September 16-18, 2019 | Washington, D.C.
Get prepare for your time during the United Fresh Washington Conference and your meetings with the nation’s top policymakers in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Share the importance of the full fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain’s impact on jobs, growth and consumer demand. Use the following resources to inform your message, shape your awareness and prepare you and your company for a successful three days in Washington, D.C.
Review our industry’s top priority issues for the Washington Conference 2019:
Attend the NEW Produce Advocacy Bootcamp:
Monday, September 16 | 8:30 – 11:30 am
Don’t be intimidated if it’s your first time in Washington. The Produce Advocacy Bootcamp will offer simple and effective strategies for getting the produce industry’s voice heard, effective review of key issues and tips on making your message memorable for the week’s Congressional Meetings.
Participate In The Informative 2019 Webinar Series:
ADVOCATE: Learn What Key Legislation Will Impact You & Your Company
Hear from DC insiders on legislation and regulations that will impact you and your business.
COLLABORATE: How to Communicate to Congress Your Effect
Behind every breakfast, lunch and dinner plate is a story…watch this webinar recording to learn how to communicate your piece of this important story to Congress during the Washington Conference.
ENGAGE: What to Know and Expect in Washington
September 10, 2019 | 2:00 pm
Gear up for your House and Senate Congressional Visits as the United Fresh team shares tips and techniques on how to maximize the impact of your Congressional Meetings at the annual United Fresh Washington Conference.
We’ll dive into the important industry issues including trade, immigration reform, food safety and more! You will leave this webinar with confidence to make your meetings with elected officials impactful so they’ll remember you and our message long after we leave their offices.
What to Know Before You Get to Washington:
1. Fresh Fruit and Vegetable State Profiles
2. Key Committees and Their Jurisdiction
3. What Does a Member of Congress Want to Know About You?
4. Look Up Your U.S. House of Representative and U.S. Senators – Read Their Biographies and Issues on their websites
5. What are Your Peers Saying?
6. You Have Questions, We Have Answers
Contact Angela Tiwari, Director, Grassroots & Political Action, for questions on how to prepare for the United Fresh Washington Conference.