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Upcoming Industry Events

US Foods ~ Food Fanatics Live

Embrace your fanaticism for food and spark up your business acumen by joining like minded chefs and restaurateurs at our Food Fanatics LiveTM culinary expos.


This invitation is for AMSA students and faculty members to “explore the food business and all the potential career paths."

 

March 14, 2018
Time:10 am - 3pm
Location: Charleston Area Convention Center

Calling all Charleston area restaurateurs and foodservice professionals – the most innovative Food Culture movement has arrived near you! Don’t miss this industry-leading event designed to stir your culinary passion – with ideas, applications, discussions and demonstrations from top chefs and food experts.

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March 28, 2018
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Location:  Birmingham Convention Center Sheraton

Calling all Birmingham area restaurateurs and foodservice professionals – the most innovative Food Culture movement has arrived near you! Don’t miss this industry-leading event designed to stir your culinary passion – with ideas, applications, discussions and demonstrations from top chefs and food experts.

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May 22, 2018
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona  

 

Calling all Seattle area restaurateurs and foodservice professionals – the most innovative Food Culture movement has arrived near you! Don’t miss this industry-leading event designed to stir your culinary passion – with ideas, applications, discussions and demonstrations from top chefs and food experts.

Click here to learn more!

Registration:

  1. Please go to: https://www.foodfanatics.com/events
  2. Select register now next to the event you would like to attend.
  3. Please select the option to register as a Food Service Operator.
  4. Please complete the information page and in the box for Business Name please list AMSA and then your university name
    • Example "AMSA-XXX University

 

Petfood Forum

Petfood Forum 2018 & Petfood Innovation Workshop: New Product Development Journey
Dates: April 23 – 25, 2018
Venue: Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO

The Petfood Forum group of conferences and exhibitions are unique and exclusive events serving the global pet food manufacturing industry. They deliver the opportunity to learn the latest research and innovative information on pet nutrition, global pet food market growth, pet food safety, processing, packaging and much more—all from leading, recognized pet food industry experts.

Website & Registration:www.PetfoodForumEvents.com
Attendees: 3,000
Countries represented: 40
Exhibitors: 280 top pet food supply companies in the world

North American Meat Institute Upcoming Events

April 25-26, 2018
Advanced Listeria monocytogenes Intervention and Control
KCI Hilton, Kansas City, Missouri

This workshop focuses on the challenge of controlling Listeria monocytogenes in order to produce a safe, nutritious product. The Foundation for Meat & Poultry Research & Education has worked with experts across the industry to develop a learning experience tailored to meet those challenges. This year's workshop will include an off-site afternoon at a nearby associate member and other program updates will be implemented. Discussion topics will continue to focus on sanitation, equipment design, corrective actions, sampling plans and data analysis. Sponsorship and exhibits are available for this conference.

June 5-7, 2018,
Center of the Plate Training,
College Station, TX

Foundation for Meat & Poultry Research & Education Center of the Plate Training® (COP) sessions bring together some of the top experts and species organizations to teach food industry professionals  the best and most profitable uses for  beef, pork, lamb, veal and poultry, as well as processed meats and seafood. This three day course is designed to teach the fundamentals of meat specifications by giving a first-hand look at how carcasses are converted to cuts commonly used in retail and foodservice. This event draws approximately 90 attendees.

September 5-6, 2018,
Beef Safety Conference
Rosemont Hilton,. Chicago, IL

This annual conference provides valuable insights for beef processors, outstanding networking opportunities, and access to the best information to help your business improve its food safety programs. This conference always brings together 150 top experts from industry, government, and academia to address the most critical issues that beef processors face today. Tabletop exhibits and sponsorships are available.

October 18-19, 2018
Animal Care and Handling Conference
Westin Crown Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri

This workshop is designed to help you improve productivity, efficiency and product quality while learning the latest humane handling and stunning practices. This program is intended for key plant personnel, such as managers, production and pen supervisors, training managers, quality assurance and safety staff and others involved in training personnel in animal driving, handling and stunning. Exhibits and sponsorship opportunities are available.

October 23-24, 2018
Advanced Listeria monocytogenes Intervention and Control
Hilton Kansas City Airport

This workshop focuses on the challenge of controlling Listeria monocytogenes in order to produce a safe, nutritious product. The Foundation for Meat & Poultry Research & Education has worked with experts across the industry to develop a learning experience tailored to meet those challenges. This year's workshop will include an off-site afternoon at a nearby associate member and other program updates will be implemented.  Discussion topics will continue to focus on sanitation, equipment design, corrective actions, sampling plans and data analysis.  Sponsorship and exhibits are available for this conference.

Registration:

Can be found online at: https://www.meatinstitute.org/index.php?ht=d/sp/i/10422/pid/10422, AMSA members do receive the member rate if noted on the event registration website.

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