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Congratulations to our 2019 Best of Show winners!

  • Best Island Booth in the Solutions Marketplace: Apeel Sciences 4948
  • Best Inline Booth in the Solutions Marketplace: CN 2602
  • Best Island Booth in the Floral Marketplace: Colour Republic 1015
  • Best Inline Booth in the Floral Marketplace: van Hoekelen Greenhouses, Inc 744
  • Best Island Booth in the Complementary Items Marketplace: Fresh Cravings, LLC 2403
  • Best Inline Booth in the Complementary Items Marketplace: Lightlife Foods & Field Roast Grain Meat Co. 2214
  • Best Island Booth in the Produce Marketplace: Starr Ranch 4185
  • Best Inline Booth in the Produce Marketplace: North Shore Living 3577
  • Best First-Time Exhibitor: Joolies 2554
  • Best Sustainable Packaging; Mucci Farms 837
  • Best Product Promo: SUNSET Wow Berries 4481
Fresh Summit delivers global connections, consumer insights and innovative business solutions

Join 22,000+ produce and floral professionals from 60+ countries.

Fresh Summit delivers global connections, consumer insights and innovative business solutions

Join 22,000+ produce and floral professionals from 60+ countries.

Experience Extensions
Extend your experience: Connect with peers, and join industry leaders in informal conversations about hot topics.
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Hotel & Travel Information
Be sure to book your hotel room by September 20 to receive the PMA discounted room rate. Everything you need to know about how to get to Anaheim and where to stay. Be sure to book your hotel room by September 20 to receive the PMA discounted room rate. Everything you need to know about how to get to Anaheim and where to stay.
Travel and Hotel
Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises
Earvin “Magic” Johnson
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CEO, PRODUCE MARKETING ASSOCIATION
Cathy Burns
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ENTREPRENEUR, ABC's SHARK TANK
Robert Herjavec
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Entrepreneurs pitch for $100K in investment value
Entrepreneurs
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$100K in
investment
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ACTRESS, MUSICIAN, PRODUCER, ENTREPRENEUR AND AUTHOR
Queen Latifah
Learn More*
Center for Growing Talent 5K Race for Talent
Lace 'em up and let's go!
2019 Exhibitor Floor Plan and Exhibitor List
Make the most of your Fresh Summit experience by making a personalized list of exhibitors you don't want to miss. Make the most of your Fresh Summit experience by making a personalized list of exhibitors you don't want to miss.
See Where Everyone Is

Promotional activities and/or the distribution of promotional materials at Fresh Summit is permitted ONLY for exhibiting companies within their rented booth space and/or official event sponsors or advertisers.

Promotional activities and/or the distribution of promotional materials at Fresh Summit is permitted ONLY for exhibiting companies within their rented booth space and/or official event sponsors or advertisers.

Friday, October 18

7:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
5K Race for Talent

Join Center for Growing Talent for their annual 5K Race for Talent and get a great start to your morning with a 3.1-mile walk/run at the Dad Miller Golf Course. Shuttle transportation will be provided. You do not need to be registered for Fresh Summit; family and friends are welcome to participate.

Separate registration required. Register as individuals or sign up your team here.




8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fresh Ideas Showcase
HALL B/C LOBBY, ACC

Visit the Fresh Ideas Showcase to see what’s new and innovative across the supply chain. Exhibitors will be displaying recently-launched products and services that are sure to freshen up the produce and floral aisles and excite consumers. In addition to the main showcase, there are sections highlighting popular industry trends. Check them out before, during and after exposition hours:

  • On-The-Go Showcase: Products/services that make it easier for consumers to eat healthy while on the go or in the kitchen
  • Certified Organic Showcase: Innovative, certified organic products
  • Floral Showcase: Innovative floral products/services
  • Food Waste Innovations Showcase: For new approaches to tackling food waste


8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
FORUM FOR THE FUTURE: CHALLENGING YOURSELF TO VICTORY
LEVEL 3, BALLROOM A-E, ACC

Big Voice:
Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises 
Moderator:
Dwight Ferguson, President/CEO, Naturipe Farms, LLC

Without challenges, there would be no goals to set, nothing to overcome. It’s how achievements are envisioned...and realized. Whether personal achievements, those for your company, or for the fresh floral and produce community as a whole. Hear from this number one NBA draft pick and basketball superstar, who overcame life challenges, managing a HIV diagnosis, to become a successful entrepreneur and cultivator of renewed, under-served communities. Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s life story and achievements will demonstrate what’s possible when you harness your knowledge and take action. In this presentation, Johnson delivers a passionate message of how everyone can overcome challenges, stay focused on their goals, and make a powerful difference.


Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 



10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
EXPOSITION
HALLS A-D, ARENA LOBBY, ARENA

Inside the Fresh Summit Expo, you'll find everyone from this dynamic industry--seed companies & growers, exporters & importers, wholesalers & retailers, and the packing, transporting & technology companies which support them. This diverse marketplace of more than 1,200 exhibitors, over 3,200 buyers and 22,000 attendees from 60+ countries means endless opportunities for connections, collaborations, considerations and communications.

Imagination Lounge (Broadway in Hall A)
Plug in, revitalize and energize in the Imagination Lounge.

Refresh Lounge (Back of Hall B)
Need a place to meet? A delicious snack? Relax, renew old friendships and create new ones in the Refresh Lounge.

Floral Lounge (Front of Hall D)
The perfect spot to plant the seeds of new relationships and watch them bloom!

Inspiration Garden (Back of Hall D)
Awaken your ingenuity in Inspiration Garden Lounge: a place to recharge, network and spark your creativity.

