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

Registration information coming soon!

Hotel reservations can be made by visiting Moody Gardens online with code SMEAT717, calling 1-888-388-8484, or by clicking the direct link here. The hotel rate is $199.00, per night, per room, plus tax.