World Pork Expo 2024: Where the Pork World Comes Together

This June, the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, will host the 36th annual World Pork Expo, presented by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). The 2024 Expo, set for June 5-6, introduces a revitalized two-day format that promises an exciting blend of industry-leading fun activities, educational seminars, and networking opportunities.

An Action-Packed Schedule

Leveraging feedback from past attendees, the 2024 World Pork Expo has been enhanced to offer a more focused and enriching experience. With a keen emphasis on community, sharing knowledge, and celebrating the industry, this year’s Expo elevates the attendee experience in a lively and interactive setting.

Early Registration Benefits

Online registration is now open for the 2024 World Pork Expo for access to both days of events and activities. Secure your spot early and enjoy discounted rates: $10 for adults (ages 12 and above) and $1 for children (ages 6 to 11), with children under 5 admitted free of charge. Take advantage of these special prices by registering before May 30. On-site registration will be available at $20 per adult.

Additional Expo Highlights

  • The World Pork Open Golf Tournament Compete for special prizes and connect with other pork pros at Legacy Golf Course on Tuesday, June 4.
  • The World’s Largest Pork-Specific Trade Show – Explore an expansive showcase featuring more than 700 booths from across the globe. Discover the industry’s newest products, services and technological advancements.
  • Educational Seminars – A schedule packed with valuable seminars awaits, covering essential topics such as animal health, nutrition, and marketing. These sessions aim to provide attendees with insights and strategies applicable to their operations.
  • Exclusive NPPC Hospitality Tent Meet-and-Greets – Engage in meaningful dialogue with National Pork Producers Council leaders. Gain insights into the critical legislative, regulatory, and public policy developments shaping the future of pork production.
  • Complimentary Lunches – Continuing the tradition, free lunches will be served at The Big Grill from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., where attendees can gather for delicious pork meals.

This year’s Expo is more than just an event—it’s a celebration of the pork industry’s spirit, advancements, and collective vision for the future. It represents a unique opportunity for professionals to come together to learn, connect, and drive the industry forward.

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