6-7: Best Practices for Beef Processing at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, MO. (703) 841-3648.
8: Anuga Foodtec at Messeplatz 1 in Cologne, Germany. 492218212360.
8: International Foodservice Manufacturers Association's Foodservice Fundamentals 2004 at the Marriott O'Hare in Chicago, IL. (312) 540-4400.
12-15: Better Process Control School at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. (765) 494-7221.
13-14: Midsouthwest Foodservice Convention and Expo at the Cox Business Services Convention Center in Oklahoma City, OK. firstname.lastname@example.org.
13-16: Better Process Control School (Spanish Only) at New Mexico State University. (505) 646-2198.
14-16: Food and Drug Law Institute's 47th Annual Conference: Science, Regulation, Business and the Law at the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC. (202) 371-1420.
14-16: Food Processors of Canada Annual Conference at the Grand Okanogan Resort,Kelownai BritishColumbia,Canada. www.foodprocessors.ca/annconf.htm.
14-17: Dimensions '04, The Institute of Packaging Professionals/International Safe Transit Association International's Forum on Transport Packaging at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL. (517) 333-3437.
15: Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology at the Table-Top Exhibition in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (450) 444-3819.
15-18: Association of Food Industries Annual Convention at Disney's Boardwalk Inn Resort in Orlando, FL. www.afius.org.
17-22: International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses/World Food Logistics Organization Annual Convention & Trade Show at the Sheraton Bal Harbour Hotel in Miami, FL. email@example.com.
18-20: Northwest Foodservice Show, the Oregon and Washington Restaurant Associations at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, WA. firstname.lastname@example.org.
18-20: Worker Safety, Health & Human Resources Conference at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix at Civic Plaza in Phoenix, AZ. (703) 841-3630.
20-22: Pork 101 at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE. (217) 356-5368.
22-24: American Shrimp Processors Association Annual Convention in Biloxi, MS. (504) 891-3551.
22-25: Montana Meat Processors Association Conference at the Billings Hotel & Convention Center in Billings, MT. (406) 587-8972.
25-28: American Spice Trade Association Annual Meeting at the Sonesta Beach Resort in Key Biscayne, FL. www.astaspice.org.
26-28: National Frozen and Refrigerated Foods Association's Retail Executive Conference in Tempe, AZ. (717) 657-8601.
27-28: ISA Automation West at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA. (919) 549-8411.
28-May 1: Institute of Packaging Professionals Annual Board of Directors Meeting/Leadership Conference at the Pizza Hut (Yum! Brands) Corporate Center in Dallas, TX. (630) 544-5050, Ext. 102.
30-May 2: Pennsylvania Association of Meat Processors' Annual Convention at the Penn State Meat Lab and Penn Stater Hotel in State College, PA. (717) 832-1030.
2-4: Food Marketing Institute Supermarket Industry Convention & Educational Exposition at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. www.fmi.org.
2-4: All Things Organic Conference and Trade Show (co-located with Food Marketing Institute Show) at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. email@example.com.
2-4: National Association for the Specialty Food Trade's Spring 2004 Fancy Food Show (co-located with Food Marketing Institute Show) at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. (212) 482-6440.
13-16: Institute of Food Technologists Food Expo 2004 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. (312) 782-8424 Ext. 242.
13-16: International Microwave Power Institute's 39th Annual Symposium at the Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (540) 552-3070
15-18: American Convention of Meat Processors at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, MI. (877) 877-0168.
16-18: American Emu Association Annual Convention and Business Meeting at the Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City Northwest, OK. (541) 332-0675.
18-20: International Foodservice Distributors Association Sales & Marketing Conference at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Naples, FL. (703) 532-9400 Ext. 244.
20-22: Joint Industry Unsaleables Management Conference at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, FL. (202) 337-9400.
25-28: American School Food Service Association Annual National Conference at the Indiana Convention Center & RCA Dome in Indianapolis, IN. firstname.lastname@example.org
26-29: Better Process Control School at Louisiana State University, Department of Food Science in Baton Rouge, LA. (225) 578-6304.
Date TBD: Canadian Cattlemen's Association Semi-Annual Meeting & Convention in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (403) 275-8558.
