Ph: 501-375-8131; thepoultryfederation.com

 

JUNE 2021

JUNE 7-8 — CPF SUMMER BOARD MEETING & GOLF TOURNAMENT, The Cliffs Resort & Spa, Pismo Beach, Calif. Contact: California Poultry Federation, 4640 Spyres Way, Suite 4, Modesto, Calif. 95356. Ph: 209-576-6355; cpif.org

JUNE 8 — GPF ANNUAL MEETING & LEGACY GOLF TOURNAMENT, Lake Lanier Islands, Buford, Ga. Contact: Georgia Poultry Federation, P.O. Box 763, Gainesville, Ga. 30503. Ph: 770-532-0473; Email: laurabeth@gapf.org;  gapf.org

JUNE 10-11 — NPFDA DISTRIBUTORS EXCHANGE, Auburn University, Auburn, Ala. Contact: National Protein & Food Distributors Association, 2014 Osborne Road, Saint Marys, Ga. 31558. Ph: 912-439-3603; npfda.org

JUNE 12 — AP&EA ‘EVENING OF FUN’, Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex, Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Alabama Poultry & Egg Association, P.O. Box 140, Montgomery, Ala. 36101. Ph: 334-265-2732; alabamapoultry.org

JUNE 17 — MTGA SUMMER SUMMIT, Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center, Alexandria, Minn. Contact: Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, 108 Marty Drive, Suite 1, Buffalo, Minn. 55313. Ph: 763-682-2171; info@minnesotaturkey.com; minnesotaturkey.com

JUNE 18 — DCA BOOSTER BBQ, Harrington, Del. Contact: Delmarva Chicken Association, 16686 County Seat Hwy., Georgetown, Del. 19947. Ph: 302-856-9037; dcachicken.com

JUNE 21-25 — MIDSUMMER STRATEGIC EXECUTIVE EXCHANGE, ONLINE, Contact: The Food Industry Association, 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 800, Arlington, Va. 22202. Ph: 202-452-8444; fmi.org

JUNE 22-24 — SOUTHEAST EGG INDUSTRY REGIONAL CONFERENCE., Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Va. Contact: North Carolina Egg Association, Ph: 919-319-1195, egglady@ncegg.org; ncegg.org

JUNE 22-24 — USAPEEC ANNUAL MEETING, Nashville, Tenn. Contact: USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, 1532 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-413-0006; Email: usapeec@usapeec.org; usapeec.org

JUNE 23-25 — WORLD MEAT CONGRESS, JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, Cancun, Mexico. Contact: World Meat Congress; wmc2021cancun.com

JUNE 28-30 — AVIAN ACADEMY TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM, Contact: University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences. Ph: 706-542-9153; Email: jfife@uga.edu; caes.uga.edu/students/prospective-students/youth-high-school-programs/avian-academy.html

JUNE 28-30 — FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SEMINAR, Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, Amelia Island, Fla. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-493-9401; seminar@uspoultry.org; uspoultry.org.

JULY 2021

JULY 7-8 — HATCHERY-BREEDER CLINIC, DoubleTree Nashville Downtown, Nashville, Tenn. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-493-9401; seminar@uspoultry.org; uspoultry.org

JULY 8-10 — 32ND ANNUAL SCPF CONFERENCE, Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Contact: South Carolina Poultry Federation, 1921-A Pickens Street, Columbia, S.C. 29201. Ph: 803-779-4700; scpoultry.org

JULY 12-13 — AP&EA ANNUAL MEETING, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Destin, Fla. Contact: Alabama Poultry & Egg Association, P.O. Box 140, Montgomery, Ala. 36101. Ph: 334-265-2732; alabamapoultry.org

JULY 15-17 — TPF 97TH ANNUAL CONVENTION, Hyatt Regency Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Texas Poultry Federation, 595 Round Rock W. Drive, No. 305, Round Rock, Texas 78681. Ph: 512-248-0600; Email: tpf@texaspoultry.org; texaspoultry.org

