The World Pork Expo’s global flavor is further evident in the trade show with more than 310,000 square feet of commercial exhibits from hundreds of companies throughout the world. Anyone who does not attend Expo will have to play serious catch up to remain informed about issues and new developments affecting their businesses.
Live hogs are on display in the swine barn throughout Expo week, as the World Pork Expo Junior National kicked off on June 6. Hosted by the by the National Junior Swine Association and Team Purebred, the Junior National offers a Skillathon, judging contests and certification programs.
World Pork Expo doesn't just happen. A full-year of planning goes into the annual event, and companies take a lot of time to make sure their displays are just right for the 20,000 visitors from around the world who will visit the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.