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February 10-11, 2015
Holiday Inn Executive Center
2200 I-70 Drive, S.W.
Columbia, Missouri
(573) 445-8531
Group Rate:  $88.95 (single/double)
  Reservations must be made by January 26, 2015 to receive the group rate. When making reservations, please inform the hotel staff that you are with the Missouri Pork Expo.

 

Costs:
Expo Registration (2-10-15) - Free
  Includes admittance into Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning producer education sessions

Expo Barbeque Lunch (2-10-15) - $5
  Must purchase lunch ticket to redeem for meal

Non-Exhibiting Supplier Registration (2-10-15) - $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 (2-10-15) - $40
  $35 if purchased prior to the Expo.

Pork Leadership Breakfast (2-11-15) - $60
  $50 if purchased prior to the Expo.

 

Exhibitor Information:
To exhibit at the Expo Trade Show, you must complete an Exhibitor Contract and return to the Missouri Pork Association. One 8' x 10' booth is $450 prior to November 28, $490 after that date. Links to all associated forms are below. Each document is in pdf format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. If you do not have this program, visit http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html to download the FREE version.

2015 Expo Exhibitor Contract
2015 Expo Trade Show Floor Layout            
2015 Pork PAC Fundraising Auction Donation Form

 

Schedule of Events:

Monday , February 9, 2015
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm Trade Show Set-Up

 

Tuesday , February 10, 2015
7:00 am - 7:45 am Trade Show Set-Up
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open - Sponsored by Davidson Construction and Management Company LLC
Hospitality Open - Sponsored by The Parks Companies
Trade Show Open
8:00 am - 4:30 pm Silent Auction Room Open
 
9:00 am In the Show Ring
9:30 am - 11:30 pm PQA Plus Certification Training - Sponsored by the Missouri Pork Association
 
Dr. Tim Safranski - University of Missouri
  Tony Martin, DVM - MFA Incorporated
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Swine Advisory Committee Meeting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm FFA Pork Speaking Contest Finals - Sponsored by Alltech
 
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Expo Barbecue - Sponsored by Cargill Pork

$5 per person - must have ticket to attend

 
1:00 pm - 3:45 pm In the Show Ring Session - Off site -
 
1:00 pm - 2:45 pm Producer Education Sessions
 
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm Trade Show Cash Bar - Beer and soda sponsored by The Parks Companies
4:00 pm Silent Auction Closes
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Trade Show Tear Down
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Reception
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Pork Industry Banquet - Sponsored by the Pork Checkoff and Farmland
 

Missouri Wine Tasting - Sponsored by Missouri Wine and Grape Board

$40 per person ($35 if purchased prior to February 5) - must have ticket to attend

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Pork Industry Fundraising Auction
Auctioneer - Tony Clayton, Clayton Agri-Marketing, Inc.
9:30 pm - ? Evening Hospitality Room - Sponsored by FCS Financial and The Parks Companies

 

In the Show Ring Agenda for February 10, 2015

Youths attending the entire session will receive Show Me Quality Assurance certification/recertification.
9:00 am Registration
10:00 am - 11:30 am Show Me Quality Assurance
  Dr. Marcia Shannon - University of Missouri
11:30 am Lunch and Trade Show Scavenger Hunt
  Scavenger Hunt sponsored by FCS Financial
1:00 pm Travel to Trowbridge Livestock Center at the University of Missouri
1:30 Nutrition & Health Management
   Speaker to be Determined
2:15 Showmanship, Grooming & Clipping
   Speaker to be Determined
2:45 Break - Refreshments
3:00 Selection and Evaluation
   Speaker to be Determined
3:45 pm Closing

 

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
8:00 am - 10:00 am Pork Leadership Breakfast - Sponsored by the National Pork Producers Council
Keynote Speaker - Jim Wiesemeyer, Informa Economics, Washington D.C.

$60 per person ($50 if purchased prior to February 6) - must have ticket to attend
 

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Hot Topics - University of Missouri Commercial Agriculture Program

No cost to attend

 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Missouri Pork Association Board Lunch
  Keynote Speaker - To be determined
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Missouri Pork Association Board Meeting
 
Open to all producers

 

Thanks to our outstanding supporters
who are sponsoring events at this year's Expo!
   
   
   
   

   
   

     
 

 

   

 

   

 

 

For more information, or to exhibit at the trade show, please contact:

Diane Slater
Director of Communications
Missouri Pork Association
(573) 445-8375
diane@mopork.com


 

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