The Eastern Produce Council and PRODUCE BUSINESS magazine have once again joined forces to present an exciting world-class event for the industry. The four-day event includes networking opportunities, a one-day trade show of over 400 companies, retail “thought-leader” breakfast panel hosted by Perishable Pundit Jim Prevor, educational micro-sessions and tours of the region’s vibrant industry, including local retailers, wholesalers, foodservice distributors, urban farms and unique eateries.
The program also includes an outreach to students and faculty at regional universities as well as distinguished culinary schools, plus the “Connect with Fresh” media immersion, luncheon and show tour involving influential bloggers, consumer editors and those working with all forms of social media.
In addition to the 1-day Trade Show are three co-located conferences for those wishing to expand and enhance their visit to our one-of-a-kind produce industry experience:
- Tuesday, December 10, the Foundational Excellence program –> with Cornell professors offering one day of industry trends and take-aways for executives with less than 5 years in produce.
- Wednesday, December 11, the Global Trade Symposium offers attendees the latest insights on produce importing and exporting to and from the Northeast Region.
- Thursday, December 12, our 1-day Trade Show and Exposition, featuring ‘Perishable Pundit’ Jim Prevor’s Keynote Breakfast & Thought Leaders Panel, show floor educational Micro-Sessions, Chef’s Demonstrations, the Connect with Fresh Media Immersion, and an exciting day in NYC for our Spouse and Companion Program participants.
- Friday, December 13 the “Ideation Fresh” Foodservice Forum covers the role of produce in culinary innovation and foodservice profitability.
Further information will be posted in the weeks to come. Please sign up to our mailing list and let us keep you informed about another exciting New York Produce Show and Conference.