WASHINGTON – The Annual Meat Conference, set to be held Feb. 20-22 at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, Texas, will feature seven concurrent workshops on some of the most pertinent issues facing the meat industry today.

Workshop topics include health and wellness in the meat department; ensuring food safety; debunking myths about modern meat production; meat-case dynamics; translating trends into sales; regulatory issues; and utilizing social media.

Co-sponsored by the American Meat Institute Foundation (AMIF) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the annual conference attracts 800 members of the retail food and meat industries each year. AMIF relays it is considered the leading educational event focusing on meat and poultry marketing innovations, merchandising issues and consumer purchasing trends.

American Lamb Board, Beef Checkoff, National Chicken Council, National Pork Board and National Turkey Federation are associate sponsors.

For more information, visitwww.MeatConference.com.