February 6-7, 2018

Holiday Inn Executive Center
2200 I-70 Drive SW
Columbia, Missouri
(573) 445-8531
Group Rate: $92.95 single/double
  Reservations must be made by January 26, 2018 to receive the group rate.
  When making reservations, please inform the hotel staff that you are with the Missouri Pork Expo.

 

Registration will be made available in the coming months.

 

 

 

Costs:

Expo Registration 2-6-18 – Free
  Includes admittance into Tuesday and Wednesday educational sessions.

Expo Barbecue Lunch 2-6-18 – $8
  Must purchase lunch ticket to redeem for meal. Lunch is free to students.

Non-Exhibiting Supplier Registration – $50
  Companies who do not produce hogs and send representatives to the Missouri Pork Expo to conduct business without purchasing a booth in the company’s name must pay $50 per person.

Pork Industry Banquet (2-6-18) – $40
  $35 if purchased prior to the Expo.

Pork Leadership Breakfast (2-7-18) – $60
  $50 if purchased prior to the Expo.

 

Exhibitor Information:

Exhibit spaces are on a first come first serve basis. One 8’x10′ booth is $490 prior to November 3, $540 after that date and includes one table, two chairs and a trashcan. Click here to reserve your booth space and pay online, or contact Diane Slater at 573-445-8375 or diane@mopork.com.

 

 

Pork Expo Agenda

 

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
8:00 am Registration/Hospitality/Trade Show Open
8:00 am Silent Auction Open
9:00 am PQA Plus Certification
Sponsored by the Missouri Pork Association
9:30 am In the Show Ring – Show Me Quality Assurance

  Scavenger Hunt sponsored by FCS Financial

10:00 am FFA Pork Speaking Contest
Sponsored by Alltech
11:00 am Producer Education Session
11:00 am Expo Lunch ($8)
Sponsored by Lynch Livestock, Inc.
1:00 pm Producer Education Sessions
A. To be determined
B. To be determined
1:00 pm In the Show Ring
2:00 pm Producer Education Session
A. To be determined
B. To be determined
4:00 pm Trade Show Cash Bar
Beer/Soda sponsored by The Parks Companies
5:30 pm Reception

6:00 pm Pork Industry Banquet ($40)
Sponsored by the Pork Checkoff and Smithfield
Missouri Wine Tasting
Sponsored by the Missouri Wine and Grape Board
7:30 pm Pork Industry Fundraising Auction

 

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
7:15 am Pork Leadership Breakfast

Keynote Speaker: Jim Wiesemeyer – Informa Economcis
Washington, D.C.

10:00 am Hot Topics – University of Missouri Commercial Agriculture Program
12:00 pm MPA Board of Directors Lunch
Sponsored by the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council
1:00 pm MPA Board Meeting
Open to all producers

 

 

Missouri Pork Expo Sponsors

 

Premium
Gold
Alltech FCS Financial
Missouri Soybean Pork Checkoff
Silver
Bronze
Nedap