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New York Produce Show and Conference
December 10 – December 13
The New York Produce Show and Conference, celebrating 10th years, returns December 10th to the 13th with 4 days of education, networking, commerce and consumer-media outreach.
As per organizer:
The New York Produce Show & Conference offers the opportunity to gain knowledge, build relationships and conduct commerce in an intimate environment.
The four-day event includes networking opportunities, a one-day trade show of over 400 exhibiting companies, retail “thought-leader” breakfast panel hosted by Perishable Pundit Jim Prevor, immersive conferences, educational micro-sessions and tours of the region’s vibrant industry, including local retailers, wholesalers, foodservice distributors, urban farms and unique eateries.
In addition to the one-day Trade Show are three co-located conferences for industry participants who wish to deepen their 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.
The program also includes an outreach to students and faculty at regional universities as well as distinguished culinary schools, plus media immersion, luncheon and show tour involving influential bloggers, consumer editors and those working with all forms of social media.
For full schedule, ticket options and registration to this year’s New York Produce Show, click: www.nyproduceshow.com