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PMA Fresh Summit Schedule of Events

Wednesday, Oct. 17

12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Retail Produce Tour

Thursday, Oct. 18

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fresh Ideas Showcase

Just 4 Kids Showcase: Innovative products and services geared toward children

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 

8:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Forum for the Future – “State of the Industry” with Cathy   Burns, chief executive officer at Produce Marketing Association

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. New! Experience Extension

Produce Safety: Mission Critical

Transportation in Floral: Discuss Changes for Efficiencies

Blockchain Village

STAY: Why Would Anybody Stay With You?

Networking Lounge

Members Serving Members: One-on-One Strategic Marketing Consults

11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Forum for the Future – “Today’s Disruptions, Tomorrow’s Opportunities!” with Greg Williams, editor in chief at Wired Magazine

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.?New! Experience Extension

Seismic Shifts in Global Trade: Where Is It Headed?

Transportation in Produce: Who’s in the Driver Seat?

Blockchain Village

STAY: Why Would Anybody Stay With You?

Networking Lounge 

Members Serving Members: One-on-One Strategic Marketing Consults?

1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Emerging Leaders Program Capstone and Graduation

2:15 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Forum for the Future with Leslie Odom, Jr., Tony Award-winning American actor and singer

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Young Professionals Reception and VIP Invitational Reception

5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Welcoming Reception: Global Street Festival

Friday, Oct. 19

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

8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fresh Ideas Showcase

8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Forum for the Future – “Lessons in Leadership Both On and Off the Field” with Peyton Manning, two-time Super Bowl champion and five-time NFL MVP, and moderator Bruce Taylor, founder and CEO at Taylor Farms

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Exposition Halls Open

6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Floral “Flamingle” Reception

Saturday, Oct. 20

8 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Women’s Fresh Perspectives Leadership Breakfast with Lindsey Vonn, award-winning alpine ski racer, best-selling author and presenter

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fresh Ideas Showcase

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Exposition Halls Open