JULY 15-17 — 82ND AMERICAN CONVENTION OF MEAT PROCESSORS & SUPPLIERS EXHIBITION, Omni Oklahoma City Hotel, Oklahoma City Convention Center, Oklahoma City, Okla. Contact: American Association of Meat Processors, One Meating Place, Elizabethtown, Pa. 17022. Ph: 717-367-1168; aamp.com

JULY 18-21 — CHICKEN MARKETING SUMMIT 2021, Omni Amelia Island Resort, Fernandina Beach, Fla. Contact: National Chicken Council, 1152 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20005. Ph: 202-296-2622; chickenmarketingsummit.com

JULY 19-22 — ASA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, Hilton Madison, Washington, D.C. Contact: American Soybean Association, 12647 Olive Blvd, Suite 410, St. Louis, Mo. 63141. Ph: 800-688-7692; info@soy.org; soygrowers.com

JULY 19-22 — PSA ANNUAL MEETING, VIRTUAL, Contact: Poultry Science Association, 4114C Fieldstone Road, Champaign, Ill. 61822. Ph: 217-356-5285; Email: psa@poultryscience.org; poultryscience.org

JULY 27-29 — FSMA PCQI TRAINING, Inn at Opryland, Nashville, Tenn. Contact: American Feed Industry Association, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 810, Arlington, Va. 22201. Ph: 703-524-0810; afia.org

JULY 30-AUG. 3 — AAAP ANNUAL MEETING, Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: American Association of Avian Pathologists, 12627 San Jose Blvd., Suite 202, Jacksonville, Fla. 332223. Ph: 904-425-5735; aaap@aaap.info; aaap.info

AUGUST 2021

AUG. 3 — AFIA/KSU 500, FUNDAMENTALS OF FEED MANUFACTURING, Online course, runs through Sept. 7, 2021. Contact: American Feed Industry Association, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 810, Arlington, Va. 22201. Ph: 703-524-0810; afia.org

AUG. 8-12 — WORLD’S POULTRY CONGRESS, Palais des Congres, Paris, France. Centennial anniversary, 1921-2021. Contact: World’s Poultry Congress, Email: wpc@clq-group.com; wpcparis2021.com

AUG. 10-11 — MPA BREEDER/HATCHERY SEMINAR, VIRTUAL, Contact: Mississippi Poultry Association, 110 Airport Road, Suite C, Pearl, Miss. 39208. Ph: 601-932-7560; mspoultry.org

AUG. 13-14 — TPA ANNUAL MEETING & SUMMER GETAWAY, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Tennessee Poultry Association, P.O. Box 1525, Shelbyville, Tenn. 37162. Ph: 931-225-1123; Email: info@tnpoultry.org; tnpoultry.org

AUG. 16-18 — NATIONAL SAFETY CONFERENCE FOR THE POULTRY INDUSTRY, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Destin, Fla. Sponsored by the Georgia Tech Research Institute, Georgia Poultry Federation, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and USPOULTRY. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-493-9401; seminar@uspoultry.org; uspoultry.org

AUG. 17-19 — PURCHASING AND INGREDIENT SUPPLIERS CONFERENCE, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Fla. Contact: American Feed Industry Association, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 810, Arlington, Va. 22201. Ph: 703-524-0810; afia.org

AUG. 17-19 — FRESH FORWARD, Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: The Food Industry Association, 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 800, Arlington, Va. 22202. Ph: 202-452-8444; fmi.org

AUG. 19-20 — WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Destin, Fla. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-493-9401; seminar@uspoultry.org; uspoultry.org

AUG. 24-26 — MEAT INDUSTRY FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE, Chicago, Ill. Contact: North American Meat Institute, 1150 Connecticut Ave. NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036. Ph: 202-587-4200; Email: info@meatinstitute.org; meatinstitute.org

AUG. 28 — GEORGIA POULTRY STRONG, Building on the former Night of Knights annual fundraiser, the Georgia Poultry Federation is introducing a new outdoor, live music, food and entertainment event. Contact: Georgia Poultry Federation, P.O. Box 763, Gainesville, Ga. 30503. Ph: 770-532-0473; Email: laurabeth@gapf.org; gapf.org

