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New Member & First Time Attendee Welcome Program – September 28, 2015


NEW! Join us for the New Member & First Time Attendee Welcome Program, a unique interactive session welcoming our newest Association members and first-time  United Fresh Washington Conference attendees. The program offers an interactive overview of the Association, tips on maximizing your engagement at the Conference, an opportunity to network and more! 

WelcomeProgram2The one-hour welcome program will also include:

  • What to expect and gain at the Washington Conference, plus tips from our most active members.
  • An overview of upcoming United Fresh educational programs and events.
  • Volunteer leadership participation and involvement information.

Following the welcome, participants are invited to partake in the Rising Leaders Seminar or observe a Market Segment Board meeting. To reserve your space and confirm your participation, contact Sophie Drayton, Membership Coordinator, at 202.303.3413. 

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    United Fresh New Member & First-Time Washington Conference Attendee Welcome Program
12:00 p.m.- 1:15 p.m. Volunteer Leaders Group Lunch*
Network with influential and active leaders from all segments of the produce industry.
12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.                                                                                    Rising Leaders Seminar*
Half day of education designed for industry up-and-comers who want to better understand the impact of public policy and the legislative process as it pertains to the produce industry.
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                                                                                                                    Market Segment Board Meetings*
Opportunity to observe a Grower-Shipper, Fresh-Cut Processor, Wholesaler-Distributor or Retail-Foodservice board meeting where board members discuss issues facing their market segment and business best practices.

*Space is limited and is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For more information on the New Member & First Time Attendee Welcome Program, contact Sophie Drayton, Membership Coordinator, at 202.303.3413.