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2022 IMPA Convention & Trade Show

February 17-20, 2022
Gateway Hotel & Conference Center
Ames, Iowa

Forms and Rules
Convention Pre-Registration

Convention Booth Registration
Cured Meat and Product Show Registration
Iowa Cured Meat Competition Rules

Registration Fees
Members: $100.00 per plant
Non-Members: $50.00 per person

Meal Functions
Friday Night: Buffet Dinner, Hosted Beverages & Entertainment - $25.00 per person
Saturday Morning: Blue Ribbon Breakfast featuring bacon from Jet's Meat Processing - $15.00 per person
Saturday Lunch: $15.00 per person
Saturday Night: Awards Banquet - $40.00 per person; $12.00 per child under age 5

Hotel Information
Gateway Hotel & Conference Center
211 Green Hills Drive
Ames, Iowa 50014

800-367-2637 - toll free
515-292-8600 - phone

Book online

Rate: $124.00 plus taxes per night

Convention Schedule
*All events occur at Gateway Hotel unless noted
Thursday, February 17, 2022
4:30 Pre-Convention Board meeting
6:00-7:30 Presidents Meet and Greet
Friday, February 18, 2022
7:00 Registration Opens
8:15 Shuttle departs Gateway for Meat Lab
9:00 Pre-Conference Workshop - ISU Meat Lab
3:30 Shuttle departs Meat Lab for Gateway
4:30 Trade Show Ribbon Cutting
4:30-7:30 Trade Show and Silent Auction
7:30-10:30 Dinner with Entertainment provided by Kris Covi, Comedian
Tickets Required - $25.00 per person
Saturday, February 19, 2022
7:00 Registration Opens
7:30-8:30 Cured Meat Products Entry
7:30-8:45

Blue Ribbon Breakfast featuring bacon from Jet’s Meat Processing
Tickets Required - $15.00 per person

8:45-9:30 Annual IMPA Business Meeting for all Iowa Members
Two $50.00 Cash Drawings - attendance required
9:30-10:15

“Beef Aging and Cooler Management to Optimize Throughput” - Troy Crowe, CIRAS
One $50.00 Cash Drawing - attendance required

10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:15 AAMP Update - Chris Young
One $50.00 Cash Drawing - attendance required
11:15-11:30

Greetings from Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Naig

11:30-12:30 Lunch
Tickets Required - $15.00 per person
12:30-3:00 Trade Show and Silent Auction
6:00 IMPA Social - Cash Bar
6:30 Awards Banquet and Installation of Officers
Tickets Required - $40.00 per person
9:30 Cured Meat Product Viewing
10:00 Pick-up Cured Meat Products
Sunday, February 20, 2022
8:00

Reconvened IMPA Board Meeting