May 19-20, 2021

Guadalajara, Jalisco, MÉXICO | Hotel Hard Rock

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update on Fresh Connections: Mexico

As an organization that regularly convenes the industry, the health and safety of our members and guests is our top priority. With this in mind, we have made the decision to postpone all PMA and CGT events through June 6, 2020 which includes Fresh Connections: Mexico. If you have an immediate question or concern, please reach out to our Member Services team at MemberServices@pma.com. We are here to support you.

As an organization that regularly convenes the industry, the health and safety of our members and guests is our top priority. With this in mind, we have made the decision to postpone all PMA and CGT events through June 6, 2020 which includes Fresh Connections: Mexico. If you have an immediate question or concern, please reach out to our Member Services team at MemberServices@pma.com. We are here to support you.

Fresh Connections Mexico

May 19-20, 2021

Hard Rock Hotel Guadalajara
Av. Ignacio L. Vallarta 5145
Camino Real, 45040
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Hard Rock Hotel Guadalajara
Av. Ignacio L. Vallarta 5145
Camino Real, 45040
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Who Attends?
Importers, exporters, suppliers, retailers, technology and logistics providers, and people from other sectors who want to expand their business in Mexico and worldwide. Importers, exporters, suppliers, retailers, technology and logistics providers, and people from other sectors who want to expand their business in Mexico and worldwide.
Why Attend?
The ideal place to create global connections in the fresh produce industry. Fresh Connections: Mexico is the only event in Mexico dedicated to the entire fresh produce supply chain. Expand your vision by learning from these leaders who are innovating and take a look at all the latest products, services, and technologies in the exhibition area. The event includes: Exposition, Educational Sessions, Networking & Receptions The ideal place to create global connections in the fresh produce industry. Fresh Connections: Mexico is the only event in Mexico dedicated to the entire fresh produce supply chain. Expand your vision by learning from these leaders who are innovating and take a look at all the latest products, services, and technologies in the exhibition area. The event includes: Exposition, Educational Sessions, Networking & Receptions

2020 Buyers

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Become an Exhibitor
Fresh Connections: Mexico draws top retail buyers, high-level produce executives and industry leaders at the only event in Mexico dedicated to the entire fresh produce supply chain. If you grow, export/import, prepare, package, distribute or sell fresh produce in Mexico and Latin America, this is the place you need to be! Fresh Connections: Mexico draws top retail buyers, high-level produce executives and industry leaders at the only event in Mexico dedicated to the entire fresh produce supply chain. If you grow, export/import, prepare, package, distribute or sell fresh produce in Mexico and Latin America, this is the place you need to be!
Learn More
2020 Expo Floor plan

Registration Information

 
Member
(on or before April 24)
Non-Member
(on or before April 24)
Member
(after April 24)
Non-Member
(after April 24)
Registration
MX$2,900
MX$3,800
MX$3,400
MX$4,300

 

All pricing is in Mexican Pesos.

 

Registration includes:
May 27: Young Professional Coffee Hour, Fresh Connections education program, lunch, access to the exposition and a reception
May 28: Access to the exposition, breakfast and Fresh Connections education program

Cancellation Policy
No refunds. Substitutions accepted.

QUESTIONS?
Contact Member Services at MemberServices@pma.com or +1 (302) 738-7100


Schedule

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Time Event
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

PMA Members Only VIP Reception
Meet with global buyers as well as other key industry leaders in this exclusive event for PMA members.
*To participate, you must be a current member of PMA and be registered for PMA Fresh Connections Mexico.
*Space is limited, so only a maximum of 2 tickets per company will be granted.



Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Time Event
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Participant Registration

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM The Center for Growing Talent Young Professionals Coffee Hour
Geared towards professionals 35 and younger, you will engage in meaningful conversation with peers while expanding your network. Mix, mingle and be inspired by your colleagues from around the globe.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome Coffee
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Fresh Takes on Hot Topics
With so many important changes in the industry, it can be difficult to know what might influence your business. Join your colleagues for a lively discussion on the topics you said are most important to your businesses’ success. From consumer trends to attracting future generations. From shifts in global markets to the impact of new technology. Dive deeper into the topics that will have the most impact on the fresh produce industry in Mexico in 2020.

Moderator: Inés Masallach, Director of Marketing, Imalinx
Panelists:
Roger Gay, CEO, Cocanmex
Francisco Guerrero, General Manager, Chedraui
Adelina Metodieva, CEO, Zeolitech

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Coffee Break 
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Industry Strategies to Increase Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Sales
Speaker: Fernando Aguirre, Former Chairman & CEO of Chiquita Brands International
Credited with considerable success in both the produce and consumer goods industries, Fernando Aguirre knows business. Don’t miss this must-attend session where he’ll share lessons and experiences from his time as Chairman & CEO of Chiquita Brands International, an executive with Procter & Gamble, and as CEO of MLB minor league teams. Hear his story, lifelong experiences, and leave with an understanding of what it takes to grow your business and succeed in the industry even without a large brand name.
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Ribbon Cutting and Expo Opening
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Expo
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Networking Lunch in Expo
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Opening Reception



Thursday, 28 May 2020

Time Event
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Participant Registration
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Breakfast in Expo
9:30 AM -10:45 AM Keynote and Closing Session
10:45 AM - 1:15 PM Expo
1:15 PM Program Ends

Contacts

Sarahi Dominguez

Sarahi Dominguez

Event & Program Manager

+1 (302) 781-5853
Email Sarahi

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