ATLANTA — After another successful trade show to start in 2024, the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) announced that it was its largest trade show floor ever, featuring 621,350 square feet of exhibit space and 1,427 exhibitors.

The show involved more than 31,000 poultry, egg, meat and animal food industry attendees representing more than 130 countries, organizers said on Jan. 31. IPPE officials said the final attendee number would be released after the registration database was audited for duplications.

Throughout the week, numerous companies showcased new products and services for all phases of the business, from live production and processing to further processing and packaging.

In its 2024 lineup, IPPE included more than 80 hours of education sessions, including information on animal agriculture sustainability, food safety, worker safety, animal food industry trends, poultry market trends and much more.

Other featured events include the International Poultry Scientific Forum, the Latin American Poultry Summit, Pet Food Conference, Food Safety Design Principles Workshop, Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit, TECHTalks program, New Product Showcase and publisher-sponsored programs, all of which have been great contributions to the 2024 IPPE.

The expo is sponsored by the US Poultry & Egg Association, American Feed Industry Association and the Meat Institute.

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