1-4: American Society of Agricultural Engineers/Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineers Annual Meeting at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, The Westin, Government Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (269) 428-6327.
6: International Foodservice Manufacturers Association's Foodservice Fundamentals 2004 at the Marriott O'Hare in Chicago, IL. (312) 540-4400.
8-13: International Congress of Meat Science & Technology in Helsinki, Finland. www.icomst.org.
9-13: National Cattlemen's Beef Association's 2004 Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver, CO. (303) 694-0305.
12: National Bison Association's Summer Conference. (303) 292-2833.
16-19: Better Process Control School at Chapman University, Food Science and Nutrition in Orange, CA. (714) 628-7255.
28-30: Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. (203) 840-5490.
31-Sept. 1: Chicago Pizza Expo at Navy Pier in Chicago, IL. (800) 489-8324.
8-11: 2004 National Frozen Pizza Institute Annual Conference at the Lansdowne Conference Resort in Washington, DC. (703) 821-0770.
10-12: Florida Restaurant Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. (203) 840-5911.
10-17: National Safety Council's 92nd Annual Congress and Expo at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. (630) 285-1121.
11-14: National Grocers Association's Executive Management Conference and Trading Partner Business Sessions at The Hyatt Regency Tamaya in Santa Ana Pueblo, NM. (703) 516-0700
14-16: LABELEXPO Americas 2004/Smart Packaging 2004 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. www.labelexpo-americas.com.
21-23: Government Action Summit at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC. (703) 821-0770.
21-23: New York State Association for Food Protection Annual Conference at the Sheraton Four Points-Buffalo Airport Inn in Buffalo, NY. (607) 255-2893.
29-Oct. 1: SupplySide West International Trade Show and Conference at the Venetian and the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, NV. (800) 454-5760.
30-Oct. 2: American Meat Institute Innovation Showcase at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. www.meatami.com.
30-Oct. 3: Frozen & Refrigerated Association of the NorthEast 2004 Convention at the Mount Washington Hotel and Resort in Bretton Woods, NH. (781) 641-4469.
5: Delmarva Poultry Industry Annual Membership Meeting at Webster's 1801 Restaurant in Salisbury, MD. (302) 856-9037.
5-7: ISA Expo 2004 at the Reliant Center in Houston, TX. (919) 549-8411.
6-7: 50th Annual National Chicken Council Annual Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton in Arlington, VA. (202) 296-2622.
6-8: National Meeting on Poultry Health and Processing at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel in Ocean City, MD. (302) 856-9037.
7: International Foodservice Manufacturers Association's Foodservice Fundamentals 2004 at the Marriott O'Hare in Chicago, IL. (312) 540-4400.
17-19: Food Marketing Institute/International Foodservice Distributors Association's Productivity Convention and Exposition at the Wyndam Anatole in Dallas, TX. (202) 452-8444.
17-20: National Association of Convenience Stores Annual Convention & Exposition in Las Vegas, NV. (703) 684-3600.
18-23: The National Renderers 71st Annual Convention at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans in New Orleans, LA. (703) 683-2626.
19-20: Grocery Manufacturers of America Legal Conference at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, DC. (202) 337-9400.
26-27: Kosherfest 2004 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. email@example.com.
7-11: Food Processing Machinery EXPO and PACK EXPO International 2004 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. (703) 243-8555.
14-16: Private Label Manufacturers Association's STORE BRANDS 2025 Private Label Trade Show at the Rosemont Exhibition Center in Chicago, IL. (212) 972-3131.
16-18: National Food Processors Association Annual Meeting at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. (202) 639-5968.
10: International Foodservice Manufacturers Association's Foodservice Fundamentals 2004 at the Marriott O'Hare in Chicago, IL. (312) 540-4400.
10-13: ProMat 2005 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. (704) 676-1190.
16-18: Child Nutrition Industry Conference 2005 at the Hilton Hotel in Austin, TX. www.asfsa.org.
18-21: National Poultry and Food Distributors Association's Annual Convention at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA. (770) 535-9901.
26-28: International Poultry Exposition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. (770) 493-9401.
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