General Show Questions

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is a collaboration of three shows - International Feed Expo, International Meat Expo and the International Poultry Expo - showcasing the latest technology, equipment, supplies and services used in the production and processing of eggs, meat and poultry, and those involved in animal food manufacturing. The event is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association, North American Meat Institute and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association.
IPPE is typically held annually in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), which is located at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313.
IPPE is the annual flagship event for the meat, poultry and feed industries. This single event offers the largest variety of education and interactive exhibits for everyone from feed to fork, in the egg, poultry and meat industries. Attendees include representatives from all over the world including operation and plant managers, purchasing agents, engineers, and researchers from the world's top feed, meat processing and packing and poultry companies.
The 2023 IPPE will have more than 1,000 exhibitors showcasing the latest technology and innovations from around the world. The exhibitor list will be available in July. View the list of exhibitors or search by product category here.
  • Tue., Jan. 24: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wed., Jan. 25: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thur., Jan. 26: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • 2023: Jan. 24 - 26
  • 2024: Jan. 30 - Feb. 1
  • 2025: Jan. 28 - 30
IPPE is the only trade show that gives back 100% of its revenues to the industry. Sponsoring organizations use the revenues to provide critical research, education, crisis management assistance, public relations and regulatory assistance for your business.

Registration

Members of USPOULTRY, AFIA and NAMI, who process consumer meat and poultry products or manufacture animal food products receive complimentary registration through January 6, 2023. A discounted price of $75 is available for early registration through January 6, 2023. Beginning January 7, registration fee to attend IPPE is $125. Link to register and reserve housing in IPPE block hotels is available on the ippexpo.org website.

More than 80 hours of educational programing are offered during IPPE. Some non-fee based education programs are included with your registration. Fee-based programs can be added during the registration process or onsite. The list of the entire lineup of education programs being offered at the 2023 IPPE is available here.
IPPE does not offer refunds, name or company changes.
Media can request access to attend IPPE through the following link. Scroll down to "Exhibitor Services" and click on the "gvenable@uspoultry.org" email address.
No. Everyone who is of walking age is required to wear a badge and parents are responsible for their children. We do offer complimentary youth registration and complimentary student registration with a valid student ID.

International

To obtain a visa to visit IPPE, you need to contact the embassy in your country.
Letters of invitation are available online during the registration process. Once your registration is completed and processed, you will receive your letter of invitation and registration confirmation by email. IPPE does not send letters to embassies or other individuals on your behalf.
An International Trade Center will be provided for attendees during IPPE. Staff will be on hand to help facilitate purchasing. Meeting rooms, translators and a directory of exporters will also be available in the International Business Center.
Translators will be located at the Information Center in the B-Building and C-Building lobbies, as well as at the International Trade Center. IPPE Ambassadors will also be available. They are multi-lingual personnel located in the lobbies of the IPPE. They are typically wearing vests and carry hand-held signs that say, "ASK ME." They provide help in locating meeting rooms and services for attendees.