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




65th Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase

Plan now to attend the 65th Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase on July 28-31, 2021 at the new Kalahari Resort in Round Rock, Texas.  This is a ‘must attend’ event for food safety and meat industry professionals of all managerial levels.  The convention will feature two general sessions with speakers presenting on hot topics affecting the meat and poultry industry, networking sessions, Suppliers’ Showcase, and other events benefitting the SMA Scholarship Foundation.

Find more convention details and registration click here.

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