The Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Board of Administrators is happy to announce that after 51 fabulous years often called the Midwest present, the MPF Conference is altering its title to the PEAK.
The PEAK letters symbolize all that the MPF Conference has offered to the poultry business over the previous 5 many years plus offers a nod to the thrilling future forward for the group and its annual occasion.Together with a brand new title comes a brand new PEAK Present brand in addition to an entire rebranding of its colours, which can be included into the present MPF web site, www.MidwestPoultry.com, within the coming weeks.
The rebranding course of started almost three years in the past when the MPF Board met for a strategic planning session in Minneapolis. It was clear at the moment that the present had seen large development and was now not strictly a present for the Midwest poultry business. Attendees and exhibitors come from all internationally to soak up the biggest commerce present and conference within the U.S. that’s 100% targeted on poultry.
After placing the rebrand on maintain through the top of the pandemic, the MPF Board rebooted its plans and after a lot considerate dialogue over a number of months, unanimously permitted the brand new title and brand throughout its Might assembly.
“The Board feels strongly that our present title ought to be reflective of not solely our wealthy historical past within the Midwest but additionally present a strong basis from which to construct our thrilling future because the present the place North American poultry connects,” mentioned Ross Thoreson, MPF President and long-time exhibitor as President of Greatest Veterinary Options, Ellsworth, IA.
The PEAK present will proceed to be powered by the Midwest Poultry Federation, a 501(c)6 group, whose members are 11 state poultry organizations in 9 states, together with Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
All income (after bills are paid) generated by the PEAK will proceed to be donated to varied poultry organizations for analysis, academic, and profession actions in addition to again to MPF’s member organizations, simply as earlier MPF conventions have executed.
“Whereas our present title has modified, our dedication to showcasing innovative data, gear, know-how and providers to poultry firms, farmers, and farm managers will solely get stronger,” mentioned Thoreson. “In 2023, we’re increasing our exhibit corridor to supply extra cubicles than ever earlier than and we proceed to search for methods to enhance our training program, which has at all times been on the epicenter of what our present supplies.”
The 2023 PEAK present can be held April 11-13 on the Minneapolis Conference Middle, giving the MPF group the prospect to shift its PEAK present dates in order that attendees might take pleasure in spring within the metropolis. “We’re trying ahead to our new April dates, which shift us additional away from winter climate, spring break conflicts, and different vital poultry business occasions earlier within the 12 months,” mentioned Thoreson. “It’s a good time of 12 months to get out and luxuriate in Minneapolis – and meet us on the PEAK!”