The 2018 Annual Meat Conference will be held February 25-27, 2018 at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, TN.

Never before has the Annual Meat Conference offered such a complete education and networking experience! In addition, there are close to five hours of exhibits showcasing the latest in new meat and poultry products and the products and services retailers need to increase their bottom line. Comprehensive education sessions include a variety of ways to explore the latest developments in meat retailing today. Gain tools, insights, inspiration and new ideas to differentiate your unique products and services, fortify your marketing ROI, increase sales and build customer loyalty. Click here to see who has already signed up to attend.

The Annual Meat Conference aims to satisfy your appetite for learning and professional growth and opens the door to fresh ideas and new perspectives. Join your colleagues in Dallas and hear the latest about consumer trends that can be readily applied to your business.

The Annual Meat Conference exhibit hall is the place to find and showcase innovative new meat products and solutions. In 2017, we anticipate more than 75 exhibiting companies will showcase their meat and poultry products, as well as state of the art technology, to more than 200 retailer representatives. This is only event dedicated to the retail segment of the meat and poultry industry.

Enjoy a unique hotel experience in the inspiring surroundings of the Hilton Anatole hotel. Located just minutes from downtown Dallas, TX, this hotel is in the fashionable Dallas Design District. The hotel is situated on 45 acres of lush greenery with a seven-acre Sculpture Park complete with an outdoor pool, spa and fitness center.

Step inside the incredible atrium lobby, adorned with some of the hotel's valuable 1,000-piece art collection, styled to an Asian theme with soothing reflecting ponds. Guest rooms feature contemporary design and every modern amenity. Take in great views from Executive rooms and suites in the tower building and relish breakfast, evening drinks and hors d'oeuvres in the Executive Lounge.

Sponsors' financial and in-kind support are critical to the high quality of the educational program, the fun and excitement of the social events and the overall value of the conference program. To find out what sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2017 Annual Meat Conference, contact Eric Zito at (202) 587-4223 or


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