American Convention of Meat Processors & Suppliers' Exhibition


 

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.
 

REGISTRATION

Registration fees include educational sessions, exhibit hall entry, solutions, information, ideas, and prize drawings for operator attendees. First-time AAMP Processor Members receive their first convention for *FREE. Contact AAMP for more details. Registration for the 83rd AAMP Convention will be forthcoming.

*Processors who have never been a member of AAMP can attend their first convention for free. The member first-person receives one free Thursday Welcome Reception ticket. Saturday banquet tickets are not included. Hotel and travel expenses are not included. 
 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

The Hilton Des Moines is the host hotel for the 83rd AAMP Convention. The discounted room block will be announced in early 2022.
 

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

Exhibitors can find everything they need to know for the 2022 convention here. Booth assignments started September 1, 2021, and follow AAMP's strict seniority system.  Questions? View the link above for more details, or contact niki@aamp.com.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Becoming a sponsor of the American Association of Meat Processors presents a unique opportunity for stakeholders to highlight their commitment and support of the industry. For more information, view the 2021-22 Sponsorship Brochure, or contact Niki Cloud at niki@aamp.com for more details!


AMERICAN CURED MEAT CHAMPIONSHIPS

The American Cured Meat Championships (ACMC) competition is held in conjunction with the 83rd AAMP Convention, July 14-16, in Des Moines.  Anyone who is a Processor Member of AAMP, produces their own products, and is registered for the full AAMP convention in July, can participate in the competition. Registration will take place ON-SITE ONLY on Thursday, July 14 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The cost is $20, per entry. Only one product per class is allowed.


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 convention app is expected to launch in June 2022.


THINGS TO DO IN DES MOINES

The Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau has put together a list of top things to do or see in the greater Des Moines area. Visit their website above for more details.

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July 13-15, 2023
Charleston, South Carolina 

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Omaha, Nebraska