64th Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase

July 23-25, 2020

J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa • San Antonio, TX

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 audience interaction 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. In addition to the excellent speaker program, the conference features a Suppliers’ Showcase, Golf Tournament, Dinner & Auction benefitting the SMA Foundation Scholarships.


Click here for 64th Annual Convention & Suppliers’ Showcase Registration

Printable Registration Packet and Schedule of Events

Late fees: ALL registration received after 5PM. Friday, July 10, 2020 will incur a $50 late fee.  Cancellation Policy: Full refund for cancellations received by July 10th; late cancellations will receive 50% refund.  No refunds will be given after July 17th.

Tentative Agenda

Find the tentative agenda here.

Hotel Reservations

Reservations can be made directly with the J.W. Marriott here.  The group rate is already included in the link with a discounted rate of $259/night, plus tax.  The discounted rate will expire on June 29, 2020.  The hotel is located at 23808 Resort Parkway San Antonio, TX 78261.

COVID-19 Response

SMA is staying committed to the health and safety of our members during the COIVD-19 pandemic.  Marriott has provided guidelines and procedures that the company is implementing in all of the Marriott hotels.  The SMA Office is working to compile a COVID-19 Response Plan which will be available to all attendees soon.

Marriott’s Commitment to Clean Hotel Spaces

Marriott’s Commitment to Clean


Attire is business casual, with the exception of the Chairman’s Dinner & Dance, which is semi-formal.

Thank you to our sponsors!

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