AUG. 31-SEPT. 2 — ARKANSAS NUTRITION CONFERENCE, Embassy Suite, Rogers, Ark. Contact: The Poultry Federation, 321 South Victory Street, Little Rock, Ark. 72201. Ph: 501-375-8131; thepoultryfederation.com

 

SEPTEMBER 2021

SEPT. 7-9 — LIQUID FEED SYMPOSIUM, Hilton Chicago Oak Brook, Chicago, Ill. Contact: American Feed Industry Association, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 810, Arlington, Va. 22201. Ph: 703-524-0810; afia.org

SEPT. 10-11 — TURKEY MEETING, Hilton Branson Convention Center, Branson, Mo. Contact: The Poultry Federation, 321 South Victory Street, Little Rock, Ark. 72201. Ph: 501-375-8131; thepoultryfederation.com

SEPT. 12-15 — NPFDA FALL MEETING, DoubleTree by Hilton Chattanooga Downtown, Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: National Protein & Food Distributors Association, 2014 Osborne Road, Saint Marys, Ga. 31558. Ph: 912-439-3603; npfda.org

SEPT. 15-16 — LIVE PRODUCTION, WELFARE & BIOSECURITY SEMINAR, DoubleTree Nashville Downtown, Nashville, Tenn. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-493-9401; seminar@uspoultry.org; uspoultry.org

SEPT. 16-17 — ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SEMINAR, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Destin, Fla. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-493-9401; seminar@uspoultry.org; uspoultry.org

SEPT. 16-19 — MPA CONVENTION, Hilton Sandestin Golf & Tennis Resort, Destin, Fla. Contact: Mississippi Poultry Association, 110 Airport Road, Suite C, Pearl, Miss. 39208. Ph: 601-932-7560; mspoultry.org

SEPT. 20-22 — HUMAN RESOURCES SEMINAR, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Destin, Fla. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-493-9401; seminar@uspoultry.org; uspoultry.org

SEPT. 20-23 — NATIONAL EGG QUALITY SCHOOL, Crowne Plaza, Harrisburg, Pa. Contact: National Egg Quality School, Ph: 479-464-0544; Email: dsparks@ccfbrands.com; neqs.org

SEPT. 27-29 — 56TH NATIONAL MEETING ON POULTRY HEALTH, PROCESSING & LIVE PRODUCTION, Ocean City, Md. Contact: Delmarva Chicken Association, 16686 County Seat Hwy., Georgetown, Del. 19947. Ph: 302-856-9037; dcachicken.com

SEPT. 27-29 — PACK EXPO, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. Contact: PMMI, 12930 Worldgate Drive, Herndon, Va. 20170. Ph: 571-612-3200; Email: expo@pmmi.org; packexpolasvegas.com

SEPT. 28 — GPF YOUNG LEADERS SPORTING CLAYS CLASSIC, Elbert County Gun Club, Elberton, Ga. Contact: Georgia Poultry Federation, P.O. Box 763, Gainesville, Ga. 30503. Ph: 770-532-0473; Email: laurabeth@gapf.org; gapf.org

SEPT. 30 – OCT. 1 — CALIFORNIA ANIMAL NUTRITION CONFERENCE, Hyatt Regency, Sacramento, Calif. Affiliated with California Grain & Feed Association. Contact: Pacific Egg & Poultry Association, 1521 I Street, Sacramento, Calif. 95814. Ph: 916-441-2272; ann@agamsi.com; pacificegg.org

OCTOBER 2021

OCT. 2 — KENTUCKY POULTRY FESTIVAL, Lexington, Ky. Contact: Kentucky Poultry Federation, 2248 University Station, Murray, Ky. 42071. Ph: 270-404-2277; kypoultry.org

OCT. 5 — AFIA/KSU 500, FUNDAMENTALS OF FEED MANUFACTURING, Online course, runs through Nov. 9, 2021. Contact: American Feed Industry Association, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 810, Arlington, Va. 22201. Ph: 703-524-0810; afia.org

