28-30:SupplySide East International Trade Show and Conference at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, N.J. www.supplysideshow.com
29-May 1:North American Meat Processors Center of the Plate Training at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. (703) 758-1900, ext. 102.
4-7:The Food Marketing Institute Show at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. www.fmi.org
5-8:Better Process Control School at Purdue University in West Layfayette, Ind. (765) 494-7220.
6-9:Better Process Control School at Cornell University at the Ramada Inn Geneva Lakefront in Geneva, N.Y. (315) 787-2259.
8-9:U.S. Poultry & Egg Association National Breeders Roundtable at the Airport Marriott Hotel in St. Louis. (770) 493-9401.
13-15:Institute of Packaging Professionals Packaging Summit Expo and Conference at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. www.pkgsummit.com
13-15:National Fisheries Institute Spring Fly-In at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. (703) 752-8880.
13-16:Better Process Control School (English) at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M. (505) 646-1179.
15-16: International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Sales & Marketing Conference at the Chicago Mart Plaza in Chicago. (312) 540-4400.
17-20:National Restaurant Association Show at McCormick Place in Chicago. (202) 331-5900.
19:International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Gold & Silver Plate Celebration at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago. (312) 540-4400.
19-21: Pork 101 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. (217) 356-5368.
20-22:Poultry 101 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. www.poultry101.com .
20-25: International Natural Sausage Casing Association’s 43rd Annual Meeting at the Arion Resort & Spa in Athens, Greece. email@example.com .
21-22:U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Poultry Processor Workshop at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. (770) 493-9401.
25-27:Canadian Food Institute of Science and Technology (CIFST) and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Joint Conference at the Delta Prince Edward Hotel in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. (905) 271-8338.
27-28:PLMA’s “World of Private Label” International Trade Showat the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. www.plmainternational.com
1-3: Dairy-Deli-Bake 2008 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. (608) 238-7908.
1-5:National Grocers Association Executive Leadership Development Program at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. (703) 516-8832.
4-6:National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Fla. Kristi Spivey at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, (404) 894-3412, firstname.lastname@example.org .
5-7:20th Annual World Pork Expo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.www.worldpork.org
6:International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Foodservice Fundamentals ’08 at the Doubletree Hotel O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill. www.ifmaworld.com.
6-7:Southeastern Meat Association Convention in Palm Coast, Fla. (407) 365-5661.
6-9:GMA/FPA Executive Conference at The Greenbrier in White Sulfur Springs, W.Va. (202) 337-9400.
8-10:Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council 2008 Convention in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (613) 724- 6605.
9-12:Better Process Control School (Spanish) at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. (614) 688-4961.
16-19:Better Process Control School (Spanish) at Chapman University in Orange, Calif. (951) 371-8995.
20-21:The 59th Delmarva Chicken Festival at The Centre at Salisbury in Salisbury, Md. (302) 856-9037.
21-25:American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. (800) 527-4723.
22-24: Texas Restaurant Association’s Southwest Foodservice Expo at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.www.swfoodexpo.com
23-25:U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Financial Management Seminar at the Hilton Myrtle Beach in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (770) 493-9401.
26-28:International Microwave Power Institute 42nd Annual Symposium at the Chateau Sonesta in New Orleans, La. (804) 559-6667.
28-July 1:Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. (312) 782-8424.
29-July 1:The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade 54th Summer Fancy Food Show at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. www.specialtyfood.org
29-July 2:American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. (269) 428-6333.
10-13: North Carolina Meat Processors Association’s Annual Meeting in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (828) 465-4900.
13-15:International Foodservice Distributors Association Sales & Marketing Conference at the Sanibel Harbor Resort & Spa in Fort Myers, Fla. (703) 532-9400.
14-17:Better Process Control School at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. (225) 578-5207.
15-16:U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Hatchery-Breeder Clinic at The Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham, Ala. (770) 493-9401.
15-19:National Cattlemen’s Beef Association 2008 Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver, Colo. (303) 694-0305.
20-22:National Chicken Council Chicken Marketing Seminar 2008 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa in Hilton Head Island, S.C. MErnst@ChickenUSA.org
20-23:School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. (703) 739-3900.
24-26:69th American Convention of Meat Processors & Suppliers Exhibition at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza and the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. (717) 367-1168.
28-30:U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Information Systems Seminar at Hilton Myrtle Beach in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (770) 493-9401.
3-6:International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Columbus in Columbus, Ohio.www.foodprotection.org.
10-15:International Congress of Meat Science & Technology at the Southern Sun, Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. www.icomst2008.co.za/
12:International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Foodservice Fundamentals ’08 at the Doubletree Hotel O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill.www.ifmaworld.com
20-23:National Meat Association Summer Conference at Peaks Resort in Telluride, Colo. (510) 763-1533.
23-25:Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif. www.westernfoodexpo.com.
5-7:Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. www.fraexpo.com.
8-11:International Sanitary Supply Association/INTERCLEAN North America in Las Vegas, Nev. (847) 982-0800.
The October 2016 issue of The National Provisioner features our cover story on 25 icons from the past 25 years of the meat and poultry industry, our annual State of the Industry reports, and much more.