Freshest Face Forward: Professional Photography Lounge (Arena)
Have you been using the same profile photo for the last two (or 10) years? Ready for a new photo that reflects the you of today? We're here to help you put your freshest face forward with a new profile photo. Take advantage of the expert photographer, professional makeup artists to offer touch-ups and branding specialists available in the lounge. They're ready to divulge tips on how to amplify your professional brand across social and networking platforms to better market yourself.



10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
PMA FRESHTIVAL - The Freshest Place on Earth
GRAND PLAZA

Stroll through this music-filled outdoor plaza to find an assortment of food, drinks, free samples from exhibitors and fun activities available on Friday and Saturday. From food trucks and coffee carts, to floral hair braiding and massage chairs, this is a destination where members and guests will come to meet up, have fun and get energized. Take time to recharge and refresh so you can partake in every opportunity that Fresh Summit has to offer.

 


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet with THRIVE Winner
PMA Center, Booth 2736

Meet and greet with the winner of the THRIVE $100K Fresh Summit Challenge.


5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
LEARNINGS & LIBATIONS: SCI/TECH & SUSTAINABILITY RECEPTION
ROOM 303CD, ACC

Come celebrate with your science, technology & sustainability partners at Fresh Summit. Make connections, continue your Experience Extension discussions with members of the PMA Science, Technology & Sustainability team, as well as relax, drink and celebrate with peers. Be sure to arrive by 6:00 p.m. to share in a farewell to our own Dr. Bob Whitaker for his enduring contributions to the industry at his last Fresh Summit before he retires, as well as recognition of the Circle of Excellence Award winner and the THRIVE Fresh Summit Challenge winner.



5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
FLORAL "Beach Bash" RECEPTION
ROOM 204ABC, ACC

Enjoy delicious hors d'oevres & fruity cocktails as you mingle at this vibrant beach-party themed celebration. Networking and excitement will abound as the anticipation mounts: Who will the 2019 Floral Marketer of the Year be? Find out at 6:15 p.m. So beachy, you'll almost need sunscreen. Ready to shake it up and celebrate? So are we.


Saturday, October 19

8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
WOMEN'S FRESH PERSPECTIVES LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST

Center for Growing Talent is hosting this leadership breakfast providing industry members with an opportunity to build meaningful relationships and gain career insights from our inspirational guest speaker, Queen Latifah.

Separate registration  required and seating is limited.




8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fresh Ideas Showcase
HALL B/C LOBBY, ACC

Visit the Fresh Ideas Showcase to see what’s new and innovative across the supply chain. Exhibitors will be displaying recently-launched products and services that are sure to freshen up the produce and floral aisles and excite consumers. In addition to the main showcase, there are sections highlighting popular industry trends. Check them out before, during and after exposition hours: 

  • On-The-Go Showcase: Products/services that make it easier for consumers to eat healthy while on the go or in the kitchen
  • Certified Organic Showcase: Innovative, certified organic products
  • Floral Showcase: Innovative floral products/services
  • Food Waste Innovations Showcase: For new approaches to tackling food waste


10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exposition
HALLS A-D, ARENA LOBBY, ARENA

It will be quicker and easier to find the companies, products and services you are looking for, with the expo now segmented into four marketplaces:

  • Produce Marketplace
  • Floral Marketplace
  • Complementary Items Marketplace (includes hard goods/ancillary items such as beverages, salad dressings and toppings, nuts, dried fruit, etc.)
  • Solutions Marketplace (includes products such as software, equipment, food safety solutions, packaging, technology)

Imagination Lounge (Broadway in Hall A)
Plug in, revitalize and energize in the Imagination Lounge.

Refresh Lounge (Back of Hall B)
Need a place to meet? A delicious snack? Relax, renew old friendships and create new ones in the Refresh Lounge.

Floral Lounge (Front of Hall D)
The perfect spot to plant the seeds of new relationships and watch them bloom!

Inspiration Garden (Back of Hall D)
Awaken your ingenuity in Inspiration Garden Lounge: a place to recharge, network and spark your creativity.

Freshest Face Forward: Professional Photography Lounge (Arena)
Have you been using the same profile photo for the last two (or 10) years? Ready for a new photo that reflects the you of today? We're here to help you put your freshest face forward with a new profile photo. Take advantage of the expert photographer, professional makeup artists to offer touch-ups and branding specialists available in the lounge. They're ready to divulge tips on how to amplify your professional brand across social and networking platforms to better market yourself. Join us at 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for a Social Hour featuring Mimosas, Bloody Mary's and other brunch items.

 



10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
PMA FRESHTIVAL - The Freshest Place on Earth
GRAND PLAZA

Stroll through this music-filled outdoor plaza to find an assortment of food, drinks, free samples from exhibitors and fun activities available on Friday and Saturday. From food trucks and coffee carts, to floral hair braiding and massage chairs, this is a destination where members and guests will come to meet up, have fun and get energized! Take time to recharge and refresh so you can partake in every opportunity that Fresh Summit has to offer.


12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meet Cookie Monster
PMA Center, Booth 2736

Cookie Monster visits the PMA Center. Stop by at 1 p.m. for a Sesame Street birthday cake celebration.

 

PMA offers thanks to all of the committee members for their contributions to Fresh Summit.

 

Garland Perkins - The Oppenheimer Group
Garland Perkins
The Oppenheimer Group
Max Riggan - Chelan Fresh Marketing
Mac Riggan
Chelan Fresh Marketing

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World Class Flowers
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Zest Labs
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