The fifth IMS World Pork Conference will take place 3-4 September 2009 at Qingdao in the Shandong province of China, announced the International Meat Secretariat.

The conference is being arranged with the China Meat Association. More than 1,000 exhibitors are expected at the show, including the British Pig Executive (BPEX), which says it will be present with the British Pig Association and other representatives of the pork industry in the United Kingdom (UK) to promote their sales of breeding pigs and pigmeat into Asian markets.