14th Annual Mid Year Conference

February 15-16, 2022

Sheraton Arlington • Arlington, TX

Join us in Arlington, Texas for SMA’s 14th Annual Mid-Year Conference, “Succeeding in Challenging Times.” 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’ Reception, offering a fun and relaxing opportunity to network with your industry colleagues.


Coming soon!

Tentative Agenda

February 15 – Tuesday

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM – General Session

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Suppliers’ Reception

February 16 – Wednesday

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM – General Session

Hotel Reservations

Reservations should be made directly with the Sheraton Arlington here by calling 817-261-8200. Ask for the Southwest Meat Association room block to receive the special room rate of $149 per night, plus taxes and fees. Check-in time is 3:00pm and check out time is 12:00pm. Directions to the hotel and more information are available here.


Attire is business casual.

On Site Registration Hours*

  • Tuesday 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

*Late registrations will be available on site and incur a $50 late fee


Requests received by 2/4/22 will be fully refunded. Requests received on 2/5/22 or later will be refunded 50% of registration fee. Refunds will not be issued after 2/11/22.

Contact the SMA Office for sponsorship information.