This marks the 20th year for the World Pork Expo. The National Pork Producers Council will present the annual festivities on June 5-7, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in
NPPC has redesigned the official World Pork Expo Web site, www.worldpork.org, and included online registration for advance admission purchase.
“One of the new things this year involves registration,” says Bryan Black, NPPC president and
Among 20th anniversary events at WPX, you will find:
Marketing Information Center
Employee Care Center
Farm Toy Show and
Breed Shows and Sales
Lunch at the Big Grill, daily
World Pork Open Golf Tournament
World Pork Open Sporting Clay Championship.
Of course, there’s the trade show, which features the industry’s newest as well as tried-and-true products and services.
Make plans to stay Friday evening for musical entertainment presented street-dance style on the Grand Concourse. Entertainment will begin at with the Street Band, a rock cover band from Webster City, Iowa, followed by the country band Highway 101 with special guest, Sweethearts of the Rodeo. The activities wrap up with headliners, the Broadway Beatles Tribute.
“Today’s economic situation is challenging, but World Pork Expo brings producers the chance to learn about the science, products and partnerships that will help weather these short-term pressures, and have a positive impact on the next 20 years of their business and the industry,” Black says.