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2024Press Release

Registration Now Open for World Pork Expo 2024

By March 12, 2024March 13th, 2024No Comments

The world’s largest pork specific trade show is in Des Moines June 5-6. Register Today!

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 12, 2024 – Registration for the 2024 World Pork Expo is now open. This year’s Expo, brought to you by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), will be held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 5 and 6. With its new two-day schedule, the Expo will be full of exciting activities and sessions from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

“Although we may be facing one of the toughest periods in a generation, the 2024 World Pork Expo symbolizes our collective strength and the way this industry comes together,” NPPC President Lori Stevermer said. “Together, we’re turning challenges into opportunities and showcasing the unwavering spirit of pork producers.”

Expo attendees, exhibitors and media can register to attend the 2024 World Pork Expo and learn more at

New for 2024

We’ve gathered insights from previous attendees, incorporated valuable feedback and created a more robust two-day event where visitors can maximize every moment with valuable seminars, networking opportunities and live entertainment.

“This year, we want the event to focus on what matters most,” Stevermer said. “We’re embracing the power of coming together, sharing knowledge and celebrating achievements in a fun environment.”

World Pork Expo 2024 Schedule

The World Pork Expo is the industry’s premier event, and this year builds on that tradition with two days packed full of the latest in pork industry innovations, educational insights and boundless networking opportunities. Your admission unlocks access to events designed to foster connections and fuel growth within the industry.

  • The World’s Largest Pork-Specific Trade Show – Explore an expansive showcase featuring more than 700 booths from across the globe. Discover the industry’s newest products, services and technological advancements.
  • Exclusive NPPC Hospitality Tent Meet-and-Greets – Engage in meaningful dialogue with National Pork Producers Council leaders. Gain insights into the critical legislative, regulatory, and public policy developments shaping the future of pork production.
  • Complimentary Lunches from The Big Grill – Enjoy free pork lunches served daily from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Live Entertainment Returns – This year’s Expo will feature live entertainment options for attendees. More information will be released soon.

Save Money By Registering Early

Online registration is now open for the 2024 World Pork Expo for access to both days of events and activities. Secure your spot early and enjoy discounted rates: $10 for adults (ages 12 and above) and $1 for children (ages 6 to 11), with children under 5 admitted free of charge. Take advantage of these special prices by registering before May 30. On-site registration will be available at $20 per adult.

Mark your calendar for June 5-6 because you won’t want to miss this once-a-year event in Des Moines. Get ready for two full days of educational sessions, unparalleled networking opportunities and delicious pork!