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Preview to the New York Produce Show and Conference

From the pages of Jim Prevor's Perishable Pundit

As we typically do this time of year, we wanted to devote a full Pundit to some of the intriguing speakers who will be at The New York Produce Show and Conference and its co-located events beginning next week.

The program starts out on Tuesday, December 10, with the Foundational Excellence Program, which we do jointly with Cornell University.

Here is an article we used to explain the program.

You can see the Foundational Excellence website here.

On Wednesday, December 11th, the Global Trade Symposium will commence. You can see a brief video of reactions to the content here:

You can then see the Global Trade Symposium website here.

Wednesday night is the Opening Cocktail Reception, a great way to break the ice, renew old friendships while making new ones:

Thursday  we kick off the main trade show day at 7:00 AM at the New York Hilton with the Perishable Pundit’s Thought Leader Breakfast. We will be unveiling this year’s panel shortly, but here are the panelists from previous years:

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013

After breakfast, we zoom over to the Javits Center (free shuttle service provided from the Hilton) for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 10:00 AM!

The trade show includes the “Connect with Fresh” Media Program, the University Student Mentorship Program, Educational Micro-sessions, chef demos and much more.

Also, this day we have a fantastic Spouse Program, which you can learn about here.

The website for the show is here.

That night after the trade show is free to enjoy New York!

On Friday, December 13th, there are two big options.

We have the  fantastic Ideation Fresh Foodservice Forum, which you can learn about here.

Or you have choice of industry tours:

Manhattan Retail Tour
Brooklyn Retail Tour
Hunts Point Terminal Market
New Jersey Retail Tour
Philadelphia Produce Market Tour

This year’s New York Produce Show and Conference is going to be a fantastic event. Our social media hashtag is #Celebrating Fresh and the whole event is exactly about that! So come and learn, network, do some business and position yourself for success in 2020!

You can register right here!

See you in New York