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 effecting the meat and poultry industry, networking sessions, Suppliers’ Showcase, and other events benefitting the SMA Scholarship Foundation.
Wednesday, July 28
5:00pm Board Meeting
Thursday, July 29
8:00am – 1:00pm Bob Ondrusek Memorial Golf Tournament
8:30pm – 11:00pm Networking Mixer featuring live music from Texas singer/songwriter
Friday, July 30
8:00am – 12:00pm General Session 1
12:00pm – 1:30pm Family Luncheon featuring “Best of the Wurst” sponsored by Handtmann
4:00pm – 7:00pm Suppliers’ Showcase
7:00pm – 10:00pm Dinner & Auction benefitting the SMA Scholarship Foundation
Saturday, July 31
8:00pm- 12:00pm General Session 2
6:00pm – 7:00pm Cocktail Reception
7:00pm – 10:00pm Chairman’s Dinner & Dance
*General Session topics and speakers to be announced soon.
Reservations can be made directly with the Kalahari Resort here or by calling 877-525-2427. Be sure to ask for the SMA room block to receive the special rate of $239 per night, plus taxes and fees. Please make your reservations early, as the room block fills quickly and availability is limited. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Directions to the resort and more information are available here.
Attire is business casual with the exception of the Chairman’s Dinner & Dance, which is semi-formal.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Reach out to the SMA Office at (979) 846-9011 for more information.
Thank you to our sponsors!