Business should be a pleasure… so pack up your briefcase, your sunscreen, your golf clubs, and come to the newest, most invigorating event on the west coast.On May 11-12, 2018 The Packer will connect the world of produce with the West Coast buying community of retailers, foodservice professionals, and distributors.In this regional event serving the entire west coast, participants will have the opportunity to interact and unwind with the most influential produce industry experts in a professional, yet casual and fun environment.
The two day event will include regionally targeted educational sessions, exceptional entertainment, energetic networking receptions, a full expo featuring over 180 leading produce suppliers, and a world class golf event to kick off the conference. All of this in the spectacular setting of the Hyatt Indian Wells in Palm Desert.
The West Coast Produce Expo is owned and operated by The Packer. The Packer family of brands represent the most trusted news, information, data, and events supporting the fresh produce industry. Packer Brands include Produce Retailer Magazine, Fresh Trends, The Produce Market Guide, Produce Universe, The Midwest Produce Expo, and numerous websites and newsletters providing the produce industry with critical business information that keeps industry professionals up-to-date on anything and everything produce. Overseen by Publisher, Shannon Shuman, The Packer family of products is excited to add the West Coast Produce Expo to its continually expanding suite of products serving the produce industry.
May 11-12, 2018
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Director, Events & Marketing, Farm Journal Media
Heather Sterrett is the Director of Events & Marketing at Farm Journal Media where she oversees all marketing activities throughout the company as well as 60+ events. She grew up in Iowa and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in communications and marketing. Before joining Farm Journal Media, she previously worked for a futures brokerage company and small publishing company as Marketing Director.
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