North Carolina Meat Processors Association

NCMPA’s 64th Annual Meeting and Exhibitor Showcase
July 27-29

To be held at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park
43 Towne Square Blvd, Asheville


Make Your Hotel Reservations Now

The NCMPA will celebrate its’ 64th Anniversary at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park, this summer. Many exciting activities are planned.We will begin on Friday afternoon, July 27th, with a Board of Directors Meeting, then gather in the lobby to go to a local restaurant as a group (Dutch Treat).

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On Saturday, July 28th, we will have a full day of education and time built in for visiting the Exhibits. Saturday evening will conclude with dinner and the 4th Annual Corn Hole Tournament!

Reservations can be made by calling the Hilton: Toll Free: 866-407-5713
Please refer to NC Meat Processors Association to receive the group rate of $185 per night.
Reservations can be made online using this link:

(Please note, the entire URL may need to be copied and pasted for it to work properly.)

There is a 72 hour cancellation policy on reservations. Rates are based on single or double occupancy. Occupancy tax for Asheville is currently 6%. State sales tax is currently 7%. All hotel guest rooms are non-smoking, including the balcony. Check in time is 4 p.m. on the day of arrival and check-out time is 11 a.m. on day of departure.

Group Rate is $185 per night is available until June 28th or until the block sells out. Whichever comes first.

Educational Seminar, Sponsorship, and Exhibitor Information is coming soon!


2017 BBQ Camp Recap 


“A big thanks to Dana Hanson, Travis Tennant, Candace Cansler, Bob Garner, John Shelton Reed, all of the sponsors, journalists, everyone who helped make this weekend possible, and definitely a big thanks to my fellow participants. This was a truly transformative experience! I learned so much, and had a great time meeting and interacting with all of you. I made some good friends here! And the FOOD!! Wow!” – Chris Barry



NCMPA was organized to promote, develop, and maintain the advancement of the meat processing industry. The association is comprised of Processor Members and Associate Members, and overseen by an elected Board of Directors.