OCT. 5-6 — POULTRY INDUSTRY WORKSHOP, Details to be determined. Contact: Alabama Poultry & Egg Association, P.O. Box 140, Montgomery, Ala. 36101. Ph: 334-265-2732; alabamapoultry.org

OCT. 6-7 — POULTRY PROTEIN & FAT SEMINAR, DoubleTree Nashville Downtown, Nashville, Tenn. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-493-9401; seminar@uspoultry.org; uspoultry.org

OCT. 6-8 — AFIA EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT, The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, Nev. Contact: American Feed Industry Association, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 810, Arlington, Va. 22201. Ph: 703-524-0810; afia.org

OCT. 6-8 — NCPF 54TH ANNUAL MEETING, Grandover Resort & Conference Center, Greensboro, N.C. Contact: North Carolina Poultry Federation, 4020 Barrett Drive, Suite 102, Raleigh, N.C. 27609. Ph: 919-783-8218; ncpoultry.org

OCT. 8-10 — IARW-WFLO CONVENTION, Austin Marriott Downtown, Austin, Texas. Contact: International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses, 241 18th Street South, Arlington, Va. 22202. Ph: 703-373-4300; gcca.org

OCT. 14-15 — ANIMAL CARE & HANDLING CONFERENCE, Kansas City, Mo. Contact: North American Meat Institute, 1150 Connecticut Ave. NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036. Ph: 202-587-4200; Email: info@meatinstitute.org; meatinstitute.org

OCT. 17-20 — FMI ANNUAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE, Marriott Marquis Chicago, Chicago, Ill. Contact: The Food Industry Association, 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 800, Arlington, Va. 22202. Ph: 202-452-8444; fmi.org

OCT. 18-23 — NARA ANNUAL CONVENTION, The Ritz Carlton Lake Oconee, Greensboro, Ga. Contact: National Renderers Association, 500 Montgomery Street, Suite 310, Alexandria, Va. 22314. Ph: 703-683-0155; Email: info@nara.org; nara.org

OCT. 19-20 — ADVANCED LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES INTERVENTION & CONTROL WORKSHOP, Kansas City, Mo. Contact: North American Meat Institute, 1150 Connecticut Ave. NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036. Ph: 202-587-4200; Email: info@meatinstitute.org; meatinstitute.org

 

NOVEMBER 2021

NOV. 2-5 — PROCESS EXPO, McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill. Contact: Messe Frankfurt North America, 3200 Windy Hill Road, Suite 500 W, Atlanta, Ga. 30339. Ph: 678-732-2424; Email: kim.porter@usa.messefrankfurt.com; myProcessExpo.com

NOV. 3-4 — FEED MILL MANAGEMENT SEMINAR, DoubleTree Nashville Downtown, Nashville, Tenn. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084. Ph: 770-493-9401; seminar@uspoultry.org; uspoultry.org

NOV. 3-5 — EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS CONFERENCE, Omni Royal Orleans, New Orleans, La. Contact: American Feed Industry Association, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 810, Arlington, Va. 22201. Ph: 703-524-0810; afia.org

JANUARY 2022

JAN. 7-12 — AFBF CONVENTION, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Ga. Contact: American Farm Bureau Federation, 600 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, D.C. 20024. Ph: 202-406-3600; fb.org

JAN. 24-27 — NPFDA ANNUAL CONVENTION & SHOWCASE, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga. Contact: National Protein & Food Distributors Association, 2014 Osborne Road, Saint Marys, Ga. 31558. Ph: 912-439-3603; npfda.org

JAN. 25-27 — IPPE (INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION & PROCESSING EXPO), Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Ga. Contact: USPOULTRY, 1530 Cooledge Rd., Tucker, Ga. 30084; Ph: 770-493-9401; info@ippexpo.org; ippexpo.org

FEBRUARY 2022

FEB. 16-19 — NTF ANNUAL CONVENTION, Marriott Tampa Water Street, Tampa, Fla. Contact: National Turkey Federation, 1225 New York Ave. NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20005. Ph: 202-898-0100; info@turkeyfed.org; eatturkey.com

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