The 2012 World Pork Expo, the world's largest pork-specific trade show, will be coming to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa From June 6-8. By registering in advance, attendees can receive a $10 World Pork Expo early registration discount and free Expo alerts via e-mail.

Online registration will open March 15 at

The website also has the latest details about room availability at the official Expo hotels in its “Hotel/Transportation” section.According to Doug Fricke, director of trade show marketing at the NPPC, some of the official World Pork Expo hotels have already sold out.

Additional information is available when you connect with World Pork Expo on Facebook and follow World Pork Expo on Twitter (#NPPCWPX).

You can also stay up-to-date by visiting PorkNetwork's own World Pork Expo event resource, where you will find all of the latest information and news for and from WPX 2012.