The 19th annual World Pork Expo will be held June 7-9, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Presented by the National Pork Producers Council, WPX draws pork producers, their staffs, exhibitors and visitors from across the country and around the globe. So, what can you expect from this year’s WPX? Here’s a quick look: 

  • Pork Industry-specific Trade Show
  • Career Center and Job Fair
  • Marketing Information Center
  • Employee Care Center
  • Environmental Information Center
  • PORK Academy Educational Seminars
  • Farm Toy Show and Sale
  • Breed Shows and Sales
  • Lunch at the Big Grill on Thursday and Friday
  • WPX Open Golf Tournament
  • WPX Open Sporting Clay Tournament

On Friday evening, a hog roast and musical entertainment will be presented street-dance style on the fairground’s Grand Concourse. Entertainers will include Billy Joe Royal and 1960s sensations, the Buckinghams.