2017 World Pork Expo - June 7-9 - Iowa State Fairgrounds

Schedule of Events

There’s a reason why World Pork Expo is one of the most anticipated events in pork industry! Each day offers many opportunities for connection and education — from the expansive trade show and the informative seminars to industry networking and evening social events. It’s all waiting to be discovered at World Pork Expo.

Be sure to check back frequently as we are always adding new opportunities and activities to the World Pork Expo schedule!


Monday, June 5

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    Junior National Swine Show

    Passionate exhibitors 21 years of age or younger from across the U.S. will arrive to participate in the WPX Junior National Swine Show and other contests.

    • Swine Barn
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Midwest Agriculture Tour

    Featuring a broad agricultural overview — including crop and pork production, farm equipment, and commodity shipping — this two-day tour starts Monday and ends Tuesday.

    Event Sponsored by: Illinois Soybean Association Checkoff Program

    • Midwest Agriculture Tour
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Open Swine Show

    Exhibitors of all ages from across the U.S. will arrive to participate in the WPX Open Show.

    • Swine Barn
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Tuesday, June 6

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    Iowa Agribusiness Tour

    This one-day tour will highlight agribusiness in central Iowa.

    • Iowa Agribusiness Tour
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wednesday, June 7

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    Trade Show

    See what’s new in the industry at the expansive trade show! Hundreds of commercial exhibitors will display the latest pork-production technologies, products and services.

    • Varied Industries Building
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »
  • Swine Show Icon

    Junior National Swine Show

    Passionate exhibitors 21 years of age or younger from across the U.S. will participate in the WPX Junior National. Participants can also compete in various contests that test their knowledge of the swine industry.

    • Swine Barn
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »
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    World Pork Open Golf Tournament

    Take part in the World Pork Open and compete for special prizes while cultivating new and existing industry relationships!

    • Otter Creek Golf Course, Ankeny, Iowa
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    PORK Academy and Business Seminars

    Check back as more information becomes available.

    • Varied Industries Building
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »
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    Big Grill

    A delicious, free pork lunch is served each day, grilled by local pork producer volunteers!

    • Big Grill
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    View Event Details »

Thursday, June 8

  • Trade Show Icon

    Trade Show

    See what’s new in the industry at the expansive trade show! Hundreds of commercial exhibitors will display the latest pork-production technologies, products and services.

    • Varied Industries Building
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »
  • Swine Show Icon

    Junior National Swine Show

    Passionate exhibitors 21 years of age or younger from across the U.S. will participate in the WPX Junior National. Participants can also compete in various contests that test their knowledge of the swine industry.

    • Swine Barn
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »
  • Seminars Icon

    PORK Academy and Business Seminars

    Check back for more information as it becomes available.

    • Varied Industries Building
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »
  • Activities Icon

    Big Grill

    A delicious, free pork lunch is served each day, grilled by local pork producer volunteers!

    • Big Grill
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    View Event Details »

Friday, June 9

  • Trade Show Icon

    Trade Show

    See what’s new in the industry at the expansive trade show! Hundreds of commercial exhibitors will display the latest pork-production technologies, products and services.

    • Varied Industries Building
    • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    View Event Details »
  • Swine Show Icon

    Junior National Judging Contest

    Passionate exhibitors 21 years of age or younger from across the U.S. will participate in the WPX Junior National Judging Contest and other contests that test their knowledge of the swine industry.

    • Swine Barn
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »
  • Swine Show Icon

    Open Swine Show

    Exhibitors of all ages from across the U.S. will participate in the WPX Open Show. The Open Sale will take place the morning of Saturday, June 10.

    • Swine Barn
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »
  • Seminars Icon

    PORK Academy and Business Seminars

    Check back as more information becomes available.

    • Varied Industries Building
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »
  • Activities Icon

    Big Grill

    A delicious, free pork lunch is served each day, grilled by local pork producer volunteers!

    • Big Grill
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    View Event Details »

Saturday, June 10

  • Swine Show Icon

    Open Swine Sale

    Exhibitors of all ages from across the U.S. will participate in the WPX Open Show. The Open Sale will take place the morning of Saturday, June 10.

    • Swine Barn
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    View Event Details »