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 & Consulting

Regulatory Assistance

Membership Directory

Nutritional Labeling 

Information Services

Annual Convention




Virtual 13th Annual Mid-Year Conference – Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Join us for SMA’s Virtual 13th Annual Mid-Year Conference, “Succeeding in Challenging Times.”  This is a unique educational opportunity for meat/food industry executives and managers at all levels, featuring leading experts on a wide range of topics.  The combination of excellent speakers and topics will cover many issues that affect your business.  This conference has become a “must attend” for many industry leaders and one that you cannot afford to miss. SMA will be providing the Mid-Year Conference virtually and FREE to all SMA members and non-members.

Registration and more information about the Mid-Year Conference can be found here.

Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Contact the SMA Office at 979-846-9011 for sponsorship information.

Thank to our sponsors!


SMA Virtual 64th Annual Convention

Thank you for joining us for the Virtual 64th Annual Convention featuring lectures from industry leaders sharing relevant and insightful content on challenges facing the meat and poultry industry today. 

64th Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase Program Book

A complete recording of each presentations from the virtual convention can be found here. 

Thank you to our sponsors!

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