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

Upcoming Events:

66th Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase

July 27-30, 2022 | Galveston, TX

Register here!

Preliminary Agenda

2022 Convention Preliminary Schedule

Hotel Information

The Southwest Meat Association room block is an average nightly rate of $219 per night, plus taxes and fees. Please make your reservations early, as the room block fills quickly and availability is limited. Deadline for the hotel block is July 8, 2022. Reservations can be made directly with Moody Gardens here.

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