2018 AAMP Convention

AAMP’s annual convention is geared toward U.S., Canadian, and Foreign operators of small and very small firms in the meat, poultry & food business: packers, processors, wholesalers, HRI, retailers, caterers, deli operators, home food service dealers, and catalog marketers. Both members and non-members of the association attend this event looking for a vast array of ideas, supplies, and services.



Hotel Information:

The Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center is AAMP’s headquarter hotel for the convention. You can view the hotel reference form or book your reservations using the link below.

Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
2345 McGee Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
P: 816-398-4939
F: 816-398-4931
(Room Block Sold Out)

Additional Hotel Options:

(Hotel connected to Convention Center via walkway)
The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
1 E Perishing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
(No room block rates)

(0.5 Miles or 3-minute drive to Convention Center)
Fairfield Inn Kansas City Downtown/Union Hill
3001 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
(No room block rates)

Educational Sessions

Planned by a committee of meat industry participants, morning-long concurrent sessions offer a wide variety of practical information, manufacturing solutions and business enhancement ideas. The focus is on small and very small operations.

How to Register

Registration for the 2018 convention is now available. Registration fees include: educational sessions, exhibit hall, solutions, information, ideas, and prize drawings for operator attendees!

Register online here or call the AAMP office at 717-367-1168. 

2018 Convention Mobile App

  • AAMP uses ConfPlus for its convention app needs. Use it to access session information, build and sync your convention itinerary, get social on Twitter, see a list of exhibitors, and much more! The app can be used on smartphones and tablets. The app will be available in July 2018.  

Things to do in Kansas City

  • For information on planning on what you want to see or do while in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit www.visitkc.com for a list of local attractions.

All Roads Lead to Kansas City!

  • While you’re making your way to Kansas City for the AAMP convention, feel free to stop by the following MAMP member plants Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, July 16-18, for impromptu tours! MAMP Welcomes AAMP to Missouri! (Download list of Member Plants)

 Exhibitor Information

Meat industry suppliers will be operating exhibit booths showing equipment and supplies servicing the meat industry and offering education and consultation in the Exhibit Hall.

Sponsorship Opportunities

2019 Exhibitor Information

The 80th American Convention of Meat Processors and Suppliers’ Tradeshow will be held at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center, Mobile, Alabama, July 25 – 27, 2019. Visit our website for more 2019 exhibitor information: www.aamp.com/2019-aamp-mobile

Get your booth contract and publicity form into the AAMP office by September 1, 2018 when booth assignments start. For questions regarding the 2019 AAMP convention, please contact Marcia Nixon, Convention Manager

Future AAMP Convention Locations

July 25-27
Mobile, Alabama

July 30 – August 1
Des Moines, Iowa