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Illinois is ranked 4th in the nation in hog production. Find out why at Illinois’ largest pork specific trade show February 6th and 7th, at the Bank of Springfield Center in Springfield.


Are you a farmer looking to diversify with livestock, or a pig farmer looking to upgrade your barn? Stroll through over 170 exhibitor booths, listen to educational seminars and talk with industry leaders, all in the same place. Join us as we celebrate Generations of Commitment with Illinois’ finest pork producers.


Register before this Friday, January 12, for a discounted rate; youth are $7.00, adults are $10.00, and tickets to the registration luncheon are $25.00. Any registrations received after January 12 will be subject to a higher price. You may register the day of. If you are a member of IPPA it is FREE for you to attend!


The trade show will be open Tuesday, February 6 from 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM, and Wednesday, February 1 from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  The Legislative Reception will be part of the Illinois Pork Expo again this year, taking place on the evening of February 6th on the tradeshow floor. This is free for all registered Expo attendees.


To register go to or call the office at 217-529-3100. Also, be sure to check out a full schedule of events and seminars taking place at the 2018 Illinois Pork Expo on our website.



The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) represents more than 2,000 pork producers throughout Illinois and the Illinois pork industry, which contributes more than $1.8 billion and more than 10,500 jobs to the state’s economy. IPPA is comprised of county pork producer groups in approximately 20 counties throughout Illinois. IPPA is an affiliate of the National Pork Producers Council and the National Pork Board.