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Schedule of events

Wednesday, April 11

Time Event
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market Rescue Glean (‚ÄčOptional, limited seating)
Join your colleagues for an optional volunteer opportunity to rescue produce for those in need in the Philadelphia area. Attendees will depart the hotel at 12:45 pm and travel to the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market for a two-hour Produce Rescue Glean. Only 25 spaces are available for this complimentary volunteer opportunity, and separate registration is required. For more information, contact Astrid Schrier at +1 (302) 607-2102. Together, we will sort and glean nearly 10,000 pounds of fresh produce for deserving people in the Philadelphia region.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Registration and Cocktail Reception

Thursday, April 12

Time Event
6:45 AM - 8:45 AM
Tour Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market (Optional; limited seating)                          
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Registration / Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Welcome and Introductions
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Industry Insights: Fresh Food at Retail 

Speaker: 

Cathy Burns, CEO, Produce Marketing Association

In this session, PMA CEO Cathy Burns will discuss a number of retail and food industry trends that have the potential to increase consumer demand and preference for fresh produce and how industry might best be able to leverage these opportunities.

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM UnConference Facilitator Breakdown
10:15 AM - 11:05 AM
UnConference Education Block One
11:05 AM - 11:20 AM
Networking Break
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM
UnConference Education Block Two
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Networking Lunch
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
UnConference Education Block Three
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Closing UnConference Block Four
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Closing Remarks

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Confirmed Buyers

  • Affiliated Foods, Inc.
  • Associated Wholesale Grocers
  • Bozzutos
  • C&S Wholesale Grocers
  • Giant Martins
  • HelloFresh
  • Krasdale Foods
  • Loblaws Inc.
  • McCaffrey Markets
  • Meijer
  • Military Produce Group 
  • Pyramid Foods
  • Southeastern Grocers 
  • The Kroger Co.
  • Wakefern Food Corporation
  • Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. 

contact

George Sczepanski

George Szczepanski

Director of Sponsorship / Exhibit Sales

+1 (302) 607-2140

Email George

Kent Allway

Kent Allaway

Vice President, Events and Programs.

+1 (302) 607-2169

Email Kent