The Washington Conference


September 20-22, 2021 | Washington, D.C.

The United Fresh Annual Washington Conference is the annual event that unites the produce industry to address our most pressing public policy matters. Members of the produce industry will join together to make their voices heard in person this September.



2021 Registration Rates

United Fresh & PMA Members


3+ Group Rate







Save on registration!
Discounts are available for organizations that register 3 or more members of their team. Register them directly or if you need assistance with your registration, contact Amanda Griffin, Vice President, Education & Program Management at 202.303.3412.


The Annual Washington Conference is included in the 2021 SmartPass Education Package.

Congressional Connections

“Fresh produce week” is your opportunity to deliver a powerful message to help shape decisions made in Washington that directly impact your business. Attendees will engage in strategic, dialogue with key members of Congress, their staff and top regulatory officials, September 20-22, and post-conference during additional virtual meetings. Share our industry’s message and educate the nation’s top policymakers on the importance of the full supply chain of fresh fruits and vegetables and the sector’s impact on jobs, growth and consumer demand.

  • Afternoon, Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  • Morning/Early Afternoon, Wednesday, September 22, 2021
  • Post Conference Virtual Congressional Connections Meetings

Throughout the summer and onsite, United Fresh will get you prepared for these critical meetings. Start getting ready today! Check out our prep section and attend the Produce Advocacy Bootcamp during the conference on September 20, 2021! 

Priority Issues

At the Washington Conference, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with key Congressional, Regulatory and Administration officials on the issues that matter most to our industry. Click here to learn about some of the priority issues we’ll explore at this year’s event.

Hotel + TravelGrand Hyatt Washington

Grand Hyatt Washington is the headquarters hotel for the 2021 Annual Washington Conference. The Grand Hyatt is offering a discounted group rate of $289 for conference attendees while supplies last, if booked by August 13, 2021. We recommend securing your housing as soon as possible. Click here to reserve your hotel room or contact the hotel directly at 202.582.1234.

Book Your Room

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington, D.C., 20001

The Grand Hyatt Washington is located 4.5 miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Alternatively, Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 27.3 miles and Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is 35.6 respectively. A variety of ground transportation options are available at the airports.

Discover our historic city from Grand Hyatt Washington. Enjoy easy access to all the attractions of our nation’s capital from our ideal location in the heart of this popular downtown neighborhood. Walk to the Smithsonian Museums and the National Mall, tour government centers, visit monuments and museums – all just minutes from our city center hotel.

For more information and to get engaged, contact Amanda Griffin, Vice President, Education & Program Management at 202.303.3412.