Registration for the 35th annual World Pork Expo is now open. The 2023 World Pork Expo, brought forth by the National Pork Producers Council, will be held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, from June 7-9. This year marks a major milestone for the world's largest pork-specific trade show.
"We're looking forward to celebrating the Expo's incredible legacy this year with an impressive schedule of events," NPPC Board President Scott Hays said. "World Pork Expo continues to grow every year, and this year is shaping up to be the best Expo yet. Those connected to the pork industry won't want to miss it."
What to expect at World Pork Expo 2023
The 2023 World Pork Expo will feature three days of programming and educational seminars that showcase the latest product and process innovations in the pork industry. Additionally, countless networking opportunities will be available for industry professionals to meet and connect. All events are included with the cost of admission.
Additional activities and opportunities include:
- World's largest pork-specific trade show – Hundreds of exhibitors from around the world will be on-site showcasing new and exciting products and services.
- NPPC hospitality tent meet-and-greets – Speak one-on-one with NPPC board members and staff to learn more about legislation, regulation and public policy issues that impact the pork industry.
- Lunch at the Big Grill – Free pork lunches are served each day of the Expo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Last year, more than 10,000 lunches were prepared, and large crowds are expected again at this annual tradition.
- Special anniversary celebrations – This year marks the 35th anniversary of the World Pork Expo. Follow along with all of the happenings on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #WPX2023 and #35YearsofWPX.
Register early and save
Registration is now available online and includes entry to the World Pork Expo for all three days. Until June 1, discounted rates are available during pre-registration, including $10 per adult (ages 12 and up) and $1 for children (6 to 11 years old). Children under 5 years old attend for free. Registration on-site at the event will be $20 per adult. There is an on-site, Friday-only option for $10.