2009 Annual Meat Conference

Sunday, March 8 (12am) - Tuesday, March 10, 2009 (1am US/Eastern)
Sheraton Denver Hotel
1550 Court Place [map]
Denver, CO 80202-5107

Delivers a complete meat industry program focused on improving sales and profitability. From educational sessions to the Tech Fair to Product Tasting Reception, this annual conference addresses consumer trends, marketing and merchandising, technology, human resources and meat department profitability. The premier meat marketing and operations educational program, it is designed to bring every segment of the retail meat and poultry industries together. The event is co-sponsored by FMI and the American Meat Institute in conjunction with the American Lamb Board, National Cattlemen's Association, National Chicken Council, National Pork Board and the National Turkey Federation.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
Main conference website

Related Files:

2009 Meat Conference Registration Form

Registration Includes:

All meeting materials, breakfasts, refreshment breaks, lunches, and receptions. Every participant, to qualify for member rates must be an employee of an AMI, FMI, ABP, NCC, NLB, NPD, or NTF member company. All others are non-members.

Who Should Attend:

Vice Presidents and Directors of Supermarket meat operations, supermarket meat buyers and merchandisers, supermarket owner/operators, meat and poultry packers, processors, consumer relations and merchandising personnel and industry promotional groups.

Meeting Attire:

Business casual.

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 03/02/2009
Name Price
Early Bird Registration $595.00  
Association Early Bird Registration $595.00  
Registration Fee $695.00  
Association Registration Fee $695.00  
Companion Registration (NM) $200.00  
Non-Member Registration $1,290.00  

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Notify the registrar in writing by e-mail at cpratt@fmi.org or fax 202/220-0830 by Friday, February 20, 2009. Cancellations are subject to a $75 processing fee. No refunds after February 20, 2009. All refunds will be processed after March 30, 2009. Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.

General Hotel Information:

Please make room reservations directly with the Sheraton Denver Hotel by calling 888.627.8405; mention that you are an Annual Meat Conference attendee to receive the special conference room rate of $179/night (single/double occupancy). Reservations must be made by Saturday, February 21, 2009 in order to receive this special rate. Any reservations made after this date will be accepted by the hotel on a space available basis only and the group rates will not be guaranteed.

Travel Information:

The Sheraton Denver Hotel is located approximately 32 miles from the Denver International Airport (DIA). Taxi's and rental cars are readily available.

Airport Shuttle:

Big Sky Airport Shuttle is offering AMC attendees the special rate of $28.00 round trip to and from Denver International Airport to the Sheraton Denver Hotel. Please refer to the group code AMC when purchasing your tickets to receive this special discounted rate. To purchase your tickets call 303-300-2626 (Toll Free: 1-877-336-8267) or click on the link below.


You may also purchase tickets after arriving in Denver at the ticket counter inside the DIA terminal. The Big Sky Shuttle counter is located across from the tourist information booth near baggage claim.

Sponsors and Sponsorship Information:

American Meat Institute, Food Marketing Institute, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, National Chicken Council, National Pork Board, National Turkey Federation and American Lamb Board