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2020 International Production & Processing Expo

January 28-30, 2020

Atlanta, GA

The 2020 IPPE is the only exposition of its kind showcasing the latest solutions and technologies for the global animal food and protein industries. Experience, Learn and Connect with more the 32,000 animal food, meat and poultry industry professionals at 2020 IPPE.

For more information, visit ippexpo.org.

Feed & Grain LIVE 2020

February 5-7, 2020

Altoona, IA

Centrally located near Des Moines, IA, this year's conference will take place at Prairie Meadows Casino and Hotel in the suburb of Altoona.

Networking and educational opportunities give you deeper connections to the feed & grain industry.

For more information, visit LIVE.feedandgrain.com.

Vision 20/20: Global Markets Outlook

February 27-28, 2020

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Orlando, FL

This comprehensive conference will feature four program tracks, including the Global Agriculture Outlook 20/20, Dairy Outlook 20/20, Correspondent Clearing Outlook 20/20, and the SA Stone Wealth Management Outlook 20/20 — all with detailed market forecasts, unique perspectives and big-picture insights from leading industry experts.

All tracks will offer attendees insights into emerging trends within their respective industries, along with strategies to protect profits and enable growth in the current environment. They will also provide opportunities to connect with market experts and make new connections.

For more information, visit ifcs.co/vision2020.


4th Global Feed Summit

February 27-28, 2020

Bangkok, Thailand

CMT's 4th Global Feed Summit will be held on February 27-28, in Bangkok, Thailand.

Themed "Innovating for Profitability – the 2020 Vision!" the key highlights include the following:

  • China – USA trade war and its impact on feed grains & oilseeds supply chain
  • Feed & additives market trends in India, China,  SE Asia, Middle East & Africa
  • Focus: Poultry, Aquaculture, Pig, Pet & Dairy
  • African Swine fever – prevention & management
  • Antibiotics free farming & trends moving forward
  • Rise of meat substitutes & alternative proteins on  livestock industry
  • Latest Innovations in animal nutrition, feed ingredients, alternative protein sources & IOT/Ai

For more information, visit cmtevents.com.

AFMA Forum 2020

March 3-5, 2020

Sun City Convention Centre

Sun City, South Africa

The Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA) has become recognized for its role in agriculture not only in South Africa, but also on the international stage of the world’s leading feed producers and manufacturers.

Themed – ‘Explore today for a better tomorrow’ – AFMA Forum 2020 will explore possible solutions for the challenges facing our sector.  The program will cover everything from the changing face of technology to the challenges faced by an industry grappling with the demands of climate change and food security.

This event provides opportunity for local and international role players to learn, network and absorb value-added information. The AFMA Forum 2016 attracted over 650 delegates from across the globe. 

For more information or to register, visit afmaforum.co.za.

Southwest Association of Rail Shippers

March 4-5, 2020

Moody Gardens Hotel

Galveston, TX

For more information, visit railshippers.com.

Women in Agribusiness Summit Europe

March 9-10, 2020

Paris, France

Join our community of executive-level women passionate about agribusiness, and the crucial need to recruit, retain, and advance women in the industry.

Seize this opportunity to  network with influential executives, learn about current industry outlooks and trends, and develop valuable professional skills in an interactive and innovative forum.

For more information, visit womeninageurope.com.

Southeast Association of Rail Shippers 2020 Spring Meeting

March 10-11, 2020

The Westin Buckhead

Atlanta, GA

For more information, visit serailshippers.com.

Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference (PISC)

March 17-19, 2020

Hyatt Regency

Seattle, WA

The American Feed Industry Association’s annual Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference (PISC) will be held at the Hyatt Regency Seattle in Seattle, WA.

More than 600 buyers and sellers of feed and pet food ingredients attend this annual event. PISC offers industry experts the chance to exchange ideas and learn about issues affecting the industry.

For more information, visit afia.org/events/pisc-2020.

GEAPS Exchange 2020

March 21-24, 2020

Minneapolis Convention Center

Minneapolis, MN

GEAPS Exchange is a great place to make new connections in the grain industry, find operations solutions and learn about new technologies and best practices from across the industry.

With over 400 exhibitors in the Expo, more than 40 hours of education and a number of social events, the Exchange is the best place to make connections and advance your career.

GEAPS Exchange 2020 will be held March 21-24 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Expo Hall will feature approximately 280,000 square feet of exhibit space.

Fore more information, visit geaps.com/exchange-expo

North American Rail Shippers Association (NARS) 2020 Annual Meeting

May 13-14, 2020

Marriott Downtown

Kansas City, MO

Contact: Carrie Foor, nars@railshippers.com

For more information, visit railshippers.com.