Representing the meat and poultry industry since 1957

Southwest Meat Association

Southwest Meat Association (SMA) is a leading meat and poultry trade organization representing packers and processors all over the United States. SMA is an organization created to make a difference for its members by initiating opportunities, resolving problems, and thus helping our member companies to earn a reasonable return on their investment.

Membership Benefits: 


Networking Opportunities

Educational Programs

HACCP Training

Regulatory Assistance

Membership Directory

Nutritional Labeling 

Information Services

Annual Convention




63rd Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase

July 24-27, 2019 | Moody Gardens | Galveston, Texas

Register for Convention – Click Here

2019 SMA Convention Agenda & Packet

Hotel Reservation Information

Moody Gardens Hotel discounted room block has ended. Reservations at Moody Gardens Hotel are not guaranteed. Call (888) 388-8484 to book a room.

Nearby Hotels include:

Holiday Inn Resort Galveston- on the beach – 5002 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, TX 77551 – (888) 465-4329

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Galveston West – 8628 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, TX 77554 – (888) 465-4329

Comfort Inn & Suites Beachfront – 6302 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, TX 77554 – (409) 741-8888

Hampton Inn & Suites Galveston – 6431 Central City Blvd. Galveston, TX 77551 – (409) 744-5600

Courtyard Galveston Island – 9550 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, TX 77554 – (409) 497-2850

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