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




Leadership Trip to Washington D.C.

April 27-29, 2020- CANCELLED

It is with much regret that we have decided to cancel the Spring Leadership Trip to Washington D.C.  The safety and well-being of our members and employees is a top priority.  We are continuing to keep a close watch on the developments of COVID-19.  If you and your business need any assistance during this difficult time, please do not hesitate to reach out to the SMA Office at 979-846-9011.  Be on the lookout for the Fall Leadership Trip to Washington D.C.. Dates will be announced soon.


Save The Date

64th Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase

July 22-25, 2020 ♦ J.W. Marriott Hill Country San Antonio Resort & Spa ♦ San Antonio, TX

The SMA Office is actively planning the 64th Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase.  We will release more information soon.