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Date Posted: October 10, 2013

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) in partnership with the American Meat Institute and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association are seeking applicants for the second annual International Production & Processing Expo’s (IPPE) 30 Under 30 Program.

The deadline for the program is Tuesday, Oct. 15.

The program targets young professionals who normally would not have the financial resources to attend IPPE, providing recognition, complimentary registration and hotel accommodations to 30 individuals under 30 years of age.

IPPE will take place in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 28-30, 2014.

The program’s goal is to invest and engage in young professionals who work for companies actively involved in the production and processing of poultry and meat or production of animal/poultry feed and are members of at least one of the sponsoring associations.

The program recognizes professional leadership qualities, provides education to further training in each person’s respective industry and will expose the recipients to the latest technology used in the industry.

Details for applicants:

• Must work for companies actively involved in the production and/or processing of poultry and meat or the production of animal/poultry feed and are members of any of the following IPPE sponsoring associations: American Feed Industry Association; American Meat Institute; or U.S. Poultry & Egg Association

• Age between 21-29 years old at the time the application is received

• Have support of senior staff at their company

We encourage you and your managers to nominate your top young employees for the program (up to two candidates per plant).

Applications must be received by Oct. 15, and winners will be notified by Nov. 15.

The application can be found at

If you have any questions about IPPE, contact AFIA’s Vice President of Membership and PR, Sarah Novak at (703) 558-3574 or AFIA’s Director of Meetings and Events, Veronica Rovelli at (703) 558-3563.

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